Thursday, May 28, 2015
The 1111 Job Bank (1111人力銀行) has established a dating website called 1111 Love (1111光棍網) to help singles find their better half.
The mobile division of Japan's Sony Corp. launched its newest Xperia Z flagship smartphone in Taiwan on Wednesday, aiming to unseat Samsung Electronics Co. as the top vendor in the country's high-end Android phone market.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密) Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) said that the Taiwanese manufacturing company will fully participate in the "Made in China 2025" plan, a 10-year action plan created to advance China into a world manufacturing power.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke attended an economic forum held in Taiwan yesterday, exchanging opinions with President Ma Ying-jeou, Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company CEO Morris Chang (張忠謀), among others.
Charter Communications announced Tuesday it is acquiring rival Time Warner Cable to create a powerful new player n the U.S. pay TV and broadband sector.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電訊), Taiwan's third-largest wireless carrier, teamed up with more than 10 game publishers Tuesday to seek a further push into the fast-growing mobile game market.
Online retail giant Amazon said it has started declaring sales made in major European markets in the respective countries instead of Luxembourg, meaning it will pay taxes on the sales in the nations.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Nigeria's biggest cellphone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.
The notebook computer shipments of Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. and Acer Inc. fell sharply in the first quarter as the depreciation of the euro and emerging market currencies hurt demand, according to Taipei-based market advisory firm TrendForce Corp.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Paul Liao (廖偉志), chairman of leading shopping mall operator Breeze Group (微風集團), has died of lung cancer in Taipei City. He was 67.