Wednesday, October 22, 2014
New big-screen iPhones helped propel Apple's profit and revenue in the last quarter, as the California tech giant smashed earnings expectations.
EVA Airways (長榮航空), Taiwan's second largest airline, is launching four weekly round-trip flights between Taipei (Taoyuan International Airport) and Houston, Texas beginning July 1, 2015, EVA President Cheng Chuan-yi said Tuesday.
The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business.
AbbVie is walking away from its proposed US$55 billion takeover bid of Shire and has agreed to pay the rival drugmaker a US$1.64 billion breakup fee.
Amazon has reached a deal with American book publisher Simon & Schuster, the companies said, though the e-commerce giant remains at loggerheads with France's Hachette over e-book pricing.
Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is going where its shopper are: online.
InterContinental Hotels Group on Tuesday booked rising quarterly revenues per room, buoyed by the United States, and expressed optimism over the annual outlook.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
IBM will pay US$1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division.
German retail giant Metro AG on Monday reported a four-percent decline in its yearly sales to 63 billion euros (US$80 billion), largely because of a strong euro and divestments.
A consortium of investors from Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi is interested in buying the Reebok brand from Adidas for 1.7 billion euros (US$2.2 billion), The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.