Monday, January 26, 2015
MediaTek Inc., Taiwan's leading fabless semiconductor company, announced Sunday that its MT6975 smartphone chip has received certification in record time by China Mobile.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it.
A poll among cellphone users in the United States found that Apple Inc. had the largest share of that market in the fourth quarter of last year, way ahead of Android phone makers like South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. and Taiwan's HTC Corp.
Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Shares of Wei Chuan Foods Corp. (味全) moved sharply higher Friday after its beleaguered parent company, Ting Hsin International Group, repaid an overdue loan for the group's property development unit, in which Wei Chuan has a 51 percent stake, dealers said.
The iPhone 6, one of Apple Inc.'s newest smartphone models, ranked as the best-selling model in Taiwan for December 2014, industry sources said Friday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.078 to close at NT$31.432, as foreign investors moved funds into the local stock market and boosted demand for the local currency, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher on expanded turnover Friday as foreign funds flowed into the market following the European Central Bank's (ECB) announcement overnight of a massive stimulus program, dealers said.
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing's Hutchison Whampoa said Friday it is in “exclusive negotiations” to buy mobile phone giant O2 for up to US$15.4 billion, in a deal that would create Britain's biggest mobile phone group.
Starbucks Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 82 percent as the coffee chain attracted more customers who snapped up an expanded offerings of food and drinks over the holidays.