Thursday, October 2, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals Inc., one of Japan's largest producers of petrochemicals, teamed up Monday with Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to manufacture high-safety lithium-ion battery materials in Taiwan.
The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a — centered on mobile devices and Internet services.
LG Electronics Inc. launched a new 8-inch tablet computer in Taiwan on Monday, but the South Korean handset maker said it will not release any tablets that can support the full spectrum of 4G bandwidths in the country until next year.
PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for long.
Social news sharing site Reddit on Tuesday announced it had raised US$50 million from investors who agreed that, this time, members of its community would get a piece of the action.
Britain's financial regulator on Wednesday launched a probe into Tesco after the troubled supermarket chain massively overestimated its half-year profits forecast.
Walgreen booked a US$239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain's results still met Wall Street expectations.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Apple Inc. is unlikely to change the metal casing design for its smartphone line despite reports that its new iPhone 6 models are vulnerable to bending, according to an analysis by Germany's Deutsche Bank AG.
Top cell phone maker Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its anticipated Galaxy Note 4 will hit Taiwanese shelves Oct. 9, as the South Korean phone giant aims to take on Apple Inc. newly launched large-screen iPhones.
Microsoft announced plans Tuesday to offer its commercial cloud services from Indian data centers as it seeks to tap what it calls a US$2 trillion market in the country where Internet use is growing rapidly.