Saturday, July 19, 2014
Google reported Thursday that its quarterly profit rose with a jump in revenue and released word that its chief business officer was leaving the company.
The BBC said on Thursday that it will cut 415 jobs from its news department in the latest cost-cutting measures by the world's largest public broadcaster.
Japan's Fujitsu plans to pull out of the semiconductor business and sell a pair of chip-manufacturing factories to Taiwanese and U.S. firms over the new few years, a report said Friday.
Facebook said Thursday it was testing a feature that lets users of the leading social network make purchases by simply pressing an on-screen “Buy” button.
Friday, July 18, 2014
The flamboyant designer of Japanese cartoon and global mega-brand Hello Kitty defended the cute cat against new rivals Thursday as the character prepares to celebrate her 40th birthday.
Microsoft said Thursday it would slash 18,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year, the majority from the integration of the Nokia unit acquired this year.
CTBC Financial Holding Co.'s (中信金控) banking arm CTBC Bank (中信銀) yesterday celebrated the company's 40th year anniversary as an issuer of credit cards.
Gearing up for its expansion into the Tainan market at year-end, Hotel Royal Nikko (老爺酒店) on Thursday inked an agreement with local authorities and polytechnic universities to build its talent pool.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密) Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) yesterday won a bidding match to purchase Taiwan's top-notch Lishan Tea at a cost of NT$1 million per kilogram, and part of it will be sent to TSMC Chairman Morris Chang (張忠謀) as a gift.
Payment processor Visa is launching a new service called Visa Checkout that eliminates a few steps in online payment.