Monday, April 7, 2014
People clinging to Microsoft's aging Windows XP operating system will be left to fend off cyber criminals by themselves come Tuesday.
Vivendi on Saturday accepted a bid by French cable and fiber-optic network operator Numericable worth 17 billion euros to buy its SFR mobile phone unit, rejecting a rival offer from telecoms group Bouyges.
Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp. is expected to enjoy sequential sales growth of up to 50 percent in the second quarter because of the launch of its new flagship model and its ambitions to penetrate mid-range markets, an advisory firm has said.
The boards of Switzerland's Holcim and French rival Lafarge have agreed to the merger of their companies to create the world's largest cement maker, Le Figaro newspaper reported Sunday.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices, the company said Friday.
The microblogging service Weibo — often described as China's version of Twitter — will raise at least US$340 million in its U.S. stock offering, an updated filing showed Friday.
Investment fund Blackstone said Friday it will buy U.S. auto parts maker Gates Corporation for US$5.4 billion from its Canadian owners.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
In a recent earnings conference, Uni-President Enterprises Co. (統一企業) President Alex Lo (羅智先) expressed an upbeat outlook on the prospect of expanding into the vast China markets while voicing his support for the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement.
Asia Cement Crop. (亞洲水泥), one of Taiwan's leading cement suppliers, said Friday that its Hong Kong-listed subsidiary Asia Cement (China) Holdings Corp. has agreed to acquire a cement company in Sichuan, western China.
A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection.