Friday, July 10, 2015
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) announced on Thursday the beginning of a world tour to promote its virtual reality technology in a bid to diversify its business amid decelerating smartphone demand.
Shares of Taiwan-based notebook computer manufacturer Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) came under heavy pressure Thursday morning after the company cut its forecast for notebook computer shipments in 2015 by more than 12 percent, dealers said.
A study funded by drugmaker Johnson & Johnson indicates its experimental psoriasis medicine works better than a rival drug that dominates the market for biologic drugs for immune disorders.
Hundreds of United Airlines flights were delayed Wednesday after the airline experienced computer problems for the second time in just over a month.
JPMorgan Chase will pay US$136 million to settle charges that it used illegal tactics to go after delinquent credit card borrowers, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Wednesday.
Japanese automaker Honda on Thursday said it was recalling another 4.5 million vehicles globally, as a scare over a deadly defect in Takata-made airbags widens.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Shares of smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co. (大立光), the most expensive stock in the local market, fell for the third consecutive session Wednesday after being downgraded by a foreign brokerage.
Amid lingering concerns over its bottom line, shares of Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp. (宏達電) fell below the NT$70 mark to a new low Wednesday since the company first went public on the local main board in March 2002, dealers said.
Subway said Tuesday it mutually agreed with Jared Fogle to suspend their relationship after the home of the chain's longtime pitchman was raided by federal and state investigators.
Toyota's highest ranking woman executive until her arrest in Japan on suspicion of drug law violations was released from custody without charges Wednesday.