Friday, May 8, 2015
French nuclear group Areva, which incurred massive losses last year, announced Thursday it would cut up to 6,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to slash US$1.137 billion from its costs by 2017.
Zynga said Wednesday it was cutting staff by 18 percent amid ongoing losses, as the social games pioneer seeks to reboot its strategy.
Leading Dutch bank ING on Thursday posted a sharp rise in first quarter net profit, boosted by a growth in lending and as the sale of its U.S.-based insurance unit was finalized.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors delivered a quarterly record of 10,045 cars in the first quarter, helping it beat Wall Street's expectations despite costly investments in new products and factory capacity and the impact of the strong dollar.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Shares of Largan Precision Co. (大立光) moved lower Wednesday morning despite posting its highest monthly sales of the year in April because the strong sales had already been factored into the stock's price, dealers said.
Singapore Airlines said Wednesday that it will recruit flight attendants in Taiwan, part of a growing trend among airlines serving the region that require Mandarin-speaking personnel to handle the increasing number of travelers from China.
China Airlines' (中華航空) unique Family Couch seating, which is available on the airline's newest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, took the Global Traveler's Leisure Travel Award (休閒旅遊卓越創新獎) this year.
Intel Corp. on Wednesday launched new Xeon processors that enable real-time analytics for big data and said they will initially be used in the products of 17 system manufacturers, including Taiwan's Quanta Computer Inc.
Who would win if Captain America fought Luke Skywalker? Why Disney, of course, which stands to bring in astronomical amounts of money this year from two big installments of two of the most popular film franchises ever.
San Francisco company Ripple Labs agreed to pay a US$700,000 penalty Tuesday for running a market for XRP, the world's second largest virtual currency after Bitcoin, outside U.S. financial regulations.