Friday, April 18, 2014
Top mobile carrier Chunghwa Telecom Co. has teamed up with Sony Mobile Communications to offer more 4G LTE-enabled phones and tablets ahead of the planned launch of Taiwan's 4G network in the second half of the year.
A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
Far Eastern Air Transport (遠東航空) was set to launch two regular non-stop routes this week to link the central Taiwanese city of Taichung with Shijiazhuang and Taiyuan in North China.
Taiwan's Asustek (華碩) Computer Inc. apologized yesterday for pricing its low-cost ZenFone smartphone models higher in Taiwan than in China, which has created negative controversy for the PC vendor over the past week.
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.
If Yahoo appears back in favor, it can thank Alibaba, the Chinese Web giant in which it holds a big stake and that is set for a public stock offering.
Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.
IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exacerbated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets.
American Express said Wednesday its net income climbed in the first quarter, helped by higher spending by its cardholders even as cold winter weather gripped much of the country.