Friday, March 7, 2014
HTC Corp. unveiled Thursday its first smartphone using a chipset from Taiwan's MediaTek Inc., the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, underlining its ambition to take on other low-cost Android phone makers.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of mobile phones, held a Taiwan developer conference Thursday as part of efforts to create more mobile apps for wearable devices and healthcare services.
In an earnings conference, Shin Kong Financial Holding Co. (新光金控) yesterday announced that the company's net asset value has returned to above the NT$100 billion benchmark, while providing a progress update on efforts to expand toward the China and Southeast Asian markets.
Apple shifted billions in untaxed profits from its Australian operations to Ireland over the past decade, a report said Thursday, as the government vowed to stop global companies from dodging their fair share of tax.
Big Bitcoin backers the Winklevoss brothers said Wednesday they had used the virtual currency to buy tickets into space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic aircraft.
Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will cut capital spending by 6 percent this year and overall production will be flat.
Five banks at the center of London's gold trade have been sued in New York for manipulating prices, in the latest accusation of fraudulent collusion in the global finance hub.
Yahoo on Wednesday confirmed that it will stop letting people sign into its online services using credentials from rival Internet titans Facebook or Google.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Price-conscious buyers looking to get their hands on the US$25 smartphone running Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox mobile operating system may be disappointed to hear that it is unlikely to hit the market this year, according to analysts in Taiwan.