Friday, June 14, 2013
Shares of Fubon Financial Holding Co. took a beating Thursday after local media reported that the company will price its global depositary receipts (GDRs) at a deep discount, dealers said.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. became the fifth-largest smartphone maker in Japan in the first quarter of this year, taking the position previously held by South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., market research firm IDC Japan said Wednesday.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering spinning off its connector manufacturing business into a separate entity, market sources said Wednesday.
Barclays Capital, the investment arm of UK-based banking group Barclays, has expressed optimism about the sales prospects for Taiwanese integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc. on the back of strong demand for mobile device chips.
Google on Tuesday announced a deal reported to worth over US$1 billion for crowd-sourced map app Waze in a move to stay ahead of Apple and Facebook in lifestyles centered on smartphones and tablets.
The new Butterfly S smartphone HTC Corp. is scheduled to launch on June 19 will have only one storage size option — 16-gigabytes — a company source said.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Apple Inc. unveiled a music streaming service called iTunes Radio and new mobile software on Monday, in the biggest redesign of its operating system since the original iPhone was introduced in 2007.
A Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787 jet has returned to a Tokyo airport shortly after takeoff for a problem unrelated to the batteries that had forced the aircraft to be grounded.