Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A U.S. judge Monday expressed doubt toward the government's e-book antitrust case against Apple, saying the tech giant was challenging “predatory” pricing from rival Amazon.
Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a U.S. ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.
Brent oil slumped Tuesday to a new five-year low below US$60 per barrel, as shrinking Chinese manufacturing activity stoked global demand concerns, with sentiment also plagued by over-supply.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia X confirmed Monday its order of 55 long-haul A330Neo passenger planes from Airbus at a list price of US$15 billion, in what is the biggest single order for the line of aircraft.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma yesterday (馬雲) in Taipei urged Taiwanese business leaders to repair a private-sector culture that is unfriendly toward youth.
Samsung Electronics Co. launched two mid-tier metal clad smartphones with premium designs in Taiwan Monday in an attempt to attract young consumers and regain ground from other handset makers.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Taiwan's Asustek Inc. (華碩) is gearing up to grab a larger market share in India after its major Chinese rival in that country, Xiaomi Inc., was barred from selling its handsets there by an Indian court last week for infringing upon technology patented by Ericsson, according to a report by the Commercial Times Sunday.
CTBC Charity Foundation (中國信託慈善基金會) on Wednesday held a public press conference with the Educational Foundation of the United States of America's Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand anti-drugs awareness to more schools in Taiwan.
Standard Chartered Bank recently held a press event on Dec. 7 at Taipei City's pedestrian hotspot Ximending to promote the upcoming 2015 Taipei Standard Chartered Bank Charity Marathon (臺北渣打公益馬拉松).
McDonald's is betting that a slimmed-down menu and a push toward greater customization will help it reverse a troubling decline in sales in the U.S.