Saturday, March 28, 2015
The chairman of the embattled Ting Hsin International Group (頂新) stepped down Friday from his chairmanship of Taiwan Star Telecom Corp. (台灣之星), the conglomerate's telecoms venture.
Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip-maker, continued to fall Friday morning, extending their losses from the previous session, amid lingering worries over slow growth in the global wafer foundry industry, dealers said.
Yahoo on Thursday told U.S. regulators that it will spend another US$2 billion buying back shares as the pioneering U.S. Internet search firm continues an effort to re-invent itself.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Samsung Electronics Co. launched the newest version of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone series in Taiwan on Thursday, with the aim of regaining the biggest market share in the country, which is currently held by Apple Inc.
Yelp launched Wednesday in Taiwan, in an expansion of the Asian presence of the popular consumer business review service.
Toyota on Thursday announced plans to overhaul production to slash development costs, with a top executive describing the shakeup as crucial to navigating “sudden and drastic changes” in the auto sector.
Facebook is trying to mold its Messenger app into a more versatile communications channel as smartphones create new ways for people to connect with friends and businesses beyond the walls of the company's ubiquitous social network.
Wells Fargo will close its home lending servicing office in Milwaukee and eliminate 1,000 jobs, saying fewer homeowners are falling behind on payments and seeking help keeping their homes.
Indian-owned luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover announced a 600-million-pound (US$894 million) investment in advanced car manufacturing in the UK on Thursday.
The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than US$232 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to trade sanctions violations, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday.