Thursday, September 18, 2014
U.S. logistics giant UPS, criticized for late deliveries of Christmas presents last year, said Tuesday it has started to hire up to 95,000 temporary workers to avoid repeating the fiasco.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Alibaba now plans to raise up to US$25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger.
Microsoft's decision to spend US$2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game “Minecraft” could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year.
French telecom giant Orange on Monday said it was set to make a 3.4-billion-euro offer (US$4.4 billion) to acquire Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel.
San Francisco-based ride-sharing service Sidecar on Monday announced a US$15 million funding round that included backing by British tycoon Richard Branson.
Microsoft on Monday sent out invitations to a Sept. 30 event at which it is expected to provide a glimpse at the next version of its Windows operating system.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Nearly one of every two Taiwanese consumers have purchased products via mobile websites or apps thanks to the convenience of mobile shopping, according to a survey released Monday by Yahoo Inc.'s Taiwan branch.
U.S. healthcare group Danaher aims to buy Swiss Nobel Biocare, the world's biggest dental implant specialist, for US$2.2 billion, they said on Monday, sending the Swiss company's shares spiraling.
Microsoft will acquire the maker of the popular game Minecraft for US$2.5 billion.