Tuesday, March 11, 2014
HTC (宏達電) Corp. declined to comment yesterday on a media report that it will roll out its newest flagship smartphone model faster than last year, but said it remains committed to better availability of the phone as planned.
The Shining Group (鄉林集團), a high-end Taiwanese developer, will open its first hotel under its luxury Lalu (涵碧樓) brand in China in June, the opening salvo in an ambitious plan to build 30 Lalu hotels in China over the next 10 years.
Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core business of telecommunications in an effort to boost revenue and profits.
William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive innovator Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, died Sunday of pneumonia at the age of 88.
U.S.-based Chiquita Brands and Ireland's Fyffes Plc. said Monday that they are merging, creating the world's larget banana supplier with annual revenue of US$4.6 billion.
Monday, March 10, 2014
HTC Corp. took part in a local job fair on Sunday to find more young employees who can help the Taiwanese smartphone maker strengthen its lineup of 4G-enabled handsets.
Taiwan plays a very important role in developing the Facebook Inc.-led Open Compute Project (OCP), an initiative aimed at openly sharing designs of data center products, experts said.
Lin Wuu-long, the former head of enterprise management research at the United Nations, said Taiwan's move to treat joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as a top priority makes sense.
Asustek Computer Inc. is envisioning developing a wearable device that can be controlled using voice commands or customizable hand movements, according to the chairman of the Taiwanese PC maker.
A Taiwanese biomedical company announced Sunday that it will invest NT$30 million (US$991,560) in a United Nations' program to reduce deaths of infants born in unhygienic circumstances in developing nations.