Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) declined to confirm or deny Tuesday a foreign media report that it is working on two more tablet computers in addition to its anticipated 9-inch premium device in cooperation with Google Inc.
A former high-ranking executive of U.S. computer chip giant Qualcomm pleaded guilty Monday to insider trading charges, including trades on a 2011 deal for Atheros Communications, officials said.
Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from a hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.
Botox maker Allergan will cut about 13 percent of its workforce as part of a push to become more efficient while it fights a hostile takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil telecommunications provider reported a 32.7 percent jump in the second quarter thanks to reduced financing costs and a lower exchange rate.
Imax and China's biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant screen cinemas in the world's No. 2 movie market.
Credit Suisse Tuesday posted a net second-quarter loss of 700 million Swiss francs (US$778 million) as a multibillion-euro U.S. tax evasion fine sent it deep into the red.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Due to exceedingly high orders for 8-inch and 12-inch wafers, United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC, 聯電) has raised its product prices by 5 to 15 percent to take advantage of the product thirst in the market.
UBS Securities warned Monday that a limited growth in television panels may cap revenue increases for two leading Taiwanese flat-panel makers in the third quarter of 2014.
Taiwan's MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), the leading supplier of chips for Chinese smartphones, could increase its market share with its first 64-bit octa-core processor, according to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch.