Friday, November 21, 2014
Embattled auto supplier Takata will be under the microscope Thursday when a Senate panel opens a probe into the Japanese company's dangerously defective airbags, installed in millions of cars worldwide.
Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Shares of Altek Co. (華晶科) yesterday surged 7 percent, the maximum allowable intraday movement on the TAIEX on rumors that the company may supply dual-camera modules for Apple's iPhone 7 handset to be released far in the future.
Aiming to help local small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) better manage their business, DBS Group Taiwan (星展銀行台灣) recently announced an array of online business tools.
HSBC Taiwan was presented with the “Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award" in the Taiwan Banking and Finance Best Practice Awards ceremony (傑出金融業菁英獎) held on Nov. 14.
Nokia is back in the fray.
Facebook on Tuesday launched FB Techwire, billed as a showplace for technology talk shared by influential sources.
South Korea's Samsung scrapped Wednesday a merger between two major units, citing the spiraling cost of buying back stock from shareholders opposed to the deal.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In a bid to fend off rumor and suspicion, the government will not accept the NT$3 billion “donation” that Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) promised to make a month ago, especially as Ting Hsin's purported sale of tainted oil is still involved in judicial procedures, Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) said yesterday.
There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.