Saturday, March 8, 2014
Sony said Friday it would sell properties at a prestigious Tokyo site where it had its headquarters for six decades, as the once-world beating firm struggles to repair its bottom line.
U.S. supermarket chains Safeway and Albertsons Thursday agreed to merge in a US$9.1 billion deal that will create a giant with more than 2,400 stores and 250,000 employees.
A federal judge Thursday rejected Apple's request to ban an array of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to have infringed on patents held by the U.S. tech giant.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Taiwan's state-owned oil company CPC Corp. said that it has signed a new contract with its Malaysian counterpart to continue to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Southeast Asian country.
HTC Corp. unveiled Thursday its first smartphone using a chipset from Taiwan's MediaTek Inc., the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, underlining its ambition to take on other low-cost Android phone makers.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of mobile phones, held a Taiwan developer conference Thursday as part of efforts to create more mobile apps for wearable devices and healthcare services.
In an earnings conference, Shin Kong Financial Holding Co. (新光金控) yesterday announced that the company's net asset value has returned to above the NT$100 billion benchmark, while providing a progress update on efforts to expand toward the China and Southeast Asian markets.
Apple shifted billions in untaxed profits from its Australian operations to Ireland over the past decade, a report said Thursday, as the government vowed to stop global companies from dodging their fair share of tax.
Big Bitcoin backers the Winklevoss brothers said Wednesday they had used the virtual currency to buy tickets into space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic aircraft.