Saturday, August 23, 2014
Discount chain Family Dollar rejected a US$9.7 billion takeover bid by larger rival Dollar General Thursday, saying the tie-up could run afoul of U.S. anti-monopoly rules.
A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.
Spark, New Zealand's largest telecommunications company, posted a 93.3 percent rise in annual net profit on Friday, with one-off items preventing the carrier slipping into negative territory.
Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues.
Workers at South Korea's two largest automakers went on a limited strike Friday to press their demands for wage reforms, their unions said.
Friday, August 22, 2014
The CTBC Charity Foundation (中國信託慈善基金會) yesterday announced its decision to sponsor six youth baseball teams from rural areas in Taiwan, allowing children and teens to fulfill their dreams of becoming professional baseball players.
U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp. and Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電), Taiwan's largest wireless carrier, signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday on the development of technology related to the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and software defined networking.
Taiwan's Acer Inc. (宏碁) on Thursday unveiled its Chromebox CXI, its first desktop computer powered by Google Inc.'s Web centric Chrome operating system, with a view to meeting demand in schools and businesses.1 Comment
Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.
Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets.