Tuesday, March 17, 2015
If you can't beat them, join them. That's what U.S. e-commerce company Amazon must have thought when it decided to set up a virtual storefront on competitor Alibaba Group Holding's Tmall website.
General Electric (GE) has sold its consumer lending arm in Australia and New Zealand to an investment consortium including Germany's Deutsche Bank and U.S. investment firm KKR for US$6.3 billion, the company said.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) is putting its hopes in the development of virtual reality as a driver for success, starting with its first virtual reality headset, which was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress show earlier this month.
Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) is still a top stock pick in the industry despite its lower-than-expected sales in February, according to a research by a major European brokerage.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) is expected to win the majority of orders from Apple Inc. for next-generation A9 chips that will be used in new iPhones, as its production processes are faster than rival Samsung Electronics Co., according to an Asia-based brokerage firm.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Ikea said Friday it was closing its lifestyle website in Russia over fears it could flout a controversial law banning promotion of gay values to minors.
A Georgia lawsuit that helped expose General Motors' failure to disclose a deadly defect in small-car ignition switches has been settled out of court for a second time.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Who will take over Taiwan Star Cellular Co. (台灣之星) will be clear within a month, company President Cliff Lai (賴弦五), disclosed, despite parent company Ting Hsin International Group's (頂新) denials.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Friday after investors rushed to unload their holdings once the benchmark index rose above the 9,600-point mark early in the session, dealers said.
Nanya Technology Corp. (南亞科), one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip suppliers, has decided to seek a strategic partnership to secure new investment in the development of the company's high-end technology process.