Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Yahoo Taiwan Holdings launched a mobile news application Monday that combines its popular Web-based features such as a viewer rating system for each news story.
An unnamed local display maker is reportedly making sample display panels for Apple's iTV, which is expected be mass-produced next year, analysts said this week.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank says it has reached an agreement to buy the retail banking operations of Barclays Bank in the United Arab Emirates for 650 million dirham, or roughly US$177 million.
Swiss cement group Holcim and French rival Lafarge are to merge, creating a dominant supplier of cement for concrete to the global construction industry.
Swiss drug maker Roche plans to buy IQuum, Inc., a U.S. company that specializes in molecular diagnostics and sample testing, in a deal worth up to US$450 million.
India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is buying troubled generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories in a US$4 billion all-stock transaction, the companies said Monday.
Monday, April 7, 2014
MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, is expected to benefit from a merger with MStar Semiconductor Inc. to become the 12th-largest IC supplier in the world in 2014, according to a research report released Wednesday.
People clinging to Microsoft's aging Windows XP operating system will be left to fend off cyber criminals by themselves come Tuesday.
Vivendi on Saturday accepted a bid by French cable and fiber-optic network operator Numericable worth 17 billion euros to buy its SFR mobile phone unit, rejecting a rival offer from telecoms group Bouyges.
Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp. is expected to enjoy sequential sales growth of up to 50 percent in the second quarter because of the launch of its new flagship model and its ambitions to penetrate mid-range markets, an advisory firm has said.