Saturday, April 18, 2015
Oil-services giant Schlumberger said Thursday it would cut 11,000 more jobs as its first-quarter earnings tumbled after low crude prices forced it to cut drilling.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電)topped the list of companies in the manufacturing industry traded in Taiwan's over-the-counter and listed stock markets in terms of research and development investment last year, according to data published on Wednesday by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Nokia will buy ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent for around 15.6 billion euros (US$16.5 billion) through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator.
Toyota plans to build new auto assembly plants in Mexico and China, ending a self-imposed 3-year break from expansion over quality concerns due to massive recalls.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The world's largest music group Universal on Tuesday announced a US$11.5 million settlement with artists who alleged unfairly low royalties since the start of digital downloads.
Nokia has struck a 15.6-billion-euro deal to buy its rival Alcatel-Lucent to create the world's biggest supplier of cellphone network equipment, both firms said Wednesday.
U.S. technology giant Intel said Tuesday its profits edged higher in the first quarter, as gains in its data center operations help offset weakness in the personal computer market.
The Crackle video streaming service, known best for Jerry Seinfeld's motorized interview series with fellow comics, says it wants to be more like a traditional television network.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Beijing-based mobile software maker Cheetah Mobile Inc. (獵豹移動) is to set up a branch company in Taiwan to produce intelligent hardware and home electronics, Cheetah CEO Fu Sheng (傅盛) said Tuesday.