Saturday, July 11, 2015
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (台塑石化) is lowering its wholesale prices for gasoline and diesel by NT$0.8 each starting today, two days ahead of schedule for the first time in the refiner's history.
Doug Hamilton is just fine with plans to put a woman's portrait on U.S. paper money, but he'd prefer it if the U.S. Treasury Department would leave the US$10 bill alone -- particularly the prominent visage of his great-great-great-great-great grandfather, Alexander Hamilton.
Microsoft's new Office apps do a good job of helping us navigate a world in which we frequently switch from one device to another -- from a Mac to a Windows PC, with a smartphone or tablet along the way.
Accompanied by some 60 senior executives from his enterprises, founder and chairman of Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group (富士康) Terry Gou (郭台銘) is visiting India to evaluate business opportunities in the South Asian nation.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科) one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, said Tuesday that it has achieved its sales guidance for the second quarter of this year as buying momentum picked up in May and June.
Coty is buying 43 beauty brands from Procter & Gamble Co., including Miss Clairol, Covergirl and Max Factor.
Honda has added 4.5 million vehicles in countries outside the U.S. to the growing list of cars and trucks recalled for Takata air bags that could explode with too much force and spew shrapnel at drivers and passengers.
Takata, under fire for allegedly concealing dangers linked to its airbags, has refused to set up a victims' compensation fund, a U.S. lawmaker said in an report in Friday's New York Times.
IBM says it has achieved a breakthrough in making computer chips even smaller, creating a test version of the world's first semiconductor that shrinks down the circuitry by overcoming "one of the grand challenges" of the tech industry.
T-Mobile will now let its U.S. customers call, text, use apps and browse the Internet within North America without paying extra charges.