Friday, January 16, 2015
Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo on Thursday pledged to improve working conditions at its Chinese suppliers and beef up monitoring following claims that the firms were putting employees at risk.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Innovation Works (創新工場) Chairman Lee Kai-fu (李開復) said at an entrepreneur and innovation conference in Taipei yesterday that within the next five years the market will be revolutionized by big data in the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT, 物聯網) simultaneously, which will bring massive business opportunities.
Boeing executives Tuesday expressed skepticism at demand for a midsized Airbus plane launched earlier in the day to travel longer distances.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Farglory Group (遠雄集團) Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) yesterday said that he does not rule out suspending the construction of the Taipei Dome (台北大巨蛋) in light of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) statements on terminating the construction of the dome's underground passage.1 Comment
LED giant Cree Inc. yesterday filed complaints to the U.S. International Trade Commission and in federal court in Wisconsin, claiming that Taiwan-based LED packager Unity Opto Technology Co. (Unity, 東貝光電) has infringed on its design copyrights with several products.
Greenpeace yesterday launched a surprise protest at the construction site of Chunghwa Telecom's (中華電信) Internet Data Center, action that prompted the telecommunications company to announce that it will be reserving its right to take the case to court.
The New Taipei City Economic Development Department (EDD) said that the city government will seek to fine state-owned CPC (台灣中油) up to NT$5 million for storage violations.
China's Huawei Technologies Ltd., the world's biggest maker of telecommunications equipment, said Tuesday profit growth slowed last year while sales accelerated.
An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies.
Despite some glimmers of recovery, the personal computer industry is still struggling with declining sales, according to two market reports issued Monday that show global PC shipments fell in 2014 for the third year in a row.