Friday, September 5, 2014
Microsoft will seek to draw more people to its Internet-based services with two new mid-range smartphones it unveiled Thursday, including one designed to help people take better selfies.
Taiwan and Royal Caribbean International (RCI), one of the world's three major cruise lines, will jointly build an international cruise liner terminal in Magong City, in outlying Penghu County, Minister of Transportation and Communications Yeh Kuan-shih said Thursday.1 Comment
Shares of Innolux Corp. and AU Optronics Corp. , two of Taiwan's leading flat panel suppliers, appeared resilient Thursday morning, bucking a downturn on the broader market, in the wake of higher TV panel prices quoted for September, dealers said.
Samsung unveiled two smartphones and a virtual-reality headset Wednesday in a bid to draw consumer attention before its fierce rival, Apple, announces its holiday lineup next week.
Google's ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a US$500 million joint venture that will try to develop new ways to treat cancer and other diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders' ability to figure out passwords and bypass other safeguards.
Taiwanese chip maker Himax Technologies Inc. has announced that subsidiary Himax Display Inc., which supplies micro-display panels to Google Inc., will team up with French firm Optinvent SA to develop advanced smart glasses.
Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound Wednesday from a slump a session earlier thanks to the financial sector, as investors have embraced high hopes that financial firms will report better earnings in the second half of this year, dealers said.
The apparent iCloud breach that exposed nude photos of dozens of celebrities is likely an isolated incident targeted at the stars themselves and has not compromised the data of other users of Apple Inc.'s cloud storage service, a leading Taiwanese-run internet security firm said.
The Washington Post has a new publisher, owner Jeff Bezos said Tuesday in his latest move to reshape the prestigious daily for the digital age, ending a long era of family management.