Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Alibaba said US$2 billion of goods were sold in the first hour of its Singles Day shopping bonanza in China Tuesday, maintaining the day's dominance as the world's biggest retail event as it went global for the first time.
China's main commercial aircraft company said on Tuesday that it had received a single order for 30 of its C919 passenger jets, bringing the total ordered to 430 planes.
Google launched a campaign Monday to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing US$10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.
German-owned discount retailer Aldi vowed Monday to create 35,000 new jobs in Britain by 2022, more than doubling its workforce and store network to meet booming demand.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
TSMC is rumored to be prepping its entry into the advanced integrated circuit testing and packaging business, in a bid to increase the company's lead over rivals Samsung and GlobalFoundries in capturing orders from heavyweight clients such as Apple, Qualcomm and MediaTek (聯發科).
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, on Monday reported consolidated sales of NT$80.74 billion (US$2.65 billion) for October, a record high for the fourth consecutive month.
Fubon Financial Holding Co.(富邦金), one of Taiwan's leading financial holding companies, reported on Monday a record NT$56.59 billion (US$1.86 billion) in net profit for the first 10 months of this year, including NT$3 billion in October alone.
Monday, November 10, 2014
The popular car-sharing startup Uber could see its value top US$30 billion after a new round of funding, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Amid political and financial uncertainties within the local market, Acer Inc. (宏碁股份) may postpone a fundraiser expected to drum up NT$3 billion for its PC unit to early 2015.
Light-emitting diode makers Everlight Electronics Co. (億光電子) and Unity Opto Technology Co. (東貝光電) reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.05 billion and NT$918 million, respectively, to reach new highs in September.