Friday, May 8, 2015
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電訊) forecast Wednesday that revenue from its enterprise division will grow 20 percent in 2015 as it is shifting its focus to mobile commerce, Internet of Things (IoT, 物聯網) applications and "smart cities."
Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said Wednesday that a portion of funds misappropriated from Singfor Life (朝福人壽)by the company's former Chairman Teng Wen-tsung (鄧文聰) have been accounted for.
A startup company wants to make your emails vanish forever -- but in a good way.
Samsung kicked off Thursday construction of a new chip plant to help fuel growth as smartphone sales slow, saying it would invest 15.6 trillion won (US$14.3 billion) until production begins in 2017.
IBM and Facebook announced Wednesday they would collaborate with marketers to develop better online advertising targeted to specific customers.
German engineering giant Siemens said on Thursday that it would slash an additional 4,500 jobs worldwide, on top of 7,400 cuts previously announced as part of an ongoing restructuring plan.
French nuclear group Areva, which incurred massive losses last year, announced Thursday it would cut up to 6,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to slash US$1.137 billion from its costs by 2017.
Zynga said Wednesday it was cutting staff by 18 percent amid ongoing losses, as the social games pioneer seeks to reboot its strategy.
Leading Dutch bank ING on Thursday posted a sharp rise in first quarter net profit, boosted by a growth in lending and as the sale of its U.S.-based insurance unit was finalized.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors delivered a quarterly record of 10,045 cars in the first quarter, helping it beat Wall Street's expectations despite costly investments in new products and factory capacity and the impact of the strong dollar.