Thursday, May 9, 2013
onics manufacturer Pegatron (和碩) yesterday announced its first-quarter performance results, yielding earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.01.
Toyota's quarterly profit more than doubled to 313.9 billion yen (US$3.2 billion) as cost cuts and better sales worked with a weakening yen to add momentum to the automaker's comeback.
Revenue gains at Disney's parks and movie studio led to a 32-percent increase in net income during the January-March quarter. The results, which topped analyst expectations Tuesday, showed that the company's record-setting investments in a new cruise ship and multiple theme park upgrades last year are starting to pay off.
A leading shareholder advisory group Tuesday urged JPMorgan Chase investors to end chief executive Jamie Dimon's tenure as chairman and fire a majority of the company's board after a US$6.2 billion trading loss.
Microsoft has extended a guarantee that provides Yahoo with financial protection as part of the two companies' Internet search partnership.
Standard Chartered on Wednesday said its profit for the first-quarter was “slightly down” on year due to increased expenses and moderate growth.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. may launch two tablet models running a Microsoft operating system in mid October, according to a post on the technology website PhoneArena.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The 500 largest U.S. companies scored near-record profits last year and retailer Wal-Mart replaced ExxonMobil as the biggest revenue maker on the annual list, Fortune magazine said Monday.
Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address the complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.