Thursday, January 15, 2015
Shares of Unity Opto Technology Co. (東貝光電), one of Taiwan's leading light-emitting diode (LED) lighting suppliers, were hard hit Wednesday by lawsuits alleging patent infringement filed by U.S.-based counterpart Cree Inc.
China Steel Corp. (中鋼), the largest steel supplier in Taiwan, said Wednesday that it has set its sights on providing better service to its clients in the South Asian market after completing construction of a plant in India.
Taiwanese contract electronics maker Inventec Corp. (英業達) is planning to build a smartphone manufacturing factory in India as part of efforts to cash in on leaping demand from its major customer, China's Xiaomi Corp. (小米)
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
China's trade surplus soared by almost half last year to a record US$382 billion, the government announced Tuesday, but the world's second-largest economy again missed its trade growth target due to weakness overseas.
Xiaomi Corp. founder Lei Jun yesterday advised Taiwanese tech firms to make a bigger play in two sectors: smartphone apps and smart home devices.
According to the Consumers' Foundation (消基會), 46 percent of honey on the market in Taiwan does not meet industry food safety standards.
China-based Internet company Cheetah Mobile Inc. will throw in NT$100 million to help local entrepreneurs make headways in the Internet business, said Cheetah's CEO Sheng Fu (傅盛).
Stan Shih (施振榮), founder and honorary chairman of Acer Inc. (宏碁), said Tuesday that the Taiwanese PC maker will formally announce in the next three months the results of its initiative to return Acer to profitability and .....................
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) said Tuesday that it has become an applicant member of the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), which promotes responsibility in the electronics industry supply chain.
Shares in Taiwan regained ground Tuesday after falling the previous two sessions, led by financial and old-economy stocks, dealers said.