Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank (ECB) to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon — a large-scale program to create new money.
Apple Inc. is unlikely to change the metal casing design for its smartphone line despite reports that its new iPhone 6 models are vulnerable to bending, according to an analysis by Germany's Deutsche Bank AG.
Top cell phone maker Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its anticipated Galaxy Note 4 will hit Taiwanese shelves Oct. 9, as the South Korean phone giant aims to take on Apple Inc. newly launched large-screen iPhones.
Microsoft announced plans Tuesday to offer its commercial cloud services from Indian data centers as it seeks to tap what it calls a US$2 trillion market in the country where Internet use is growing rapidly.
U.S. online auction giant eBay on Tuesday agreed to shareholders' requests for a split making its highly profitable PayPal brand into an independent company starting next year.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates topped Forbes' latest list of the 400 richest Americans for the 21st straight year.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Tuesday it has completed a silicon validation of 64-bit chips made on the 16 nanometer process for British chip designer ARM Holdings PLC, representing a breakthrough in cooperation for the industry giants.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. has the most 4G subscribers in Taiwan with a 40 percent market share, the company said Monday, citing figures from the country's communications regulator.
Activists held a press conference yesterday lashing out against real estate companies for reaping huge profits while paying low taxes, all the while blocking real estate tax reform.
Hon Hai Precision Industry (鴻海精密工業) is reportedly conducting a massive staff recruitment effort at its plants in Shenzhen and Zhengzhou for iPhone 6 production, according to local news reports.