Sunday, February 1, 2015
Alibaba founder Jack Ma has met with the head of a powerful Chinese regulator, days after authorities accused the e-commerce giant of allowing “illegal” actions on its multibillion-dollar online shopping platform.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Shares of AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), one of Taiwan's leading flat panel suppliers, came under heavy pressure Friday morning after it reported the previous day a higher than expected tax payment in the fourth quarter of last year.
Honda Motor Co., the Japanese automaker at the center of an airbag defect scandal, lowered its annual earnings forecast Friday, after quarterly profit slipped 15 percent due to recall expenses.
Amazon surprised the market Thursday with a quarterly profit far better than anticipated for the online giant known for pouring money into projects such as original video programs and delivery drones.
Honda is probing a deadly crash in the United States possibly linked to exploding airbags blamed for killing at least five people, and which sparked the recall of millions of vehicles worldwide.
Music streaming giant Spotify declined to comment Friday on reports that it is raising new funds that could delay a public listing.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba's Group reported adjusted fourth-quarter earnings that beat expectations as its user base continued to grow and shoppers bought more on mobile phones.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) said Tuesday it now counts Japan as its 54th market worldwide for selling its smartphones by teaming up with Japanese major bookseller BOOKOFF Corp.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) announced Wednesday that it will open a 24-hour online store in its home market next month to cater to the country's mobile shopping trend.
Facebook Inc. announced Thursday that it will set up a small team based in Taipei to better support businesses in Taiwan.