Saturday, May 18, 2013
Although Hon Hai Precision (鴻海精密) has made a lot of progress in working conditions at its Chinese factories, the company still faces a challenge in trying to meet a July 1 deadline for cutting working hours.
TECO Electric and Machinery (TECO,東元電機) is set to issue Taiwan's second renminbi-denominated bond from corporate issuer GreTai (over the counter market, 櫃買中心) next Monday with the help of HSBC Taipei.
Shares of Shin Kong Financial Holding Co. moved higher Friday morning after it reported an improvement in its bottom line for the first quarter of this year, dealers said.
The chairwoman of Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp. has not raised her holdings in the company for 10 months, statistics released by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) showed Friday.
Dell's earnings plunged 79 percent in the latest quarter as the shift to smartphones and tablets reduced demand for the company's personal computers.
Facebook and Twitter launched applications Thursday for Google glasses as developers rushed to learn more about tailoring software for the Internet-linked eyewear yet to hit the market.
U.S. airlines charged more in fares and fees and reduced debt as they improved their financial performance in the first quarter.
Google's Android mobile system boosted its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in early 2013, while Microsoft's Windows edged into third place, a survey showed Thursday.
Yahoo on Thursday began spicing up its online news pages with real-time comments fired off at the globally popular messaging service Twitter.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The International Monetary Fund approved a US$1.33 billion bailout loan for Cyprus on Wednesday and released the first US$110.7 million to the Cypriot government.