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Saturday, October 18, 2014
Asustek Computer (華碩電腦) recently posted better-than-expected consolidated revenues of NT$123.93 billion for the third quarter, a 17.8-percent sequential growth rate and a 4.13-percent increase from the same quarter in 2013.
Having seen sales impacted by U.S. anti-dumping measures, Solartech Energy (昇陽光電) and Tainergy Tech (太極能源) are currently expanding their overseas capacities in Malaysia and Vietnam, respectively.
Shares in Taiwan, and especially high-tech heavyweights, took a beating Friday amid investor fears of volatility in global equity markets and lingering food safety concerns at home, dealers said.
Virgin on Friday took full control of budget carrier Tigerair Australia, buying the remaining 40 percent it did not already own for AU$1 (88 U.S. cents) from its Singapore-listed parent.
Rolls-Royce, the British maker of engines, announced on Friday that it was slashing its earnings forecasts partly as result of Western trade sanctions against Russia, causing a share price collapse.
Google's Q3 earnings fall as expenses climb 30%
Google's third-quarter earnings slipped as the Internet search leader hired nearly 3,000 more employees while pouring more money into its zest for innovation and quest for new markets.
Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell 74 percent on one-time costs such as retiring older planes. The results excluding those items beat expectations.
AMD says it will cut 7 percent of its global workforce in an effort to improve its profitability.
UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter earnings inched up 2 percent but that was enough to help the nation's largest health insurer trump Wall Street expectations and raise its 2014 forecast for the first time this year.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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