Friday, July 3, 2015
Online payments titan PayPal said Wednesday it is buying international money-sending service Xoom in a deal valued at US$890 million.
Germany has scrapped plans to tax its oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power plants after fierce opposition from unions and operators, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg figures there could be a formula that explains how people think.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Amid growing concern over the Greece debt crisis, Taiwan shares on Tuesday gained 86.92 points to close at 9,323.02 points.
Acer Inc. (宏碁) plans to expand the workforce of its cloud business five-fold in the future as the Taiwanese computer maker transforms itself into a provider of software and services, the company's founder said Tuesday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) has signed an agreement with contract manufacturer Global Device Network to produce entry-level and mid-range smartphones in India, according to Indian telecom news site ET Telecom.
Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber, as the giant software company tries to focus on activities more relevant to its core business.
Facebook announced Monday it had opened its first African office in Johannesburg as part of its efforts "to help people and businesses connect" on the continent.
Troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp is in "selective default" ratings agency S&P said Tuesday, the latest blow to the one-time giant as it struggles to repair a tattered balance sheet.
Disney is merging its consumer product and interactive divisions, a move that acknowledges the shared goals of important product lines like the Disney Infinity video game franchise and the upcoming line of wearable toys called Playmation.