Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy for more than US$200 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Taiwan government venture capital fund the National Development Fund (NDF) on Monday was reproached for selling nearly NT$1.9 billion-worth of TSMC shares to help raise funds for the headquarters of a new government agency.
Despite the bells and whistles, sometimes even top-of the-line smartphones fail to meet users' expectations in one way or another. For the HTC One, the culprit is battery life, according to a survey.1 Comment
Standard Chartered yesterday opened a new branch in Zhubei (竹北), Hsinchu County, at a prime location situated on Ziqiang South Road (自強南路).
The second daughter of Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee has been made a president at the firm's de-facto holding company, it said Monday, cementing his family's hold on the South Korean giant.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek Inc., which supplies chips mostly to Chinese phone makers, might benefit from a recent anti-monopoly probe in China into its rival, Qualcomm Inc., according to a foreign brokerage analyst.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
The publisher of a controversial and much-criticized study suggesting genetically modified corn caused tumors in rats has withdrawn the paper after a yearlong investigation found it did not meet scientific standards.
Shares of Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶電腦), one of Taiwan's leading contract laptop makers, dipped 0.45 percent in the late session on Friday and arrived at NT$22.35, despite expectations that its merger with Compal Communications Inc. (華寶通訊) would contribute toward its bottom line.
Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩電腦) returned to the top spot on the Ministry of Economic Affairs list of top Taiwanese global brands, squeezing HTC (宏達電) out of the list.
Loss-making Alitalia has yet to raise all of the 300 million euros (US$407 million) it was seeking in an emergency cash call, piling more pressure on the Italian airline to find a strategic investor to keep it flying.