Sunday, July 26, 2015
Acer Inc. (宏碁), the world's largest maker of notebooks running on Google Inc.'s Chrome operating system, forecast Wednesday that its Chromebook sales in Taiwan will grow 10-fold in 2015 on the back of education tenders.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Shares of Wowprime Corp. (王品), a major restaurant chain operator in Taiwan, moved sharply higher Friday morning after the company's board of directors elected a new chairman, a move which raised expectations that the new management will help stabilize the firm's operations, dealers said.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海) moved up one notch to 31st on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of the largest companies in the world, while three other Taiwanese enterprises reentered the rankings this year.
Taiwan-based HTC Corp. (宏達電) took first place in terms of sales volume of smartphones sold in Taiwan in June, industrial sources said Thursday.
New York City and Uber struck an eleventh-hour deal that backs off, for now, placing a cap on the number of cars the ride-hailing company can have on the streets of the nation's largest city.
Google on Wednesday began letting smartphone users automatically map where they have been.
A year after Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, the Swedish furniture giant and safety regulators say consumers should keep the furniture -- 27 million chests and dressers -- away from children unless the products are mounted to a wall.
Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its second quarter earnings sank 24 percent due to a sales drop in China and weakness in other markets due to falling currencies.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced it has acquired the remaining shares in e-commerce business Yihaodian, taking full ownership of the fast-growing Chinese company.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Apple's latest quarterly profit leapt as people around the world snapped up big-screen iPhones but its shares slipped as analysts had expected even more.