Friday, March 7, 2014
Apple shifted billions in untaxed profits from its Australian operations to Ireland over the past decade, a report said Thursday, as the government vowed to stop global companies from dodging their fair share of tax.
Big Bitcoin backers the Winklevoss brothers said Wednesday they had used the virtual currency to buy tickets into space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic aircraft.
Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will cut capital spending by 6 percent this year and overall production will be flat.
Five banks at the center of London's gold trade have been sued in New York for manipulating prices, in the latest accusation of fraudulent collusion in the global finance hub.
Yahoo on Wednesday confirmed that it will stop letting people sign into its online services using credentials from rival Internet titans Facebook or Google.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Price-conscious buyers looking to get their hands on the US$25 smartphone running Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox mobile operating system may be disappointed to hear that it is unlikely to hit the market this year, according to analysts in Taiwan.
Standard Chartered bank said Wednesday net profit fell more than 16 percent in 2013 and warned of a difficult first half for 2014 following significant challenges for its South Korean operations.
The operator of Japanese cheap-chic clothing chain Uniqlo closed up 5.6 percent on its listing debut in Hong Kong on Wednesday, as the company expands its brand across Asia.
Andy Lew (盧冠群), Taiwan manager of Star Cruises, has criticized the progression of the government to loosen visa regulations for cruisers to be sluggish, depriving the country itself of tourism opportunities which looks to benefit the local economy.1 Comment
Chrysler said Tuesday it will take steps to build new cars and minivans in Ontario without incentives from the provincial and federal governments and is withdrawing requests for financial aid for plants in Windsor and Brampton because the projects have become a “political football.”