Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Hasbro returned to profitability in its first quarter, driven by sales of girls' toys such as My Little Pony and Nerf Rebelle. The prior-year results were dragged down by restructuring charges.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Asustek Computer Inc.'s low-cost ZenFone models have become the star products at the Spring Computer Fair in Taipei, drawing more than 1,000 pre-orders on each day of the weekend.
Smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co. (大立光) is expected to rake in NT$3 billion in April, and the company may hit a new sales record in the second quarter, analysts said.
General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.
Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters — even before a crime has been committed.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Google announced its partnership with MiTAC Information Technology Corp (神通資訊科技) yesterday to launch its flagship service Google Cloud Platform.
YFY Corp. (永豐餘) recently revealed that its first NPulp facility in Jiangsu province of mainland China has entered mass production, allowing the firm to pioneer the full utilization of whole-straw pulp to produce environmentally friendly packaging materials.
Shares in Taiwan failed to remain above the 9,000-point mark at the close of trade as investors locked in their earlier gains, although the index still ended up from the previous day, dealers said.
Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, debuted on the Nasdaq exchange Thursday with a 19.1 percent jump despite an IPO that went out undersubscribed and lower priced than hoped.
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.