Thursday, May 14, 2015
The bitter fight between U.S. chemical giant DuPont and billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz will at last be resolved at a showdown at Wednesday's annual meeting.
German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom said Wednesday it is sticking to its full-year profit targets after recording "strong" growth in the first quarter.
RWE, Germany's second-biggest power supplier, said Wednesday that profits were down in the first three months and it is sticking to its forecast for a decline in underlying earnings for the whole year.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Construction has begun on a multi-terabit submarine cable system co-funded by Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電信), Taiwan's largest telecom operator, and other leading carriers in Asia.
Verizon said Tuesday it is buying AOL for about US$4.4 billion in a deal that will give the U.S. telecoms giant increased digital content and advertising platform space.
Taiwanese PC maker Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) is making a push into China's smartphone market that could decide the company's annual phone shipment results for 2015.
Taiwanese PC maker Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings per share (EPS) fell to the lowest level in the past 15 quarters, as foreign exchange losses and higher taxes cut into profits.
Acer Inc. (宏碁), the world's fourth-largest PC maker, reported its lowest monthly revenue in nearly nine years Tuesday as consumers awaited the launch of Microsoft Corp.'s new Windows 10 operating system later this year.
Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago.
Tesla will adopt China's future standard for charging electric vehicles, a company statement said, in an issue which has been a barrier to sales for the U.S. firm in the world's largest auto market.