Saturday, October 25, 2014
Shares in Japanese auto giant Toyota advanced in Tokyo trade on Friday following a report it is set to book a record operating profit in the six-month period to September.
Nearly 2,000 furnaces installed in a factory to make synthetic sapphire glass for Apple Inc. will be removed and sold under a deal between the tech giant and the company that had been gearing up to produce huge amounts of the product for use in Apple's products.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen said Thursday he was boosting his donations to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to US$100 million.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Shares of TPK Holding Co. (宸鴻), one of Taiwan's leading touch panel makers, took a beating Thursday amid rumors that Apple Inc. has reduced its orders to the Taiwanese supplier, dealers said.
Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors (GM) nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America.
CommonWealth Magazine held the 2014 Most Admired Company awards ceremony on Oct. 22.
Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction.
AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars.
Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its profit sank nearly 30 percent for the July-September quarter, hurt by a stronger South Korean currency and weak sales growth in its home market.
Credit Suisse Group has posted a third-quarter profit that is more than double from a year ago, benefiting from cost cutting, emerging markets and services for wealthy clients.