Saturday, July 19, 2014
The highly anticipated U.S. stock offer by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will take place after September 1, the official Xinhua News Agency on Friday quoted an anonymous source as saying.
Shire Pharmaceuticals has accepted a 32-billion-pound (US$54 billion) takeover bid from AbbVie, the two companies announced on Friday, in a deal aimed at slashing the U.S. giant's tax bill.
Hewlett-Packard said Thursday that chief executive Meg Whitman would chair the U.S. tech giant, after the resignation of non-executive chairman Ralph Whitworth.
Fund managers of several financial institutions in charge of the nation's labor retirement and pension funds are suspected of manipulating stock prices for private gain, while contributing to more than NT$60 million in loss to the funds.2 Comments
A ranking officer in the Evergreen Group (長榮集團) on Friday revealed that Evergreen Marine will return to profit on the back of a stable market recovery and the rate hike for U.S. and EU lines.
Google reported Thursday that its quarterly profit rose with a jump in revenue and released word that its chief business officer was leaving the company.
The BBC said on Thursday that it will cut 415 jobs from its news department in the latest cost-cutting measures by the world's largest public broadcaster.
Japan's Fujitsu plans to pull out of the semiconductor business and sell a pair of chip-manufacturing factories to Taiwanese and U.S. firms over the new few years, a report said Friday.
Facebook said Thursday it was testing a feature that lets users of the leading social network make purchases by simply pressing an on-screen “Buy” button.
Friday, July 18, 2014
The flamboyant designer of Japanese cartoon and global mega-brand Hello Kitty defended the cute cat against new rivals Thursday as the character prepares to celebrate her 40th birthday.