Friday, December 5, 2014
Australia's treasurer warned on Thursday that Australians' living standards could fall as the economy slows and a hostile Senate keeps blocking key budget legislation.
Google is expanding its presence in Los Angeles with the US$120 million purchase of a dozen acres of vacant land in the Playa Vista area on the city's west side.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) said Wednesday that its Android-powered Liquid E700 smartphones are now available in Bermuda, Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands, extending the reach of its global smartphone sales network.
Online sales of V Air, a low-cost subsidiary of Taiwan's TransAsia Airways, broke down Wednesday following the introduction of a promotion offering 10,000 NT$520 (US$16.7) tickets for Taipei-Bangkok flights.
Citibank Taiwan was named Best Bank in Taiwan by The Asset magazine at the annual Triple A 2014 country awards. This was the 12th year in a row Citi had received the Best Bank in Taiwan award from the magazine.
Some cybersecurity experts say it is unlikely North Korea was behind the cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures' computers and possibly leaked unreleased movies online.
Hershey is looking at replacing the high-fructose corn syrup in some of its products with sugar.
Japan's Takata Corp. refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel, and instead passed along the crucial decision to automakers.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
HTC Corp. (宏達電) reported Tuesday a 7 percent monthly increase in its revenue for November, a figure that puts the Taiwanese smartphone maker on track to achieve its fourth-quarter sales target.
A billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court after nearly a decade in legal wrangling.