Wednesday, April 16, 2014
As the curtain falls over the biennial Taiwan International Fastener Show (Fastener Taiwan 2014) yesterday, the activity organizer expected the show to create a better-than-expected US$400 million in business.
Sina Weibo, widely known as China's version of Twitter, is set to go public in the United States this week — after three weeks of sell-offs took their toll on technology stocks.
Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.
Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.
The world's leading food industry group Nestle saw its sales plunge 5.1 percent in the first quarter, it said on Tuesday, blaming the effect of exchange rates and strength of the Swiss franc.
Indian outsourcing giant Infosys on Tuesday reported quarterly net profit rose by a surprise 25 percent, lifted by new European and U.S. contracts, as it forecast an increase in annual revenues.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Taiwan's third-largest mobile operator, announced yesterday its own-branded mid-tier 4G smartphone to make inroads into the country's new 700 megahertz (MHz) frequency.
Mobile chips used in Apple Inc. products may account for 20 percent of the sales of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) in the next two years, according to a Barclays PLC research note.
Tigerair Taiwan, a new budget carrier that will fly initially between Taiwan and other Asian destinations, is hoping to begin services in October at the earliest, its newly appointed chief executive officer said yesterday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. will release a plastic version of its newest flagship smartphone in China next month to undercut the prices of competing products like Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S5, according to a media report.