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Friday, July 18, 2014
Hello Kitty designer defends cat as brand turns 40
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.
Microsoft said Thursday it would slash 18,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year, the majority from the integration of the Nokia unit acquired this year.
CTBC Financial Holding Co.'s (中信金控) banking arm CTBC Bank (中信銀) yesterday celebrated the company's 40th year anniversary as an issuer of credit cards.
Gearing up for its expansion into the Tainan market at year-end, Hotel Royal Nikko (老爺酒店) on Thursday inked an agreement with local authorities and polytechnic universities to build its talent pool.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密) Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) yesterday won a bidding match to purchase Taiwan's top-notch Lishan Tea at a cost of NT$1 million per kilogram, and part of it will be sent to TSMC Chairman Morris Chang (張忠謀) as a gift.
Payment processor Visa is launching a new service called Visa Checkout that eliminates a few steps in online payment.
Morgan Stanley expressed concern Thursday about the share movement of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電) on expectations that the world's largest contract chip maker will lag behind its major rival in the advanced 16 nanometer (nm) process.
Apple may refund US$400 mil. in digital book settlement
Apple will refund up to US$400 million to consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless the company gets a court to overturn a decision affirming its pivotal role in the collusion.
Nissan's chief executive, who has long made a point of promoting women to management positions, said the Japanese prime minister's plan to boost female bosses to 30 percent by 2020 is too ambitious.
BlackBerry shares dropped Wednesday after details emerged of a partnership between two of the world's biggest technology companies — Apple and IBM — aimed at business customers.
  
  
  
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