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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group (富士康集團), a major supplier to Apple Inc., has plans to invest US$3.5 billion in India in the coming years to produce a wide range of electronic devices, Indian daily the Business Standard reported.
 > Taiwan
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 71.7 million units in the first quarter of 2015, a 5.2 percent decline from the first quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc.
 > Taiwan
Shares in Taiwan edged lower Tuesday as the market retreated into consolidation mode, dealers said.
 > Taiwan
Some of the world's biggest iron ore miners were Tuesday placed on "credit watch negative" by Standard and Poor's, as ore prices plunge due to a supply glut and soft Chinese demand.
IBM on Monday announced alliances with Apple and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices.
India's future purchase of Rafale fighter jets will only come through direct talks with the French government, the defense minister has said, effectively killing talks on a massive deal.
 > India
The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing," "ransomware" and efforts to exploit newly discovered vulnerabilities in software used by a wide range of industries.
Nokia says it is in talks to buy all of French-US firm Alcatel-Lucent
Finland's Nokia announced on Tuesday that it was in advanced talks to purchase all of its Franco-American rival Alcatel-Lucent.
The UK has narrowly avoided a drop in consumer prices as the cost of filling up a car rose in March -- a development that's likely to ease concerns of a deflationary spiral that can hurt the economy as the UK prepares to head to the polls for a May national election.
A global study of pesticides in streams and waterways released Monday found that such pollution is rare, but when found it exceeded regulatory limits about half the time.
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