Thursday, August 28, 2014
Google on Tuesday announced that it had bought Zync Render, a service that trims costs of special effects by pushing the work into the Internet “cloud.”
Two of Canada's largest cable companies teamed up Tuesday to launch an online television service to compete with Netflix, amid fears of dwindling traditional television viewership.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) expanded its mid tier Desire family Wednesday with the launch in Taiwan of the Desire 510, a model targeted at budget consumers in the fourth generation (4G) mobile market.
Shares of Lextar Electronics Corp. (隆達電), one of Taiwan's leading light-emitting diode chip suppliers, soared Wednesday morning after the company announced that U.S.-based Cree Inc. had agreed to acquire a stake in the Taiwanese company, dealers said.
The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) and the Eurex Exchange, a derivative exchange in Germany, are scheduled to discuss cooperation in the futures market in Taipei yesterday.
Tatung InfoComm (大同電信) yesterday lashed out against the National Communications Commission (NCC) for denying the company's application to renew its WiMAX license last week, which is set to expire early December, denying the firm a chance to upgrade to more current standards.
Consumer confidence in Taiwan edged lower in August after having reached record highs the previous two months, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday.
Taiwan's economy continued to enjoy positive momentum in July, with a government indicator of business activity flashing a green light for the sixth consecutive month, signaling steady growth, the country's economic planning body said Wednesday.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) on Wednesday announced a large number of active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) display technologies, including Taiwan's first foldable touch AMOLED module.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher in the wake of gains posted on Wall Street overnight, in particular after the S&P 500 index breached 2,000 points for the first time ever, dealers said.