Thursday, October 2, 2014
The Wintel camp's favoritism of component suppliers on the mainland is putting the local high-tech industry between hammer and anvil, says Taiwan's Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC, 資策會產業情報研究所).1 Comment
Mitsui Chemicals Inc., one of Japan's largest producers of petrochemicals, teamed up Monday with Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to manufacture high-safety lithium-ion battery materials in Taiwan.
LG Electronics Inc. launched a new 8-inch tablet computer in Taiwan on Monday, but the South Korean handset maker said it will not release any tablets that can support the full spectrum of 4G bandwidths in the country until next year.
MasterCard Inc., the world's second-largest credit and debit card network, teamed up Wednesday with Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電信) and four banks in Taiwan to issue digital credit cards that use near-field communication (NFC) technology on smartphones.
Taiwan's purchasing managers index (PMI) fell September, showing a slowing manufacturing sector, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, 中華經濟研究院) said Wednesday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.056 to close at NT$30.492 as traders responded to the weakness of the South Korean won by cutting their holdings in the domestic currency, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Wednesday despite lackluster activity on Wall Street overnight as Taiwanese suppliers in the Apple Inc. supply chain attracted bargain hunting after the U.S.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Two former senior executives of a cooking oil company were each sentenced Tuesday to one year and four months in prison, suspended for two years, ..............2 Comments
Apple Inc. is unlikely to change the metal casing design for its smartphone line despite reports that its new iPhone 6 models are vulnerable to bending, according to an analysis by Germany's Deutsche Bank AG.
Top cell phone maker Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its anticipated Galaxy Note 4 will hit Taiwanese shelves Oct. 9, as the South Korean phone giant aims to take on Apple Inc. newly launched large-screen iPhones.