Thursday, March 19, 2015
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced on Tuesday that 239 penalties have been issued to companies for violations found during labor inspections conducted in February.
Taiwan's TaiGen Biotechnology Company and German firm Cellex GmbH announced a collaborative agreement in clinical trial usage of Burixafor, yesterday. The Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital will also participate in the study titled “Burixafor in allogeneic poor mobilizers,” which looks at the effect of a single dose of Burixafor. The test, a Phase 2 open label study, will target up to 37 healthy patients with poor stem cell mobilization.
Interest in head-mounted display (HMD) devices, which power virtual reality, augmented reality and other smart-glass apps, will transition to the mainstream market in the near future, according to tech research firm Gartner Inc.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Wednesday, prompted by the bellwether electronics sector and financial stocks, which gained ground during the trading session.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電訊), Taiwan's third-largest wireless carrier, said that it is targeting a 30 percent share of the country's fast-growing fourth-generation (4G) mobile market.
Taiwanese handset maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) will reportedly announce an upgraded replacement service for owners of its One M9 flagship at a live-stream event scheduled for Wednesday in the United States.
Taiwan is stepping up efforts to build its own version of Silicon Valley with a new fund launched Wednesday that aims to create a startup hub for Southeast Asia.
Combined revenue at Taiwan's top three integrated circuit (IC) foundries will fall slightly in the first quarter of 2015 due to inventory adjustments by major clients, according to research firm Digitimes Research.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳) said Tuesday that it is open to buying a stake in a smaller competitor Taiwan Star Cellular Corp. (台灣之星) if the major shareholder decides to sell its stake.
The Internet of Things (IoT, 物聯網) will be the main driver of economic growth in the world between 2015 and 2016, and related output value is projected to grow from US$2.7 trillion in 2015 to US$7.1 trillion in 2020, bringing benefits to multiple players in the supply chain, according to Merrill Lynch.