Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Taiwan's Asustek (華碩) Computer Inc. said Tuesday that 2-in-1 detachable computers will feature more heavily in its product mix this year as it thinks there is growth potential in that segment.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC, 台積電) sales surged 69.4 percent to NT$87.12 billion in January, the highest gross when compared with the same month in past years.
Local small- and medium-sized enterprises' (SME) knowledge in adopting 4G technology is valuable and may be exported to emerging markets, suggested Vice Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政).
Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek Inc. (聯發科) could gain a bigger share this year of the high-end smartphone chip market due to a better product mix, according to research by a European brokerage.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. confirmed Tuesday that it has named Idris Mootee, the CEO of Toronto-based design firm Idea Couture Inc., as its new chief marketing officer after the post had been left vacant for seven months.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.058 to close at NT$31.502 as traders here heeded the strength of other regional currencies, particularly the South Korean won, to sell the U.S. currency, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan extended losses Tuesday from a session earlier as the bellwether electronics sector led the downturn amid cautious sentiment toward slow-season effects in the first quarter of this year, dealers said.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Various media reports, including exclusive information from the French daily Le Monde (法國世界報), recently stated that HSBC's (匯豐銀行) Swiss branch had been helping their customers avoid tax and hide money from 2006 to 2007.1 Comment
Contrary to its past claim, Malaysia-based developer IOI Properties does intend to acquire control of the Taipei 101 skyscraper, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said yesterday.
Taiwan's exports in January grew 3.4 percent from the same month of last year to reach US$25.12 billion, according to customs statistics released by the Ministry of Finance on Monday.