Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics-maker, has teamed up with Sony Corp. to manufacturer TVs in India, according to a report in an Indian newspaper.
Shanghai will be the next stop on a world tour organized by Taiwanese smartphone-maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) to showcase and promote its virtual reality (VR) headset among developers.
China's Huawei Technologies Co. has edged out Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) in the latest quarterly ranking of the world's top five tablet-makers, according to research group International Data Corp. (IDC).
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) attributed a stock plunge yesterday to disappointing second-quarter growth and the downward revised sales targets of bellwether firms, notably MediaTek Inc. (聯發科).
Taiwanese online gamer Chen Wei-lin won the ASUS ROG Summer 2015 Hearthstone Tournament in Helsinki, Finland Saturday (Finland time), becoming the first ever Taiwanese to win the tournament.
The Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) dipped 2.2 points to 48.6 in July indicating a contraction in the manufacturing sector, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, 中經院) reported yesterday.
Audi showcased its twin 2016 coupes, the TT and the TTS recently in Xinyi District, the automaker said.
Samsung Electronics Co. is planning to launch its new Galaxy Note 5 phablet in Taiwan one day after the handset's global debut, as the world's largest smartphone maker seeks to maintain its high-end market share.
Shares in Taiwan took a beating Monday as heavy selling pressure emerged in response to the country's poor economic data and a more pessimistic outlook for the hi-tech sector for the second half of the year, dealers said.
British banking group Barclays Plc has slashed its forecast for Taiwan's economic growth in 2015 by 1.7 percentage points to 2 percent, mainly reflecting the country's much weaker than expected economic performance in the second quarter.