Monday, May 13, 2013
Facebook Inc.'s Home launcher is now available for HTC Corp.'s new flagship device, the HTC One, after U.S. carrier AT&T Inc. dropped the price of another Facebook-centric phone to just US$0.99, according to media report.
The shortage in the supply of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips is likely to continue at least until the end of this year amid high demand for smartphones and tablet computers, according to Inotera Memories Inc., one of Taiwan's leading memory chip-makers.
Taiwan should learn from Hong Kong's experience in establishing Chinese yuan-denominated businesses as it aims to become one of the world's largest offshore yuan centers, experts said yesterday.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Premier Jiang Yi-huah was greeted with strong calls from local businesses to let the Taiwanese currency depreciate during a two-day fact-finding trip through Taiwan's industrial areas.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, reported more than a 12 percent monthly increase in sales for April, citing strong demand for consumer electronics products.
Fifteen financial holding companies listed on Taiwan's main board and its over-the-counter market registered a fall of almost 30 percent in net profit in April largely on a lack of one-time gains during the month, statistics showed Saturday.
The United States announced Friday it has imposed sanctions on a Taiwanese company and its chief executive for their roles in supplying arms-related equipment to North Korea.
Citibank Taiwan will kick off a money management program on June 2 to help low-income new immigrant mothers.
Taiwan-based Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc., two of the world's leading personal computer vendors, are optimistic about the market reception of Microsoft Corp.'s latest operating system Windows 8, which is to be revamped, market sources said yesterday.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Memory manufacturer Inotera (華亞科) yesterday announced optimistic prospects for the second quarter during its shareholders' meeting, in addition to announcing its board approval for a private equity deal with Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團).