Saturday, October 25, 2014
The Taiwan High Speed Rail's (THSR) board of directors meeting passed a proposal lowering ticket prices and changing the way fares are adjusted, in hopes of improving the company's finances.
Integrated circuit designer (IC) MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) said recently that the sale of the iPhone 6 will not impact the company's performance, as its chips are utilized in budget phones that are tailored for a different market segment.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密工業), the world's largest contract electronics maker, is planning to set up a display plant in China to produce high-end screens for smartphones, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In opposition to a nay to Bitcoin automatic teller machines (ATM), the local financial regulator greenlit the Oct. 28 public listing of Alchip Technologies (世芯科技), which specializes in Bitcoin-affiliated business.
The chairman of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE,台灣證券交易所) said Friday that the local market has been impacted by both internal and external negative factors to trend lower on thin turnover, as many investors stayed on the sidelines.
Shares in Taiwan fell Friday as investors feared further volatility on Wall Street after a doctor in New York who recently returned from West Africa was diagnosed with the Ebola virus, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.413, as an improvement in the U.S. jobless claims report released overnight bolstered the greenback, dealers said.
Friday, October 24, 2014
In anticipation of sweeping changes ushering in the arrival of the so-called “banking 3.0” era following the advent of new technologies, the Bankers Association (銀行公會) .......................
Shares of TPK Holding Co. (宸鴻), one of Taiwan's leading touch panel makers, took a beating Thursday amid rumors that Apple Inc. has reduced its orders to the Taiwanese supplier, dealers said.
CommonWealth Magazine held the 2014 Most Admired Company awards ceremony on Oct. 22.