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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Google announced its partnership with MiTAC Information Technology Corp (神通資訊科技) yesterday to launch its flagship service Google Cloud Platform.
YFY Corp. (永豐餘) recently revealed that its first NPulp facility in Jiangsu province of mainland China has entered mass production, allowing the firm to pioneer the full utilization of whole-straw pulp to produce environmentally friendly packaging materials.
Local property stocks underperformed against the broader market Friday to close down amid fears that Taipei was developing new measures to curb the constant climb of housing prices in the city, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.009 to close at the day's high of NT$30.230 as the local central bank picked up the greenback to help the currency recoup earlier losses, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan failed to remain above the 9,000-point mark at the close of trade as investors locked in their earlier gains, although the index still ended up from the previous day, dealers said.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Taiwan -- Yahoo! to recruit new blood after student protest
Yahoo! will recruit 100 local employees after witnessing the younger generation's potential amid the Sunflower Movement, Yahoo! Inc. Asia-Pacific region Senior Vice President Rose Tsou (鄒開蓮) said yesterday.
Top mobile carrier Chunghwa Telecom Co. has teamed up with Sony Mobile Communications to offer more 4G LTE-enabled phones and tablets ahead of the planned launch of Taiwan's 4G network in the second half of the year.
Far Eastern Air Transport (遠東航空) was set to launch two regular non-stop routes this week to link the central Taiwanese city of Taichung with Shijiazhuang and Taiyuan in North China.
Taiwan -- Asustek apologizes for ZenFone pricing dispute
Taiwan's Asustek (華碩) Computer Inc. apologized yesterday for pricing its low-cost ZenFone smartphone models higher in Taiwan than in China, which has created negative controversy for the PC vendor over the past week.
Taiwan -- Chip maker TSMC first-quarter net profit up 6.8%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, has posted a sequential 6.8-percent increase in net profit for the first quarter of this year on the back of solid demand for chips made using its high-end technology process.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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