Sunday, March 9, 2014
Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
A brand of Taiwanese wine has been awarded a gold medal at the prestigious Vinalies Internationales wine competition held in Paris earlier this week.
Word spread around the local market on Friday that the K7 factory of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光半導體) will soon be approved by the Kaohsiung City Government to resume operations.
Yung Hung-ching (榮鴻慶), chairman of the Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank Ltd. (SCSB, 上海商業儲蓄銀行), was recently named Best Banking Chairman Taiwan 2014 by the UK-based Global Banking & Finance Review, according to a press release of the SCSB.
Display panel makers Innolux Co. (群創) and AU Optronics (AUO, 友達) yesterday reported slumping performance over the course of February, reporting revenue declines of 9.1 percent and 10.1 percent respectively.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, said Friday that consolidated sales for February hit a record high after it completed a merger with a smaller rival, MStar Semiconductor Inc. (晨星半導體).
Sony said Friday it would sell properties at a prestigious Tokyo site where it had its headquarters for six decades, as the once-world beating firm struggles to repair its bottom line.
U.S. supermarket chains Safeway and Albertsons Thursday agreed to merge in a US$9.1 billion deal that will create a giant with more than 2,400 stores and 250,000 employees.
A federal judge Thursday rejected Apple's request to ban an array of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to have infringed on patents held by the U.S. tech giant.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Taiwan's state-owned oil company CPC Corp. said that it has signed a new contract with its Malaysian counterpart to continue to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Southeast Asian country.