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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) could turn to a second mobile operating system for future smartwatches in order to achieve longer battery life, leaving behind the Android Wear system used on its current ZenWatch, company CEO Jerry Shen (沈振來) said.
Apple Inc.'s upcoming smartwatch is expected to dominate the global market in 2015 despite mounting competition from devices running on Google Inc.'s Android Wear operating system, a local analyst said Wednesday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC台積電) and MediaTek Inc.(聯發科) moved up in a ranking of top research and development spenders in the semiconductor industry, according to a report released Tuesday by market research firm IC Insights.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Chiayi County Government announced yesterday that three staff at Alishan House have been diagnosed with norovirus, and that health workers were immediately dispatched to assess the situation.
Taiwan -- Chiayi gov't reports 3 new norovirus cases
Taiwan -- TAIEX finishes trade above 9,600 points on back of Wall Street gains
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 9,600-point mark as the local market played catch-up with Wall Street, which rose higher while Taiwan's market was closed from Feb. 16 to 23 for the Lunar New Year holiday, dealers said.
Taiwan -- Chu encourages harmony as party honchos unite
To commemorate the first day of work after the Chinese New Year holiday, the Kuomintang (KMT) legislative caucus held a spring celebration yesterday where party Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) preached goals of unity and harmony for the KMT.
Taiwan -- Boa constrictor discovered in Taipei airport package
Security officials at the Taipei Songshan Airport were given a good scare when they found a one-meter-long boa constrictor inside a package that was about to board a domestic flight.
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Taiwan -- Renowned dried tofu producer closes after 65 yrs. over poor sales
The unexpected closure of two retail stores operated by a celebrated veteran dried tofu snack producer in the central city of Taichung last month has surprised many loyal customers and people in the same business.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) is set to unveil a new smartphone running on the mobile version of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system, at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Spain next week.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday held a brief press conference to answer questions posed by local media following a New Year Prayers ceremony at Taipei City Council.
  
  
  
  
  
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