News tagged with global trade

Poorest WTO members win new patent-rule waiver

The globe's poorest nations have won an eight-year extension of a waiver on intellectual property rules, but still need to hold talks on the vexed issue of pharmaceutical patents, World Trade Organization officials said Tuesday.

Jun 11, 2013 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Companies struggle to popularize mobile money

Mobile money may seem like a hot concept, but consumers aren't warming to it. At the world's largest cellphone trade show, here in Barcelona this week, the 70,000 attendees are encouraged to use their cellphones ...

Mar 01, 2013 2 / 5 (4) 11

Taiwan tech industry faces up to Samsung

Taiwanese companies have long viewed tech giant Samsung as a major threat and the battle has recently appeared to tilt in favor of the South Korean rival as Taiwan's smartphone, memory chip and display panel ...

Apr 17, 2013 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

UN says Asian tech exports far outpace US

(AP) -- Asia is now exporting two-thirds of the world's mobile phones, personal computers, digital televisions and other high-tech goods for information and communications, in a significant shift in world ...

Feb 02, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0