Taiwan's Acer swings to profits in fourth quarter
Taiwan's leading personal computer maker Acer said Thursday it swung back into the black in the three months to December after suffering losses in the previous two consecutive quarters.
Google loses appeal in Taiwan over app refund
Taiwan said Friday it had rejected an appeal by Google against a fine imposed on the US Internet giant for refusing to grant customers a seven-day trial period on its mobile phone apps.
Electrochemical dissolution of platinum in an ionic liquid
(PhysOrg.com) -- Precious metals, especially platinum, are important catalytic materials for many chemical reactions. For example, platinum is used in some fuel cells; however, broad commercialization of such ...
China court rejects Apple lawsuit over iPad name
A court in southern China has rejected a claim by Apple Inc. that a Hong Kong-headquartered tech company has violated its iPad trademark, in the latest development in a case that could affect the U.S. company's financial ...
Taiwan to fine bloggers for false advertising
Taiwan on Tuesday passed a law which will fine bloggers who make false claims or exaggerate on behalf of products and companies as the number of consumer disputes soars.
Taiwan businesses call for industrial spying law
Taiwan businesses have called for a law on industrial espionage, especially by China, as growing ties have made it easier for mainland firms to steal secrets, officials and media said Thursday.
TSMC reports shrinking profit, revenue in 3Q
(AP) -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip maker, said Thursday its earnings dropped by more than a third in the latest quarter amid uncertainties about the global economy.
Compal licenses Microsoft patents for Android
Microsoft said Monday that Taiwan-based Compal Electronics has joined a growing list of gadget makers licensing its patents for use in devices powered by Google-backed Android or Chrome software.
Apple supplier faces pollution complaints in China
(AP) -- A Taiwan-based company that supplies metal casings for Apple's Inc.'s MacBook series of laptops says it is shutting down some operations at its factory complex in eastern China following complaints of bad odors by ...
Taiwan saves electricity with new traffic lights
Authorities in Taiwan said Wednesday they had changed more than 690,000 traffic lights throught the island in a project that will save enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes.
HTC unveils new smartphone, the Rhyme
Taiwan's HTC unveiled a smartphone called the Rhyme on Tuesday which features a blinking "charm" that attaches to a bag to let a user know if they have received a call or a message.
Endangered cranes arrive in Taiwan from Japan
A pair of red-crowned cranes from Japan were flown to Taiwan on Wednesday in the country's first ever export of the endangered bird, zoo officials said.
Japan to give Taiwan rare cranes
Japan will give a pair of red-crowned cranes to Taiwan this week in its first ever export of the endangered bird, Taipei zoo officials said Monday.
Broadcom to acquire NetLogic for about $3.7B
(AP) -- Broadcom Corp. said Monday it has agreed to acquire NetLogic Microsystems Inc. for about $3.7 billion in cash.