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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.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateOct 24, 2011 in Business
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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 ...

dateOct 18, 2011 in Business
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Apple to add stores in booming China market

Apple plans to open its first store in Hong Kong and another in Shanghai by year's end, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, as the maker of the iconic iPhone sets its sights on the booming China market.

dateSep 06, 2011 in Business
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Transcend says USB stick capable of 2 TB storage

"Imagine that going into your tablet!" The presenter at the Display Taiwan 2011 Technology Show recently was demonstrating a finger-length, thin USB flash drive of 16 gigabytes. She told visitors, however, that what was re ...

dateSep 05, 2011 in Hardware weblog
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Taiwan's Hon Hai 2Q profit down 23%

Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai Precision, the world's biggest contract electronics maker, said Wednesday net profit fell 23 percent in the three months to June mainly due to a tax on retained earnings.

dateAug 31, 2011 in Business
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Taiwan facing worst ever brain drain: academics

Taiwan is facing its worst ever "brain drain", with outdated laws and red tape causing the tech-savvy island to lose out to competitors in the global race to attract talent, academics warned Monday.

dateAug 15, 2011 in Other
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