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Facebook expands its footprint to Taiwan

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) Facebook Inc. (??) announced Thursday that it will set up a small team based in Taipei...full story
updated 2015-01-29 02:16 PM
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Specialist Jason Hardzewicz, left, and trader Jonathan Corpina worknon the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The U.S. stock market is mixed in early trading after two straight days of gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, Ryan Billing, a development engineer for the University of California, Davis, operates the controls of the Yamaha RMax unmanned helicopter during a demonstration of its aerial application capabilities at the University of California, Davis' Oakville Station test vineyard in Oakville, Calif. Researchers at UC Davis have been studying the effectiveness of the drone's ability for spraying pest control and nutritional materials on the test vineyard in California's Napa Valley. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) In this Jan. 21, 2015 photo, Microsoft's Lorraine Bardeen demonstrates HoloLens headset during an event at the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash. With the new HoloLens headset, Microsoft is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images _ or holograms _ in daily life. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) In this June 6, 2014 photo, Union Pacific locomotives pull a train in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Union Pacific reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) The new Toyota Tacoma truck is unveiled during the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) In this Oct. 16, 2014 picture, former Navy helicopter pilot and San Diego Gas & Electric unmanned aircraft operator Teena Deering controls a drone as it flies over a tower carrying electric transmission lines near Boulevard, Calif. San Diego Gas and Electric thinks that drones might be a cheaper, faster way to inspect its power lines in remote areas.  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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Facebook expands its footprint to Taiwan

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) Facebook Inc. (??) announced Thursday that it will set up a small team based in Taipei....Fullstory

2015-01-29 02:16 PM

Evergreen Group to charter 11 large vessels

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) Evergreen Group (????), one of Taiwan's leading transport conglomerates, has agreed to charter 11 large ships....Fullstory

2015-01-29 01:05 PM

Pension fund could be in the red by 2018

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Payouts already exceed income for military and government personnel in the system....Fullstory

2015-01-29 12:09 PM

Siliconware shares resilient on 2014 results, rosy outlook

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) Shares of Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (??), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit packaging and....Fullstory

2015-01-29 11:59 AM

U.S. dollar higher in Taipei trading

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$31.413 at 10:00 a.m. Thursday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange,....Fullstory

2015-01-29 10:14 AM

Fed stays 'patient' but voices new low inflation concerns
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is reiterating that it will be "patient" in raising rates from record lows but is signaling greater concern about....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:22 AM

Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in US settlement
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The largest U.S. prepaid mobile provider, TracFone, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled smartphone customers with promises....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

US issues new requirements to improve defibrillator safety

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the emergency care devices after....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

Taiwan shares close down 0.88%

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 84.02 points, or 0.88 percent, at 9,426.90 Thursday on turnover of NT$82.30....Fullstory

2015-01-29 01:54 PM

Philippine economic growth slows to 6.1 percent last year

Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine economic growth slowed to 6.1 percent last year, hampered by natural disasters, but still outpaced most other countries in Asia. Socio-Economic....Fullstory

2015-01-29 12:22 PM

Japanese brokerage upgrades HTC stock rating to 'neutral'

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) A Japanese foreign brokerage has upgraded its stock rating on Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp. from....Fullstory

2015-01-29 12:04 PM

International flights boost Vegas traffic; best since '08

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A 12.5 percent increase in the number of international travelers last year helped push passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport to....Fullstory

2015-01-29 11:01 AM

Taiwan shares open lower

Central News Agency

Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened 42.18 points lower at 9,468.74 points Thursday, on turnover....Fullstory

2015-01-29 09:06 AM

1st time advertisers gamble on Super Bowl ads
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Fifteen advertisers will make their Super Bowl debut, buying a place on the biggest, most expensive stage in American television. Advertising....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

Stocks rise at midday after strong Apple, Boeing results
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. stock market is rising slightly at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement. The Dow Jones....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

Google: YouTube is so overloaded staff cannot filter content

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Internet giant Google says that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

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