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'Apple concept stocks' up as iPhone 6 to go on sale in China


Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Shares of Taiwanese suppliers to Apple Inc., known as "Apple concept stocks," moved higher Wednesday morning...full story
updated 2014-10-01 12:29 PM
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People wait to buy the new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices, outside an Apple store in Hong Kong Friday morning, Sept. 19, 2014. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were released on Friday in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) Traders Gregory Rowe, left, and Robert Charmack work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening higher a day after the Federal Reserve made clear it would keep interest rates at record lows for a while. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening higher a day after the Federal Reserve made clear it would keep interest rates at record lows for a while. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) BlackBerry CEO John Chen shows off the company's new Passport device at a launch event in Toronto on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young) Trader Damian Bagarozza, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening higher a day after the Federal Reserve made clear it would keep interest rates at record lows for a while. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, following Wall Street's tumble but China rebounded after unexpectedly strong manufacturing eased fears of an economic slowdown. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
    Updated: 2014年10月01日14:08 GMT+08:00
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'Apple concept stocks' up as iPhone 6 to go on sale in China

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Shares of Taiwanese suppliers to Apple Inc., known as "Apple concept stocks," moved higher Wednesday morning....Fullstory

2014-10-01 12:29 PM

MediaTek remains No. 4 global supplier of tablet chips in Q2

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Taiwan's MediaTek Inc., the leading supplier of chips for Chinese smartphones, remained the world's fourth-largest....Fullstory

2014-10-01 12:08 PM

Taiwanese bank OBU assets edge higher in August

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) The total assets of the 62 offshore banking units (OBUs) of banks operating in Taiwan were....Fullstory

2014-10-01 11:52 AM

Casino mogul says experience, not gambling, is key

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Steve Wynn says it's not the gambling that's the key to casinos' success. It's everything else -- including giving people a....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:42 AM

Wednesday, October 8
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, October 8, the 281st day of 2014. There are 84 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1858 - The....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

US judge rules against investors in gov't dispute

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A US judge has ruled against investors who are trying to collect billions of dollars in profits of government-chartered mortgage companies Fannie....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

Study: Gambling industry worth $240B, 1.7M jobs
By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- U.S. casinos and the makers of the games found inside had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

US say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers
By RANDALL CHASE
Associated Press

WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) -- Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft....Fullstory

2014-10-01 03:01 AM

Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances
By BRANDON BAILEY
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize....Fullstory

2014-10-01 03:01 AM

Could a merger follow the PayPal-eBay split?
By MAE ANDERSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for....Fullstory

2014-10-01 12:22 PM

Property market slowdown in Taiwan extends into August

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) The volume of property sales across Taiwan slumped in August, government statistics showed Wednesday, continuing....Fullstory

2014-10-01 11:57 AM

U.S. dollar higher in early Taipei trading

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.494 at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange,....Fullstory

2014-10-01 10:11 AM

Taiwan shares open lower

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened 8.05 points lower at 8,958.87 Wednesday, on turnover of....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:10 AM

Shares of companies testing Ebola vaccines rise

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September
By MATTHEW CRAFT
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:42 AM

Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders
By JONATHAN FAHEY
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Exxon Mobil is explaining how it is working to manage the risks of hydraulic fracturing in a report issued in response....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

Netflix takes aim at the theatrical window
By JAKE COYLE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege. Windowing -- the practice of opening a movie first in theaters....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

Oil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars
By JOAN LOWY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A top oil industry official says the oil and railroad industries are urging U.S. regulators to allow them as long as seven....Fullstory

2014-10-01 03:01 AM

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap
By JOSH BOAK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the....Fullstory

2014-10-01 03:01 AM

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