US stocks edge higher as China eases trade tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading on Wednesday as investors snapped up technology companies following China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs. ...

TSMC ranks as No. 3 chip supplier in first half of 2019

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) was the world's third largest chip supplier in the first half of 2019 while Taiwan-based MediaTek Inc. made the list of the top 15 IC chi...

Weak Netflix results send US stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading on Wall Street Thursday after Netflix reported a slump in new subscribers and dragged down communications companies. The stre...

Stocks rise on Wall Street, sending Dow briefly over 27,000

Technology and communications companies pushed stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday, extending the market's gains from the day before. The early buying briefly nudg...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street led by gains in techno...

Japan-S. Korea relations continue to deteriorate over Tokyo's export restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japan is looking to curb the export of materials vital to South Korean chipmakers, potentially causing a supply crisis for Korean tech giants. Japan has announced new restri...

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company victim of fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An erroneous report in a Korean publication claimed that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電) had lost out on an order for graphics processing units (GPU). ...

ITRI celebrates 46th year as driver of Taiwan tech innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s economic minister hailed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) as a force that is spearheading the development of Taiwan's tech industry in a ...

Stocks open July with a rally on US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street applauded a cease-fire in the U.S. trade war with China and opened trading in July with a bang. The S&P 500 index opened on track for a record high an...

Taiwan's MediaTek ranked 4th largest IC designer worldwide, Novatek No. 8

Taipei (CNA) - MediaTek Inc., a smartphone chip designer from Taiwan, was the fourth largest integrated circuit designer worldwide in the first quarter of this year, as the company saw its revenue ris...

Stocks mostly rise as investors push to break losing streak

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors pushed to break a four-day losing streak. The broader market has been having a wobbl...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise slightly with trade in focus

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising ahead of an important weekend meeting between U.S. Pr...

Stocks rise amid fresh hopes for a US-China trade deal

Technology companies led stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Wednesday amid fresh optimism among investors that the U.S. and China are making progress toward a deal to resolve their costly t...

Asian shares waver ahead of Trump-Xi meet at Osaka G-20

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were wavering in Asia on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-U.S. trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping planned for la...

US blacklists 5 Chinese groups working in supercomputing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is blacklisting five Chinese organizations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as justification for denyin...