2020 Taiwan Presidential Election: Countdown 143 days

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election Last updated: Aug. 21, 2019 00:10 => Presidential candidates: party nominees Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu => Presidential candidate qualifications => El...

Google leads world’s top 100 websites, followed by YouTube and Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Google is the most visited website in the world, scoring 60 billion visitors a month, according to the market research group Visual Capitalist. The U.S.-based search en...

Amazon's spending on quick delivery is squeezing its profits

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's ramped up spending on speedier delivery for its Prime customers helped to accelerate its sales in the second quarter. But it also crimped its profits. ...

Netflix, United Rentals fall while Union Pacific, eBay rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Netflix Inc., down $37.23 to $325.21 The video streaming service suffered a slowdown ...

Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue

NEW YORK (AP) — How much is too much for streaming video? A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix — including the first quarterly drop in its U.S. subscribers since 2011 —...

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...

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___ With Big Tech's dominance under scrutiny, EU probes Amazon BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retaile...

Netflix's subscriber growth droops in 2Q , stock tumbles

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's video streaming service suffered a dramatic slowdown in growth during its traditionally sluggish spring season, a drop-off coming as it girds for challenges from a star-...

Google's challenge to game consoles to kick off in November

NEW YORK (AP) — Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a...

YouTube updates hate speech guidelines to prohibit videos

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content. The video streaming company says it has already made...

A singer goes missing in China's effort to erase Tiananmen

BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Th...

U.S. Stocks edge higher and regain some lost ground

Stocks regained some ground in morning trading Tuesday following a nosedive at the start of the week as the U.S. and China escalate their trade war. Investors have been dealing with creeping uncert...

Markets Right Now: US stocks rise in early trading

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 as the market claws ba...

Discovery buys Golf Digest and strengthens PGA Tour deal

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Discovery Inc. purchased Golf Digest on Monday in a deal that will provide exclusive content from Tiger Woods and strengthen its relationship with the PGA Tour as it sets out ...

Fossil, Tapestry rise while Stamps, Etsy fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Stamps.com Inc., down $46.49 to $36.90 The online postage provider slashed its full-y...