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Microsoft to Take Over Nokia’s Landmark Headquarters

Microsoft Corp. will take over Nokia Oyj (NOK1V)’s glass-walled headquarters, one of Finland’s best-known buildings, once the software giant’s deal to buy the Finnish company’s mobile-phone business is completed. Microsoft gains occupancy of a landmark complex whose construction in the … Continue reading

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The coming tech-lash

The tech elite will join bankers and oilmen in public demonology, predicts Adrian Wooldridge. Everyone should be forgiven a certain amount of self-indulgence on their wedding day. But Sean Parker’s multi-million-dollar wedding last June in a forest in California’s Big … Continue reading

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Finnish engineers discover there is life after Nokia

TAMPERE, Finland (Nov 3, 2013): The decline of Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has encouraged a whole generation of local engineers to venture on a new and riskier path: that of entrepreneurship. Housed on the top floor of a building … Continue reading

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Is our line that fast?

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不要怪人家要滅你,是你先動手的…

今周刊 503 期 (2006 年) 到 848 期 (2013 年)。 七年前一家做面板的就在誇口說要滅人家了;七年後的今天,人家挾著手機、晶片、面板、晶圓製造等武器說要來滅你,抓起泥巴硬是把人家抹個一身黑,也無法改變人家葉師傅要來一個打十個的事實。

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How A YCombinator Startup Is Born: The Story Of Strikingly

The midsummer that Strikingly.com was born was as hot and muggy as any of Chicago’s dog days, and Hyde Park had the heavy calm of a university town that had emptied. The mood at the startup’s offices, then called JoinStart, … Continue reading

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MediaTek talking about big.LITTLE™ processing (MWC 2013)

ARM announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that Renesas, CSR, Samsung, Fujitsu Semiconductor and MediaTek would all launch systems based on big.LITTLE in 2013. MediaTek CMO talks about big.LITTLE processing as the natural successor to multicore processing and the next … Continue reading

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Taiwan politics – Ma the bumbler

A former heart-throb loses his shine WHEN he was first elected in 2008, Taiwan’s president, Ma Ying-jeou, offered Taiwanese high hopes that the island’s economy would open a new chapter. He promised ground-breaking agreements with China to help end Taiwan’s … Continue reading

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Taiwan still calling the tune in the semiconductor industry

Editor’s note: The Outlook series spotlights a country to give a deeper understanding of the business, industry and consumer trends that fuel its economy. While exploring the current challenges and opportunities facing a country’s economic progress, Outlook also seeks to … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s place in the global economy

(CNN) It is home to roughly 23 million people, living on a small island the size of Portugal. But economically, Taiwan punches well above its weight. Its electronics and machinery sector accounts for nearly 50% of its exports, yet it … Continue reading

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