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BANGKOK— Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk. Sydney's S&P ASX 200 gained 0.2 percent to 5,275.60 while Seoul, Taipei, Singapore and New Zealand declined.
*Taiwan gov't investigating phones' data transmission to China. The government began performing independent tests on Xiaomi phones after reports in recent months that some models automatically send user data back to the firm's servers in mainland China, Gin-Shian Lou, a director at Taiwan's National Communications Commission, said on Wednesday.
SEATTLE— The chief executive officer of a China- based energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of securities fraud. Dickson Lee, head of L&L Energy, pleaded to one count of reporting false information to the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission.
SHANGHAI/ DONGGUAN, Sept 11- About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency reported.
SEOUL/ TAIPEI, Sept 10- Apple Inc may have disappointed many consumers by not putting sapphire glass covers on its new iPhone, but the scratch-resistant material is gradually making its way into mobile devices despite manufacturing challenges and high costs.
Andrew Sullivan, Head of Sales Trading, Hong Kong, Espirito Santo, says South Korean and Taiwanese technology stocks look attractive amid a pickup in the sector.
Apple suppliers are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone ahead of next month's expected launch.
TOKYO, Aug 22- Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said.
PRETORIA- South Africa's central bank steps in to rescue unsecured lender African Bank Investments, placing it under external supervision and announcing plans for a $940 million capital injection underwritten by local lenders. Europe's fragile economy put to test as Ukraine, Iraq sour mood.
With the absence of a supercycle in the PC industry, robust growth in earnings will be unlikely for Acer moving ahead, says Vincent Chen, Head of Greater China Technology Research at Yuanta.
BOSTON, July 31- USB devices such as keyboards, thumb-drives and mice can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher revealed on Thursday.
BOSTON, July 31- USB devices such as mice, keyboards and thumb-drives can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher revealed on Thursday.
Below are key facts and a timeline concerning development of China's yuan payments system. NOVEMBER 2005- China's central bank announces the expansion of the yuan banking business in Hong Kong.
TAIPEI, July 7- Investors wanting a slice of the crazy demand expected for Apple Inc's next version of the iPhone are rushing for what they believe is more profitable than investing in the U.S. smartphone maker: Taiwanese Apple component suppliers.
*Alibaba the king of online retail on personal computers in China. *Alibaba headed for big IPO in New York this year. BEIJING, July 1- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd may have dominated online retail on personal computers, but is some way from replicating that leadership in shopping by smartphone and other mobile devices.
Taiwanese protesters are worried that a trade deal will hurt businesses and increase political influence from Beijing, says Joseph Cheng, Chair Professor of Political Science at City University of Hong Kong.
TAIPEI, June 26- A senior Taiwanese politician urged China's top official in charge of relations with the island to respect its people and their choices, underscoring the deep ideological split that divides democratic Taiwan and Communist-ruled China.
*Easier monetary policy from China central bank seen driving regional stocks. BANGALORE, June 26- Shares in Shanghai, Hong Kong and South Korea are expected to rally over the next six months on expectations that China's central bank will ease policy, boosting both its economy and that of the region, a Reuters poll showed.
*China's warming Taiwan ties in contrast to its relations elsewhere in Asia. TAOYUAN, Taiwan, June 25- China's top official in charge of Taiwan ties arrived on the island on Wednesday to begin landmark talks aimed at wooing Taiwanese who remain suspicious about a pending trade pact and autocratic China's designs on Taiwan.
*China's warming Taiwan ties in contrast to its relations elsewhere in Asia. Zhang Zhijun, director of China's Taiwan Affairs Office, will be the first head of the body to visit the self-ruled and democratic island, where defeated Nationalist forces fled after losing a civil war to China's Communists in 1949..