Technology

Pinterest IPO raises RM5.8b as it shuns social-media tag

By BLOOMBERG
SAN FRANCISCO • Pinterest Inc’s message to investors was don’t compare us to social media or a search engine. The outcome on Wednesday was ...

Malaysia to leverage on 5G in 3 years, says Dr Mahathir

Nations which respond quickly to disruption have always been able to ride the wave of radical changes, says PM
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / pic by MUHD AMIN ...

Boeing urged to split CEO, chairman roles in Max crash aftermath

By BLOOMBERG
CHICAGO • Boeing Co should eventually appoint an independent director to lead its board rather than concentrating power in the hands of ...

Google, Apple block new downloads of TikTok in India

By BLOOMBERG
SAN FRANCISCO • Google LLC and Apple Inc complied with an Indian court order to block downloads of the popular app TikTok over government ...

With Disney in control, Hulu buys out AT&T for RM5.9b

By BLOOMBERG
LOS ANGELES • And then there were two. Hulu LLC, an online-streaming venture backed by the biggest companies in entertainment, bought out ...

Bitcoin offshoot falls after exchange delisting

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Binance, the world’s largest digital-asset exchange, is delisting the token known as Bitcoin SV (BSV) amid a dispute with one of ...

The moon is a hot destination for carmakers

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • The next frontier for carmakers could be the moon. BAIC Group is working with China’s Lunar Exploration Project to set up a ...

Nissan Leaf’s battery maker builds 1st China factory

BEIJING • The battery maker for Nissan Motor Co Ltd’s Leaf vehicles is adding a factory in China to more than triple its global capacity and lure more ...

Maternal milk ingredient is hot health supplement for adults, say experts

HMOs could lead to treatments for adult ailments such as irritable bowel syndrome, allergies and even the ageing brain
HOUSTON • Mother’s milk isn’t ...

Drugmakers stockpiling for Brexit ask: How long do we wait?

LONDON • Pharma companies ramped up their stockpiles of drugs to prepare for a potentially chaotic Brexit. Now, they’re in the dark about how long they’ll ...

Fintechs ramp up hiring as big banks cut jobs

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • As many of Europe’s biggest financial firms trim staff and brace for Brexit, their emerging competitors are charging ahead at ...

Tesla, Panasonic freeze expansion, Nikkei says

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Tesla Inc and Panasonic Corp are suspending plans to expand the capacity of their US$4.5 billion (RM18.5 billion) US plant in the ...