Technology

Lenovo’s CEO vows to hit online sales target — or quit

BEIJING • Lenovo Group Ltd’s Yang Yuanqing asked for patience as he tries to get China’s top personal computer (PC) maker growing once more, but for the ...

iPhone’s Asian manufacturers join Apple’s legal counter against Qualcomm

SAN FRANCISCO • Apple Inc and its Asian contract manufacturers are hitting back at Qualcomm Inc with legal claims that try to undermine the chipmaker’s ...

Google search embraces the feed – but don’t call it social

by Bloomberg
Years ago, Google built a social network separate from its prized asset, web search. The effort failed. Now the company is trying ...

Facebook’s WhatsApp blocked in China amid censorship push

by Bloomberg
Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp messaging service has been partially blocked in China, following a censorship crackdown by the government. ...

Louis Vuitton Goes Upmarket in Smartwatch Fight with Apple

by CORINNE GRETLER & ROBERT WILLIAMS
LVMH wants to sell smartwatches to well-off fashionistas, introducing a techy timepiece under its Louis ...

Toshiba to hold chip unit deal until July 28 court hearing

TOKYO • Toshiba Corp, whose sale of its chip unit is being challenged in court by manufacturing partner Western Digital Corp, agreed to hold off closing ...

Spotify signs Sony royalty deal while Warner holds out

by Reuters
Spotify has reached a licensing deal with a second major label, Sony Music Entertainment, according to media reports, setting the stage for ...

Why the Robot Takeover of the Economy Is Proceeding Slowly

by Craig Torres
Vik Singh’s company has powerful artificial intelligence software that helps firms hunt down the best sales leads. Getting somebody to ...

Xiaomi acquires Nokia patents to drive expansion

BEIJING • Xiaomi Corp has acquired a swathe of patents from Nokia Oyj, making its latest acquisition of technology to drive a global expansion.
The ...

Reducing stroke risk with early cardiology care

Patients with irregular heart rhythm — known as atrial fibrillation — who got early cardiology care had a reduced risk of stroke, probably because they ...

Jack Ma’s Shadow Looms Large for Banks Across Southeast Asia

By Bloomberg
  Over the past two months, some 1,000 part-time workers for DBS Group Holdings Ltd.have fanned out across Singapore’s famed ...

Xbox One X – World’s most powerful game console to debut on Nov 7

The keenly anticipated Microsoft’s Xbox One X, which will make its worldwide debut on Nov 7, is now touted as the world’s most powerful gaming ...