Technology

2018’s Corporate Space Race: Getting Ready for Astronauts, Then Tourists

Boeing and SpaceX have a busy year proving they can replace NASA’s defunct shuttle programme
by Dana Hull & Julie Johnsson / BLOOMBERG For the ...

Nintendo surprises with cardboard accessories for Switch

by BLOOMBERG
Nintendo Co. surprised gamers and investors alike by unveiling new cardboard accessories which interact with games for its Switch console. ...

Hike unveils software that works without active data

by BLOOMBERG
BANGALORE • WhatsApp rival Hike of India is introducing a version of Android that lets users message, make payments and access information ...

Japan’s core machine orders surge in November

by BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Japan’s core machine orders unexpectedly rose in November, driven by demand from the nation’s non-manufacturing sector, the latest ...

Tencent cracks down on cheats in world’s top-selling game

The biggest gaming company has enlisted police to root out the underground rings that make and sell cheat software
by BLOOMBERG HONG KONG • Tencent ...

Marchionne: The Future of Cars Will Be Electric and Commoditised

IN A two-hour interview in Detroit ahead of this week’s North American International Auto Show, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne ...

Alibaba’s AI beat humans in Stanford reading test

by BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Alibaba has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that scored better than humans in a Stanford University reading ...
EU Supercomputer

EU launches RM4.8b supercomputing plan without UK

LONDON • The European Union (EU) will spend €1 billion (RM4.78 billion) to try to catch up to China, the US and Japan in supercomputing, the European ...

Google makes little noise buying UK sound tech startup Redux

by BLOOMBERG
Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly acquired a UK startup focused on technology that turns surfaces such as phone displays into speakers. ...

New Google headset, camera aim to spread VR beyond gaming

by BLOOMBERG
Virtual reality devices are still mostly purchased by a niche market: gamers. Google wants to change that. The Alphabet Inc. ...

Google brings voice assistant to speaker screens and more cars

by BLOOMBERG
Google made a rare appearance at the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas on Monday to announce versions of its digital assistant ...
Cyber Games 2018

M’sia Cyber Games 2018 to boost e-sports presence

As of 2017, the creative industry has contributed RM2.8b, says president
By KEVIN WONG / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM The growing and lucrative world of ...