Technology

Baidu jumps into smart speaker fray with Raven H

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BEIJING • Baidu Inc has unveiled a smart speaker designed to stake out a spot in a Chinese market bereft of competing Google or Amazon ...

Amazon’s cashierless store is almost ready for prime time

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For the past year,  Amazon employees have been test driving Amazon Go, an experimental convenience store in downtown Seattle. The ...

Tencent delivers blowout quarter in more than 7 years

The company continues to deliver on hit games while pushing more and smarter advertising
by BLOOMBERG HONG KONG • Tencent Holdings Ltd posted its ...

Twitter cracks down on verified accounts with new policy

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Twitter Inc. updated its policies for removing the verification of a user’s identity, saying it can pull the blue check mark at any time ...

Hon Hai posts surprise profit fall

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BEIJING • Hon Hai Precision Industry Co posted a surprise fall in earnings amid technical hiccups that disrupted production of Apple Inc’s ...

Amazon to sell some Chinese cloud assets

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BEIJING • Amazon.com Inc agreed to sell some of its Chinese cloud assets to its local partner but said it’s committed to a domestic market ...

Amazon to produce ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series with new plots

After six movies that grossed almost $6 billion in theaters, Amazon.com Inc. thinks there’s still money to be mined in Middle Earth.
The ...
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Bitcoin shorts retreat, selling pressure may be easing

TOKYO • Bearish investors in bitcoin have started to cover their short positions, suggesting selling pressure may be waning after concern over the ...
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

Data breach probe still ongoing

The govt has not received a conclusive report on the matter yet, according to Ahmad Zahid
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

Snap is looking a lot like Twitter after another earnings miss

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Snap Inc. went to great lengths to differentiate itself from Twitter Inc. during its initial public offering process. Tuesday’s ...

Apple is said to plan 2018 iPad redesign with facial recognition

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Apple Inc. is working on a redesigned, high-end iPad for as early as 2018 that incorporates key iPhone X features such as slimmer edges ...