Technology

Vodafone’s Australia merger blocked by regulator

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SYDNEY • A planned US$7.7 billion (RM31.95 billion) merger of Vodafone Group plc’s struggling Australian business with TPG Telecom Ltd was ...

Wirecard boosts profit forecast on payment growth

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BERLIN • Wirecard AG raised its earnings forecast for the year after first-quarter (1Q) profit jumped on growing transactions, suggesting ...

Tencent swaps out PUBG for Chinese game

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HONG KONG • Tencent Holdings Ltd unveiled its latest entry in the battle royale death-match genre yesterday, allowing China’s largest ...

Singapore takes step toward offering 5G in 2020

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SINGAPORE • Singapore’s mobile phone carriers are being asked to take a step toward introducing 5G wireless services as early as next ...

U Mobile and Chubb collaborate to offer general insurance products

By AZALEA AZUAR / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
U MOBILE Sdn Bhd and Chubb Insurance Malaysia Bhd have agreed to offer Chubb general insurance products of ...

Amazon workers are listening to what you tell Alexa

A global team reviews audio clips in an effort to help the voice-activated assistant respond to commands
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Canadian banks to verify client identities via blockchain

TORONTO • Canada is making a big leap in modernising identity verification, tapping blockchain technology to let consumers digitally prove who they are to ...

Apple says it pulled parental control apps over privacy concerns

According to Apple, apps barred relies on MDM, meant for enterprises that manage groups of devices for employees
SAN FRANCISCO • Apple Inc said it ...

Bayer AG has a tough audience scrutinising its latest crop technology

CHICAGO • Bayer AG has a tough audience scrutinising its latest crop technology.
Brazil’s most influential soybean growers group, along with ...

Boost to diversify into academia environment

It has plans to enter schools in the primary and secondary levels, says CEO
By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS Homegrown e-wallet Boost is ...

Bed Bath & Beyond appoints independent chairman

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NEW YORK • Bed Bath & Beyond Inc yielded to some demands of a trio of activist investors, naming an independent chairman and replacing ...

Making Internet faster and cheaper

Gobind is making the national agenda of high-speed Internet across every nook and cranny of the country a priority
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