Technology

TSMC’s dismal outlook muddies iPhone demand

By BLOOMBERG
TAIPEI • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) forecast quarterly revenue sharply below projections, underscoring the deepening ...

MIT, Stanford academics design cryptocurrency to better bitcoin

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Some of the brightest minds in America are pooling their brain power to create a cryptocurrency that’s designed to do what ...

Future work in the global game of change

Professional firms will need to source complementary partners with skills and knowledge to better serve their clients
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Boohoo offers UK retail relief with strong holiday sales gain

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LONDON • Boohoo Group plc lifted its full-year growth forecast after the online apparel seller’s Instagram-fuelled marketing strategy paid ...

Uber calls on Europe to step up investment in public transport

It seeks to transform its app into a one-stop-shop on demand transport service for rides on bikes, cars, public buses and trains
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Singapore imposes fines over major cyber attack

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SINGAPORE • Singapore’s privacy watchdog yesterday imposed fines of S$1 million (RM3.03 million) on a healthcare provider and ...

Tesco bucks UK holiday retail gloom as small chains suffer

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • In an increasingly tough UK retail environment where the looming threat of Brexit has ground down consumer confidence, the ...

Facial recognition — coming to a gadget near you

By AFP
LAS VEGAS • Imagine walking into a store where a robot greets you by name, lets you know that your online order is ready and then suggests other ...

Fintech revolution still not imminent a year later

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • When European lawmakers ushered in the era of “open banking” for consumers one year ago, both lenders and financial technology ...

Bitcoin mining chip maker Canaan mulls US IPO

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Canaan Inc, China’s second-biggest maker of bitcoin mining hardware, is considering listing in the US after shelving plans for ...

Apple’s TV deal with Samsung showcases shift to services

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SAN FRANCISCO • Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd announced a deal that only recently would have seemed unthinkable: The iPhone ...

Huawei unveils new chipset using ARM design

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BEIJING • Huawei Technologies Co Ltd unveiled a new processor chip for servers as the Chinese telecommunications gear giant pushes ahead ...