Technology

‘Ababis’ and ‘Star Wnrs’ — knock-offs thrive in China e-commerce

US and European firms have long complained about the theft of intellectual property in China
By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG & AFP BEIJING ...

Netflix turns to Asia with new originals

They include 9 Indian programmes, 1st Thai original and 1st Mandarin series
By BLOOMBERG LOS ANGELES • Netflix Inc brought its checkbook ...

Samsung previews phone with a screen that folds like a book

By BLOOMBERG
SAN FRANCISCO • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd showed off a new phone with a foldable screen in a bid to shake up a smartphone business awash ...

Tencent is said to slash game marketing budget amid freeze

Games that don’t yet have govt licences, for example, will have to return their unspent money to the group, according to a letter
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Mazda plans electric push to avoid emission penalties

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Mazda Motor Corp is accelerating a push into electrified vehicles (EVs), planning a slew of introductions by 2021 to help avoid ...

China car sales drop for 5th consecutive month

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • Car sales in China declined for a fifth consecutive month, bringing the world’s largest market closer to its first annual drop ...

Nextgreen partners Japanese firms for green technology

By LYDIA NATHAN
NEXTGREEN Global Bhd is expected to form a partnership with Japanese-based Nomura Holdings Inc and IHI Corp to collaborate and invest ...

In a bet on EV mobility era, Hyundai puts additional RM1b in Grab

By BLOOMBERG
SEOUL • Hyundai Motor Group agreed to invest an additional US$250 million (RM1.04 billion) into Grab Holdings Inc and sell a fleet of ...

Super Apps, Asia’s new innovation, to change cities, economies

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • The ability to communicate, shop online, order rides, read books, play games, get food delivery and pay for anything within a ...

Vietnam plans F1 race in Hanoi to rev up tourism

By BLOOMBERG
HANOI • Vietnam plans to host a Formula One (F1) race in 2020 in Hanoi as the government steps up efforts to boost tourism to be a major ...

AI and future of work in financial services industry

By OTHMAN ABDULLAH / Pic By AFP
I was in a hotel room in Jakarta preparing for a presentation to an Islamic bank in Bandung the next day. I switched on ...

MTDC calls for teamwork in embracing Industry 4.0

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By TMR File
Malaysian Technology Development Corp Sdn Bhd (MTDC) CEO Datuk Norhalim Yunus (picture) has called upon ...