Technology

From princes to undertakers, Norway’s motorists go electric

By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG
OSLO • Some want to save the planet even in the afterlife. In Oslo, a funeral home offers the dearly departed a trip to their ...

A challenging future for telcos

It is critical that as telcos make technology investments, they also continue to focus on devising business models to monetise 5G and other opportunities ...

Broadband speed up threefold in 17 months

by TMR/ graphic by MZUKRI
MALAYSIA’S average fixed-broadband speed has accelerated more than threefold in 17 months, from 22.5Mbps in January 2018 to ...

Drones — beyond a flying camera

Regulators should fine-tune the policy soon as drones are set to make a big wave in the next couple of years, says expert
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic ...

Samsung could end up in French court over ethics pledges: NGOs

by AFP/ pic by AFP
Samsung Electronics could end up in the dock in France for not abiding by its own ethics pledges, such as a ban on under-age labour ...

Cybersecurity risks are threatening deals, industry survey shows

By BLOOMBERG
Cybersecurity issues are increasingly becoming a concern in mergers and acquisitions, a new survey shows, and lapses can jeopardize deals ...

Cloudflare partners with Tencent Cloud to further expand Bandwidth Alliance

By BERNAMA / Graphic By ANIS SHAMSUL
SAN FRANCISCO • Cloudflare, a leading Internet performance, security, and reliability company, today announced ...

BTS made an app that lets you chat with its members (sort of)

by BLOOMBERG / pic by BLOOMBERG
K-pop sensation BTS has racked up a string of firsts over an astonishing six-year run. Now the seven-member group star ...

Unilever taps growth on skincare brand takeover

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Unilever agreed to buy skincare brand Tatcha, which makes creams based on a foundation of green tea, rice and algae, seeking to ...

Uber rival Bolt relaunches in London after 2-year exile

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Uber Technologies Inc rival Bolt, formerly known as Taxi fy, has relaunched in London — nearly two years after its operating ...

Two Vietnam payments start-ups set to merge

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Two of Vietnam’s payments start-ups are merging to add scale in the market where cashless payments are booming. Vimo ...

Apple to buy Drive.ai in bid for more talents

By BLOOMBERG
SAN FRANCISCO • Apple Inc is preparing to buy start-up Drive.ai in a small deal that will bring more engineers with experience in ...