Technology

Huawei ban would hurt 5G, warns Deutsche

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • Europe would fall behind the US and China in the race to instal the next generation of wireless networks if governments ban ...

China joins talks to strike a worldwide digital trade pact

By BLOOMBERG
DAVOS • China will join a group including the US and the European Union (EU) in negotiating new rules to cover the US$25 trillion (RM102.5 ...

Huawei denies espionage claims, says consumers’ security placed first

By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN 
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has denied undertaking any cyber espionage or acting as a spy agent for ...

Oil CEOs see rebalancing as outlook blurred by China risk

By BLOOMBERG
DAVOS • The oil market is gradually returning to balance as OPEC reins in output and the US shale boom slows, according to executives ...

Digital tech adoption to spur level playing field

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By BERNAMA
The government wants the adoption of digital technology to create a more level playing field for local ...

China rips Tencent’s news service, kills 9,300 apps

HONG KONG • China is stepping up its efforts to rein in the country’s Internet, singling out Tencent Holdings Ltd’s popular news app for spreading vulgar ...

TomTom sells telematics unit to Bridgestone for RM4.3b

By BLOOMBERG
AMSTERDAM • TomTom NV will sell its telematics fleet-management business to tyre manufacturer Bridgestone Corp for €910 million (RM4.28 ...

Tencent still frozen out as China okays latest games

HONG KONG • Tencent Holdings Ltd and Netease Inc were again left out when regulators green-lit the latest batch of online games, spurring concern that ...

US consumers more keen to know origins of their food, says foundation

US consumers found to be adopting an origins-focused approach when buying food
Consumers in the US want to learn more about the origins of their food ...

Sharp rolls out 1st AQUOS 8K TV in South-East Asia

Sharp Corp has unveiled its first AQUOS 8K television (TV) line-up AX1 series in Malaysia, badged as the first 8K TV commercially available in the ...

As genetic testing blossoms, companies search for a killer app

SAN FRANCISCO • Millions of Americans have taken genetic tests to help them learn more about who they are or how sick they could become. In a crowded field ...

M’sia to see Tesla-standard car battery by 2020

MARii and a locally listed firm are currently conducting a feasibility study
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS Malaysia is poised ...