Technology

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 ...

EU’s plan to tax Facebook, Amazon heads for Brussels showdown

It will be imposed on turnover and won’t be ‘creditable’ against existing corporate taxes
By BLOOMBERG BRUSSELS • A scrap among ...

Investors hunt for Asia opportunities amid tech stock rout

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Investors are looking to Asia to snap up opportunities following the the global technology stock rout. The downturn hasn’t ...

China’s Li sets sights on ‘supersonic trains’

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • Chinese billionaire Li Shufu (picture) spent the past decade expanding his auto empire buying Volvo, a stake in ...

Video game action heads for the cloud

By AFP
SAN FRANCISCO • Video games are following television and music into the cloud, with console-quality play on its way to being a streaming service ...

HKEx CEO says IPOs in city ‘just keep coming’

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd (HKEx) is on track for a record year for initial public offerings (IPOs), and it ...

Ping An plans IPO of health tech unit

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd, China’s biggest insurer by market value, is planning a Hong Kong initial public ...

Hong Kong reveals crypto rules to tame wild market

SFC: Fund managers that invest more than 10% of their portfolio in crypto assets will need to be licensed
By BLOOMBERG HONG KONG • ...

Japan victory over mobile carriers triggers RM142.1b rout

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • NTT Docomo Inc led a ¥3.8 trillion (RM142.12 billion) stock rout of Japan’s top three mobile carriers after it appeared to cave in ...

Takeda mulls selling over-the-counter assets

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd is considering a sale of assets from its over-the-counter business in Europe, as the drugmaker ...

Fuelling the future: How batteries are improving, in 3 ways

Hundreds of companies and thousands of scientists all over the world are trying to solve the conundrums of the next generation battery with improved ...