Technology

China Railway forms cargo venture with SF

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • China Railway Corp formed a cargo venture with express delivery company SF Holding Co as part of the nation’s efforts to draw in ...

Robot teachers invade Chinese kindergartens

By AFP
BEIJING • Chinese kindergarten children giggled as they worked to solve puzzles assigned by their new teaching assistant — a roundish, short ...

Thomson Reuters plans RM37b buyback post-Blackstone deal

By BLOOMBERG
LOS ANGELES • Thomson Reuters Corp announced plans to purchase as much as US$9 billion (RM36.99 billion) of its stock, rewarding ...

Embracing digital transformation

Top-level leadership is important for firms that are undergoing a digital biz transformation
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By ISMAIL ...

Google teams with banks to launch digital lending for India

By BLOOMBERG
BANGALORE • Alphabet Inc’s Google is partnering four Indian banks to grant consumer loans online, as the fight for a US$1 trillion (RM4.09 ...

Toyota raises bet on self-driving cars by lifting Uber stake

It is transforming into a mobility-services provider, with CEO warning that the paradigm shift has become a life-or-death battle ...

Meet 15 of the people helping CEO Tim Cook run Apple

Apple’s Cook says ‘passing the baton’ wisely is one of his most crucial responsibilities
By Mark Gurman / BLOOMBERG LAST Friday, Tim Cook marked the ...

Canon confident SST will provide long-term growth

By KEVIN WONG / Pic By csa.canon.com
Canon Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd is optimistic that the Sales and Services Tax (SST) which will take effect ...

Didi gets rare rebuke after another carpooling passenger dies

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • China’s ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is drawing criticism from state media for its safety practices after a second female ...

Deeper economic ills at the root of Japan’s latest sexism scandal

‘The situation in Japan is not one that allows very talented women to flourish’
Tokyo • Revelations that a medical school in Tokyo systematically ...

Forget the 401(k), stem cell storage might let you cheat death

By BLOOMBERG
New York • As MyCrypto mulled what benefits to offer employees, the new blockchain start-up asked them what they wanted. “Surprisingly, we ...

Deadline near for telcos to present cheaper packages

Only 2 companies have complied to the MSAP to review their Internet prices, says minister
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By ISMAIL CHE ...