Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

SoftBank unit invests RM518m in Google’s Loon

SAN FRANCISCO • One of the most improbable ideas from Google LLC’s eccentric co-founders — using high-altitude balloons to provide Internet connections — ...

The US$18b electric-car bubble at risk of bursting in China

There are now 486 EV manufacturers registered in China, more than triple the number from 2 years ago
By BLOOMBERG NEWS AN IPHONE assembler, e-commerce ...

Making Internet faster and cheaper

Gobind is making the national agenda of high-speed Internet across every nook and cranny of the country a priority
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By ISMAIL ...

Naspers to separate Tencent stake, web assets in Dutch listing

JOHANNESBURG • Naspers Ltd plans to carve out its Internet businesses, including a US$133 billion (RM541.19 billion) stake in China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd ...

Germany’s bid to catch up on digital age hinges on 5G auction

Europe’s biggest economy seeks to transition away from its reliance on old-school engineering to a data-based economy
BERLIN • Germany’s effort to ...

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 ...

Big plastic-trash plan is just a drop in the ocean

HOUSTON • With all those plastic-trash haters filling the Internet with images of garbage-choked oceans and demanding bans on everything from drinking ...

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 ...

China wants to dominate the Internet

By Emily de La Bruyere & Nathan Picarsic / BLOOMBERG
For the past year, the US and China have been engaged in a wide-ranging trade war. ...

Chinese web giants are behind Latin America’s mobile tech boom

By pouring investment into mobile commerce, the nation has found another way to dominate where America once held sway
by DANIELA GUZMAN WHEN Alex Tabor ...

Tencent in talks to join bid for Amer Sports

HONG KONG • Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to join a Chinese investor group pursuing a takeover of Finland’s Amer Sports Oyj, people ...

As Internet stocks plunge, ‘old tech’ finds new friends

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • When it comes to tech stocks, new isn’t always better. Amid a broad sell-off in Internet stocks, investors have found a renewed ...