Thursday, July 18, 2019

High-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan’s wartime history

TOKYO: Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a...

Ola gets green light for London taxi business

LONDON: India’s biggest ride-hailing platform Ola Cabs, which is run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has received approval from London’s transport regulator to start...

Xiaomi eyes youth with new smartphones

BEIJING: Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi Corp has unveiled new smartphones to attract younger generations with what it called an "exceptional" photography experience. The models, named...

Libra may force central banks to create their own

WASHINGTON: Just a few months ago, Augustín Carstens, the general manager for the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the so-called central bank for central...

Inside Facebook’s plan to disrupt money

SINGAPORE: Facebook Inc. is hoping that the stars will be aligned favourably when it launches its digital currency, christened Libra, in the first half...

Education startup SABAQ shortlisted for Siemens Foundation’s global award

KARACHI: From a pool of 800 submissions from 86 countries, SABAQ is the only Pakistani startup to be among the 11 finalists for the...

LinkedIn publishes China white paper

BEIJING: LinkedIn, the California-based professional social network, has released its China B2B Brand Globalization White Paper, which calls for more domestic companies to adopt...

Apple says US tariffs on China would backfire

WASHINGTON: Apple is warning the US administration that proposed tariffs on Chinese imports would be counterproductive, saying they would hurt the iPhone maker’s competitiveness...

Huawei CEO holds dialogue with US tech experts

NEW YORK: Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei had a discussion with two American technological gurus, George Gilder and Nicholas Negroponte, at the company's...

Mark Zuckerberg to become head of a Swiss bank

Bern: Mark Zuckerberg is about to become the head of a very big bank based in Switzerland. Libra is Facebooks’ new cryptocurrency.  Imagine sitting...

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