Computing And Information Technology

Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance

Jan 23, 2018

French retailer Carrefour and Chinese tech giant Tencent have announced a cooperation agreement in China and a possible investment to develop e-commerce and other technology

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Jan 16, 2018

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems

Hyundai, Aurora to release autonomous cars by 2021

Jan 4, 2018

Hyundai Motor Co. says it will release its first self-driving vehicles to markets by 2021 in partnership with U.S. self-driving technology startup Aurora Innovation Inc

China lashes out at German ambassador over cyber security

Dec 27, 2017

China's foreign ministry has lashed out at Germany's ambassador after he said in a newspaper interview Beijing has failed to respond to requests to discuss increasing restrictions on internet use

North Korea UN ambassador demands US prove ransomware claim

Dec 26, 2017

North Korea's UN ambassador in charge of US affairs demands Washington show evidence to prove Wannacry cyberattack claim

NKorea vows to retaliate over US ransomware accusation

Dec 21, 2017

North Korea vows to retaliate after US blames it for WannaCry ransomware attack, says claims are 'grave political provocation'

Chinese company Xunlei plans US cloud computing service

Dec 20, 2017

Chinese tech company Xunlei says it plans to launch a cloud computing service in the United States and Europe next year, aiming to compete in Amazon's home market

Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US trade

Dec 7, 2017

Bitcoin topped $17,000, while a hacking at a bitcoin mining company raises new concerns about the security of digital currencies.

Apple CEO hopeful banned apps will return to China store

Dec 6, 2017

Apple's chief executive says he's optimistic some apps that fell afoul of China's tight internet laws will eventually be restored after they were removed earlier this year

Apple, Google at Chinese internet fest shows lure of market

Dec 4, 2017

Apple, Google leaders' presence at China state-run internet conference highlights dilemma for Western tech companies trying to expand in increasingly restricted market