Computing And Information Technology

SoftBank raises stake in Yahoo Japan in purchase from Altaba

Jul 10, 2018

Japan's SoftBank Corp. to spend $2 billion on raising stake in Yahoo Japan to 48 percent

China push to end reliance on US tech at trade fight's core

Jul 5, 2018

China push to end reliance on US tech at core of festering trade fight

Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO

Jun 23, 2018

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

Jun 18, 2018

Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets

Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

May 17, 2018

Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China

Chip Wars: Tech rivalry underlies US-China trade conflict

May 3, 2018

Chip wars: US-China trade tensions underscore intense rivalry over key semiconductor expertise

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

Apr 23, 2018

Robots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning

Apr 23, 2018

Shanghai gets automated "unmanned bank" equipped with facial recognition software, a virtual reality room and talking robots

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

Apr 19, 2018

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand

Rights group: China using personal data as repression tool

Feb 27, 2018

Human Rights Watch finds evidence that authorities in one of China's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark example of how big-data technology can be used to police a population