Chinese tech giants are snapping up gaming studios around the world – here are some potential ramifications

People play computer games at an internet cafe in Fuyang, China's Anhui province.Lu Qijian | Visual…

Apple’s iPhone hot streak is going to run into the global chip shortage

Apple CEO Tim Cook attends the opening of the new Apple Tower Theater retail store at…

Apple demolishes earnings expectations with iPhone sales surging nearly 50%

Apple reported strong fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, demolishing Wall Street expectations. Every one of Apple's major…

Google advertising revenue rises 69% from last year

Google CEO Sundar PichaiGetty ImagesAlphabet reported Q2 2021 earnings after the bell. The stock rose more…

Microsoft posts big earnings beat, but Windows revenue from device makers falls 3%

Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corp., listens to audience questions at the Microsoft Annual…

Binance CEO says he’s willing to step down as world’s biggest crypto exchange welcomes regulation

Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, speaks during a TV interview in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Jan.…

The co-founder of Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is taking on Apple with $99 wireless earbuds

LONDON — The co-founder of Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is challenging Apple with a cheaper alternative…

This food delivery giant is down over 20% in 2021. An investor says enough is enough

An employee makes a pizza next to a Just Eat Plc branded delivery bag in the…

South Africa port operations halted and workers reportedly put on leave after major cyberattack

Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTransnet, a state-owned South African rail, port and pipeline company, appears…

Elon Musk snipes at Apple twice on Tesla earnings call

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., right, departs from court for the SolarCity trial…

Tesla reports more than $1 billion in net income during Q2, up tenfold from a year ago

Tesla reported second-quarter earnings after the bell Monday, and it's a beat on both the top and…

Tesla records $23 million in bitcoin-related impairments after cryptocurrency’s second-quarter plunge

A Tesla store in Beijing, China, on July 4, 2021.Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty ImagesTesla…

Facebook creates exec team to work on Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for a digital universe

David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFacebook will create a product team to work on…

New Nokia smartphone is a ‘military grade’ model with 5G that can take a beating

The Nokia XR20.HMD GlobalLONDON — The maker of Nokia-branded phones debuted a slew of new devices…

Ex-Cisco CEO discourages his start-ups from doing business in ‘unpredictable’ China

Former Cisco CEO John Chambers told CNBC on Monday he is discouraging the start-ups he's invested in from…

Bezos offers to cover $2 billion in NASA costs in exchange for astronaut lunar lander contract

Jeff Bezos holds the aviation glasses that belonged to Amelia Earhart as he speaks during a…

Banned from Amazon, Chinese sellers weigh legal options

Tech /  Big Tech Several Chinese merchants failed to agree to a legal strategy to challenge Amazon’s…

Tencent’s music-streaming dominance endures despite end of exclusive deals

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation has ordered Tencent to end its exclusive music licensing deals…

China moves to protect food delivery drivers from digital exploitation

The policy guidelines come as China ramps up a campaign to rein in Big Tech, forcing…

Chinese EV start-up gets nod for IPO, dual primary listing in Hong Kong

Li Auto has won approval from Hong Kong stock exchange to sell shares and list on…

China’s tech giants go on hiring spree despite historic crackdown

Tech /  Big Tech Alibaba, ByteDance, JD.com and Meituan are hiring thousands of new graduates as competition…

China launches fresh crackdown on internet industry misconduct

The six-month campaign will address the ‘tough problems’ of China’s internet industry, said the Ministry of…

China’s battered tutoring stocks have further to fall as banks cut price targets

Investment banks have cut their recommendations and price targets on the tutoring sector after Beijing unveiled…

Chinese artists use NFT to authenticate painting in new frontier for blockchain

Painting depicting cryptocurrency dogecoin sold with an NFT for US$23,168 worth of bitcoin Brokerage Macey &…

Shanghai’s big vision to lead world in next-gen tech is light on detail

The government of Shanghai, China’s largest city, is pushing to become a leader in next-generation technologies…

World’s largest iPhone factory rushes to hire workers amid Zhengzhou flooding

Foxconn is offering a signing bonus worth up to US$1,532 to people willing to work on…

China orders Tencent to end exclusive music deals

The music arm of the Shenzhen-based company must relinquish its exclusive music rights within the next…

Health tech goes for the silver lining in China’s ‘silver economy’

Published: 10:18am, 24 Jul, 2021 Updated: 5:41pm, 24 Jul, 2021

WeChat mini programs pose ‘significant’ risk of personal data leakage

Personal banking mini programs on WeChat found to have major data leak risks, report says Sensitive…

Foxconn under pressure as it extends workers’ leave into third day

Tech /  Tech Trends Record amounts of rainfall have forced Foxconn to put workers on leave at…

China reins back tutoring in education reform that sets off stocks rout

Tech /  Policy Local authorities will ban holiday and weekend tutoring, and will no longer approve tuition…

China punishes online merchants for fake reviews, inflated sales

In the first half, the SAMR and its branches investigated more than 3,000 cases of fake…

An Olympic tradition goes digital for Tokyo 2020 with Alibaba Cloud Pin

Published: 3:41pm, 23 Jul, 2021 Updated: 5:34pm, 23 Jul, 2021

Banned from Amazon, Chinese sellers face ‘growing pains’, says Beijing

Amazon shipping boxes lie on conveyor belts during a trial run at the logistics hall of…

Intel’s server-chip woes prove a drag on sales forecast

Intel's logo is shown on a gaming computer display during the opening day of E3 in…

Amazon, other internet giants under spotlight in landmark US lawsuit

Tech /  Big Tech The US Consumer Product Safety Commission seeks to compel Amazon to take part…

Tesla drops down rankings to ‘below average quality’ in mainland survey

The study measures new-vehicle quality by examining problems experienced by car buyers in China within the…

Tencent expands global gaming operations in bid to take on Microsoft, Sony

In this Sept. 5, 2020, photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Chinese technology firm…

Henan flood victims get crowdsourced help from Big Tech platforms

Tech /  Big Tech A viral spreadsheet on Tencent Docs was updated more than 20,000 times in…

Semiconductor industry faces concerns about making too many chips

Amid a surge in investment to expand production capacity, chip makers fear profits will take a…

Social audio app Clubhouse is no longer invite-only

Clubhouse said in a blog post that it had always planned to open up the app…

Elon Musk says SpaceX owns bitcoin and Tesla could accept it again

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 conference at the Washington Convention Center…

Beijing blasts Tencent, Alibaba and others for ‘soft child porn’ sticker packs

Zhuang Rongwen, Minister of Cyberspace Administration of China, reads a message from Chinese President Xi Jinping…

Apple supplier Foxconn puts workers on leave amid Zhengzhou flooding

Tech /  Big Tech Tens of thousands of workers at two Foxconn facilities in Zhengzhou were told…

Chip maker Tsinghua Unigroup calls on white knight to save the firm

Unigroup requires a strategic investor with minimum total assets worth US$7.7 billion or US$3.1 billion in…

Forbes China puts Jack Ma, tech titans at top of philanthropy list for 2020

Tech /  Big Tech Jack Ma donated nearly US$500 million in 2020, a year that ended with…

China’s Big Tech rush to support flood relief in central China

Tech /  Big Tech The rush of donations comes as China’s tech companies are under scrutiny for…

Huawei boosts lobbying spending to US$1 million to counter US bans

Huawei’s spending on Washington lobbyists increased from US$180,000 in the first quarter, as the company was…

China’s state trade union calls for gig economy worker branches

Tech /  Big Tech The state labour union made the call at a time when Beijing is…

Has China closed the door to tech firms raising funds in New York?

Some Chinese tech firms have postponed or dropped plans for a New York IPO following Beijing’s…