U.S. tech giants eye AI key to unlock China push

U.S. technology giants, facing tighter content rules in China and the threat of a trade war, are targeting an easier way into the world's second largest economy - artificial intelligence. Read more »

In coup for Google, Renault-Nissan embraces Android infotainment

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi carmaking alliance said on Tuesday it will use Alphabet's Google Android operating system in future vehicles - handing a victory to the U.S. tech giant which seeks to carve out... Read more »

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says U.S.-China trade friction could last 20 years

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday that trade frictions between the United States and China could last for two decades and would be "a mess" for all parties involved, citing... Read more »

TomTom shares crash as carmakers opt for Google Maps

Shares in Dutch digital mapping company TomTom lost over a quarter of their value on Tuesday, as carmakers Renault, Nissan and Mitshubishi announced a partnership with rival Google. Read more »

South African fintech JUMO to expand in Asia with Goldman Sachs backing

South Africa-based financial technology firm JUMO plans to expand in high-growth Asian markets after securing the backing of Goldman Sachs in an equity funding round, the company's chief executive said. ... Read more »

Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first SpaceX moon flight

SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger on a voyage around the moon as Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion... Read more »

Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla’s backyard, with assist from Amazon

German luxury car brand Audi on Monday staged the global launch of a new electric sport utility vehicle on the home turf of rival Tesla Inc , and highlighted a deal with... Read more »

China central bank warns investors of ICOs and virtual currency risks

China's central bank Shanghai Head Office said on Tuesday investors should increase risk awareness for initial coin offerings (ICOs) and virtual currency investment and not blindly speculate in the market. Read more »

IKEA’s services platform TaskRabbit expands to Canada

Small jobs online platform TaskRabbit, which was bought last year by the word's biggest furniture retailer IKEA Group, said on Tuesday it was expanding into Canada, its third market after the United... Read more »

India’s Ola forays into New Zealand in latest overseas push

Indian ride-hailing platform Ola said on Tuesday it plans to launch operations in New Zealand, and expand its overseas rivalry with U.S.-based peer Uber Technologies Inc. Read more »
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