Technology

End of a chip boom? Memory chip price drop spooks investors

End of a chip boom? Memory chip price drop spooks investors

Published 15/01/2018

Mobile memory chips made by chipmaker SK Hynix are seen in this picture illustration taken in Seoul May 10, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-WonSEOUL (Reuters) - After [more…]

Xiaomi taps CLSA, Morgan Stanley, Goldman for IPO sponsor role: source

Xiaomi taps CLSA, Morgan Stanley, Goldman for IPO sponsor role: source

Published 15/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A journalist takes picture of Xiaomi's new mobile phone Mi Max at its launch in Beijing, May 10, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File PhotoHONG KONG [more…]

Ant Financial says has received approval for new consumer-credit backe

Ant Financial says has received approval for new consumer-credit backe

Published 15/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Ant Financial is displayed at the Ant Financial event in Hong Kong, China November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File PhotoBEIJING (Reuters) [more…]

Auto1 says no need for IPO after Softbank invests

Auto1 says no need for IPO after Softbank invests

Published 15/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File PhotoBERLIN (Reuters) [more…]

With new Chinese link, Nepal ends India’s internet monopoly

With new Chinese link, Nepal ends India’s internet monopoly

Published 12/01/2018

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal has joined hands with China to offer internet services to its citizens, officials said on Friday, ending India’s decades-long monopoly of [more…]

Turkey reinstates 1,823 civil servants linked to app used by coup plot

Turkey reinstates 1,823 civil servants linked to app used by coup plot

Published 12/01/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Friday reinstated more than 1,800 civil servants purged after a 2016 failed coup, determining they had no links to the [more…]

France to vet takeovers of firms in data and artificial intelligence

France to vet takeovers of firms in data and artificial intelligence

Published 12/01/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government aims to broaden its powers to block foreign takeovers of French companies deemed as strategic, to also include firms [more…]

Explainer: How chip flaws Spectre, Meltdown work and what’s next

Explainer: How chip flaws Spectre, Meltdown work and what’s next

Published 12/01/2018

A hooded man holds a laptop computer as blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May [more…]

House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

Published 11/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A man is silhouetted near logo of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) in this photo illustration taken in Sarajevo March 11, 2015. [more…]

Brief power outage darkens CES tech, electronics show

Brief power outage darkens CES tech, electronics show

Published 11/01/2018

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The digital economy’s big annual trade show, CES, suffered a brief, disruptive plunge into darkness on Wednesday because of a power [more…]