Technology (TRBC)

Vietnam targets e-commerce turnover reaching $35 billion by 2025

Vietnam targets e-commerce turnover reaching $35 billion by 2025

Published 19/05/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam is aiming for double-digit annual growth in the turnover of e-commerce over the next five years, forecasting that sales in the [more…]

Disney’s streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO

Disney’s streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO

Published 19/05/2020

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) top streaming executive, Kevin Mayer, will leave the entertainment and theme parks giant to become the chief executive officer [more…]

Baidu sees robust quarter as China’s economy reopens

Baidu sees robust quarter as China’s economy reopens

Published 18/05/2020

(Reuters) - Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc forecast second-quarter revenue above expectations on Monday, as businesses reopen in the world’s second-largest economy after strict [more…]

SoftBank in talks to sell down T-Mobile U.S. stake to Deutsche Telekom: WSJ

SoftBank in talks to sell down T-Mobile U.S. stake to Deutsche Telekom: WSJ

Published 18/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp is in talks to sell “a significant portion” of its T-Mobile US stake to controlling shareholder Deutsche Telekom AG, [more…]

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

Published 12/05/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Tuesday a new list of 79 U.S. products eligible for waivers from retaliatory tariffs imposed at the height of [more…]

Tencent Music misses quarterly revenue estimates, signals better second quarter

Tencent Music misses quarterly revenue estimates, signals better second quarter

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - China’s Tencent Music Entertainment (TME.N) narrowly missed market estimates for quarterly revenue on Monday as the COVID-19 crisis hurt the company’s social entertainment [more…]

Tim Hortons China says Tencent has invested, did not disclose amount

Tim Hortons China says Tencent has invested, did not disclose amount

Published 12/05/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tim Hortons China said Tuesday it received an investment from Chinese tech giant Tencent, as the Canadian coffee brewer seeks to [more…]

Bitcoin goes through third ‘halving’, falls vs U.S. dollar

Bitcoin goes through third ‘halving’, falls vs U.S. dollar

Published 11/05/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin slid on Monday in volatile trading, after it went through a technical adjustment that reduced the rate at which new [more…]

Senate to reconsider expired surveillance tools

Senate to reconsider expired surveillance tools

Published 11/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will make a renewed attempt this week to extend parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), Senate Majority [more…]

Green hydrogen’s time has come, say advocates eying post-pandemic world

Green hydrogen’s time has come, say advocates eying post-pandemic world

Published 08/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Hydrogen has long been touted as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Now, as major economies prepare green investments to kickstart growth, [more…]