Date
24 April 2018

BUSINESS

  • A dozen partner companies and “incubatees” of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) brought home 15 awards from this year’s International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, the world’s most prestigious innovation show. The awards include...
  • After Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, Alphabet-owned Google’s data practices may be under fire next. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Christopher Mims explains how the search engine giant hoovers up user data through apps, web browsing,...
  • North Asian equity markets face a stark choice: follow the Fed or follow China. The Fed is expected to hike rates at least three times in 2018 while the economy experiences fiscal easing. In contrast, China...
  • ZTE Corp. could be going through an existential crisis at the moment after the US Commerce Department barred American companies from selling technologies and components to the Shenzhen-based telecommunications equipment maker for seven years. The export...
  • The AH premium index, a gauge of price gaps in dual-listed shares, has been falling rapidly recently after hitting a high of 138.96 points in the beginning of this year. The index tumbled to a low...
  • EU antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into Apple’s bid for British music discovery app Shazam, concerned the deal might give the iPhone maker an unfair advantage in poaching users from its rivals, Reuters reports. Apple...
  • The European Union asked on Monday to join a dispute brought by China to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over US import tariffs on steel and aluminum, Reuters reports. The Trump administration had set duties of...
  • Alphabet Inc, the corporate parent of Google, on Monday reported first-quarter sales and profit that topped analyst forecasts, thanks to strong ad sales and a change in accounting for investments in startups, Reuters reports. Net income...
  • Recently, in the space of one week, two reports emerged about FIFA-related developments that could profoundly affect the future direction of world football. The first report concerned proposals for an extension of the Club World Cup,...
  • Wikipedia has added a new feature to save users’ time and facilitate a better of understanding of the subject being searched. Page previews have been introduced in the English version of Wikipedia since last Tuesday, Engadget reports,...

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