Date
25 April 2018

BUSINESS

  • Apple is scheduled to announce its quarterly results next week. Investors are eager to learn about the company’s latest guidance on iPhone shipments as external sources have said sales were significantly down in the first three months of...
  • In 2015, United Nations member states came together and committed to achieving a comprehensive and universal set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) spanning all dimensions of economic and social development. Investment will be indispensable to...
  • Facebook has removed a number of accounts and pages that advertised and sold social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people, Reuters reports. “Posts containing information like social security...
  • In anticipation of supportive policies to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Hainan as a special economic zone, not a few investors bought Hainan concept stocks, including Agile Property Holdings (03383.HK), which has a large land bank...
  • A partner of a private equity firm with Chinese state backing was found guilty in a US court of insider trading related to the attempted acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp., Reuters reports, citing prosecutors in New...
  • Chinese truck-hailing service platform Manbang has raised US$1.9 billion from a group of investors including Japan’s Softbank Group and Alphabet’s venture capital fund CapitalG. Manbang, formally known as Full Truck Alliance Group, said on Tuesday that...
  • WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc., is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month, Reuters reports....
  • 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...

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