Airtel teams up with Amazon in race for India’s $7bn cloud computing market

Bharti Airtel has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide cloud computing solutions for…

Naver moves servers from Hong Kong to Singapore

South Korea’s internet giant Naver Corp this week became the first major ICT company to formerly…

Jio valuation jumps on prospect of digital India

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bought a 1.15% stake in Jio Platforms for $750m …

Lenovo bounce-back sign of things to come for PC industry….

Lenovo Group, the world’s biggest maker of personal computers, is expecting year-on-year PC sales to begin…

Pandemic opens up ‘new normal’ world of digital opportunities

The winners  in the ‘new normal’ world that will eventual emerge from the current pandemic are…

Taiwan semiconductors sector set to benefit from ‘new normal’

Taiwan semiconductors sector: With just 395 confirmed cases of coronavirus and (a still tragic) six deaths,…

Now Poland gets dragged into Huawei furore

The growing row over Huawei’s alleged  role in gathering sensitive data for the Chinese state gathered…

Tencent boss Pony Ma climbs Forbes rich list in rise and rise of e-commerce

With Amazon’s  Jeff Bezos wresting top spot in the Forbes rich list from Microsoft’s Bill Gates …

Apple’s Chinese data centre to open in 2020

Apple’s Chinese $1bn data centre should be up and running by 2020, sources close to the…

China’s innovation drive continues with $1bn Skolkovo deal, but FDI drops off

China’s drive to establish a presence at the cutting edge of innovation in areas such as…

Surge in high-tech investments helps Guandong shake off low-cost image

Foreign direct investment into Guangdong surged  by 13.6% to just under $17bn in the first nine…

Promise of $3bn Saudi investment on table as Salman lands in Moscow

Russia and Saudi Arabia are expected to announce the launch of two  $1bn investment funds  this…

Tencent gives Alibaba run for its money

After dominating China’s mobile payments sector —  which  at $5.5trn is 50 times bigger than that…

Alibaba to open 'e-hub' in Malaysia

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group CEO is on track to open an ‘e-hub’ close to Kuala…

Vodafone and Idea join forces in to take on Jio in India's 'vicious' price war

In the latest development in the struggle for domination of India’s mobile telecoms market, UK giant Vodafone’s…

Amazon facing penalties over Iran

E-commerce giant Amazon could be facing penalties from the US Treasury, it has emerged, after it…

Prospects of IPO for Vodafone India recede with merger talks

Vodafone this week confirmed that it is discussing the possibility of merging its struggling India arm with…

Alibaba to open data centres in Dubai and Germany in battle for Cloud

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has chosen Vodafone Germany as the first European partner for its Cloud…

US embassy and Sberbank lead objections as LinkedIn is banned

LinkedIn yesterday became the first major social network to fall foul of the Russian authorities when the…

German Minister blocks Aixtron takeover and looks to curb Chinese spending spree

Aixtron: With China’s appetite for buying up European companies showing no sign of abating and its year-on-year…

Taobao named China’s most valuable brand as tech sector bucks economy

Taobao, the online shopping platform owned by Alibaba Group, has been named China’s most valuable brand for…

Vodafone ready to pump $3bn into India before spectrum auction

Vodafone: Faced with increasing competition from Mumbai’s Reliance Jio Infocomm and with a national  spectrum auction due…

Rural Chinese online sales growing faster than in its cities for first time

Rural Chinese online sales:  China’s rural residents spent almost $47bn on online retail sales in the…

Klebanov rationalises shareholding in readiness for Kazakhtelecom IPO

Kazakhtelecom IPO: In a move  that should  pave the way for the flotation of Kazakhstan’s largest telecommunications…