Innovation and self-reliance keys to China’s new five-year plan

If it manages to sticks to its latest five-year plan, by 2025 China will be technologically…

Zoom Zapps into Zoomba

On Wednesday Zoom unveiled plans for its new third-party app integrations, dubbed ‘Zapps‘. Zoom has been…

Allegro shares surge as pandemic boosts e-commerce

Stock in Polish e-commerce specialist Allegro shot up nearly 63% during its first day of trading…

Suga to invest billions in Japan’s digital agency

New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga last week unveiled plans for the digital agency that will…

Welcome 2Africa: Facebook to open new office in Lagos

2Africa investors Facebook is to open a second office in Lagos - its first in Africa…

Apple opens first Indian online store as Jio goes mass market

Apple opens its first online store in India just as Google and Rio plan mass market…

Happiest Minds sets pace for Mumbai IPOs

Happiest Minds Technologies set the pace for new IPOs in Mumbai, closing at a 111%premium

Battle for SE Asia heats up with Tencent Singapore move

China’s largest gaming company and WeChat social media platform operator Tencent Holdings today confirmed that it…

Reliance ecommerce drive moves up a gear

Silver Lake Partners private equity firm was discussing the possibility of investing $1bn in Reliance Retail

Belarus high-tech status in firing line

The Belarus high-tech sector has a lot to answer for including Fortnite  and  World of Tanks.…

Israel-UAE detente puts stars in their eyes

The commercial space and high tech sectors could be among the  big winners out of last…

Chile snubs China with Transoceanic Cable decision

Chile has chosen Australia as the final destination for the Transoceanic Cable, the first fibre-optic subsea…

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…