Gareth Nicholson

Hong Kong

Gareth Nicholson

Senior Editor, Technology

Gareth is a senior news editor on the Technology desk. He is a former managing editor for the EIU’s thought leadership division in Asia. He moved to Hong Kong with Reuters in 2003 and later joined Bloomberg as a finance editor. He also worked as an investment writer with Fidelity, BlackRock and JP Morgan.

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SCMP’s China Internet Report 2020 finds that Covid-19 has accelerated digitisation of economy

China’s push for self-reliance in strategic technologies such as AI and semiconductors amid escalating tech tensions remains another key theme.

14 Jul 2020 - 10:13AM

China’s push for self-reliance in strategic technologies such as AI and semiconductors amid escalating tech tensions remains another key theme.

SCMP’s China Internet Report 2020 finds that Covid-19 has accelerated digitisation of economy
Improved hygiene, contactless deliveries and mobile payments surge will be lasting legacy of Covid-19, says Gojek co-CEO

Gojek says Covid-19 has forced ride-hailing and food delivery platforms to adapt to changing demand, accelerating digital consumption and mobile payments trends

3 Jul 2020 - 7:24AM

Gojek says Covid-19 has forced ride-hailing and food delivery platforms to adapt to changing demand, accelerating digital consumption and mobile payments trends

Improved hygiene, contactless deliveries and mobile payments surge will be lasting legacy of Covid-19, says Gojek co-CEO
Formula 1 announces new racing performance data backed by Amazon’s cloud service for 2020 season

F1 chief engineer says the intent is to engage fans and enhance sustainability of the sport.

23 Jun 2020 - 3:00PM

F1 chief engineer says the intent is to engage fans and enhance sustainability of the sport.

Formula 1 announces new racing performance data backed by Amazon’s cloud service for 2020 season
Software robots to take on more work in Asia as Covid-19 accelerates demand for automation, says UiPath

Robotic process automation is soaking up an increasing amount of work in Asia that used to require people to fill out paper forms and input information manually.

18 Jun 2020 - 11:02AM

Robotic process automation is soaking up an increasing amount of work in Asia that used to require people to fill out paper forms and input information manually.

Software robots to take on more work in Asia as Covid-19 accelerates demand for automation, says UiPath
Covid-19 has been a ‘roller-coaster ride’ for Asia’s food delivery business, says Foodpanda Asia CEO

The coronavirus pandemic has been ‘challenging’ for Foodpanda, which competes with the likes of Deliveroo, Grab and Go-jek in the Southeast Asian food delivery market, its Asia-Pacific chief executive Jakob Angele says.

15 May 2020 - 6:29AM

The coronavirus pandemic has been ‘challenging’ for Foodpanda, which competes with the likes of Deliveroo, Grab and Go-jek in the Southeast Asian food delivery market, its Asia-Pacific chief executive Jakob Angele says.

Covid-19 has been a ‘roller-coaster ride’ for Asia’s food delivery business, says Foodpanda Asia CEO
Data, entrepreneurial flair and government backing have helped China take a lead in AI, SCMP report says

AI presents opportunities and risks for the world’s largest manufacturer, as it could see manual labour replaced but new hi-tech jobs created

13 Feb 2020 - 12:47PM

AI presents opportunities and risks for the world’s largest manufacturer, as it could see manual labour replaced but new hi-tech jobs created

Data, entrepreneurial flair and government backing have helped China take a lead in AI, SCMP report says
Opinion | The Hong Kong we all love is a gateway between East and West, and protesters are fighting to keep it that way

Most protesters are not motivated by a hatred of China or mainlanders, but encroachments on ‘one country, two systems’. Beijing’s increasing authoritarianism is at odds with liberal Hongkongers who refuse to surrender their rights.

12 Dec 2019 - 6:30AM

Most protesters are not motivated by a hatred of China or mainlanders, but encroachments on ‘one country, two systems’. Beijing’s increasing authoritarianism is at odds with liberal Hongkongers who refuse to surrender their rights.

The Hong Kong we all love is a gateway between East and West, and protesters are fighting to keep it that way
‘Cloud infrastructure is critical to the future of society’ and Alibaba wants to play its part, says CEO Daniel Zhang

The e-commerce giant is enabling more companies in China and around the world become digital, data-driven enterprises through its cloud computing operations.

28 Nov 2019 - 4:23PM

The e-commerce giant is enabling more companies in China and around the world become digital, data-driven enterprises through its cloud computing operations.

‘Cloud infrastructure is critical to the future of society’ and Alibaba wants to play its part, says CEO Daniel Zhang
Huawei’s Guo ups the ante in 5G war of words, accusing the US of wanting to suppress a rising competitor

Huawei’s rotating chairman says US attacks can be explained by Washington’s realisation that the US has fallen behind in development of a critical, strategic technology.

28 Feb 2019 - 12:30PM

Huawei’s rotating chairman says US attacks can be explained by Washington’s realisation that the US has fallen behind in development of a critical, strategic technology.

Huawei’s Guo ups the ante in 5G war of words, accusing the US of wanting to suppress a rising competitor
Facebook at 15: Zuckerberg, privacy, fake news and China
Amazon and Supermicro back Tim Cook and call for Bloomberg to withdraw China chip hack story
Google CEO says China search engine would serve 99 per cent of queries, takes a swipe at Baidu
New Zealand customs officers now have the power to demand passwords to digital devices
China travel giant Ctrip wants to book a bigger seat in international markets with Trip.com brand