China exempts chip makers from tax as trade war stretches to tech

Integrated circuit makers and software companies will be exempt from corporate taxes for two years and their taxes halved in the following three

22 May 2019 - 11:20PM
Huawei expects self-made OS to be available as early as year end

Huawei’s self-developed OS will be able to support a range of products and systems within its ecosystem and will be available as early as the fall, but no later than spring

Huawei’s self-developed OS will be able to support a range of products and systems within its ecosystem and will be available as early as the fall, but no later than spring

22 May 2019 - 5:29PM
Huawei expects self-made OS to be available as early as year end
China’s battered P2P market to get a boost from bay area, says DBS

By P2P lending will be the fifth-fastest growing industry in the new economic hub, the Singaporean bank estimates

By P2P lending will be the fifth-fastest growing industry in the new economic hub, the Singaporean bank estimates

22 May 2019 - 10:39PM
China’s battered P2P market to get a boost from bay area, says DBS
‘Switch to Huawei!’: US ban could hurt Apple sales as Chinese show support

Huawei winning more fans from Apple camp amid growing tensions between the US and China over technology and trade.

Huawei winning more fans from Apple camp amid growing tensions between the US and China over technology and trade.

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‘Switch to Huawei!’: US ban could hurt Apple sales as Chinese show support
exclusive | Huawei prepares for US ban with supplier checks, contingency plans

Huawei is reaching out to its non-US suppliers to confirm whether their products or services contain key US technologies – a circumstance that could prohibit the Chinese telecoms giant from working with them.

Huawei is reaching out to its non-US suppliers to confirm whether their products or services contain key US technologies – a circumstance that could prohibit the Chinese telecoms giant from working with them.

22 May 2019 - 5:30PM
Huawei prepares for US ban with supplier checks, contingency plans
HSBC to add China tech jobs as it looks to boost presence

Europe’s biggest bank by assets is using its China-based tech centres to develop banking products for its global network

21 May 2019 - 4:08PM
Google ban turns Huawei phones into ‘paperweights’

Chinese smartphone players who have been making a bigger overseas push, such as Xiaomi and Oppo, are also likely to benefit from any dip in demand for Huawei phones.

Chinese smartphone players who have been making a bigger overseas push, such as Xiaomi and Oppo, are also likely to benefit from any dip in demand for Huawei phones.

22 May 2019 - 5:30PM
Google ban turns Huawei phones into ‘paperweights’
Jack Ma ‘worried’ Europe will stifle innovation with too much regulation

Alibaba Group co-founder urges Europe to stop worrying about technology, as tighter regulation could hamper its ability to innovate

Alibaba Group co-founder urges Europe to stop worrying about technology, as tighter regulation could hamper its ability to innovate

17 May 2019 - 10:39PM
Jack Ma ‘worried’ Europe will stifle innovation with too much regulation
No thanks, Hollywood. Chinese audiences increasingly want local fare

China’s largest streaming platform to invest in theatre-quality films to differentiate itself from competitors

China’s largest streaming platform to invest in theatre-quality films to differentiate itself from competitors

17 May 2019 - 5:41PM
No thanks, Hollywood. Chinese audiences increasingly want local fare
Huawei’s day of reckoning arrives – will its preparations pay off?

Double-barrel hit on Huawei as Trump signs executive order banning its products and commerce department adds Chinese company to Entity List, but US suppliers in China at risk from fallout if Beijing retaliates

Double-barrel hit on Huawei as Trump signs executive order banning its products and commerce department adds Chinese company to Entity List, but US suppliers in China at risk from fallout if Beijing retaliates

17 May 2019 - 1:30PM
Huawei’s day of reckoning arrives – will its preparations pay off?
Alibaba projects 500 billion yuan in annual revenue despite trade war

The New York-listed company said its revenue rose 39 per cent to 376.8 billion yuan (US$54.7 billion) for the 12-month period ended March, excluding newly consolidated revenues.

The New York-listed company said its revenue rose 39 per cent to 376.8 billion yuan (US$54.7 billion) for the 12-month period ended March, excluding newly consolidated revenues.

15 May 2019 - 11:24PM
Alibaba projects 500 billion yuan in annual revenue despite trade war
This Tesla challenger now wants to take on Didi in ride-sharing

Xpeng received a ride-hailing licence from Guangzhou authorities on Monday and could start trial services as early as this month

Xpeng received a ride-hailing licence from Guangzhou authorities on Monday and could start trial services as early as this month

15 May 2019 - 4:15PM
This Tesla challenger now wants to take on Didi in ride-sharing
These are the savviest investors in Chinese unicorns

Report lists 202 Chinese unicorns as of first quarter, with Sequoia China investing in more than 50.

Report lists 202 Chinese unicorns as of first quarter, with Sequoia China investing in more than 50.

14 May 2019 - 6:31PM
These are the savviest investors in Chinese unicorns
Netflix buys rights to another show from Alibaba’s Youku video service

The US streaming video giant acquired the rights to a Chinese-language romantic comedy called I Hear You.

The US streaming video giant acquired the rights to a Chinese-language romantic comedy called I Hear You.

10 May 2019 - 4:02PM
Netflix buys rights to another show from Alibaba’s Youku video service
Chinese tech giants spend more to offset slower growth

Used to rapid growth rates until recently, Chinese tech giants including Tencent and Baidu are seeking new revenue streams.

Used to rapid growth rates until recently, Chinese tech giants including Tencent and Baidu are seeking new revenue streams.

10 May 2019 - 7:19AM
Chinese tech giants spend more to offset slower growth
Asia behind the curve on re-skilling to meet AI challenge, says MIT

Asia’s employment landscape becoming ‘increasingly polarised’ with a growing number of workers excluded from the value creation side of AI, says MIT report

Asia’s employment landscape becoming ‘increasingly polarised’ with a growing number of workers excluded from the value creation side of AI, says MIT report

8 May 2019 - 9:00AM
Asia behind the curve on re-skilling to meet AI challenge, says MIT
Big spenders: Consumers willing to pay 20pc premium for 5G phones

Half of early adopters are willing to pay as much as 32 per cent more for 5G devices even though wide adoption of the network won’t officially kick off until next year

Half of early adopters are willing to pay as much as 32 per cent more for 5G devices even though wide adoption of the network won’t officially kick off until next year

8 May 2019 - 6:00AM
Big spenders: Consumers willing to pay 20pc premium for 5G phones
Li Ka-shing-backed start-up aims to boost babies’ immune systems

Evolve BioSystems’ dietary supplement works by reintroducing a beneficial gut bacteria that is missing in today’s babies

Evolve BioSystems’ dietary supplement works by reintroducing a beneficial gut bacteria that is missing in today’s babies

6 May 2019 - 6:00AM
Li Ka-shing-backed start-up aims to boost babies’ immune systems
This Chinese AR start-up is changing the future of policing

Beijing-based augmented reality firm Xloong has developed smart glasses and helmets used by the Chinese police and military.

Beijing-based augmented reality firm Xloong has developed smart glasses and helmets used by the Chinese police and military.

6 May 2019 - 6:30AM
This Chinese AR start-up is changing the future of policing
Shenzhen AI start-up helps police identify jaywalkers, banned drivers

Intellifusion is the invisible hand helping the city’s traffic police catch traffic rules violators, no matter whether they are driving or walking.

Intellifusion is the invisible hand helping the city’s traffic police catch traffic rules violators, no matter whether they are driving or walking.

4 May 2019 - 6:53AM
Shenzhen AI start-up helps police identify jaywalkers, banned drivers