Thailand raises US$3.2 billion at 5G licence auctions

Thailand’s top mobile operator, Advanced Info Service, emerged as the biggest winner with 23 licences across all three spectrum bands in auctions held Sunday

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China’s smartphone brands adapt to life under coronavirus restrictions

Live-streaming has quickly emerged as one alternative to bringing new smartphones to market at a time when the coronavirus has temporarily ended large scale offline events

Live-streaming has quickly emerged as one alternative to bringing new smartphones to market at a time when the coronavirus has temporarily ended large scale offline events

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China’s smartphone brands adapt to life under coronavirus restrictions
China’s chip makers resilient to coronavirus supply chain shocks

China’s chip makers in Wuhan are showing more resilience to the coronavirus supply chain disruptions thanks to higher levels of automation and clean rooms in the factories

China’s chip makers in Wuhan are showing more resilience to the coronavirus supply chain disruptions thanks to higher levels of automation and clean rooms in the factories

15 Feb 2020 - 7:02AM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
China’s chip makers resilient to coronavirus supply chain shocks
Huawei slams new US claims of IP theft as ‘political persecution’

Indictment accuses the Chinese telecoms giant of conspiring to steal intellectual property from US companies and of covering up its business involvement with North Korea. ‘US has used every tool to disrupt our normal business operations,’ Huawei says.

Indictment accuses the Chinese telecoms giant of conspiring to steal intellectual property from US companies and of covering up its business involvement with North Korea. ‘US has used every tool to disrupt our normal business operations,’ Huawei says.

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Huawei slams new US claims of IP theft as ‘political persecution’
Yunnan province tracks residents in public places to contain coronavirus

Yunnan province in southwestern China uses tracking system to help contain the coronavirus outbreak, asking residents to scan a code when they enter and leave public places

Yunnan province in southwestern China uses tracking system to help contain the coronavirus outbreak, asking residents to scan a code when they enter and leave public places

13 Feb 2020 - 3:25PM
Yunnan province tracks residents in public places to contain coronavirus

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14 Feb 2020 - 5:36PM
Opinion | Are there lessons to be learned from Israel’s tech success?

A strong risk-taking culture, growing pool of talent, state support, and military training and applications have helped shape Israel’s hi-tech industry.

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JD Finance says ‘technical fault’ behind user privacy infringement
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Start-ups, venture capitalists move fundraising online amid coronavirus

Start-up entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in China are replacing face to face meetings with online ones as the novel coronavirus outbreak spreads

13 Feb 2020 - 1:20PM
Online home-share platforms like Airbnb, Xiaozhu feel the chill

China’s growing number of homestay owners now face the reality of business being wiped out by coronavirus fears as Airbnb and others suspend bookings in February.

China’s growing number of homestay owners now face the reality of business being wiped out by coronavirus fears as Airbnb and others suspend bookings in February.

14 Feb 2020 - 4:30PM
Online home-share platforms like Airbnb, Xiaozhu feel the chill
Some Chinese tech firms see a surge in users amid coronavirus outbreak

Chinese netizens flock to online services amid coronavirus outbreak, boosting fortunes of companies offering games, remote work apps and online health consultations.

Chinese netizens flock to online services amid coronavirus outbreak, boosting fortunes of companies offering games, remote work apps and online health consultations.

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Some Chinese tech firms see a surge in users amid coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus outbreak takes its toll on global AI cooperation

Chinese nationals expected to be largely absent from major AI conference kicking off in New York on Friday as coronavirus travel restrictions start to bite.

Chinese nationals expected to be largely absent from major AI conference kicking off in New York on Friday as coronavirus travel restrictions start to bite.

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Coronavirus outbreak takes its toll on global AI cooperation
Vodafone to remove Huawei from core of European network

Vodafone will remove Huawei from the core of its European networks following Britain’s decision to restrict the Chinese company’s role in 5G

Vodafone will remove Huawei from the core of its European networks following Britain’s decision to restrict the Chinese company’s role in 5G

14 Feb 2020 - 5:49PM
Vodafone to remove Huawei from core of European network
Global video game makers may see delays due to coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak is beginning to cause supply chain disruptions for western game developers which rely on China for art creation as well as hardware components

Coronavirus outbreak is beginning to cause supply chain disruptions for western game developers which rely on China for art creation as well as hardware components

14 Feb 2020 - 5:57PM
Global video game makers may see delays due to coronavirus outbreak
iPhone maker Hon Hai cuts 2020 outlook after virus outbreak

Hon Hai Precision Industry, Apple’s main iPhone production partner, cut its 2020 revenue outlook on the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak

Hon Hai Precision Industry, Apple’s main iPhone production partner, cut its 2020 revenue outlook on the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak

14 Feb 2020 - 5:55PM
iPhone maker Hon Hai cuts 2020 outlook after virus outbreak
China’s schools embrace online learning as coronavirus cancels classes

With semesters postponed due to the coronavirus, Chinese schools keep classes going via online teaching while tech education companies offer their services for free.

With semesters postponed due to the coronavirus, Chinese schools keep classes going via online teaching while tech education companies offer their services for free.

5 Feb 2020 - 6:18AM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
China’s schools embrace online learning as coronavirus cancels classes
AI applications surge as China battles coronavirus outbreak

AI-backed solutions are surging as China goes all out to contain the deadly coronavirus, which has now claimed more lives than Sars

AI-backed solutions are surging as China goes all out to contain the deadly coronavirus, which has now claimed more lives than Sars

14 Feb 2020 - 6:16PM
AI applications surge as China battles coronavirus outbreak
China’s AI champion iFlyTek forecasts 2019 revenue to surpass US$1.4b

iFlyTek says 2019 revenue is expected to surpass 10 billion yuan (US$1.4 billion) on the back of healthy development in its core artificial intelligence business

iFlyTek says 2019 revenue is expected to surpass 10 billion yuan (US$1.4 billion) on the back of healthy development in its core artificial intelligence business

14 Feb 2020 - 6:16PM
China’s AI champion iFlyTek forecasts 2019 revenue to surpass US$1.4b
Coronavirus forces delay of start-ups festival in Hong Kong

Some 17,000 delegates, 300 speakers and 400 exhibitors from across the globe were supposed to attend the ‘StartmeupHK Festival’ this month

Some 17,000 delegates, 300 speakers and 400 exhibitors from across the globe were supposed to attend the ‘StartmeupHK Festival’ this month

15 Feb 2020 - 12:50AM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Coronavirus forces delay of start-ups festival in Hong Kong
Apple closes stores in China amid coronavirus outbreak

The iPhone maker is closing stores, corporate offices and contact centres in China until February 9.

The iPhone maker is closing stores, corporate offices and contact centres in China until February 9.

15 Feb 2020 - 12:48AM
Apple closes stores in China amid coronavirus outbreak
AI-backed app identifies travellers who have contracted the Wuhan virus

Qihoo 360’s AI-supported platform uses verified public data to identify travellers who have contracted the new coronavirus

Qihoo 360’s AI-supported platform uses verified public data to identify travellers who have contracted the new coronavirus

15 Feb 2020 - 6:25PM
AI-backed app identifies travellers who have contracted the Wuhan virus
Tencent-backed Sea acquires Canadian video game studio

The acquisition of Phoenix Labs, the studio behind action role-playing game Dauntless, is also expected to benefit Sea backer Tencent, which runs the world’s largest video games business.

The acquisition of Phoenix Labs, the studio behind action role-playing game Dauntless, is also expected to benefit Sea backer Tencent, which runs the world’s largest video games business.

16 Feb 2020 - 3:44PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Tencent-backed Sea acquires Canadian video game studio
Foxconn says it can meet production obligations after virus outbreak

Foxconn to meet all manufacturing obligations in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak even as the iPhone maker flags uncertainty created by the disease.

Foxconn to meet all manufacturing obligations in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak even as the iPhone maker flags uncertainty created by the disease.

16 Feb 2020 - 4:00PM
Foxconn says it can meet production obligations after virus outbreak