Tag "Asia"

TikTok’s epic rise and stumble

November 27, 2020 0

TikTok’s rise in the West is unprecedented for any Chinese tech company, and so is the amount of attention it has attracted from politicians worldwide.

WhiteHat Jr’s founder files $2.6M defamation suit against critic

November 22, 2020 0

Karan Bajaj, an Indian entrepreneur who teaches meditation and in his recent book invites others to live a life away from the noise, is going

Google, Facebook and Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan over censorship law

November 21, 2020 0

Global internet companies Facebook, Google and Twitter and others have banded together and threatened to leave Pakistan after the South Asian nation granted blanket powers

Baidu to acquire Joyy’s Chinese live-streaming service YY for $3.6B

November 16, 2020 0

Baidu said on Monday it is acquiring Joyy’s live streaming service YY Live in China for $3.6 billion in an all-cash deal as the Chinese

Reliance Retail buys Urban Ladder for $24.4 million

November 15, 2020 0

Reliance Retail has acquired a majority stake in furniture and decor platform Urban Ladder, making a broader push into e-commerce as the largest retail chain

Indian logistics startup Xpressbees raises $110 million

November 9, 2020 0

Xpressbees, an Indian logistics firm that works with several e-commerce firms in the country, said on Monday it has raised $110 million in a new

PUBG Mobile to terminate access for users in India on October 30 following ban order

October 29, 2020 0

PUBG Mobile, the sleeper hit mobile game, will terminate all service and access for users in India on October 30, two months after New Delhi

Samsung chairman dies at age 78

October 25, 2020 0

Lee Kun-hee, the long-time chairman of Samsung Group who transformed the conglomerate into one of the world’s largest business empires, died today at the age

Reliance says its $3.4 billion deal with Future Group ‘fully enforceable under Indian law’ despite Amazon winning an arbitration order

October 25, 2020 0

Reliance Retail, India’s largest retail chain, said on Sunday evening that its proposed deal to acquire Future Group’s assets for a whopping $3.4 billion —

Huawei reports slowing growth as its operations ‘face significant challenges’

October 23, 2020 0

Huawei announced earnings results today showing that its growth has slowed significantly this year as the Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone giant said its “production