TWO new tech headquarters were inaugurated here on Wednesday, in a move said to significantly bolster Singapore's name as a launchpad for global innovation. ...

FOR some time now, restaurant chains have been adding mobile order-ahead options, betting they'd be popular with their customers. But even they were caught off guard with just how big of a hit...

FACEBOOK Inc is in talks to stream Major League Baseball games, according to a person familiar with the matter, the latest sign professional sports leagues are embracing social media as a way to...

WHEN reports surfaced last week that Verizon was renegotiating its deal to acquire Yahoo, some analysts were stunned to learn how little of a price cut the telecom giant was seeking - around US$250...

STROLLING a tree-lined Shanghai street with friends, Hu Dongyuan pulls out her smartphone and does what millions of Chinese women do daily: take a selfie, digitally "beautify" their faces,...

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THE Toshiba fiasco that culminated in the resignation of chairman Shigenori Shiga last week after the firm reported a massive writedown on its nuclear power operation is not new. It had been rumbling...

[TOKYO] Toshiba Corp jumped the most on record on optimism the company will be able sell its memory chip division and survive the crisis caused by a writedown at its nuclear business.

[ZURICH] ABB Ltd said it has uncovered a "sophisticated" case of fraud at a subsidiary in South Korea that will cut last year's results by an estimated $100 million...

[ALMATY] A Russian Progress cargo space craft blasted off for the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, the first such mission since a failed launch in...

[SHANGHAI] Strolling a tree-lined Shanghai street with friends, Hu Dongyuan pulls out her smartphone and does what millions of Chinese women do daily: take a selfie, digitally "beautify"...

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