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[TOKYO] Japanese electronics giant Panasonic Corp on Thursday said it will stop making lithium-ion batteries at its factory in Beijing this month, cutting 1,300 jobs due to weak global demand for...

[TOKYO] Amazon.com plans to launch its video streaming service in Japan for members of its Prime paid service as it gears up for Netflix Inc's planned entry into the country in September, the...

[SAN FRANCISCO] YouTube on Wednesday strode into an arena dominated by Amazon-owned Twitch, with the launch of a service tailored for the hot trend of video game play as a spectator sport.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market.

THE Republic looks set to become a hothouse in Asia for medical technology, as two medtech incubators from Israel and China set up shop here to develop healthcare products for their commercialisation...

SO much for the Apple Watch being a niche product. Best Buy Co, at least, is convinced that the high-tech gadget has mass appeal.

FACEBOOK, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft have lost nearly US$200 billion of value in the past week. China's woes sparked the rout, but the problem was investors' giddy faith in growth...

ANTI-HACKING technology developed by the US will be offered to banks and other businesses under an initiative to promote cutting-edge research, even as some security specialists question its value in...

ALIBABA Group Holding Ltd's chief executive officer exhorted employees on Tuesday to ignore plunging stock markets after the e-commerce giant's shares fell below their initial public...

DEEP in the pristine Amazon jungle, Brazil's newest skyscraper has a mission unlike any other: to save the world. The white and orange metal frame called Amazon Tall Tower Observatory, or ATTO,...