[TOKYO] Nintendo Co appointed Shuntaro Furukawa, a relatively young and unknown senior executive as its new president, after reporting that profits are on track to be the highest since 2010 after a...

HOMEGROWN ridehailing player Ryde will launch its private-hire car service RydeX on May 2.

[HONG KONG] The US Justice Department has joined two other agencies probing Huawei Technologies Co for possible violations of sanctions banning sales to Iran, according to two people familiar with...

[SEOUL] Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said weakness in the global smartphone market would slow earnings growth, as it reported record quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to strong demand for...

[BOGOTA] Millions of sterile mosquitoes will be released from drones over parts of Brazil to combat the Zika virus, after successful field tests were hailed as a "breakthrough" by the...

[SEATTLE] EBay Inc gave a disappointing forecast for revenue growth in the second quarter, taking the shine off chief executive officer Devin Wenig's turnaround strategy...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Google on Wednesday ramped up privacy controls in a Gmail overhaul, aiming first at businesses that use its suite of workplace tools hosted in the internet cloud.

[WASHINGTON] The US Justice Department has opened an investigation into suspected violations of Iran sanctions by China's Huawei Technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Wednesday reported a sharp jump in profits in the past quarter, with gains in its user base and strong ad growth as the social network appeared to see no impact from a...

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