COMMENTARY

Marriott's home-sharing lacks a disruptive edge

MARRIOTT International's home-sharing venture lacks a disruptive edge. The US$46 billion hotelier is borrowing Airbnb's model of renting out high-end homes.

COMMENTARY

Chip industry's new paradigm looks like the old one

THE chip industry's new paradigm looks like the old one. As cutting-edge semiconductors got harder to make and demand boomed from new fields like bitcoin mining, top manufacturers seemed invulnerable. But shrinking sales forecasts from Nvidia and Applied Materials show companies are as...