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Technology 02 Dec 2014 | 1:33 PM

US retailers warn of Chinese giant Alibaba's impact in US

Several of the largest US retailers warned that Alibaba Group Holding Inc may "decimate" local companies unless Congress closes tax loopholes for online retailers, singling out the Chinese company before it has even established a major American consumer presence.

TECH 02 Dec 2014 | 4:48 PM

Alibaba, Tencent chairmen invest in China's Ping An Insurance

The founders of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd were among a consortium of investors who purchased stakes in Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd in a HK$36.5bil (RM16.15bil) deal, in one of the largest Hong Kong share offerings of the year.

TECH 17 Dec 2014 | 3:47 PM

Forced to pay for content, Google News closes in Spain

US giant Google shut down its popular online news service in Spain in protest at a new law which would make it pay for content.

TECH 20 Jan 2015 | 1:31 PM

UK's Serious Fraud Office closes investigation into HP-Autonomy deal

Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said it had closed its investigation into the ill-fated sale of British IT firm Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard in 2011, saying there was insufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction.

TECH 11 Feb 2015 | 9:25 AM

Apple in big solar power deal, market cap closes over US$700bil

Apple Inc will buy about US$850mil (RM3bil) of power from a new California solar farm to cut its energy bill, the iPhone maker as its stock market value closed above US$700bil (RM2.5tril) for the first time.

TECH 16 Feb 2015 | 3:58 PM

Insurers prove laggards in technology race

At a time the financial sector is racing to embrace digital technology to boost sales and drive profits, the traditionally staid insurance industry is in danger of falling behind.

TECH 04 Mar 2015 | 8:46 AM

Uber buys mapping start-up deCarta

Ride service Uber is buying mapping and search start-up deCarta for an unspecified amount, technology website Mashable said, citing an Uber representative.

Technology 08 Apr 2015 | 12:36 PM

Vivendi eyes bid for Sky to build pan-European pay-TV giant: sources

French media conglomerate Vivendi is looking at a possible acquisition of pay-TV group Sky, as one of several options to expand the reach of its own TV group Canal Plus, three sources familiar with the matter said.

TECH 28 Apr 2015 | 12:28 PM

Google sets up marketplace to buy patents

Google announced it is setting up an online marketplace for those who want to sell patents to the Internet giant.

TECH 22 May 2015 | 7:13 PM

HP sells stake in China unit for US$2.3bil

Hewlett-Packard announced it was selling a 51% stake in its China-based server business, creating a joint venture with Tsinghua Holdings that will be a sector leader in China.