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TECH 13 Nov 2018 | 8:30 AM

From Google to Facebook, big data is driving green energy shift

Dozens of wind turbines each standing 260 feet tall spin in the breeze on the plains of Oklahoma, feeding electricity for a Google datacentre about 180 miles away.

TECH 07 Mar 2018 | 11:34 AM

Amazon, Oracle, Microsoft jockey for Pentagon’s cloud business

In late February, Oracle Corp co-CEO Safra Catz met with a top Pentagon official to discuss the government’s defence strategy days before the department was set to outline how it plans to spend billions of dollars on cloud-computing services.

TECH 08 Aug 2017 | 4:00 AM

Lithium processors prepare to meet demand in era of electric car

Producers of processed lithium – an essential element for batteries used in electric cars – are agreeing long-term contracts with their customers to fund the investments needed to address a looming shortfall.

TECH 03 Aug 2017 | 11:09 AM

Asian battery makers eye nickel top-up as cobalt price bites

Soaring cobalt prices are prompting Asia's top battery makers to tweak the recipe for lithium-ion batteries used to power electric cars and mobile phones.

TECH 05 Jul 2017 | 6:54 AM

Italy begins antitrust inquiry of Telecom Italia over broadband

Italy's antitrust authority said it had launched an inquiry into possible abuse by Telecom Italia in the rollout of ultrafast broadband in rural and sparsely populated areas.

TECH 13 May 2017 | 4:00 AM

This startup is the Airbnb of warehouses and has Amazon in its sights

A Seattle startup has come out of nowhere to offer online merchants something even Amazon doesn’t: overnight ground delivery to nearly anyone in the country.

TECH 01 Mar 2017 | 4:53 AM

YouTube challenges cable TV with streaming service

YouTube unveiled a streaming television service offering bundles of live channels, in a direct challenge by the Google-owned network to traditional cable and pay TV.

Technology 06 Feb 2017 | 8:26 AM

Google warns of new rivals in digital assistants and hardware

Alphabet Inc warned investors about a slew of new competitors, highlighting the company's broad expansion beyond its original Google search business.

TECH 15 Mar 2016 | 10:00 PM

Sony in nationwide US launch of online TV bundles

Sony said its Internet-based television service aimed at luring consumers away from cable subscriptions was being expanded to the entire US market.