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KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, received an offer of about US$500mil for its stake in an Indonesian toll-road operator, according to a source.
HONG KONG: Chinese startup Kuaishou is considering to go public in the US to bankroll its expansion in short videos and fend off competition from TikTok owner ByteDance Inc, according to people familiar with the matter.
Labour activists were celebrating California's move that would require rideshare firms to treat contract drivers as employees even as it has sparked concerns it will hurt digital platforms depending on the so-called "gig economy".
Facial recognition has friends in Europe. Live trials of real-time face-tracking have taken place over the past year in countries such as the UK and France, by and large without falling foul of the continent’s sweeping but haphazardly-enforced data protection laws.
US Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios calls on government and private sector to collaborate to keep US on top in the competition for AI dominance, saying that the US remains in front in the worldwide AI competition but China is narrowing the gap quickly.
Uber on Sept 10 said it was laying off about 8% of its product and engineering teams as the smartphone-summoned ride service tries to map a route to profitability.
SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an Ant Financial-backed local peer to build heft and power ahead of archrival Gojek, people familiar with the matter said.
NEW YORK: Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group, with a stark choice: take a haircut or pony up even more cash.
LONDON: “Hi guys, could you please show me a firm bid for 100 bitcoin?” a seller texts on Skype. “One sec. US$10,270.” Two minutes later: “Sorry guys, that was an old order from Friday when skype wasn’t working.” “I really think we should get off skype. Bad things could happen. Someone is going to make an expensive mistake.”
A startup hoping to challenge more established drone delivery giants such as Amazon.com Inc is unveiling a pod-like craft that it predicts could someday be used by stores to get products to customers within minutes.