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TECH 21 Jan 2014 | 10:32 AM

Online cross-border trade seen growing fivefold by 2020

E-commerce is expanding at breakneck pace, with online retail sales in Europe seen doubling by 2018.

TECH 14 Oct 2016 | 12:28 PM

Samsung's smartphone crisis could put screws on won

Samsung Electronics Co's smartphone crisis is likely to ripple through to the foreign exchange market, analysts say, putting the South Korean won under pressure as the global tech giant takes a multi-billion dollar earnings hit from lost sales.

TECH 29 Jun 2017 | 4:48 AM

Samsung invests US$1.9bil in US ahead of Trump-Moon summit

Samsung Electronics Co announced investments worth US$1.9bil (RM8.16bil) in two US plants as South Korean President Moon Jae-in prepares for a summit with US President Donald Trump.

TECH 22 Mar 2018 | 10:16 AM

Designed in California, made in China: how the iPhone skews US trade deficit

US President Donald Trump often tweets from his iPhone about pressuring China to address its US$375bil trade surplus with the United States. But a closer look at the Apple smartphone reveals how the headline figure is distorted.

TECH 25 Jun 2018 | 1:00 AM

It’s like QVC – but through a livestream. How US boutiques are reaching customers in China

Livestreaming from a showroom in Los Angeles' fashion district, Simi Wu enticed an audience half a world away in China with an offer: The bubbly host said she'd give a discount to anyone who could correctly name the brand of the vintage belt she was wearing.

TECH 07 Jan 2019 | 8:24 AM

Chinese tech investors flee Silicon Valley as Trump tightens scrutiny

New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China's access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in US technology startups, as both investors and startup founders abandon deals amid scrutiny from Washington.