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Ford set to create a new joint venture to produce EVs in China

August 22, 2017 Darrell Etherington 0

Source: TechCrunch Asia  Automaker Ford will team up with local partner Anhui Zotye Automobile to create a new joint venture in China aimed specifically at producing electric cars. The deal will see Ford and its […]

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Samsung’s Bixby assistant is now available for Galaxy S8 owners worldwide

August 22, 2017 Jon Russell 0

Source: TechCrunch Asia  Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant is now global after it expanded into over 200 countries today. Bixby is Samsung’s answer to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and other virtual assistants. It got off […]

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​Samsung to apply more AI, voice recognition to smart home line-up

August 21, 2017 Admin 0

Source: Zdnet Asia News By 2020, all of Samsung’s home appliance line-up will have smart features, the company said. See the full post at ​Samsung to apply more AI, voice recognition to smart home […]

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Spotify launches in Thailand to continue its Asia push

August 21, 2017 Jon Russell 0

Source: TechCrunch Asia  While talk of Spotify’s apparent upcoming IPO continues in the U.S., the music streaming service is furthering its coverage of Asia after it launched its service in Thailand. Spotify Premium, which […]

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Wanda drops £470 million London purchase after state instructions on acquisitions

August 21, 2017 0

Source: SCMP Tech News Dalian Wanda Group, magnate Wang Jianlin’s sprawling property conglomerate, has backed away from its third overseas acquisition in less than a year, taking the cue from last week’s government instructions […]

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Savills investment arm aims to double its assets under management in Asia

August 21, 2017 0

Source: SCMP Tech News UK-based property fund manager Savills Investment Management is looking to more than double its investment in Asia to US$5 billion over “the next few years”, focusing on Australia, Japan and […]

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New World Development plans US$3.2b ‘emerging industrial cluster’ in Kowloon East

August 21, 2017 0

Source: SCMP Tech News New World Development is planning to invest an estimated HK$25 billion (US$3.2 billion) to create an “emerging industrial cluster” that will feature co-working concept developments in Kowloon East designed to […]

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Electronic Arts, NFL Reach Out to Casual Esports Gamers

August 21, 2017 Admin 0

Source: WSJ Tech News Electronic Arts and the National Football League are teaming up to create an annual videogame tournament aimed at a different kind of esports competitor: the player at home. See the […]

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China firms lose appetite for Hong Kong assets after Beijing tightens capital controls

August 21, 2017 0

Source: SCMP Tech News Mainland Chinese companies, the big money behind Hong Kong’s real estate market since 2015, will see a decline in their investment appetite for the city’s assets following Beijing’s tighter capital […]

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Millions in U.S. Look Skyward During Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017 Admin 0

Source: WSJ Tech News Eyes skyward, millions of Americans were transfixed by the spectacle of a total solar eclipse midday Monday, as the moon’s shadow raced from coast to coast like a brush stroke […]

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Cisco to Buy Springpath for $320 Million

August 21, 2017 Admin 0

Source: WSJ Tech News Cisco Systems said Monday it plans to buy Springpath Inc., an early partner in the so-called hyperconverged-systems market, as part of a shift to selling software and services to help […]

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Yes, Your iPhone Can Photograph the Eclipse

August 21, 2017 Admin 0

Source: WSJ Tech News The better way: Get a filter and tiny tripod. The awesome way: Hook it up to a Telescope. See the full post at Yes, Your iPhone Can Photograph the Eclipse