Technology

Japan's private rocket reaches outer space for first time

May 4, 2019

A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space

US, China begin new round of tariff war negotiations

May 1, 2019

American and Chinese trade negotiators began more talks aimed at ending a tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said U.S. officials might be moving toward a decision on whether to make a deal

Mnuchin hopes for 'substantial progress' in China talks

Apr 30, 2019

Mnuchin says he hopes for 'substantial progress' in talks with Chinese officials aimed at ending a tariff war

Samsung's 1Q profit slides on falling chip prices

Apr 30, 2019

Samsung Electronics Co. says its operating profit for the last quarter declined more than 60% from a year earlier because of falling chip prices and sluggish demands for its display panels

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on VR

Apr 28, 2019

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on virtual reality

Sony returns to profit on game software, Spotify gains

Apr 26, 2019

Sony Corp. is back into profitability for the quarter through March, boosted by robust demand for game software and network services as well as gains from Spotify

Nintendo profit jumps 39% on Switch software sales

Apr 25, 2019

Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. is reporting a 39% rise in profit for the fiscal year through March on healthy software sales for its popular Switch console

China rejects 'unfounded hype' after GE spying accusation

Apr 24, 2019

China tells US to stop 'unfounded hype' about technology theft after engineer, Chinese business partner charged with industrial spying

Toyota, SoftBank fund, Denso invest $1 billion in Uber

Apr 19, 2019

Japan's top automaker Toyota, auto parts maker Denso and internet company SoftBank's investment fund are investing $1 billion in car-sharing Uber's technology unit, Uber ATG

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

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