This week Rwanda became the first African country to impose a full lockdown against Covid-19, leading the continent before Kenya and DRC followed suit.
Asia is bracing for recession as Singapore reports significant economic slowdown.
The widespread outbreak of coronavirus is having an impact on markets and industries across the globe.
Disney and Universal Pictures are the first studios to suspend the release of their box office data, amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
As the global economy shuts down for months and disruption is likely to last over a year, universal basic income (UBI) might be the only way to put food on the table.
Etsy had a strong end to the financial year which resulted in a big jump in share price.
The world’s largest phone company Samsung could strengthen its lead with its latest smartphone releases, including its second foldable device.
India largely depends on China for smartphone component production and the coronavirus will delay upcoming smartphone launches.
The UK Government’s decision to permit Huawei to continue its 5G operations is a sensible economic and logistical decision considering current infrastructure.
A recent legal case launched against tech giants has renewed concerns over cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Access by Amazon to NHS data could help reduce the burden on public services but the price may be access – if limited – by Big Tech to people’s personal data.
The recent decision by Transport for London (TfL) not to renew Uber’s license to operate in London comes after TfL became dissatisfied with attempts by the ride-hailing service to address concerns over safety, having previously revoked Uber’s license in September 2017.
Eddie Stobart are weeks away making their final delivery, unless a rescue deal can save the ailing freight company.
The advent of 5G will enable big innovations for in-game sports betting and virtual reality.
New privacy features will enable Apple to differentiate its product offering from rival Google.
US automaker Rivian could eventually outperform Tesla as a manufacturer of electric vehicles after Amazon placed an order for 100,000 electric vans to deliver goods to consumers.
Apple unveiled its iPhone 11, Pro and Pro Max at a keynote event recently.
The video-sharing platform has effectively backed the ad-supported business model by putting its most successful original show, Cobra Kai, in front of the paywall. YouTube announced the move weeks ago, as new subscription services set to launch by Disney and Apple will make competition unbearable in an already saturated market.
Lesson Nine GmbH, the company behind the Babbel language app, is expanding into travel bookings, diversifying its product offering to language learners.
A dispute over the 2018 conclusion to a South Korean court case that resulted in Japanese company Mitsubishi being ordered to pay reparations for wartime forced labour has provoked a reaction from the Japanese government in the form of trade restrictions.
Bose’s venture into the wearable tech market marks an ambitious move for the US-based company, but success may see the company become a takeover target.
A flurry of language-processing products has created the false impression of major advancements in ‘conversational’ AI.
After several run-ins between Telsa and its battery supplier Panasonic about production setbacks of the Model 3 electric vehicle (EV), the California-based carmaker is looking to develop its own batteries.
Use of facial-recognition software in UK police trials has boosted the profile of one of its suppliers, the NEC Corporation, but substantial threats to the technology’s long-term sales growth remain.
The US-China trade war and the Trump administration ban on Chinese telecom company and phone maker Huawei may help unlock the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint in the US.
Rising US tech star Slack has opted to go public in a direct offering on the NYSE that might protect it from the perils of Wall Street.
The new model, a variant of the XC90 SUV, will work with an Uber developed autonomous driving system.
Ballooning costs associated with the purchase of an expensive 5G spectrum in Europe have pushed up Vodafone’s swelling debt.
The ongoing US-China trade war has added to the woes faced by Apple beyond competing against Samsung and insurgent Chinese makers in an increasingly competitive market.
California-based Alphabet – of which Google is a part – reported a profit in the first three months of 2019 that sagged under the weight of a hefty antitrust fine by the European Commission (EC).