Computing And Information Technology

Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

May 17, 2018

Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China

Chip Wars: Tech rivalry underlies US-China trade conflict

May 3, 2018

Chip wars: US-China trade tensions underscore intense rivalry over key semiconductor expertise

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

Apr 23, 2018

Robots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning

Apr 23, 2018

Shanghai gets automated "unmanned bank" equipped with facial recognition software, a virtual reality room and talking robots

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

Apr 19, 2018

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand

Rights group: China using personal data as repression tool

Feb 27, 2018

Human Rights Watch finds evidence that authorities in one of China's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark example of how big-data technology can be used to police a population

Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

Feb 23, 2018

Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service."

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan's capital

Feb 3, 2018

Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista

Don't want to bother with cat litter? Japan offers robots

Jan 25, 2018

A look at three companion robots on sale in Japan, land of the cult of cute.

Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance

Jan 23, 2018

French retailer Carrefour and Chinese tech giant Tencent have announced a cooperation agreement in China and a possible investment to develop e-commerce and other technology

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