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Former Google engineer argues prison term is a 'death sentence'

US prosecutors say Anthony Levandowski should spend 27 months in prison. The autonomous-driving engineer argues that at the height of the coronavirus, that could be a “death sentence.”

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Indonesia imposes 10% VAT on tech firms

(July 9): Indonesia imposed a 10% value-added tax on sales by technology firms including Amazon, Netflix, Spotify and Google on Tuesday, as spending patterns shift with increased remote working as

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Temasek Holdings, Google, in talks to invest in Tokopedia

(July 3): Google and Temasek Holdings Pte are in negotiations to join a funding round of between US$500 million ($696.9 million) and US$1 billion for Indonesian e-commerce giant PT Tokopedia, accor

Global Economy

Briefs

Quoteworthy: "China cannot save the world but can save itself." –— David Gaud, Pictet Wealth Management’s Asia chief investment officer, on why he remains bullish on the world’s se

CoVid-19

Google's coronavirus mobility report shows gradual return to workplaces since reopening after circuit breaker measures

SINGAPORE (June 10): If you thought that you had to jostle for space on your way to work once the circuit breaker formally ends on June 1, you’re not wrong.

Global Economy

Briefs

Quoteworthy: “Maybe the WHO will reform and maybe they won’t.” US president Donald Trump, blaming the World Health Organisation for “causing so much death”.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Time for telecoms to pivot, unlock new opportunities

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): The impact of Covid-19 has rocked economies across the world, resulting in breathtaking stock market volatilities and creating remarkable challenges for societies.

Fintech

Singapore third country in the world to launch Google Pay

SINGAPORE (Apr 14): Singapore became the third country in the world to adopt Google Pay after the US and India, with the US tech giant partnering local banks to integrate its peer-to-peer (P2P) fun

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Tech turmoil

SINGAPORE (March 6): The Covid-19 virus has hit the tech industry hard, with several large-scale global tech events cancelled or postponed until further notice.

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How to buy stocks in the US market

SINGAPORE (Feb 5): Once you have gotten the hang of investing in the Singapore market and are looking to diversify your portfolio, the

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