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Tech

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.”

Tong's Portfolio

A layman's guide to investing in tech companies

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): Investors on Wall Street are clearly losing appetite for overhyped loss-making technology companies with uncertain business models and unclear paths to profitability.

Tong's Portfolio

Declining attraction of unicorn IPOs

SINGAPORE (Sept 30): This year was supposed to be the year for tech unicorns.

Global Markets

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): “If you want marines to drive away the Chinese fishermen, not one of them will come home alive.”Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, def

Geopolitics

Briefs

SINGAPORE (May 20):

Tech

Why investors should avoid hitching a ride on Uber's IPO

SINGAPORE (Apr 22): Investors who found some way to short the stock of Lyft, the No 2 ride-hailing player in the US, have had a great ride since its IPO three weeks ago.

In print this week

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): “The patience of Ecuador has reached its limit on the behaviour of Mr Assange.”Lenín Moreno, Ecuador’s president, on the decision to allow UK police to a

Commentary

Grab, GoJek, Didi and why it's hard to find winners in the few really successful EMs

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): They say there is no such thing as bad publicity.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Grab raises US$150 mil from Yamaha

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): Grab is attracting more global backers after the ride-hailing service defeated Uber Technologies Inc. in Southeast Asia. A motorcycle maker has become the latest investor.

Broker's Calls

Ride-hailing rivalry, goodies unlikely to return to 'good old days'

SINGAPORE (Oct 31): DBS Group Research says the competition and level of subsidies seen during the Grab vs Uber era are unlikely to return.

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