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France makes proposals to U.S. to resolve tech tax row

Jan 17, 2020 - 11:03 PM

'There are possibilities available, we are working with (US Treasury Secretary) Steven Mnuchin. I made several proposals to him,' French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says

THE GAFA TAX. This combination of pictures shows the logos of the GAFA's, named after US multinational technology and Internet-related services company Google, online retail giant Amazon, social media service Facebook and multinational technology company Apple, displayed on a tablet on February 18, 2019. File photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

PLDT, Smart ink another partnership deal with Huawei

Jan 02, 2018 - 3:23 PM

The $28.5-million wireless service deal is expected to improve the telco giant's wireless service

ANOTHER HUAWEI DEAL. PLDT group chief Manuel Pangilinan says the partnership will enable his firm's wireless services under the brands PLDT, Smart, Sun and TNT to become much more agile, efficient and resilient in developing digital services. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PLDT partners with Huawei for 5G rollout in 2020

Feb 14, 2017 - 2:55 PM

In a recent visit to the Huawei headquarters PLDT chief Manuel V Pangilinan signs an agreement with the president of a unit of the Chinese ICT giant

IS PH READY? But before rolling out 5G here in the country, PLDT says it will focus on 'future-proofing' its network. Photo from PLDT Incorporated

India's techies fear U.S. crackdown on high-skilled visas

Feb 05, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Visa restrictions would create uncertainty and leave US businesses short of the skilled workers they need says a business group

People look over the arrivals board as volunteers at JFK International Airport's Terminal 4 are on hand to work with people that may have been detained from the seven countries under US President Donald Trump's Executive Order, February 4, 2017 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP

Indonesia eyes taxes from Facebook, Twitter, Google

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:11 PM

Google Yahoo Facebook and Twitter previously paid less taxes in Indonesia as representative offices but have recently been incorporated

Timeline Twitter. Foto oleh Lex Van Lieshout/EPA

China's HNA snaps up US tech firm Ingram Micro for $6 billion

Feb 18, 2016 - 6:28 PM

HNA will pay the enormous figure for Ingram Micro making it among the top ten most valuable overseas acquisitions ever made by a Chinese company according to data from research firm Dealogic

INGRAM MICRO ACQUISITION. HNA pays $6 billion in cash for the company. Background Image from Ingram Micro.

Cirtek Holdings hires banker Dispo, Silicon Valley pioneer Banatao

Jan 04, 2016 - 4:38 PM

As it prepares for more deals Cirtek Holdings hires the former president of First Metro Investments Corporation and the founder of Tallwood Venture Capital

BEEF UP. Cirtek says Banatao’s (left) industrial foresight and Dispo’s (right) capital market expertise will be valuable to the firm as it expands here and abroad

Globe, Huawei enter 5-year partnership for mobile network

Nov 25, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Globe says the partnership with Huawei will extend towards capacity expansion of the telco s 3G and 4G network

NETWORK EXPANSION. Globe's Ernest Cu says the partnership will deliver "a more robust mobile network as well as innovative market-driven solutions to help hopefully ensure the company’s success in growing the mobile market"

Britain tells UN Iran trying to buy nuclear technology

May 01, 2015 - 8:13 AM

The claims – which if true would violate UN sanctions – are made to a UN panel of experts just weeks after world powers reach a framework deal with Iran on curbing its nuclear program

A file photograph showing an general view of the nuclear power plant in Bushehr, Iran, on 20 August 2010. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

The 5 'hot' tech firms of 2014

Dec 30, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Whether through milestones achieved or controversies they got themselves into what’s sure is they changed the landscape and are expected to blaze more trails in the coming years

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Nov 17, 2014 - 12:14 PM

More top tech companies in the Philippines share what they look for a candidate

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Nov 16, 2014 - 4:59 PM

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Gates shifts role at Microsoft, new CEO named

Feb 04, 2014 - 10:23 PM

UPDATED Microsoft names Satya Nadella as new CEO; Gates will devote more time to the company on the board as founder and technology advisor

LINE OF SUCCESSION. (From L-R) Microsoft founder & technology adviser Bill Gates, new CEO Satya Nadella, and former CEO Steve Ballmer in an image released by Microsoft. Image courtesy Microsoft