Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

How do ride-hailing giants Didi and Uber compare?

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Global is set to make its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange after an IPO that sources said raised $4.4 billion, valuing it at $67.5 billi...

Grey Data - Big Tech

Deciphering ‘Big Tech’ R&D spend via the numbers

With this first article, as part of our new free to access data-based section, we have chosen to look at the top-level numbers of ‘Big Tech’ businesses, namely, Amazon,...

Platform News: Chipmakers Chip Semiconductors from Intel

US lawmakers unveil bid to boost domestic chipmaking industry

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a measure aimed at strengthening chip manufacturing in the US, adding to efforts to champion the sector and lure high tech supply chains ...

Smartphone and Telecoms News: UK Huawei Technologies 5G infrastructure

China’s Huawei to build $1.2 billion British research centre

China’s Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it had received planning permission for a 1 billion pound (approximately $1.2 billion) research and development facility in the U...


Nokia draws $560 million research and development loan for 5G

Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia drew a 500 million euro ($561 million) loan last month to help it to accelerate development of 5G technology, its annual report shows.

Platform News: Samsung Electronics logo

Samsung commences building its $220 million R&D centre in Vietnam

HANOI – Samsung Electronics has started building a $220 million research and development centre in Vietnam, the South Korean tech giant’s local unit said on Monday.