Asia is home to more than half the world’s population and is the platform's biggest growth opportunity.
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The move comes as makers of electronics and cars struggle to procure even basic chips for routine tasks such as power management and wireless connectivity.
Shares fell to ¥5,057 — the biggest intraday drop since March 2020 and part of its worst annual decline since 2006.
The country’s National Assembly approved a new law in late summer that mandated that mobile app store operators open up their platforms to outside payment handlers.
The two U.S.-based firms are competing in a much-changed smartphone market this year, with Chinese Android vendors having improved significantly.
Last month China’s top court effectively granted consumers the right to sue Apple for alleged abuse of market power, threatening the delicate balance the firm has cultivated in the country.
India is growing more assertive in its efforts to control online communications, challenging Twitter and Facebook’s practices and threatening to set a precedent that could extend worldwide.
Masayoshi Son isn’t letting go of the reins at SoftBank Group Corp. anytime soon, even as the founder tells shareholders he’s taking the issue of his succession seriously.
Sony’s shares have surged since a trough in March 2020, propelled by the increase in gaming and mobile activity.
The e-commerce pioneer is looking to expand its capabilities in artificial intelligence, financial technology and mobile networks.