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Top U.S. tech companies begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

Business / Tech May 20, 2019

Top U.S. tech companies begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

The impact of the Trump administration's threats to choke Huawei Technologies Co. reverberated across the global supply chain on Monday, hitting some of the biggest component-makers. Germany's Infineon Technologies AG fell in early trading Monday after the Nikkei daily reported it halted shipments to the ...

Business / Corporate May 15, 2019

Alipay operator looks to promote partner apps in Japan

Ant Financial Services Group, the operator of Chinese mobile payment service Alipay, hopes to make it possible for users of its partner apps in Asia to make cashless payments in Japan, the company's top executive has said. The fintech company, an affiliate of e-commerce giant ...

Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees

Business / Corporate May 10, 2019

Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees

The Diet enacted a legal revision Friday aimed at lowering mobile phone fees and spurring competition in the country's saturated telecoms market. Amid criticism that Japan's carriers charge too much compared with those in other countries, the bill passed by the Upper House to amend ...