World / Politics Nov 27, 2019

Under pressure, Apple shows annexed Crimea as Russia on apps

AFP-Jiji U.S. tech giant Apple has complied with Moscow's demands to show Crimea, annexed from Ukraine in 2014, as Russian territory on its apps, lawmakers said Wednesday. The Black Sea peninsula and its largest cities of Sevastopol and Simferopol are now displayed as Russian territory on ...

U.S. warns Italy over China and 5G

Asia Pacific / Politics Oct 2, 2019

U.S. warns Italy over China and 5G

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Italy Wednesday of China's "predatory approach" to trade and investment, but Rome insisted its special powers over 5G supply deals would protect it. "China has a predatory approach in trade and investment" and represents a "mutual threat" to ...

Startups get a boost in Japan

Digital | ON: TECH Mar 17, 2019

Startups get a boost in Japan

by Chiho Komoriya

Late February was a productive time for startups, with two important events taking place in Japan: Slush Tokyo 2019, a major nonprofit conference, and Tohoku Growth Accelerator Demo Day in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, a smaller conference that also offers advice to fledgling startups. Here ...