Grab incorporates third-party providers for faster service expansion
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Grab, in an effort to realize its stated aim of building an “everyday app”, is planning to engage third pa...

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South Korea to input $9 million in pilots for blockchain development
  Author: Pankaj Singh

In an effort to boost the development of blockchain expertise in the country, the South Korean government has declared...

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British online retailer ASOS to ban clothes made from animal products
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Asos, one of the biggest online clothing stores in the UK, has announced its intention to ban the sale of clothes made...

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Toyota to place a billion-dollar bet on ride-hailing giant Grab
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

The Japanese automotive industry giant Toyota is reportedly pumping USD 1 billion dollars into Southeast Asia’s ...

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KFC bans plastic caps & straws, first restaurant in Singapore to do so
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

KFC Singapore has declared that it will ban the use of plastic caps and straws in its 84 stores across the country fro...

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XPO Logistics & Nestle construct food distribution center in UK
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Nestle S.A. and XPO Logistics Inc., one of the ten biggest transport & logistics service providers based in the U....

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Sea plans to raise $500 million to play up its digital business
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Sea, an internet platform firm based in Southeast Asia, is reported to have planned a fund-raising program to raise a ...

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Jaguar to shift Land Rover Discovery SUV production to Slovakia
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Jaguar Land Rover Limited is reportedly shifting the manufacturing of the Land Rover Discovery SUV from its UK plant t...

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Tokyo to develop eco-friendly solar roads before 2020 Olympics
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a move that may increase the expanse of the Japan renewable energy industry, the Tokyo administration is planning t...

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Gage Roads Brewing Co. acquires Matso’s Broome brewery in a $16m deal
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Gage Roads Brewing Company, one of Australia's largest independent breweries, has apparently revealed in its recen...

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Colorado witnesses world’s largest solar power & battery storage bids
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Xcel Energy, the Minnesota based utility holding company, has apparently unveiled a new proposal which aims to carry o...

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Ikea promises to dispose of single-use plastic products by 2020
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Amid growing concerns of the impact that plastic has on the environment, Swedish furniture company Ikea announced the ...

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Toyota Motor & Denso to consolidate electronic component operations
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Toyota Motor Corporation & Denso Corporation have reportedly agreed over the considerations to merge their core el...

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O&G representatives to join Petroleum Commission at Africa Assembly
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Mr. Egbert Faibille, the CEO of Petroleum Commission, in addition to over 800 representatives, will be a part of the r...

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Singapore issues invitation to China to test its AI solutions
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

During the very first Sino-Singapore Artificial Intelligence Forum, Singapore Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat, invite...

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Hella becomes latest member of eSync to expand automobile business
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., a key German manufacturer of automotive parts, has become a member of the eSync Alliance a...

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Qualcomm to meet China’s regulators in final push for NXP clearance
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Qualcomm, a U.S based semiconductor & telecom equipment firm, is likely to meet Chinese antitrust authorities to s...

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Foxconn to raise $4.3bn in China’s biggest IPO since three years
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The USD 4.3 billion fund-raising round of Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII), a division of Foxconn Technology Group in...

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Ride-hailing service Go-Jek plans to commence operations in Singapore
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Go-Jek, the Indonesian ride-hailing service, recently reported that it would be expanding its services into four markets...

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California jury hits J&J with a multimillion dollar lawsuit
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

A California jury has ordered a $25.7 million verdict againstJohnson & Johnson in a lawsuit filed by a woman who s...

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Santos Limited rebuffs Harbour Energy’s USD 14.4 bn acquisition offer
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Santos Limited, an Australia-based oil, gas, & energy producer, has officially rejected the USD 14.4 billion acqui...

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German court bans old diesel cars on roads with immediate effect
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Germany’s top administrative court, in a surprise move, has apparently directed city authorities to prohibit the...

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EDF sounds out bidders for a 49% stake in its wind farm business
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

EDF Energy, an integrated French energy firm headquartered in the UK, is apparently trying to raise funds through the ...

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New recycling facility set up in Auckland to process used tire waste
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

A new tire waste recycling facility has been apparently unveiled at New Zealand’s largest and the most populous ...

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WTO ruling on Airbus may spiral trade tensions between U.S. and Europe
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The World Trade Organization has apparently declared that the European Union had persisted with unlawful subsidies to ...

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Borr to purchase five current rigs of Keppel for USD 745 million
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Borr Drilling, a Norway-based drilling contractor for the oil & gas sector, has entered into a purchase deal with ...

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HSBC conducts world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The London based HSBC Holdings plc has claimed to have successfully carried out the world’s first commercially f...

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Boeing & Airbus push boundaries, enter after-sales service market
  Author: Satarupa De

Riding high on the success of transcontinental airliners, renowned aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus apparently...

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Fox acquires seven of Sinclair’s broadcasting stations for $1.5bn
  Author: Satarupa De

Fox Broadcasting Co. has apparently signed an agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group to purchase some of its televisi...

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Google acquires Velostrata, expands portfolio of cloud migration tools
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The American multinational tech giant Google Inc., has apparently purchased an Israeli cloud migration firm Velostrata...

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Nevsun to refuse Lundin & Euro Sun’s bid for its zinc & copper assets
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Mining industry major Nevsun Resources Ltd., in its recent public announcement has revealed that it will be rejecting ...

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Nokia expand its IoT business, acquires start-up SpaceTime Insight
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Telecom giant Nokia has recently announced that it will be acquiring SpaceTime Insight, a California-based start-up th...

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California’s latest norm now requires homes to include solar panels
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The California Energy Commission has reportedly planned to implement the new building energy efficiency rules, in accord...

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BP Plc may plan to acquire some of BHP’s energy assets in the U.S.
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

BP Plc, a British multinational oil and gas company, has reportedly been weighing a decision to acquire assets from BH...

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QCA accuses Ergon Retail of overcharging regional businesses
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

In what can be touted as a significant move in the breach of state energy laws, Ergon Retail has been reportedly accus...

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EDF’s plan to build onshore wind farms in Scotland faces opposition
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

EDF Energy, an integrated power-generating firm, apparently plans to raise the heights of two major windfarms on the I...

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NETS launches new contactless CashCard with its own mobile app
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

NETS, a Singapore based payment service provider, has introduced a contactless CashCard that it will provide along wit...

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Internet services giant Baidu to divest financial services business
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Baidu Inc., one of the leaders in the China market for internet services and products, has announced that it has enter...

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Square & Weebly tie up to provide cohesive solutions for businesses
  Author: Saipriya Iyer

The San Francisco based merchant services aggregator, Square, Inc., has scarcely announced its plans to acquire techno...

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Barclays inks deal with PayPal to aid customers manage accounts easily
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Barclays, the British multinational bank and PayPal, the American digital wallet service announced that they have join...

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Comcast bids against Fox & Disney, offers £22 billion to buy Sky Plc
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Comcast Corporation, a U.S. based broadcasting & cable television firm, has proposed a hostile acquisition bid for...

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MPA inks Tuas Terminal Phase 2 pact & other MoUs in the marine cosmos
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Singapore Marine sector seems to have reportedly witnessed an overwhelming influx of projects this week. If source...

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Volkswagen outlines plans for U.S. Bond sale post emissions scandal
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Renowned German automaker Volkswagen AG seems to be set to return in the U.S. bond market after its infamous emissions...

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T&G sells Kerikeri kiwifruit assets to Seeka worth USD 40 million
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Turners & Growers (T&G), a New Zealand based leading marketer, exporter, and distributor of prem...

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Boralex & Ardian sign agreement to acquire Kallista’s shares
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In what may be touted as a major boost to the renewable energy sector, Boralex Inc., a Canadian developer of renewable...

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DBS to launch cross border transaction tracker in HK and Singapore
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

DBS will be launching a real-time payment tracking service that will benefit 200,000 of its corporate and small to med...

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Facebook change of data privacy terms to affect 1.5 billion users
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Facebook, the social media platform that has come under severe scrutiny due to the allegation of leaking personal data...

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ACT government plans to move to 100% zero emissions fleet
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

In what may seem to be Australia’s most ambitious plan to transit to electric vehicles, the ACT government has rec...

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CBA to pay $3 million penalty over charging unjustified advice fees
  Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Australian multinational bank, CBA has finally decided to pay $3 million in the form of penalty after the Australian S...

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UK firms ban the usage of plastic to curb environmental pollution
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In what maybe touted as a highly strategic move toward the maintenance of a green environment, certain UK based firms ...

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Hanshin Properties & Ireka Corp. join hands to develop Rimbun Project
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Ireka Corp Bhd, a Malaysia-based construction engineering firm, has apparently signed a joint venture with the Hankyu ...

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Xiaopeng Motors to raise over USD 1.6 billion for manufacturing EVs
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Xiaopeng Motors, a China-based electric hybrid car startup, has apparently decided to raise funds of over USD 1.6 bill...

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L&T Technology acquires USD 20 million contract from ExxonMobil
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

L&T Technology Services (LTTS), an engineering, research, & design division of Larsen & Toubro, has report...

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Google Inc. to acquire GIF image search start-up Tenor
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Google Inc., the search engine giant, is likely to buyout Tenor, a GIF image search tool, for enhancing the efficiency...

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Meituan to purchase bicycle-sharing startup Mobike for over $3 billion
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Meituan Dianping, a Chinese firm offering online retail products & services for local consumers, is reportedly pla...

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Mecklenburg prosecutes Atrium to sever ties & operate independently
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Mecklenburg Medical Group, a part of the Carolinas HealthCare System, has filed a litigation against Atrium Health, a ...

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Hibiscus Petroleum completes acquisition of 50% stake in North Sabah
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad, an oil & gas firm based in Malaysia, has acquired a 50% stake in the 2011 North Sabah E...

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Aramco & PETRONAS collaborate to form two JVs for the RAPID project
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian national petroleum & natural gas firm, has signed an agreement with PETRONAS, an oil...

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MCE to supply electronics & mechatronic parts for Proton car models
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

MCE Holdings Berhad, a renowned investment holding firm, has apparently received contracts to supply complex electroni...

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Acropower to build waste-to-energy unit on Chew’s poultry farm site
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Acromec Limited, a Singapore-headquartered engineering services firm, has declared that its subsidiary, Acropower, has...

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Spark introduces an all-new IoT network across New Zealand
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Spark New Zealand, a telecom firm offering fixed line telephone services as well as mobile & internet solutions, h...

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Energean to pour in USD 1.6bn in Israel’s offshore O&G basins
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Reputed Greek oil & gas firm Energean is likely to invest nearly USD 1.6 billion in the Karish and Tarin natural g...

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Skoda aims to develop five electric vehicles within the next two years
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Skoda Auto, one of the key players across the vehicle manufacturing sector, has apparently declared that it is going t...

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Royal Philips introduces adaptive intelligence in Northland DHB
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Royal Philips has brought forward adaptive intelligence to Northland District Health Board, which is incidentally the ...

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Gibson Energy declares sale of U.S. environmental service businesses
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Gibson Energy Inc., a Canada based midstream service firm in the oil & gas sector, has sold its environmental serv...

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SIMEC Zen Energy to build battery with 120MW storage units in SA
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Whyalla Steelworks founder Sanjeev Gupta has received a USD 10 million loan from the South Australian administration v...

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Tokyo Gas signs contract with flexibility in destination clauses
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Tokyo Gas Company Limited has reportedly signed a long-term contract to purchase LNG from an establishment of the ...

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Uber launches its carpooling service Uber Commute in Singapore
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Uber, the globally reputed ride-sharing & transportation network firm, has made it to the headlines for introducin...

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BioCatch culminates first round of tech funding at USD 30 million
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

BioCatch Limited, one of the pivotal players of the behavioral biometrics technology sector, has recently closed at US...

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Salesforce-Dropbox ink integration deal for proficient cloud services
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Dropbox Inc., a file hosting service firm and Salesforce.com Incorporation, a U.S. based cloud-computing firm have rep...

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Cigna Corp. likely to acquire Express Scripts for over $50 billion
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The United States based health insurance firm Cigna Corporation has apparently declared its intention to buy Express S...

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OCBC Bank to provide funds for six green programs in Singapore
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited has apparently declared that it will invest nearly S$87,000 in six gre...

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KCA Deutag to sign a purchase agreement with Dalma Energy LLC
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

KCA Deutag, a global oil & gas services firm based in Aberdeen, is planning to purchase Dalma Energy from Saudi Ar...

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ADIF invests double digit millions in Aerodyne’s drone technology
  Author: Satarupa De

Axiata Digital, the fully owned subsidiary of Axiata Group Bhd, has recently made it to the headlines with the announcem...

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Carousell & MoneySmart team up to enable personal finance access
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

MoneySmart, a personal finance website, and Carousell, a mobile & consumer to consumer marketplace based in Singap...

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