Convergence of medtech and health tech: Helping providers plan procedures and easing patient anxiety

One of the fascinating aspects of medtech is not only how it can be harnessed by physicians to improve collaboration and planning around a procedure, but also how it can be deployed to help patients understand complex medical procedures and reduce their anxiety. The convergence of med tech and health tech is transforming how providers … Read more

Supercharged IT, superclouds, and superpowered healthcare – what they can deliver

When it comes to information technology (IT), the “whether and why” discussion about cloud use is pretty much over. As noted in some recent analysis from Accenture, “The last two years have laid bare the power and agility of cloud… and a new understanding that cloud at scale is essential for operations maturity, and ultimately, … Read more

Govt accuses Xiaomi India of violations in latest China clash

India accused Xiaomi of breaching the country’s foreign-exchange laws and seized ($ 726mn), in the latest clash with a Chinese company. India accused Xiaomi Corp. of breaching the country’s foreign-exchange laws and seized 55.51 billion rupees ($ 726 million) from a local unit of the smartphone maker, in India’s latest clash with a Chinese company … Read more

Amazon, Apple, Meta and Google- high-flying tech giants buffeted by turbulent times

Amazon, Apple, Meta and Google-parent Alphabet released figures for the first quarter of this year that showed they are not impervious to turbulence roiling global markets. Tech giants that saw good times during the pandemic are dealing with a “hangover” compounded by inflation and the war in Ukraine, analysts have said after earnings released this … Read more

More firms ride cloud to go global

The AWS booth is seen during a services expo in Beijing in September. [Photo provided to China Daily] Digital solutions seen as key in transformation and overseas expansion An increasing number of Chinese companies in traditional industries are leveraging digital technologies to transform and upgrade their global business, as cloud computing is playing an increasingly … Read more

China, India dissidents fear censorship as Musk eyes Twitter | Technology News

Elon Musk’s $ 44bn bid to buy Twitter puts the world’s richest man in the crosshairs of censorship-prone governments such as China and India, raising questions about how the Tesla CEO might respond to demands to stifle dissent in countries where he does business. For Musk, with his various assets ranging from SpaceX to his … Read more

Microsoft, chipmakers’ hit by China leader Xi Jinping enforced Covid lockdowns

Companies from Microsoft to Texas Instruments that long benefited from supply chains that run through China are now paying a price for China leader Xi Jinping enforced Covid lockdowns. Companies from Microsoft Corp. to Texas Instruments Inc. that long benefited from supply chains that run through China are now paying a price for the country’s … Read more

The huge Apple buyback will need to come with blowout earnings

A massive buyback may not be enough for Apple Inc. investors amid the worst month for big tech since the global financial crisis. A massive buyback may not be enough for Apple Inc. investors amid the worst month for big tech since the global financial crisis. The market’s reaction to Alphabet Inc.’s report shows it … Read more

Satellite datashowextent of China’s crippling Covid-19 lockdowns

Chinese port activity fell below levels seen during the first coronavirus outbreak in 2020, satellite data show, suggesting official economic figures will likely worsen as Covid-19 lockdowns spread. Chinese port activity fell below levels seen during the first coronavirus outbreak in 2020 and construction has plummeted, satellite data show, suggesting official economic figures will likely … Read more

Dow stages big reversal Monday, closing up by more than 200 points

The Dow Jones Industrial Average cut a nearly 500-point intraday loss Monday as technology names like Microsoft rallied amid falling interest rates. The blue-chip average rose 238.06 points, or 0.7%, to 34,049.46. The index was down as much as 488 points earlier in the session. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.6% to 4,296.12. The tech-heavy … Read more