Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home

Tokyo, August 7, 2019 - Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that...

U.S. designates China a currency manipulator, escalating trade war

Washington DC-Beijing - A yearlong U.S.-China trade war boiled over on Monday as Washington accused Beijing of manipulating its currency after China let the...

Trump hits China with more tariffs, says Xi moving too slow on trade

Washington DC, Aug 1, 2019 - President Donald Trump said he plans to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from...

China sees intensive contact with U.S. this month ahead of September trade talks

Beijing-Washington DC, August 1, 2019 -- Chinese and U.S. working teams will be in intensive contact this month to prepare “good groundwork” for the...

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list

Bangkok, August 1, 2019 - South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious...

South Korea braces for Japan decision on trade status, seen as soon as Friday

Seoul, July 30, 2019 - South Korea is bracing for Japan’s decision to drop it from a “white list” of countries that enjoy minimum...

Blockchain launches cryptocurrency exchange with trades at high speed

New York, July 30, 2019 -- Blockchain, one of the world’s largest digital currency wallet companies, announced on Tuesday the launch of a cryptocurrency...

U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism

Beijing-Washington DC, July 29, 2019 - U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20...

Grab commits $2 billion to Indonesia with SoftBank’s backing

Jakarta-Singapore, July 29, 2019 - Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using...

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement

Washington DC, July 22, 2019 - Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into...