Siilo injects $5.1M to try to transplant WhatsApp use in hospitals
October 13, 2018

Consumer messaging apps like WhatsApp are not only insanely popular for chatting with friends but have pushed deep into the workplace too, thanks to the speed and convenience they offer. They have even crept into hospitals, as time-strapped doctors reach Continue reading

Hong Kongs IPO Takeoff Is Running Out of Runway
August 17, 2018

Brace, brace. Hong Kong’s IPO takeoff is going to come to a screeching halt.

There’s a flood of deals still in the pipeline, it’s true, from food delivery giant Meituan Dianping to biotech unicorn Innovent Biologics Inc. But investor fatigue is Continue reading

How Batteries Went From Primitive Power to Global Domination
June 17, 2018

For an energy source that's been around for three decades, the lithium-ion battery is only just hitting its stride.

It’s worked its way up from primitive cellular phones to cameras and laptops before entering everyone’s pockets inside smartphones. But only Continue reading

Apple Earnings Show Growing Immunity to Smartphone Malaise
May 27, 2018
  • As industry cools, CEO cooks up new services, raises prices
  • Apple’s success elsewhere doesn’t help smartphone suppliers

Apple Inc.’s results confirmed that, while the days of double-digit smartphone industry growth are over, Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has a Continue reading

Apple Is Secretly Developing Its Own Screens for the First Time
March 20, 2018
  • The company has a secret manufacturing facility in California
  • Apple Watch to be first Apple product with MicroLED technology

Apple Inc. is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its Continue reading