Lu Wei: China’s minister of cyberspace affairs administration: Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Wang Zhihong (31), who works for an American medical equipment company in Beijing, finds the best way to keep up to speed about his company’s products(...)

In Beijing, Uber operates premium car service Uber Black and newly launched People’s Uber, which is priced to compete with regular taxis. Photograph: Emily Berl/The New York Times

Car-hailing apps such as Uber are facing a crackdown against “illegal” taxi drivers in Beijing, making the city the latest in a long line of trouble s(...)

Baidu is the latest big-name investor, joining the likes of Goldman Sachs and Google, to place a bet on the fast-growing transportation company, now valued at a hefty $40 billion

Chinese Internet giant Baidu has agreed to buy a stake in Uber as the online car-hailing service seeks to gain ground on rivals with powerful backers (...)

A screengrab of the South China Morning Post which featured a front page image of former taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Screengrab: South China Morning Post

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern made a surprise appearance on the front page of Hong Kong's South China Morning Post this weekend, shaking hands(...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange yesterday.The  DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

National benchmark indices advanced in nine of the 18 western-European markets yesterday. Germany’s DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent and France’s CAC 4(...)

Chinese firm Baidu aims to follow Google with a self-driving car, having already announced plans for a copycat version of Google Glass - provisionally dubbed Baidu Eye.

Chinese search engine Baidu, which has looked to mimic US technology giant Google’s biggest innovations, is now experimenting with its own version (...)

A woman looks at a Weibo advertisement  in Beijing. Over 3,300 accounts on the China-based social networking site have been shut down as part of a campaign called “Cleaning the Web 2014”.

Online companies in China are hiring young people of solid character to act as pornography watchdogs, weeding out morally suspect images of young wom(...)

Icons of messaging applications WhatsApp of Facebook (L), Laiwang of Alibaba Group (C) and WeChat, or Weixin, of Tencent Group

China’s broader economy may be slowing but some parts of its technology sector are on fire. For many years, the country’s tech stocks have play(...)

A record surge in the share price of China’s internet messaging firm Tencent has made its chairman Ma Huateng (42) – known as Pony Ma in English – Ch(...)

A Nokia Lumia 620 Windows smartphone sits on display inside an O2 store in Manchester. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

Finnish national pride was dented last week with the acquisition of Nokia’s phone business by Microsoft. Nokia was a key player in the development of (...)