The logo of Flipkart is seen on the company’s office in Bengaluru, India

Walmart will pay $16 billion for a roughly 77 per cent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, the US retailer’s largest-ever deal, in an attempt t(...)

Ma Huateng, chairman and chief executive  of Tencent, at a news conference in Hong Kong. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Tencent Holdings lost almost $20 billion (€16.2bn) from its market value on Thursday after the Chinese internet giant missed quarterly revenue estimat(...)

Ilkka Paananen, chief executive of Supercell. Photograph: Junko Kimura/Bloomberg

Mobile game maker Supercell reported a 20.5 per cent drop in 2017 core profit on Wednesday due to falling revenue for its five-year old hit game Clash(...)

Adam Rudd manages about £3.9 billion and is largely steering clear of the UK. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s best fund manager may be based in Scotland, but his performance has been driven by investing outside the UK. Aberdeen Standard Investments’(...)

The president of Toyota Motor Corporation, Akio Toyoda, speaks about the e-Palette at the International Consumer Electronics Show on Monday. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

Toyota Motor, trying to transform itself into a leader of the new driverless economy, unveiled both the concept vehicle and the big-name partners to m(...)

Tencent Holdings WeChat messaging application has denied it is storing chat histories. Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Tencent Holdings’ WeChat, China’s most popular messenger app, has denied storing users’ chat histories, after a top businessman was quoted in media re(...)

“This transaction will allow both companies to benefit from the global growth of music streaming,” Spotify founder and chief executive Daniel Ek said.

Music streaming company Spotify and the music arm of China’s Tencent will buy minority stakes in each other ahead of the Swedish firm’s expected stoc(...)

Tencent Holdings endured its worst week in almost two years, declining 7.4 per cent. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

The wobbles suffered by technology stocks this week were not confined to Silicon Valley. Chipmakers across Asia had a dreadful Thursday, joining in a (...)

Video game developer Brendan Greene in Tokyo, Japan. Since going on sale in March, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), jointly developed by Greene and South Korean developer Bluehole, has sold 13 million copies. Photographer: Shiho Fukada/Bloomberg

Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop was(...)

A still from the Madden NFL computer game

Electronic Arts, maker of the FIFA and Sims video games, is creating a new e-sports football competition that will allow players to compete on behalf (...)

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