Arjun Kharpal is a technology correspondent for CNBC in London. He moved into the role after being a news assistant at the company for two years, and a reporter for a year following that.
Arjun's heads up CNBC's "Tech Transformers" special report, interviewing guests or offering analysis on "Squawk Box Europe" and "Street Signs", as well as writing a plethora of stories online. He writes extensively on the technology industry covering the latest trends and topics all the way from the most innovative start-ups up to the biggest companies in the world including Apple and Google.
Arjun talks to the most important industry players including company chief executives, investors, and entrepreneurs.
Arjun has previously written for The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian and The Mirror in London. He holds a BA in English Literature from the University of York and an MA in Newspaper Journalism from City University, London.
Tencent hinted at signing more merchants up to WeChat Pay in the U.S. despite the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China.
Amazon workers in Spain went on strike on Monday to protest working conditions at the e-commerce giant's warehouses.
Initial coin offering (ICOs) — where new cryptocurrencies are launched to help fund new companies — have exploded in 2018, with over $12 billion raised so far. CNBC explores how ICOs work and some of the dangers of investing in the new digital coins.
Magic Leap has raised over $2 billion in funding from investors including Google, J.P. Morgan and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Xiaomi's share price rise came after news that the Chinese firm will be included in the Hang Seng Index.
America and China are in a race to become the leader in 5G mobile internet, a technology seen to be the backbone from everything from driverless cars to future cities.
The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) raised concerns about the Uber and Grab merger, saying it has reduced competition and led to increased fares
The issue appears to be affecting Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 8 users.
Hundreds of coins created through initial coin offerings (ICO) have become worthless.
Health care start-up Babylon Health said that its artificial intelligence (AI) was able to diagnose medical conditions as accurately as a doctor.
Upscale fashion label Burberry has destroyed millions of dollars’ worth of clothing and perfume in a move questioned at its annual meeting. It destroyed £28.6 million ($37.1 million) of goods for the year ended March 31, 2018.
The family of KFC’s Colonel Harland Sanders has come to his defense after Papa John’s founder John Schnatter suggested the colonel had used the N-word but hadn’t faced criticism for doing so.
The three most popular online streaming services, Netflix, Amazon Prime and Now TV, had 15.4 million U.K. subscribers for the first quarter of 2018, while there were 15.1 million subscribers to services such as Sky, Virgin Media and BT.
CNBC looks at how the computer systems in F1 cars have made their way into regular vehicles.
FIA President Jean Todt discusses his start with the Ferarri team and the current problems facing F1.
F1 experts discuss whether the quieter engine sounds are making the sport less attractive.
Chase chief economist Anthony Chan says historically bad things happen when the yield curve inverts, but other economic indicators aren't pointing to recession risks right now.
Tim Lesko of Granite Investment Advisors says there's no impetus to sell Microsoft's stock because the valuation remains relatively cheap even as earnings continue to grow.
Jeff Hirsch of Probabilities Fund Management and the Stock Trader's Almanac says the Fed is the biggest risk to the market right now, but it has to keep moving on monetary policy because rates have been so low for so long.