Amazon and Google have announced partnerships to bring Alexa and Google Assistant to many devices at the IFA tech show in Berlin.
Markets in Asia closed higher as investors digested better-than-expected China Caixin manufacturing PMI and political uncertainty stateside.
Most major Japanese companies offered the lowest hike in base pay in four years on Wednesday, a setback for the "Abenomics" campaign.
Asia markets traded higher following U.S. losses as investors digest a speech from President Donald Trump.
An increasing number of foreign companies have been shutting down operations in China, according to South China Morning Post.
Sony Electronics, Marks & Spencer and Best Buy are among the big names to have closed Chinese operations, the SCMP reports.
Asia markets were trading sideways on Monday, as investors looked past a weekend dominated with Donald Trump inauguration headlines and await clarity on policies.
Asian markets were a mixed bag on Friday after China's latest set of economic data suggest the economy is recovering.
Panasonic aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors beyond batteries and into self-driving technology.
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic debuts its new automated checkout system that can scan and bag purchases.
Asian markets wavered on Tuesday, as investors await a widely expected Federal Reserve rate hike this week.
Asia markets trade mixed in cautious trade after Dow, S&P 500 post records.
Tesla and SolarCity executives try to quell doubts before vote on whether the companies should merge.
Chinese markets traded higher after stronger-than-expected twin PMI surveys gave investors a boost of confidence.
Panasonic cut its forecast for full-year profit, citing the impact of a strong currency and weaker earnings from sales of its solar energy systems.
Tesla unveiled its solar roof on Friday, but it will take a keen eye to pick out which houses have them installed.
Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday as South Korea's shares slipped after data showed economic growth slowed in the third-quarter.
Tesla said Wednesday that all vehicles being produced -- including the Model 3 -- will have hardware needed for full self-driving capability.
Most Asia markets traded lower on Monday, as gaming shares in the region came under pressure after China detained employees of Crown Resorts.
Most of the last eight countries that have hosted the summer Olympics have seen their stock markets rise during the games.