Phil Muncaster


Phil Muncaster has been writing about technology since joining IT Week as a reporter in 2005. After leaving his post as news editor of online site V3 in 2012, Phil spent over two years covering the Asian tech scene from his base in Hong Kong. Now back in London, he always has one eye on what's happening out East.



UK and Singapore tie the knot on cybersecurity collaboration

What the new Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity between the UK Singapore means in practice



From maker to taker: China's $5bn search for M&A tech targets

GSR Capital’s plan to acquire Western technology firms is all about China’s move to become buy-side economy



What does China's stock market implosion mean for tech?

The plunging valuations on local exchanges could have a domino effect on its powerhouse tech sector



Lotus Blossom: A new cyber threat in the Orient

Reports of state-sanctioned attacks in Asia remind us that cyber risk is a global phenomenon



Can Chinese dragon Huawei tame the Internet of Things?

Communications giant Huawei provide the IoT world’s operating system – or will security stop it?



Apple's China sales will soar past US - can it last?

Apple is cracking the Chinese market but protectionism could be its Nemesis


Business Management

Tencent hits $200bn market cap. Now what?

It was bigger than IBM and then slumped. What should we make of Tencent, Asia’s biggest messaging company?



Will Google's certificate change hurt China's e-economy?

A change to the way Google handles Chinese queries escalates tensions between China and the US


Business Management

Why are Chinese tech giants slumping on US stock markets?

A cocktail of reasons explain the underperforming share prices of China’s tech royalty


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