Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
S Korean tech giants caught in a bind
SOUTH KOREA’S tech giants like Samsung Electronics and SK hynix are increasingly on edge over the ongoing economic brinkmanship between the United States and China, in light of a reported warning from Beijing not to cooperate with the Trump administration’s China ban, according to industry sources on Sunday.
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 10:56
Singapore's 'fake news' laws upset tech giants
Tech giants have reacted with horror after Singapore proposed laws against "fake news" allowing authorities to order the removal of content and impose hefty fines, in what critics say is an assault on free speech.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Digitised election: How data analytics can influence voters
DATA IS the new oil, but it’s valuable if it is refined. Either tech giants like Google, Facebook or local listed firms like Thai commercial banks heavily utilise data to get a better understanding their clients so they can offer them better services in a personalised way.
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
No more holiday traffic jam? Korean tech giants introduce traffic predictions
Starting from Friday, South Korea braced itself for one of the biggest annual movements of people nationwide as many head to their hometowns for Lunar New Year celebrations next week.
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:33
Tech giants vow to tackle fake news in poll campaign
Tech giants Facebook and Google have committed to fight misinformation and focus on fact checking on their platforms, especially during the upcoming election in Thailand.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:56
Journalists urge EU to resist lobbying by tech giants
Top journalists called on the EU Tuesday to resist intense lobbying by Internet giants to gut a law which would force them to pay for the news content they pick up.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:55
Tech giants warn Australia against law to break encryption
Digital giants led by Google, Facebook and Amazon have warned Australia against passing a "fundamentally flawed" law allowing security services to spy on encrypted communications among suspected criminals and terrorists.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 07:02
Tech giants in WEF pledge to develop digital skills for future-focused Asean workforce
A coalition of major tech companies has pledged to develop digital skills for the Asean workforce.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:51
Germany urges global minimum tax for digital giants
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said in an interview for publication Sunday he backed a global minimum fiscal regime for multinationals as Europe looks to levy tax notably on US tech giants.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:10
Japan Fair Trade Commission may launch investigation into U.S. IT giants’ transactions
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) is considering a policy of launching a large-scale investigation into the actual status of transactions conducted by massive information technology (IT) firms called “platformers” as soon as the beginning of next year, it has been learned.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
Stricter tax enforcement urged on tech giants
CALLS CONTINUE to grow in South Korea to enforce the tax laws more strictly for global tech firms such as Google, Facebook and Apple, as critics point to ambiguities that they say may create an uneven playing field for local tech firms.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Tech giants sign deal on vocational education
SHARP THAI Co Ltd and Foxconn Group have joined the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC)’s bandwagon for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Cooperation (TVET) to improve vocational education using technology and internships.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:53
EU news agencies blast tech giants
Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:31
Trump warns tech giants, stepping up attacks claiming 'bias'
President Donald Trump stepped up attacks on big tech firms Tuesday, warning Facebook, Google and Twitter to be "careful," hours after slamming what he called "rigged" internet search results.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 01:00
Are tech giants hijacking Internet?
The topic of censorship is really heating up after Google, YouTube, Spotify, Apple and Facebook prevented the conservative website Infowars from being accessed by their platforms in a concerted effort to block free speech by a source they don’t like.