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.
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
Will Apple’s roots in China hold fast amid the storm?
Apple is seen as a prime target for retaliation over US moves against the Chinese tech giant Huawei, but the roots planted by the company in China should help it weather the storm, analysts say.
Sat, 11 May 2019 01:00
An Apple for teacher
The tech giant's "everyone can" projects aim to foster creativity in the classroom
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
IBM moving production from Singapore to US
GLOBAL TECH giant IBM is shutting its S$90 million (Bt2.1 billion) technology park in Tampines, costing up to 600 jobs in Singapore, and moving production of its high-end computer systems to the United States.
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, 05 Apr 2019 13:41
Amazon’s Bezos, wife reach biggest divorce deal in history
NEW YORK: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, finalised the biggest divorce settlement in history on April 4, leaving him with 75% of their stock in the tech giant and giving her nearly US$36bil (RM146.95bil) in shares.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 21:57
Google signs deal with Cuba to boost internet services
US tech giant Google on Thursday signed a deal with Cuban operator ETECSA to explore ways of boosting internet service on the communist-run island, despite diplomatic tensions between Washington and Havana.
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
Thailand firmly in Huawei’s sights
CHINESE TECH giant Huawei Group has set aside an investment budget of US$81 million (Bt2.5 billion) for Southeast Asia towards ICT enablement from 2019-21, focusing on OpenLabs, enabling cloud developers and cultivating ICT talent, the group’s president for Southeast Asia, James Wu, said.
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, 27 Nov 2018 12:34
Jack Ma, China's richest man, is a Communist Party member
Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world's richest people but he has now emerged as a member of another club: China's 89-million-strong Communist Party.
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.