Tue, 06 Nov 2018 11:20
Cisco joins hands with state agency to train IoT, cybersecurity talent
Tech giant Cisco together with the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society and King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok have entered into an alliance to train professionals in Internet of Things (IoT) and cybersecurity.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 10:16
Google workers walk out in global protest over harassment
Thousands of Google employees joined a coordinated worldwide walkout Thursday to protest the US tech giant's handling of sexual harassment as the chief vowed "concrete steps are coming" in response to the concern.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:49
Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labour
Apple is investigating a factory in southwest China after a labour rights group said the tech giant's supplier forced student workers to work "like robots" to assemble its popular Apple Watch.
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.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:18
Google maps out a digital Thailand
Tech giant is offering solutions to help businesses and individuals improve their prospects
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.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 06:38
Google parent Alphabet sees record highs despite EU fine
Google parent Alphabet shares lifted Monday on a stronger-than-expected earnings report for the past quarter, as the tech giant's results eased concerns over huge fines imposed by the European Union for antitrust actions.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:18
Finance ministry eyes Bt3bn from tech tax
The Finance Ministry says it has targeted an annual Bt3 billion in tax collection from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Alibaba, Apple, Line and other foreign tech giants.
Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
Tech firms are dancing with their algorithms
There has been a lot of excitement about China’s “Big 3” tech giants Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. Now a new challenger has appeared on the scene: Bytedance, a Beijing-based unicorn which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create addictive content.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:42
Facebook rejects Australia media calls for regulation
Tech giant Facebook has opposed calls by Australian media companies for digital platforms to be regulated, amid an inquiry into their impact on competition in news and advertising markets.