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.
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.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 21:01
True hails startup park
True Digital Park says it has joined forces with the government and global tech giants to create the most complete and open ecosystem to drive Thai startups.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:07
Premier League launches rights auction as tech giants wait
The Premier League launches its latest auction of domestic live broadcast rights on Friday but football finance experts say global tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook are not yet ready to enter the fray.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 06:12
Soros to Google and Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'
Billionaire investor George Soros launched a scathing attack on tech giants at the Davos summit on Thursday, calling them monopolies that could be manipulated by authoritarians to subvert democracy.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 12:06
US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants
Washington is softening its position on European plans to impose taxes on US tech giants such as Apple and Google, officials said this week.
Sat, 07 Oct 2017 07:00
Samsung, LG express disappointment in US ITC's remark on washers
South Korea's top tech giants Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. on Friday expressed disappointment in the US International Trade Commission's (ITC) announcement that they are having an adverse impact on its washer industry.
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:28
Samsung, SKT stream live video with 4G, 5G
SEOUL - South Korean tech giants Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom unveiled Thursday a 360-degree virtual reality video clip utilising 4G and 5G networks within SKT headquarters in central Seoul.