Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 01:14:21 PM
Google founder step down and Sundar Pichai steps in

Google founder step down and Sundar Pichai steps in

Larry Page and Sergey Brin, co-founders of Google, have announced they are stepping down from running the online giant's parent company.

2019-12-04 12:57:31
China due to introduce face scans for mobile users

China due to introduce face scans for mobile users

People in China are now required to have their faces scanned when registering new mobile phone services, as the authorities seek to verify the identities of the country's hundreds of millions of internet users.

2019-12-01 16:45:50
Apple to take 'deeper look' at disputed borders

Apple to take 'deeper look' at disputed borders

Apple says it is taking "a deeper look" at how it handles disputed borders

2019-11-30 15:15:09
Facebook posts corrected under Singapore 'fake news' law

Facebook posts corrected under Singapore 'fake news' law

Singapore has ordered a fringe news site to correct a post made on its Facebook page, under a controversial "fake news" law.

2019-11-28 16:38:16
Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

A politician in Singapore has corrected a Facebook post that questioned the independence of state investment firms after a government request, in the first use of the country’s “fake news” law.

2019-11-26 14:18:39
 Assange 'could die’ in UK prison, fear doctors

Assange 'could die’ in UK prison, fear doctors

More than 60 doctors have written an open letter saying they fear Julian Assange’s health is so bad that the WikiLeaks founder could die inside a top-security British jail.

2019-11-25 13:52:20
Tesla truck gets 150,000 orders despite launch gaffe

Tesla truck gets 150,000 orders despite launch gaffe

Tesla has received almost 150,000 orders for its new pickup truck, boss Elon Musk has said, despite an embarrassing hiccup at its launch.

2019-11-24 20:25:09
Facebook would have let Hitler buy anti-Semitic ads: British comedian

Facebook would have let Hitler buy anti-Semitic ads: British comedian

British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has said if Facebook had existed in the 1930s it would have allowed Hitler a platform for his anti-Semitic beliefs.

2019-11-23 13:31:46
Yahoo Japan and Line set to merge

Yahoo Japan and Line set to merge

Japan's biggest search engine and messaging app are set to merge under a deal agreed by their parent companies.

2019-11-18 16:17:50
Facebook shut down 5.4bn fake accounts this year

Facebook shut down 5.4bn fake accounts this year

Facebook said Wednesday it shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts on its main platform so far this year -2 billion more than what was removed in all of 2018.

2019-11-14 12:20:41
China imposes gaming curfew for minors

China imposes gaming curfew for minors

China is imposing a curfew on online gaming for minors, the government has announced.

2019-11-07 12:07:59
Facebook changes product branding to FACEBOOK

Facebook changes product branding to FACEBOOK

Facebook is introducing new branding for its products and services in an attempt to distinguish the company from its familiar app and website.

2019-11-05 18:48:17
Microsoft Japan’s 3-day weekends sees productivity jump 40%

Microsoft Japan’s 3-day weekends sees productivity jump 40%

Microsoft Japan tested a four-day workweek and has found the experiment a huge boon to employee productivity.

2019-11-05 11:51:56
Rafiqul Matin new MD of BTCL

Rafiqul Matin new MD of BTCL

Dr Md Rafiqul Matin has been made Managing Director (MD) of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL). 

2019-11-03 19:13:20
Fitbit snapped up by Google in $2.1bn deal

Fitbit snapped up by Google in $2.1bn deal

Fitness device marker Fitbit is being bought by Google for $2.1bn (£1.6bn).

2019-11-02 12:25:11