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TECH 08 Jun 2017 | 6:41 AM

China closes 60 celebrity gossip social media accounts

China's cyberspace authorities have ordered Internet companies to close 60 popular celebrity gossip social media accounts in the latest in a series of crackdowns on independent media.

TECH 20 Jul 2017 | 12:30 AM

Better Internet access could rejuvenate rural America, but how do you get it there?

A century ago, a popular song sheet wondered, "How you gonna keep 'em down on the farm after they've seen Paree?" Would America's doughboys resolve themselves to the so-slow rhythms of rural life after they'd tasted cosmopolitan Europe?

TECH 11 Aug 2017 | 9:00 AM

SoftBank bolsters Flipkart's firepower to challenge Amazon in India

India's Flipkart has secured nearly US$2.5bil (RM10.7bil) in funding from Japan's SoftBank Group, giving the online retailer more firepower to compete with Amazon in the country's burgeoning e-commerce market.

TECH 21 Aug 2017 | 5:00 AM

AT&T considers sale of home security business

AT&T Inc is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business, including selling it, as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned US$85.4bil (RM366.3bil) acquisition of Time Warner Inc.

TECH 25 Aug 2017 | 9:01 AM

Amazon’s price cuts on kale leave rivals bracing for impact

A price war has raged in US supermarket aisles for well over a year, bloodying retailers big and small. On Aug 28, Inc plans to toss a smart bomb into the fray.

TECH 07 Sep 2017 | 5:00 AM

Oculus Rift closes in on Vive after summer sale

Facebook's virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, enjoyed a surge in ownership among computer gamers in August, after a mid-year price cut took effect in July.

TECH 02 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Nova 2 Plus: Shoot sharper selfies

If you are fired up by selfies then check out the Nova 2 Plus, which has a superior front-facing camera.

TECH 04 Oct 2017 | 5:24 AM

Uber will proceed with SoftBank deal, limit Kalanick’s power

Uber Technologies Inc will move forward with a major investment deal from SoftBank Group Corp and approved a slate of governance reforms that will limit the influence of co-founder Travis Kalanick and early backers.

TECH 09 Oct 2017 | 6:30 AM

Amazon faces hurdle from malls, Alibaba in Singapore

As Inc pushes into South-East Asia with a new venture into Singapore, the online retailer is facing some tough hurdles. Shopping in air-conditioned malls is practically a national sport, and e-commerce rivals moved in long ago.

TECH 09 Oct 2017 | 8:30 AM

Temasek's Vertex closes US$210mil fund for Southeast Asia, India

Vertex Ventures, the venture capital arm of Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings, said it has raised a US$210mil(RM887.9mil) fund to invest in Southeast Asian and Indian startups, exceeding its original target size of US$150mil (RM634.2mil).