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TECH 15 Apr 2017 | 6:00 AM

Taking the Web to children in India’s remote salt desert

Sheltered beneath a canvas sheet to escape the blistering desert sun, miles from any roads or power lines, a group of Indian children huddle around a tablet and experience the Internet for the very first time.

TECH 20 Apr 2017 | 1:30 AM

Big-name filmmakers are moving into VR

The British director Ridley Scott has launched RSA VR, a new studio which will be dedicated exclusively to Virtual Reality.

TECH 16 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Latvian daredevil in drone-diving world first

A Latvian tech company is claiming a world first after successfully test-flying a super-powered drone which lifted a daredevil skydiver aloft, from where he parachuted safely back down to earth.

TECH 16 May 2017 | 1:44 AM

West Bengal state power company's computers hit by ransomware attack

The global ransomware attack has affected several computers of a state power distribution company in West Bengal but the central government computer system has largely escaped.

TECH 16 May 2017 | 2:12 AM

For some ransomware victims, hard lessons

The WannaCry ransomware worm that hobbled big institutions and businesses at the weekend, also indiscriminately caught many smaller victims across Asia, from hoteliers to Chinese students.

TECH 17 May 2017 | 3:33 AM

Cyberattack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code

Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyberthreats on May 16 after the group that leaked US hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry "ransomware" attack warned it would release more malicious code.

TECH 19 May 2017 | 11:59 AM

WannaCry cyberattack compromised some Russian banks: central bank

The WannaCry cyberattack compromised Russian banks' systems in some isolated cases, the Russian central bank said, in the first official acknowledgement by Moscow that the attack had an impact on the banking system.

TECH 25 May 2017 | 4:41 AM

WannaCry hits Russian postal service, exposes wider security shortcomings

Russia's postal service was hit by WannaCry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses that have made the country a major victim of the global extortion campaign.

TECH 25 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Jury out on North Korea link to ransomware attack

Was North Korea behind the ransomware epidemic that hit global computer networks earlier this month?

TECH 08 Jun 2017 | 4:47 AM

Uber culture probe said to extend to handling of India rape case

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and his deputy Emil Michael over the years entertained a peculiar theory: They suggested to colleagues that their Indian competitor may have framed Uber for a headline-grabbing rape in India, according to sources.