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TECH 02 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

Uber granted legal review of new English test for London drivers

Car ride service Uber said it had been granted permission for a legal review of a proposed new English language test for its drivers in London that it said was tougher than the level needed to obtain British citizenship.

TECH 01 Dec 2015 | 2:16 AM

Nikkei seeks digital media powerhouse with US$1.3bil FT purchase

Nikkei Inc will use its US$1.3bil (RM5.51bil) purchase of the Financial Times to build a digital media powerhouse by harnessing the English-language newspaper's brand and skill in getting subscribers to pay for premium business news, its chairman said.

TECH 15 Dec 2015 | 3:21 AM

Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post in Hong Kong

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has agreed to buy Hong Kong's flagship English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post (SCMP), in the most politically sensitive acquisition by the e-commerce giant to date.

Technology 17 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wikipedia to shut for 24 hours to stop antipiracy act

b>NEW YORK/b>: Wikipedia, the popular community-edited online encyclopaedia, will black out its English-language site for 24 hours to seek support against proposed US antipiracy legislation that Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said threatens the future of the Internet.

TECH 07 Sep 2016 | 8:00 AM

Vietnam’s Silicon Valley sparks startup boom

Recent Vietnamese graduate looking for an English language teacher? There’s an app for that.

TECH 04 Jul 2016 | 11:30 PM

Pokémon Company expands on new Pokémon announcement

A Japanese reveal of a half dozen new Pokémon heading to November's Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been followed up with an English-language trialer introducing the septet alongside a tease for new features.

TECH 04 Jan 2019 | 12:30 AM

Security certificate yanked from Russia-backed website, hurting ability to divide US voters

A Russian-funded English-language website aimed at sowing divisions among Americans has had a vital Internet security certificate yanked, meaning US Internet users will have difficulty accessing the site.

TECH 02 Dec 2016 | 8:39 AM

Qatari news site says website blocked, blames state censorship

An independent English-language news site in Qatar accused the Gulf state of censorship on Dec 1, saying two Internet service providers had blocked access to its website.

TECH 06 Apr 2016 | 10:30 PM

Disney crossover 'Kingdom Hearts Unchained X' gets Android, iOS date

The visual style of Walt Disney's animated films acts as backdrop to the Kingdom Hearts franchise, with latest videogame adventure Kingdom Hearts Unchained ?[chi] set for English-language release on April 7.

TECH 01 Oct 2015 | 8:18 PM

Uber campaigns against tough rules proposed in London

Ride-sharing giant Uber launched a petition that had more than 116,000 signatures by Oct 1 against proposed regulation in London that would force drivers to pass English language and map reading tests.