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TECH 19 Jul 2017 | 4:09 AM

Facebook’s WhatsApp blocked in China amid censorship push

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging service has been partially blocked in China, following a censorship crackdown by the government.

TECH 07 Mar 2017 | 9:13 AM

TomTom banks on partnerships to help drivers escape traffic jams

TomTom NV wants to build more partnerships with infrastructure companies and cities as it carves out its role in a future where autonomous vehicles reduce consumer demand for satellite navigation devices.

TECH 19 Dec 2016 | 10:00 AM

French government tells Uber to talk to protesting drivers

The French government waded into a row over Uber's cut-price taxi service, urging local representatives of the US app-based business to give its drivers a proper hearing after two days of noisy protests over their working conditions.

TECH 02 Nov 2016 | 10:00 PM

German YouTube alive with sound of music after copyright deal

One of the world's most restrictive countries on access to music videos opened up as YouTube announced a deal with musicians' body GEMA to pay when people stream music in Germany.

TECH 18 Jul 2016 | 4:14 AM

Coup bid in Turkey carried live on social media despite blockages

The attempted military coup in Turkey exploded across social media late on July 15 despite restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube during the first hours of the putsch.

Technology 29 Feb 2016 | 9:21 AM

Indonesia says Internet giants need to pay tax or face blockages

Global Internet-based firms could have their services blocked in Indonesia if they do not obtain "permanent establishment" status in the country and pay Indonesian tax, government officials said.

TECH 01 Feb 2016 | 8:54 AM

French taxi drivers should embrace Uber-style technology: minister

France's economy minister urged licensed taxi drivers to embrace modern methods such as GPS-based mobile phone applications that have helped rival car ride services such as Uber grow at their expense.

TECH 25 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM

A text message a day may keep the doctor away

Texting patients regular reminders to do things like eat right, exercise more and smoke less may help them make lifestyle changes linked to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes, a study suggests.

TECH 15 May 2015 | 2:30 PM

Ukraine accuses Facebook of pro-Russia bias

A senior aide to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Facebook of political bias, ahead of a question-and-answer session with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

TECH 05 May 2015 | 11:42 AM

China blames hacking attack for recent Internet problems

A hacking attack using malware from overseas servers was to blame for Internet problems in China earlier this week that prevented users accessing a number of popular foreign websites, an official state-run newspaper said.