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TECH 30 Nov 2015 | 1:15 AM

Anonymous hackers target Iceland sites in whaling protest

Activist hackers from the Anonymous collective have claimed responsibility for bringing down five government websites in Iceland in a protest against whale-hunting by the North Atlantic nation.

Technology 04 May 2020 | 3:30 PM

The big keep getting bigger in the pandemic-rearranged economy

The pandemic is playing to the strengths of the biggest digital players, as seen in their earnings results for the quarter ending in March.

TECH 05 Apr 2019 | 1:13 PM

India weighs ban on popular online game after deaths

A boy’s suicide in India after his mother scolded him for playing the popular online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has inflamed a debate across the country over whether the game should be banned.

TECH 02 Nov 2018 | 2:30 AM

Chicago cabbies and ride-share workers join forces, urge cap on Uber and Lyft cars

Chicago taxi and ride-share drivers, bitter rivals on the road, have joined forces to seek legislation to limit the number of Uber and Lyft cars in the city.

TECH 09 Aug 2018 | 9:30 AM

New York approves first US cap on Uber, app-based cab drivers

New York’s city council dealt a political blow to Uber Technologies Inc and other app-based car-for-hire companies by approving a one-year industry-wide cap on new licenses and giving the city Taxi & Limousine Commission authority to set minimum pay standards for drivers.

TECH 30 Jul 2018 | 6:00 AM

NYC City Council to consider pause in granting Uber licenses

New York City Council leaders are seeking a one-year halt on issuing new licenses for Uber and similar ride-hail vehicles, while a comprehensive study proceeds into their relationship to traffic congestion, industry economics, driver working conditions and passenger service.

TECH 16 Jul 2018 | 4:13 AM

Microsoft urges US lawmakers to regulate face-recognition tech

Microsoft Corp, which has come under fire for a US government contract that was said to involve facial recognition software, said it will more carefully consider contracts in this area and urged lawmakers to regulate the use of such artificial intelligence to prevent abuse.

TECH 11 Jul 2018 | 9:39 AM

Malaysia reviews monopoly risk in ride-hailing market after Grab-Uber deal

Malaysia is studying monopoly risk in the ride-hailing market in the country triggered by the merger of Grab and Uber, and is bringing the service under some existing regulations, the transport ministry said on July 11.