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Technology 25 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Kuwait to regulate social networking sites

b>KUWAIT/b>: The country plans to pass laws this year to regulate the use of social networking sites such as Twitter, its information minister said, in the wake of cases of alleged blasphemy and sectarianism that have prompted protests.

Technology 27 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

US regulators push for online ‘do not track’ system

b>WASHINGTON/b>: US regulators are pressuring Internet companies to put in place by the end of the year a 'Do Not Track' system that would give consumers more control over their personal data online, in a report that privacy advocates dismissed as too soft.

Technology 07 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Samsung files fresh lawsuit against Apple in South Korea

b>SEOUL/b>: Samsung Electronics Co has filed another lawsuit against Apple Inc in South Korea, claiming the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 infringe on three of its patents.

Technology 29 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wired world to be boon, bane for Gen Y

b>WASHINGTON/b>: There is a good chance young people growing up in today's always-wired world will eventually become bright, nimble decision makers - if they don't wind up intellectual lightweights unable to concentrate long enough to chew over a good book.

Technology 16 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Yahoo!, Alibaba ‘committed to’ negotiations

b>NEW YORK/b>: Yahoo! Inc and Alibaba Group have released a joint statement saying they are 'engaged in and committed to productive negotiations,' giving few details but aiming to present a united front as tension grows between the two tech giants.

Technology 30 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Getting between teens and their screens

Are texting and Facebook really worse for kids than TV?

Technology 29 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Are texting and Facebook worse for teens than TV?

b>NEW YORK/b>: Let's face it: Teenagers spend hours texting, socialising on Facebook and playing videogames. And it's driving their parents nuts.

Technology 21 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Court orders Google to reveal YouTube user’s identity

b>NEW YORK/b>: A business consultant who wants to know who's been anonymously disparaging and fixating on her online has gotten a court to force Google to tell her.

Technology 04 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Waking up to a new darkness

The evil in Bright Falls has been in gestation for five years and it's finally awake to scare the pants off gamers.

Technology 18 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Twitter heading for clash with app developers

TWITTER'S entry into the smartphone applications market means it must act swiftly to avoid alienating third-party application developers that have been crucial to its success, warned Ovum, an industry researcher.