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TECH 31 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM Premium

Leaping ahead with the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things opens up lots of opportunities for Malaysia, provided it can overcome outstanding challenges.

TECH 30 Jul 2014 | 5:23 PM Premium

Microsoft says complies with law in China amid probe

Microsoft said Wednesday it seeks to comply with Chinese law, after Beijing announced an anti-monopoly investigation of the US technology giant over its business practices.

TECH 17 Jul 2014 | 12:03 PM Premium

Apple to pay consumers up to US$400mil in e-books case

Apple will pay up to US$400mil (RM1.27bil) to compensate consumers for illegal price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books, officials said Wednesday.

TECH 11 Jul 2014 | 11:43 AM Premium

Rideshare vs. taxi: the war flares up in the Big Apple

The battle between ride-sharing and traditional taxi service is heating up in New York, with a new rival for ride-seekers declared illegal even before launching.

TECH 23 Jul 2014 | 3:41 PM Premium

Putin signs law seen as crimping social media

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law requiring Internet companies to store all personal data of Russian users at datacentres in Russia, a move which could chill criticism on foreign social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

TECH 23 Jul 2014 | 11:37 AM Premium

Google must face class action over kids' in-apps purchases

Google Inc must face a class action lawsuit filed by a US woman whose son had bought online videogame items without her consent, a federal judge ruled late on Monday as he turned down the company's request to dismiss the action.

TECH 06 Aug 2014 | 2:56 PM Premium

Thousands join Austrian student's class action against Facebook

More than 17,000 people have signed up to join an Austrian law student's class action against Facebook over the social media group's alleged violations of its users' privacy, the student said on Tuesday.

TECH 27 Aug 2014 | 5:03 PM Premium

California Senate approves measure banning warrantless drone surveillance

The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday imposing strict regulations on how law enforcement and other government agencies can use drones, a move supporters said will protect privacy and prevent warrantless surveillance.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 5:37 PM Premium

HK protests' 'Umbrella Revolution' tag escapes China's censors — so far

China's censors, who have barred most online discussion of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, have so far not blocked searches for the movement's "Umbrella Revolution" nickname, although it may not survive much longer.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 4:52 PM Premium

Online abuse of women in Pakistan turns into real-world violence

Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real world violence against them, but large social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, are moving too slowly to stop it, Internet rights group Bytes for All said.