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TECH 12 Jun 2015 | 2:37 PM

US net neutrality rules to come into force

New US Internet traffic regulations, known as net neutrality rules, will go into effect after a federal appeals court rejected the telecommunications industry's request to partly suspend their implementation while they are being litigated.

TECH 12 Jun 2015 | 2:14 PM

Lawyer who won against Google takes privacy case to Brussels

The lawyer who last year forced Google to remove links to defamatory information about him worldwide, is now hoping to convince the European Commission to introduce rules to make it easier for others to remove harmful information online.

TECH 12 Jun 2015 | 2:05 PM

Cyber security measure blocked in US Senate

The US Senate failed to advance legislation to strengthen protections against cyber attacks, as Democrats banded together to oppose the measure's inclusion in a defence policy bill President Barack Obama has threatened to veto.

TECH 07 Jan 2015 | 12:51 PM

Drones swoop into electronics show as interest surges

On a dusty stretch of Nevada desert, a quadcopter drone kicks up a small cloud as it takes off. It then trails its operator on a drive across the flat terrain, filming the motion from a short distance above.

TECH 08 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM

Smart belt loosens when you eat too much

The days of adjusting your belt after a big meal while trying to be as discreet as possible could be over now that a self-adjusting smart belt was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas over the weekend.

TECH 21 May 2015 | 4:16 PM

Investigators pore over phone records of engineer in Amtrak crash

Federal investigators are analysing the cellphone records of the engineer in last week's deadly Amtrak derailment to determine if he was making calls or texting when he was operating the train, officials said.

TECH 05 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

In a first, drug using 3D printing technology gets FDA nod

The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a drug that uses 3D printing technology, paving the way for potential customisation of drugs to suit patients' needs.

TECH 13 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Parents can keep tabs on baby with Bluetooth-connected pacifier

Thought to be the world's first smart pacifier, Pacif-i was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week.

TECH 05 Aug 2015 | 4:32 PM

Little by little, Germans look beyond cash to shop

Tourists and business travellers visiting Germany are often surprised when they reach to pay for their beer, metro tickets or even a large restaurant bill that their credit cards are not welcome.

TECH 29 May 2015 | 2:00 PM

Apple fails to disqualify antitrust monitor in e-books case

A federal appeals court rejected Apple Inc's bid to disqualify an antitrust compliance monitor appointed after the technology company was found liable for conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.