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TECH 09 Oct 2017 | 4:40 AM

Facebook security chief warns of dangers to fake news solutions

Facebook Inc’s chief security officer warned that the fake news problem is more complicated and dangerous to solve than the public thinks.

TECH 28 Aug 2017 | 9:05 AM

China demands Internet platforms verify users’ true identity

China has ordered the country’s Internet platforms to verify users’ true identity before letting them post online content, the latest step by authorities to tighten policing of the Web.

TECH 15 Aug 2017 | 7:54 AM

Tech companies in the crosshairs on white supremacy and free speech

The neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer had its Internet domain registration revoked twice in less than 24 hours in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, part of a broad move by the tech industry to take a stronger stance against hate-speech.

TECH 20 Feb 2017 | 10:00 PM

Why Facebook may need to work faster to stop the flow of fake news

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg publishes his manifesto outlining the company's ongoing commitment to filter out false news and hoaxes without undermining free speech.

TECH 01 Feb 2017 | 9:00 AM

Trump travel ban stirs faint corporate outcry beyond Silicon Valley

Most US corporate bosses have stayed silent on President Donald Trump's immigration curbs, underscoring the sensitivities around opposing policies that could provoke a backlash from the White House.

TECH 09 Dec 2016 | 10:46 AM

Facebook and Twitter’s real sin goes beyond spreading fake news

Social media companies are taking heat for influencing the outcomes of the US presidential election and Brexit referendum by allowing fake news, misinformation campaigns and hate speech to spread.

TECH 19 Oct 2016 | 2:00 AM

PC download charts: Civilization VI, Shadow Warrior, 2 Mafia III

Broad perspective, quasi-historical nation builder Civilization VI: polished, inventive, and future console action game Shadow Warrior 2; and gangland narrative Mafia III figure among the higher profile releases.

TECH 29 Jul 2016 | 11:00 PM

Life is Strange: Hit videogame becomes live-action series

One of 2015's best videogames is heading towards a live-action adaptation as Life is Strange is picked up by the online arm of Jurassic World and Inception production house Legendary Pictures.

TECH 25 Jul 2016 | 8:24 AM

China shuts down online news operations: report

China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for independently reporting and publishing articles about potentially sensitive subjects, state media said.

TECH 18 Mar 2016 | 1:30 AM

Pope to join Bieber and co on Instagram

Pope Francis will make his Instagram debut on March 19, joining the likes of Justin Bieber and Cristiano Ronaldo on the image-sharing forum under the handle Franciscus, the Vatican confirmed.