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TECH 08 Apr 2014 | 11:53 AM

Internet companies' growing ambitions spook Americans: poll

The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed.

TECH 30 Apr 2014 | 12:11 PM

White House wades cautiously into effort to protect online privacy

The White House will lay out ideas this week for protecting US consumers' privacy in an era in which the ubiquitous use of computers and mobile phones provides a constant data feed on individuals.

TECH 21 Apr 2014 | 4:42 PM

How to stay under the radar when communicating online

The uproar surrounding the National Security Agency's Prism programme, in which the US government collected data from citizens' webmail and social network accounts, has led to the development of encrypted alternatives to Gmail, Hotmail and other popular messaging services.

TECH 21 Apr 2014 | 12:58 PM

Questions on bubble as tech momentum fades

After the tech euphoria of 2013, the fast-moving sector has hit a speed bump.

TECH 23 May 2014 | 6:36 PM

VCs eye big cloud software returns despite dwindling valuations

A cloud software boom has nudged startups into unlikely realms such as dairy farms, yoga studios and back-of-the-building loading docks, leading venture capitalists to hope for stratospheric returns.

TECH 23 May 2014 | 2:35 PM

Analysis: Business demand pushes file-sharing startups toward IPOs, buyouts

Jack Fearing, creative director at advertising agency MossWarner, was driving to a meeting a couple of years ago when he got an urgent call from a client, halfway across the world, asking for a last-minute edit of a video.

TECH 23 May 2014 | 10:30 AM

Leica turns focus on the past with lens-shaped new headquarters

Leica, the iconic German maker of high-end photographic equipment, will officially inaugurate its new headquarters in Wetzlar this week, marking a return home to the site where it began making cameras 100 years ago.

TECH 22 May 2014 | 3:34 PM

Dozens arrested in New York child pornography bust

Two police officers, a Little League coach, and a mother were among 71 people arrested across the New York City-area in the largest-ever roundup of people who share child pornography online, federal and local law enforcement said Wednesday.

TECH 28 May 2014 | 12:32 PM

China renews crackdown on Tencent's messaging app WeChat

China will begin a month-long crackdown on Tencent Holdings Ltd's popular WeChat messaging application, state media reported on Tuesday, the latest in a series of curbs on online freedom of expression.

TECH 21 May 2014 | 2:17 PM

In cyber spying row, Chinese media call US a "mincing rascal"

Chinese state media labelled the United States a "mincing rascal" and "high-level hooligan" on Wednesday in response to Washington charging five Chinese military officers with hacking US companies to steal trade secrets.