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TECH 28 Jul 2017 | 6:00 AM

Asleep at the wheel? Germany frets about economic car crash

Daimler chief executive Dieter Zetsche beamed as he posed for cameras in a Mercedes-Benz electric car after meeting politicians to discuss the future of the auto industry in Stuttgart, the birthplace of the combustion engine.

TECH 20 Jul 2017 | 8:21 AM

Trump’s big-data gurus scout presidential candidate in Mexico

Cambridge Analytica, the big-data firm that advised President Donald Trump in his successful election campaign, is turning to Mexico in search of a new presidential candidate to get behind.

TECH 10 Jul 2017 | 3:47 AM

Trump backtracks on cyber unit with Russia after harsh criticism

US President Donald Trump on Sunday backtracked on his push for a cybersecurity unit with Russia, tweeting that he did not think it could happen.

TECH 29 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Information overload fuels ‘fake news’: study

"Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism.

TECH 19 Jun 2017 | 6:00 AM

Venezuela's Maduro slams Twitter after accounts blocked

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said Twitter was an "expression of fascism" after accounts linked to his government were suspended, accusing the US company of persecuting his followers.

TECH 15 Jun 2017 | 10:00 PM

France's startup scene gains traction, led by state investment bank

France's corporate startup scene is gaining traction against the backdrop of booming investments by venture capital funds and high expectations for a business friendly government under new President Emmanuel Macron.

TECH 09 Jun 2017 | 6:35 AM

Thailand to target Facebook profits over videos of royal family

Thai regulators plan to impose financial penalties on Facebook Inc and other companies with video-sharing platforms if they fail to swiftly remove what they deem to be illegal content, including insults to the royal family.

TECH 07 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Russian hacking threatens Lithuania's banks

Politically-motivated cyber attacks from Russia pose the biggest threat to Lithuania's financial system, a survey of financial institutions conducted by the Baltic country's central bank.

TECH 06 Jun 2017 | 7:45 AM

Leaked intel report shows Russian hackers probed US voting systems

A top secret US report showing that hackers from Russian military intelligence tried repeatedly to break into US voting systems before last year’s presidential election raised new alarms about the extent of Moscow’s meddling.

TECH 02 Jun 2017 | 6:00 AM

Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks on own initiative

President Vladimir Putin said that patriotic Russian hackers may have staged cyber attacks against countries that had strained relations with Moscow on their own initiative, but said the Russian state had never been involved in such hacking.