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TECH 13 Jun 2017 | 11:14 AM

Thai police bust 400,000 SIM card Chinese ‘click farm’

Three Chinese men were detained in Thailand on June 13 after police discovered they were running a ‘click farm’ from a house near the Cambodian border to generate likes for Chinese products on social media.

TECH 21 Feb 2017 | 9:20 AM

Expedia, Amazon bet on Britain by hiring, adding office space

As politicians and businesses wrestle with potential changes to UK border controls, one of the world’s largest online travel booking companies has decided to double its headcount in London, and it’s not alone in looking to expand.

TECH 11 Dec 2016 | 11:00 PM

Running with an exosuit

The story of Mohd Ridzuan Mohd Puzi is one of triumph. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of one, Ridzuan, a van-driver’s son, has gone from flipping burgers in the sleepy border town of Padang Besar in Perlis to winning the nation’s first-ever gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio last year.

TECH 12 Oct 2016 | 8:26 AM

G7 sets common cyber-security guidelines for financial sector

The Group of Seven industrial powers on Oct 11 said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers.

TECH 16 Sep 2016 | 8:52 AM

Central banks seek global standards in wake of Bangladesh heist

The world's major central banks have launched a task force to consider setting broad rules to protect the vast network of cross-border banking from cyber attacks.

TECH 20 Jul 2016 | 4:21 AM

United States joins case over Facebook data transfers from EU

The United States can join a landmark case on the legality of cross-border data transfers, an Irish court ruled in a move that gives US authorities a platform to defend their surveillance laws before the European Union's top court.

TECH 25 Nov 2015 | 3:00 PM

S. Korea ‘webtoon’ craze making global waves

Seoul office worker Park Sun-Min constantly checks his smartphone – trawling for updates on an insect apocalypse, ghost soldiers haunting the inter-Korean border, and a supermarket worker’s struggle to form a trade union.

TECH 12 Sep 2013 | 2:12 PM

EU Commission unveils plan to cap cost of phone calls

The cost of cross border phone calls in Europe will be capped to the price of a long-distance domestic call, the European Commission proposed on Wednesday, announcing plans to further harmonise the EU's telecoms market.

TECH 04 Apr 2014 | 12:19 PM

EU reform to scrap mobile roaming fees

The European Parliament on Thursday endorsed a sweeping package of EU telecommunications reforms, including a much-awaited measure to end roaming charges for cross-border mobile phone use.

TECH 06 Nov 2014 | 7:41 AM

Thai police say Pirate Bay co-founder to be extradited within a month

Thai police said the co-founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, who was arrested this week at the Laos border, would be extradited to Sweden to serve a jail term within the next month.