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TECH 08 Sep 2014 | 6:26 PM

Uzbekistan tightens rules for bloggers

Uzbekistan on Friday approved a new law on what bloggers can post online, further tightening Internet restrictions in the tightly-controlled Central Asian republic.

TECH 14 Oct 2014 | 12:53 PM

Facebook founder presses Indonesian leader on web access

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pressed Indonesia's incoming leader Monday to improve Internet access in the sprawling archipelago saying that his social media network and other sites can help boost the economy.

TECH 09 Oct 2014 | 12:13 PM

Twitter news chief steps down in latest executive departure

Vivian Schiller said she was stepping down as Twitter Inc's news head after nearly a year at the microblogging website, the latest executive exit from the company this year.

TECH 03 Nov 2014 | 5:00 PM

Hungary's Orban's Internet tax announcement met with scepticism, distrust

Hungary's prime minister shelved plans to introduce an Internet tax that had sparked major demonstrations and further concerns about civil liberties in the EU member state.

TECH 03 Nov 2014 | 2:32 PM

New Hampshire ban on 'ballot selfies' challenged by lawsuit

A New Hampshire law that bans the sharing of images of marked election ballots over social media compromises the right of free political speech in the state, according to a lawsuit filed challenging the prohibition on "ballot selfies."

TECH 21 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM

Ex-UK spy chief says accord needed with tech firms to stop terrorism

Intelligence agencies and technology companies need to agree on data-sharing to keep attacks like those in Paris earlier this month from becoming commonplace, the former head of Britain's foreign intelligence service said.

TECH 07 Apr 2015 | 10:49 AM

Turkey lifts Twitter ban

Twitter has complied with Turkey's request to remove photographs of a prosecutor held at gunpoint by far-left militants, an official said, and a ban on it ended hours after being imposed.

TECH 06 Jul 2015 | 1:58 PM

When a selfie is not enough: India abuzz over ‘velfie’ craze

Move over selfie, India is embracing the “velfie” with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

TECH 12 Sep 2015 | 9:00 AM

Fed up Tunisians go online to fight trash, rudeness

Rubbish clutters the streets, drivers cheerfully burn red lights and coffee shops rudely spill out onto the pavement.

TECH 15 Sep 2015 | 5:17 PM

Kremlin says hackers attacked Putin website

Hackers made a "very powerful" attack on the Kremlin website on Sept 13, the Russian government said.