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TECH 21 Mar 2014 | 12:13 PM

Widespread Twitter outages in Turkey after PM threatens ban

Twitter users in Turkey reported widespread outages on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatened to shut down access to the social media platform as he battles a damaging corruption scandal.

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 10 Apr 2014 | 5:24 PM

Turkey keeps YouTube block despite court rulings

Turkish authorities defied court orders and reaffirmed a ban on YouTube imposed after the posting of illicit recordings of top secret security talks that was cited by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as part of a "dirty campaign" to topple him.

TECH 18 Jul 2014 | 12:15 PM

Tech-savvy Indonesians monitor vote count in disputed poll

Tech-savvy Indonesians are acting as watchdogs following last week's disputed election, using social media and apps to ensure an honest count as both sides accuse the other of trying to rig the outcome.

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.