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TECH 29 Mar 2016 | 5:23 AM

FBI schools Silicon Valley on lobbying D.C.

The crime fighters have also, though, come away with a longer-lasting victory: strong-arming the Obama Administration and lawmakers onto their side.

TECH 28 Mar 2016 | 8:52 AM

Philippines puts Marcos jewel images online to teach about graft

Philippine authorities are staging an online exhibition of jewellery owned by late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family to try to educate a new generation about the corruption of that era.

Technology 21 Mar 2016 | 4:10 AM

For bank heist hackers, the Philippines was a handy black hole

In February 2013, the Philippines was up against a deadline to amend its Anti-Money Laundering Act and get itself off the 'grey list' of a global watchdog, and lawmakers were bickering over whether to include casinos under the legislation.

TECH 17 Mar 2016 | 9:52 AM

Cambodia’s Hun Sen denies buying up Facebook ‘likes’

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen denied buying fake ‘likes’ for a Facebook page, as the country’s rival politicians increasingly battle for social media acclaim.

TECH 11 Mar 2016 | 11:00 PM

Uganda moves to tighten control of social media

Uganda’s government has proposed a bill to tighten controls over social media, a minister said, weeks after an enforced election day shutdown triggered widespread criticism.

TECH 21 Jan 2016 | 7:24 AM

Chinese flood Taiwan president-elect's Facebook, demanding return to China

Thousands of posts, apparently from China, have flooded the Facebook page of Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen, demanding her self-ruled island be brought under Chinese control, though her party brushed it off and said they respected their views.

TECH 18 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi bemoans youth ‘wasting time’ online

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, who was forced to spend years of solitude under house arrest, has hit out at young people “wasting time” on computer games and social networking.

TECH 29 Dec 2015 | 8:30 AM

Database of 191 million US voters exposed on Internet

An independent computer security researcher uncovered a database of information on 191 million voters that is exposed on the open Internet due to an incorrectly configured database, he said.

TECH 09 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Global ad spend to rise 4.7% in 2016: ZenithOptimedia

Mobile will account for 87% of all the new ad dollars in the global ad market in the period to 2018, ZenithOptimedia said.

TECH 01 Dec 2015 | 4:00 AM

On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against what Western security experts say are China-sponsored hackers using techniques rarely seen elsewhere.