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TECH 16 Apr 2014 | 9:30 AM

Turkey says Twitter agrees to close some accounts, no tax deal yet

Twitter will close some accounts in Turkey but will not for now set up an office there as the government wants, a senior Turkish official said late on Monday after talks over a dispute which saw the government ban the site for two weeks.

TECH 21 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM

Researchers use Twitter to predict crime

Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters — even before a crime has been committed.

TECH 30 Apr 2014 | 12:11 PM

White House wades cautiously into effort to protect online privacy

The White House will lay out ideas this week for protecting US consumers' privacy in an era in which the ubiquitous use of computers and mobile phones provides a constant data feed on individuals.

TECH 30 May 2014 | 12:05 PM

Turkey's top court rules YouTube ban violates rights

Turkey's top court ruled on Thursday that a blanket ban on YouTube violated individual rights and freedoms, clearing the way for the popular video-sharing site to come back.

TECH 09 Sep 2014 | 9:00 AM

Teen’s art to be on Google search page Malaysia Day

Sixteen-year-old Lee Yee Run’s patriotic Doodle 4 Google art with iconic Malaysian figures will be featured on the Google search page, this Malaysia Day.

TECH 18 Sep 2014 | 12:40 PM

London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag

When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond.

TECH 09 Oct 2014 | 6:39 PM

Online voting not ready for worldwide roll-out: study

Online voting has the potential to boost election participation around the world, but is not yet ready to be widely rolled out due to security risks, a study said.

TECH 19 Jan 2015 | 12:15 PM

Bangladesh shuts down messaging services to quell violence

Bangladeshi telecoms authorities shut down a smartphone messaging service called Viber, which had become a popular communication medium for anti-government protesters.

TECH 08 Jun 2015 | 4:04 PM

Website that saves politicians’ deleted tweets faces deletion

The Politwoops website that saves tweets deleted by politicians said it fears its operations may be closed down in 30 countries after Twitter switched it off in the United States.

TECH 27 Jul 2015 | 3:24 PM

China's Huawei to install 4,000km of fibre optics in Guinea

Chinese technology firm Huawei will roll out 4,000km of fibre optic cable in Guinea over the next two years to offer high-speed Internet access to most of the West African nation's people, the Guinean presidency said in a statement .