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TECH 31 Dec 2014 | 5:50 PM

Turkish journalist detained over corruption case tweet

Turkish police detained a prominent female journalist and anchorwoman after she criticised on Twitter the dropping of a hotly-disputed corruption probe that ensnared key allies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

TECH 19 Jan 2017 | 10:47 AM

Six Coolpad workers detained in patent dispute with former employer Huawei

Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad, part of the LeEco technology conglomerate, said six employees had been detained by authorities, accused of infringing the intellectual property rights of their former employer Huawei Technologies.

TECH 26 Jun 2019 | 8:29 AM

Chinese man detained after horror attack on woman sparks nationwide manhunt

Local police say accused did not know his victim, had been drinking after argument with his girlfriend. Internet sleuths identify location of assault in response to national appeal for help.

TECH 04 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Man to be detained for five days after dousing Baidu’s billionaire founder with water at annual tech event

The man, who police have not named, jumped on stage and poured a bottle of water over Li’s head at Baidu’s annual tech event.

TECH 02 Sep 2013 | 4:09 PM

HTC execs detained over leaked trade secrets; shares tumble

Three HTC Corp design executives were arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets, sending the Taiwanese smartphone maker's shares tumbling on Monday as its troubles deepened amid a wave of senior staff departures and disappointing sales.

TECH 14 Jun 2017 | 11:00 PM

In Russia, state TV and the Internet tell a tale of two protests

Some of the biggest anti-Kremlin protests in years swept across Russia with over 1,000 people detained by the police ahead of a presidential election next year.

TECH 27 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Anti-Putin protesters get a smartphone app to help get out of jail

Anti-Kremlin protesters who run the regular risk of being detained by the police are being given a helping hand: A smartphone app that allows them to instantly inform others where and when they have been arrested.

TECH 08 Dec 2014 | 6:32 AM

Vietnam detains blogger for anti-state articles

A Vietnamese blogger was detained for posting anti-state articles, as Hanoi steps up a crackdown on dissent that has been condemned by rights groups and Western governments.

TECH 17 Aug 2015 | 1:14 PM

Chinese teenager held after claiming father killed in blasts

A Chinese teenager has been detained for allegedly obtaining thousands of dollars in donations after falsely claiming her father was killed in devastating explosions in Tianjin, police said.