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Technology 29 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

US, Europe press China to drop tech security rule

b>BEIJING/b>: Global technology suppliers face a looming Chinese deadline to reveal the inner workings of computer encryption and other security products in a move the United States and Europe say is protectionist.

TECH 26 Feb 2015 | 9:37 AM

Alibaba targets those who fear Made In China goods

A Chinese government push to promote e-commerce has created a host of online retail rivals for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Inc catering to shoppers' fears about the quality and safety of local everyday goods.

TECH 03 Apr 2015 | 9:30 AM

Airbnb opens rental listings for US travellers to Cuba

Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc now offers properties in Cuba, the company said, hoping to capitalise on an expected travel boost after the United States began normalising relations with the Communist-run nation.

TECH 13 Apr 2015 | 2:42 PM

Brazil's iPhone investment falls short on promises of jobs, lower prices

Foxconn has created only a small fraction of the 100,000 jobs that the government projected, and most of the work is in low-skill assembly. There is little sign that it has catalysed Brazil's technology sector or created much of a local supply chain.

TECH 17 Apr 2015 | 6:55 PM

China suspends bank-technology rules that sparked backlash

China's bank regulator temporarily suspended this week new financial industry cybersecurity rules after feedback from banks, showing the practical challenges of the nation's long-term effort to cut dependence on entrenched foreign technology.

TECH 20 May 2016 | 6:36 AM

Chinese firms bid for German robot maker poses dilemma for Merkel

A US$5bil (RM20.3bil) bid by Chinese home appliance maker Midea Group to buy German industrial robot manufacturer Kuka AG poses a dilemma for Angela Merkel.

TECH 10 Mar 2017 | 11:40 AM

Japan to vet bidders in Toshiba chip sale for national security risks

The Japanese government, fretting over the future of Toshiba Corp's flagship memory chips unit, is prepared to block a sale to bidders it deems a risk to national security.

TECH 15 Mar 2017 | 8:41 AM

Japan govt-backed fund may take minority stake in Toshiba chip unit

A Japanese state-backed fund may invest in Toshiba Corp's memory chip business as a minority partner, a move that would help the government prevent a sale to bidders it deems risky to national security.

TECH 07 Apr 2017 | 2:50 AM

US trade group hacked with Chinese software ahead of Xi summit

A sophisticated hacking group that pursues Chinese government interests broke into the website of a private US trade group ahead of a summit between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Technology 17 Jul 2017 | 4:39 AM

Taiwan showcases its top tech

Making its debut on Malaysian soil this year, Taiwan Excellence Pavilion is an exhibition that showcases innovations from Taiwanese brands.