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Technology 20 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

China plants working for Microsoft break labour law

b>GUANGZHOU/b>: Two factories that make Microsoft Corp products in southern China violated overtime regulations and failed to properly register the use of workers aged 16 to 18, a monitoring group said.

TECH 13 Sep 2013 | 1:51 PM

Virgin Mobile Middle East launches services in Malaysia

Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) has launched virtual telecom services in Malaysia, teaming up with the south east Asian country's No 4 operator U Mobile and stepping up competition in an already crowded market.

TECH 14 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM

US senators back bill to ease hiring of foreign high-tech workers

Republican and Democratic senators introduced legislation that would make it easier for high-tech firms in the United States to hire more foreign specialists in science, technology and engineering.

TECH 26 Jan 2015 | 12:28 PM

Singapore’s PM faces rare dissent in Facebook chat

Singapore’s Prime Minister was left fumbling for answers after agreeing to a live Facebook chat with increasingly strident citizens turning to the Internet to voice dissent in the tightly-controlled city-state.

TECH 25 Feb 2015 | 3:20 PM

US to allow work permits for spouses of some foreign high-tech workers

The US government will allow spouses of certain high-tech foreign workers to apply for work permits, an accommodation designed to make things easier for families waiting in long lines for green cards.

TECH 04 Jun 2015 | 2:30 PM

Clinton campaign snares Box CEO in courting young tech millionaires

The last time Hillary Clinton ran for the White House in 2008, Aaron Levie was too busy building his startup company to pay much attention to politics.

TECH 09 Sep 2015 | 4:06 PM

Infosys says cleared in US visa probe by Labour Department

The US Labour Department has closed its investigation of Infosys, which was prompted by American technology workers at Southern California Edison who complained their jobs were outsourced to foreigners on H-1B visas.

TECH 02 Apr 2016 | 3:00 AM

World of Tanks shows Belarus potential beyond Soviet-era farms

'World of Tanks', one of the five most popular PC videogames in Europe and the United States with 100 million players joining virtual battles in World War II-era tanks, started in a kitchen in the capital of Belarus.

TECH 05 May 2016 | 9:34 AM

US tech firms urge presidential candidates to embrace trade, high-tech visas

Thirteen US industry groups representing technology companies Inc, Uber Technologies Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and others are pushing for the next US president to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

TECH 12 Jul 2016 | 4:00 AM

IBM to open first blockchain innovation centre in Singapore

IBM plans to open a blockchain innovation centre in Singapore in collaboration with the government, as the city-state strives to become Asia's main financial technology hub.