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Samsung 08 Nov 2013 | 1:02 PM

South Koreans cram for dream jobs at Samsung

In a cram school in the South Korean port city of Busan, 70 college students packed into a classroom, chanting "We can do it!" as they studied for an exam they hope will guarantee them a job for life with Samsung Group.

TECH 06 Jun 2014 | 9:30 AM

US Internet access ahead of EU in key areas: study

A study disputing findings that the US lags in Internet speeds said Wednesday that Americans have better access to broadband than most Europeans.

TECH 08 Aug 2014 | 11:38 AM

New network helps globetrotting, room-swapping seniors

Conventional wisdom would hold that a move into a retirement home means that a pensioner's days of adventure are over.

TECH 17 Sep 2014 | 7:57 AM

Will the taxman come for Google and Amazon?

New international tax rules proposed could eliminate structures that have allowed companies such as Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills.

TECH 19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM

Startups go Dutch for new era in manufacturing

Beneath the low beams of a converted warehouse in Amsterdam lives a company with many of the attributes of a Silicon Valley startup, except that at less than a year old it has zero venture capital and says it is already making enough money to sustain itself.

TECH 29 Sep 2014 | 3:13 PM

EU to accuse Apple of taking illicit Irish state aid: report

The European Union is to accuse US tech giant Apple of taking illegal aid from the Irish state through sweetheart tax deals over two decades, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

TECH 14 Apr 2015 | 5:33 PM

Singapore high school maths problem stumps the Internet

A maths problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore’s elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a rush of attempts to solve it.

TECH 17 Aug 2015 | 2:23 PM

‘Name and shame’ global firms avoiding Australian taxes: report

Multinational firms shifting profits offshore to avoiding paying Australian taxes should be “named and shamed”, the chair of an Australian parliamentary inquiry into the practices said.

TECH 16 Sep 2015 | 9:00 AM

Technology doesn’t make school pupils smarter: study

Computers do not noticeably improve school pupils’ academic results and can even hamper performance, said an OECD report that looked at the impact of technology in classrooms across the globe.

Technology 15 Mar 2016 | 4:35 AM

Australia to introduce tax incentives to encourage startup investment

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said his government will this week introduce legislation to stimulate greater investment in startups – as Australia looks to transition its economy away from a slowing mining sector.