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TECH 26 Jul 2019 | 11:58 AM

Huawei rolls out 5G phone and flags first Hongmeng device

Huawei Technologies on July 26 released its first 5G phone in China and said it would soon launch smart TVs equipped with its own Hongmeng operating system.

TECH 26 Jul 2019 | 10:20 AM

New auto safety technology leaves insurers in the dark

Automakers are accelerating the rollout of technology designed to avoid crashes, but insurance companies are waving a caution flag at consumers eyeing discounts for buying collision-avoiding brakes or automated cruise control.

TECH 17 Jul 2019 | 1:53 PM

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China

US President Donald Trump said on July 16 his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing.

TECH 17 Jul 2019 | 5:57 AM

Google attacked over limits on Internet company liability

US senators used a Congressional hearing on July 16 to push the idea of overhauling a law that protects YouTube, Facebook and other Internet services from being sued for the content users post.

TECH 15 Jul 2019 | 4:38 AM

Facebook US$5bil US privacy settlement approved by FTC

US officials approved a record US$5bil (RM20.53bil) privacy settlement with Facebook Inc to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers and privacy advocates who said it didn’t go far enough.

TECH 11 Jul 2019 | 7:22 AM

Echo chambers – Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows

The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news.

TECH 10 Jul 2019 | 6:01 AM

Marriott faces US$124mil fine from UK for data hacking

The massive hacking of Marriott International Inc reservation databases could lead to a £99mil (RM510.66mil or US$124mil) fine as the UK cracked down on privacy breaches with its second major penalty notice in two days.

TECH 01 Jul 2019 | 6:30 AM

‘10 steps ahead’: Kenya’s tech war on wildlife poachers

Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers.

TECH 28 Jun 2019 | 5:30 AM

Inside Apple’s long goodbye to design chief Jony Ive

Jony Ive has been leaving Apple Inc for years. When it was finally made official on June 27, there was nevertheless hand-wringing about the company’s future.

TECH 28 Jun 2019 | 2:00 AM

Alexa, how many dogs come to work at Amazon Seattle? 7,000

Casually dressed techies, blue badges flapping, dart past construction workers during morning rush hour at the global headquarters of Amazon, the juggernaut accelerating the growth of our on-demand culture.