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Technology 24 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Social networking site for Muslims

b>PADANG (Sumatra)/b>: The Indonesia-based social networking site specially for the Muslim community, CMnet, is becoming increasingly popular since it went online on Aug 6, said the Antara news agency.

TECH 23 Aug 2013 | 1:27 PM

In Indonesia, buzzers not heard but tweet for money

In Indonesia's capital Jakarta, a buzzer is not an alarm or a bell, but someone with a Twitter account and more than 2,000 followers who is paid to tweet.

TECH 25 Aug 2014 | 12:20 PM

Wildlife 'WikiLeaks' targets Africa poaching elite

Poachers slaughtering Africa's elephants and rhinos with impunity are often shielded from police by powerful connections, but a group of conservationists has turned to the anonymity of tip-offs to try to stem the killing.

TECH 16 Oct 2015 | 12:11 PM

Indonesian president to court tech giants on US trip

Indonesia's president will court tech giants Apple and Google during his first trip to the United States this month, seeking investment for sustainable mining and greater Internet access, said a source.

TECH 08 Mar 2016 | 1:30 AM

Panasonic to broadcast total eclipse using only solar energy

Panasonic will broadcast worldwide via live stream the total eclipse on March 9 using nothing more than solar energy from its Power Supply Container, a standalone photovoltaic power package. In other words, using the sun to film the sun.

TECH 22 Jul 2016 | 7:44 AM

Pokémon no-go for Indonesian civil servants

Indonesian civil servants have been ordered not to play Pokémon Go at work in a bid to protect “state secrets”, the latest sign of a growing backlash in the country against the smartphone game.

TECH 03 Jul 2017 | 6:20 AM

Indonesia sets tariff ranges for online car-hailing services

Indonesia has set minimum and maximum tariffs for online car-hailing services, aiming to ensure comparable pricing with conventional transport providers whose drivers have complained about being undercut by their newer competitors.

TECH 06 Jul 2017 | 8:19 AM

JD, Lazada square off in Indonesia, Asia’s next e-commerce prize

To foretell where JD.com Inc is going to expand in Indonesia, follow the cellphone towers.

TECH 31 Oct 2018 | 9:30 AM

Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help

The maker of chocolate M&M’s and Snickers sees a growing risk on the horizon: sliding cocoa supply from one of the world’s top growers. The answer? Comics and WiFi.

TECH 11 Jan 2019 | 4:13 PM

Indonesia's plans to regulate ride-hailing rates threaten Grab, Go-Jek models

Indonesia is preparing to launch regulations fixing the rates drivers and riders for ride-hailing services such as Grab and Go-Jek receive, two government officials said this week, creating potential obstacles for the companies' expansion.