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TECH 15 Jul 2013 | 11:18 AM Premium

Microsoft pushes US Customs to enforce phone import ban

Microsoft Corp, which won a ban last year on importing some phones made by a Google Inc subsidiary, filed a motion in a US court on Friday asking the US Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to enforce the measure.

Samsung 09 Oct 2013 | 11:38 AM Premium

US ban on some Samsung products to go into effect

Some older Samsung Electronics Co smartphones and tablets could be taken off store shelves in the United States after the US Trade Representative opted not to reverse a ban ordered because the devices infringe Apple Inc patents.

TECH 14 May 2014 | 7:46 PM Premium

Fighting fakes: Ahead of US IPO, Alibaba takes a tougher line

Alibaba is taking a tougher line against counterfeit items sold on its online marketplaces as the Chinese e-commerce giant heads towards a US stock listing that could be the world's biggest technology company IPO.

TECH 25 Aug 2014 | 11:54 AM Premium

US undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach

A cyberattack at a firm that performs background checks for US government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.

TECH 12 Sep 2014 | 2:49 PM Premium

Rovio mad as an Angry Bird over alleged copies

Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, which owns the globally successful Angry Birds brand, is suing two North American companies for selling allegedly counterfeit trinkets based on its famous game.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 9:53 AM Premium

Bag-tracking device and mobile passport scanning get nods at aviation awards

A group of international carriers has been recognised as trailblazers in the airline industry for developing technology that allows passengers to scan their passports on their mobile phones, keep tabs on their bags with reusable luggage tags, or for raising the bar on in-flight luxury.

TECH 03 Jan 2017 | 5:03 AM Premium

US Customs computer collapse leaves thousands of travellers waiting

A nationwide collapse of the US customs service computer system has left thousands of passengers lined up at airports awaiting clearance to officially enter the country, the authorities and US media said.

TECH 07 Apr 2017 | 5:17 AM Premium

Trump sued by Twitter over bid to unmask @Alt-Agency handle

President Donald Trump wants to know who’s behind the rogue federal employee Twitter accounts slamming his administration’s policies. Twitter Inc’s suing to keep him from finding out.

TECH 10 Apr 2017 | 3:50 AM Premium

Twitter case shows breadth of US power to probe anti-Trump statements

An attempt by US authorities to identify an anonymous critic of President Donald Trump on Twitter has set off alarm bells among Democratic and Republican lawmakers and civil liberties advocates fearful of a crackdown on dissent.

TECH 10 Apr 2017 | 5:32 AM Premium

Twitter pulls lawsuit over anti-Trump account, says summons withdrawn

Twitter Inc dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the US Homeland Security Department, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump.