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Technology 11 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Google troubled by new Internet rules in Vietnam

GOOGLE said it was troubled by new regulations in Vietnam that may allow the government to block access to websites and track the activities of Internet users.

Amazon 07 Nov 2013 | 4:05 PM

Amazon tries free, on-time delivery to lure India online

Free shipping on a 100 rupee (RM5) book. Delivery times guaranteed to the minute. These are some of the incentives the world's biggest online retailer Amazon.com Inc is using to entice Indians to shop on the Web, a sector where growth has been stifled by payment problems, low Internet usage and a challenging logistics environment.

TECH 28 Apr 2015 | 12:56 PM

China foreign website malfunction drives home Internet woes

Internet users in China were unable to use a number of popular foreign websites on April 27, the latest in a series of challenges businesses and individuals have faced going online in the world's second-largest economy.

TECH 05 May 2015 | 11:42 AM

China blames hacking attack for recent Internet problems

A hacking attack using malware from overseas servers was to blame for Internet problems in China earlier this week that prevented users accessing a number of popular foreign websites, an official state-run newspaper said.

TECH 15 May 2015 | 2:30 PM

Ukraine accuses Facebook of pro-Russia bias

A senior aide to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Facebook of political bias, ahead of a question-and-answer session with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

TECH 25 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM

A text message a day may keep the doctor away

Texting patients regular reminders to do things like eat right, exercise more and smoke less may help them make lifestyle changes linked to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes, a study suggests.

TECH 01 Feb 2016 | 8:54 AM

French taxi drivers should embrace Uber-style technology: minister

France's economy minister urged licensed taxi drivers to embrace modern methods such as GPS-based mobile phone applications that have helped rival car ride services such as Uber grow at their expense.

Technology 29 Feb 2016 | 9:21 AM

Indonesia says Internet giants need to pay tax or face blockages

Global Internet-based firms could have their services blocked in Indonesia if they do not obtain "permanent establishment" status in the country and pay Indonesian tax, government officials said.

TECH 18 Jul 2016 | 4:14 AM

Coup bid in Turkey carried live on social media despite blockages

The attempted military coup in Turkey exploded across social media late on July 15 despite restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube during the first hours of the putsch.

TECH 02 Nov 2016 | 10:00 PM

German YouTube alive with sound of music after copyright deal

One of the world's most restrictive countries on access to music videos opened up as YouTube announced a deal with musicians' body GEMA to pay when people stream music in Germany.