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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.

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 12 Jun 2019 | 9:33 AM

China blocks websites, Internet accounts in new cleanup campaign

China launched a new campaign to clean up its Internet, state media said, amid a fresh wave of apparent censorship by Beijing blocking more foreign media websites and shutting down domestic accounts on social media.

TECH 04 Jun 2019 | 8:30 AM

Internet shutdowns don’t make anyone safer: opinion

Around the world, governments are hitting on a modish new idea: Turn the Internet off. Sometimes they mean it literally.

TECH 08 May 2019 | 10:52 AM

Dyson introduces Lightcycle, Pure Cool Me and Dyson V11 for smart living

Dyson expands its range of consumer products with the Lightcycle, a “smart task light” that reportedly can maintain light quality for up to 60 years.

TECH 04 Feb 2019 | 6:00 AM

Venezuelan opposition targeted by Internet censors

Opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for Venezuelans to abandon Nicolas Maduro's government are booming across the world outside, but the self-declared interim president is having a harder time delivering his message at home.

TECH 09 Apr 2018 | 11:04 AM

Iran to block Telegram, nation’s widely used social media app

Telegram, the most popular social media app in Iran, will be blocked nationwide, state media reported.

TECH 19 Jul 2017 | 4:09 AM

Facebook’s WhatsApp blocked in China amid censorship push

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging service has been partially blocked in China, following a censorship crackdown by the government.

TECH 07 Mar 2017 | 9:13 AM

TomTom banks on partnerships to help drivers escape traffic jams

TomTom NV wants to build more partnerships with infrastructure companies and cities as it carves out its role in a future where autonomous vehicles reduce consumer demand for satellite navigation devices.

TECH 19 Dec 2016 | 10:00 AM

French government tells Uber to talk to protesting drivers

The French government waded into a row over Uber's cut-price taxi service, urging local representatives of the US app-based business to give its drivers a proper hearing after two days of noisy protests over their working conditions.