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TECH 01 Oct 2018 | 3:45 AM Premium

Uber clampdown in Spain hurts refuge for long-term unemployed

Spain’s Socialist government’s efforts to clampdown on the growth of car-hailing apps including Uber and Cabify threaten to hurt people it claims to want to help: middle-aged workers out of work for a long time.

TECH 12 Jul 2017 | 8:53 AM Premium

New Chinese Internet clampdown hurts business, US group says

China’s clampdown on the use of virtual private networks to circumvent the country’s internet controls risks disrupting businesses that depend on them for cloud services and data security.

TECH 28 Aug 2018 | 10:00 AM Premium

Chinese internet giants shut cryptocurrency forums and transactions amid government clampdown

Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent block cryptocurrency-related activities on their platforms amid Beijing’s intensifying crackdown on digital money

TECH 12 Feb 2014 | 12:36 PM Premium

Bitcoin hit by denial of service attacks as regulators prepare clampdown

Bitcoin is being hit by attacks from unknown computer hackers who are sending "mutated" lines of code into the program that runs the virtual currency, a spokeswoman from its main trade organisation said in a statement on Tuesday.

TECH 24 Jun 2019 | 6:30 AM Premium

Aussie watchdog readies clampdown on Google, Facebook

Australia's competition watchdog is poised to call for far-reaching new regulations on Facebook, Google and other tech giants.

TECH 29 Mar 2019 | 9:20 AM Premium

JPMorgan’s clampdown on data puts Silicon Valley apps on alert

The app was quickly becoming a cult favourite among penny-pinching US consumers – and also a bane for their banks.

TECH 03 Jan 2019 | 9:57 AM Premium

Baidu, Sohu get ensnared in latest Chinese Internet clampdown

China’s cyberspace police have ordered Baidu Inc and Sohu.com Ltd to suspend a plethora of news services for a week, kicking off an online clean-up campaign with two of the country’s biggest Internet corporations.

TECH 28 Dec 2018 | 12:00 PM Premium

Clampdown on e-commerce in India may not win back votes of small retailers

India's new curbs on e-commerce companies may not be enough to win over small store owners and traders in next year's general election, with the key voting bloc still seething over what it sees as broken promises by prime minister Narendra Modi.

TECH 27 Aug 2018 | 9:17 PM Premium

Murder of Didi passenger prompts China clampdown, outrage

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China pledged on Monday to tighten oversight of its transport industry and warned that the country did not need ride-hailing firms which compromised on passenger safety, days after a Didi Chuxing passenger was raped and murdered by her driver.

TECH 21 Sep 2017 | 9:29 AM Premium

US tech giants in EU sights as tax clampdown takes shape

The European Commission outlined different options for taxing digital companies as the 28-nation bloc seeks to raise money from an industry that it says provides less than it should to public coffers.