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TECH 28 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Apple supplier sets up shop in Indonesia as island of Batam profits from US-China trade war

Pegatron Corporation is one of many diversifying their manufacturing away from China, with a US$40mil project to make wireless chips and semiconductors. Global supply chains have been disrupted by the ongoing tensions, which could ease this week as Xi Jinping and Donald Trump meet at the G20 summit in Japan.

TECH 14 Mar 2018 | 4:00 AM

Poor Internet access no limit to Cuban YouTubers

Frank Camallerys paces Havana’s Malecon esplanade with a telephone at the end of a pole, seducing thousands of Internet users with images of Cuba despite the communist island’s limited web access.

TECH 27 Oct 2017 | 9:34 AM

SAP faces US probe into South Africa kickback allegations

SAP, Europe's biggest software company, is making sweeping changes to its sales practices around the world after saying it faces a US corruption probe over sales commissions paid to win South African government contracts.

TECH 11 Oct 2017 | 10:20 AM

Despite sanctions, Russian organisations acquire Microsoft software

Software produced by Microsoft Corp has been acquired by state organizations and firms in Russia and Crimea despite sanctions barring U.S-based companies from doing business with them, official documents show.

TECH 03 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

HP Enterprise let Russia scrutinise cyberdefence system used by Pentagon

Hewlett Packard Enterprise allowed a Russian defence agency to review the inner workings of cyber defence software used by the Pentagon to guard its computer networks, according to Russian regulatory records and interviews with people with direct knowledge of the issue.

TECH 13 Jun 2016 | 2:03 AM

Beyond trade concerns, Brexit poses questions over data rules

If Britain leaves the EU, trade and travel across the English Channel may get trickier and there are also concerns that Brexit might disrupt the sensitive data traffic.

TECH 28 Dec 2015 | 2:42 AM

China Telecom chairman under investigation

The chairman of China Telecom Corp Ltd is being investigated for alleged disciplinary violation, the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog said on Sunday.

TECH 28 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM

Tencent, Alibaba lead China's top brands as tech dominates

China's tech giants Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat state firms for the first time to become the country's most valuable brands in 2015, a report published shows.

TECH 30 May 2014 | 7:08 PM

China tech firms gain from cyberbarbs, Snowden revelations

Chinese software companies such as Neusoft Corp and China National Software & Service Co Ltd (ChinaSoft) are picking up sales and expanding their marketing as China trades cyberspying accusations with the United States.