Tag: Internet

StarHub customers hit by disruption during ongoing circuit breaker

As Singapore spent another day on Wednesday (April 15) in the month-long circuit breaker measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19, StarHub customers began...

Srinagar, India | AFP | Monday 12/23/2019 – 15:28 UTC+8 | 663 words

by Parvaiz BUKHARI In remote Indian Kashmir people have been offline since August, queuing for hours to pay bills or using government "internet kiosks". As...

Iran TV airs interview with jailed ‘zombie’ Instagrammer

Iranian state television has aired an interview with an Instagrammer famous for drastically altering her appearance through plastic surgery to look like a zombie...

Four killed as police fire on Bangladesh protesters

At least four people were killed and nearly 50 injured Sunday after police fired on thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims protesting a Facebook post by...

China talks up tech prowess in face of US rivalry

China on Sunday said it aims to become a "great power" in the online world and took a swipe at Washington on trade, kicking...

US, France reach agreement on digital taxes

by Adam PLOWRIGHT with Clare BYRNE in Paris French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday G7 members had reached an agreement on the taxation of tech...

Australian watchdog calls for controls on Facebook, Google

Australia's competition watchdog on Friday recommended tighter controls on the use of personal data and measures to ease Facebook and Google's dominance of online...

Facebook firm in its quest to launch Libra cryptocurrency

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday reaffirmed his commitment to the social network's quest to launch Libra cryptocurrency despite pushback from governments and...

US antitrust review of Big Tech firms to curb monopolies

The United States on Tuesday announced it would begin an antitrust review of major online platforms to determine if they have "stifled" innovation or...

US senator calls for investigation into FaceApp

Popular Russia-based application FaceApp, which allows users to change their appearance to look older or younger, came under fire in the United States Wednesday,...
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