November 21, 2017

Banks in Singapore to use NETS QR code for cashless payments

SINGAPORE, Nov 21: By the middle of next year, seven banks in Singapore will offer consumers the option of paying using NETS QR code. In a […]
November 21, 2017

Saudi agency says country targeted in cyber spying campaign

LONDON/RIYADH, Nov 21: Saudi Arabian security officials said on Monday (Nov 20) that the country had been targeted as part of a wide-ranging cyber espionage campaign […]
November 21, 2017

Uber fights proposed rule in Mexico’s Cancun barring cash fares

MEXICO CITY, Nov 21: Uber Technologies Inc, which has been facing a wave of regulations in Latin America, is fighting proposed rules in Cancun that the […]
November 20, 2017

Coffee set to power London buses in green initiative

LONDON, Nov 20: For the first time, some of London’s buses will soon be powered by a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds. The biofuel […]
November 20, 2017

Europe turns on Facebook, Google for digital tax revamp

BRUSSELS, Nov 20: They have revolutionised the way we live, but are US tech giants the new robber barons of the 21st century, banking billions in […]
November 19, 2017

Face-recognition software developer Yitu Technology to set up Singapore R&D hub

  SINGAPORE, Nov 19: Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) company Yitu Technologies said on Friday (Nov 17) it will be setting up a research and development hub […]
November 18, 2017

US agency approves AT&T drone in Puerto Rico for cellular service

REUTERS, Nov 18: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday said it had approved a request by AT&T Inc to use a new drone known as […]
November 18, 2017

Brazil speaker wants city rules for Uber, other car-hailing apps

BRASILIA, Nov 18: The head of Brazil’s lower house of Congress said on Friday he hopes that the chamber will undo amendments by the Senate to […]
November 18, 2017

Video games could cut dementia risk in seniors: Study

MIAMI, Nov 18: Could playing video games help keep the brain agile as we age? A new study suggests older adults who practice specific computer training exercises […]
November 17, 2017

Video games could cut dementia risk in seniors: Study

MIAMI, Nov 17: Could playing video games help keep the brain agile as we age? A new study suggests older adults who practice specific computer training exercises […]
November 17, 2017

Prescient messages about Indian companies circulate in WhatsApp groups

MUMBAI, Nov 17: Three days before Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd announced quarterly results this summer, a message circulated on a private WhatsApp group saying the Indian […]
November 16, 2017

Airshow: Boeing in 175 plane deal with budget carrier flydubai

DUBAI, Nov 16: Boeing Co. reached a preliminary deal for 175 of its 737 MAX jets with flydubai on Wednesday, potentially committing the budget airline’s fleet […]
November 16, 2017

Israel prepares to send tax bills to Facebook, Google – report

JERUSALEM, Nov 16: Israel is planning to send tax bills within a year to internet companies Google and Facebook, financial newspaper TheMarker reported on Wednesday, joining […]
November 16, 2017

Exclusive: Apple to help India develop anti-spam app after face-off with regulator

NEW DELHI, Nov 16: Apple Inc has agreed to give limited help to the Indian government to develop an anti-spam mobile application for its iOS platform, […]
November 15, 2017

Vietnamese researcher shows iPhone X face ID ‘hack’

HANOI, Nov 15: A researcher in Vietnam has demonstrated how he apparently fooled Apple Inc’s face recognition ID software on its new iPhone X using a […]
November 15, 2017

New centre to combat cybercrime with shared information from institutions in 9 countries

SINGAPORE, Nov 15: A new centre launched in Singapore on Tuesday (Nov 14) aims to combat cybercrime and ramp up cyber information sharing among 49 financial […]
November 15, 2017

Thousands of Indian entrepreneurs hope to attend summit with Ivanka Trump

NEW DELHI, Nov 15: A U.S.-backed entrepreneurship conference that President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, is attending in India this month has been flooded with applications […]
November 15, 2017

USITC says launches probe of allegations of patent infringement by Apple

WASHINGTON, Nov 15: The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had launched an investigation into allegations of patent infringement by Apple Inc on various […]