September 23, 2017

Russia firm unveils ‘surveillance-proof’ smartphone

Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION , Sep 23: For Russians who fear that someone may be eavesdropping on their phone conversations, leading IT entrepreneur Natalya Kaspersky says she has a […]
September 23, 2017

Carmakers face billions in European CO2 fines from 2021: study

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Sep 23: Big-name carmakers including Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler face fines running into the billions for failure to meet tough new European carbon dioxide […]
September 23, 2017

Last flight home for icon of ‘German Autumn’ of terror

Berlin, Germany , Sep 23: Forty years ago next month, German anti-terror commandos stormed a Lufthansa jet in Somalia, shot its Palestinian hijackers and freed 90 hostages, a […]
September 21, 2017

Google close to buying smartphone maker HTC’s assets – Bloomberg

REUTERS, Sept 21: Alphabet Inc’s Google is close to acquiring assets of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The Taiwan […]
September 21, 2017

Amazon working on ‘smart glasses’ as its first wearable device: Financial Times

REUTERS, Sept 21: Amazon.com Inc is working on its first wearable device – a pair of ‘smart glasses’, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. The device, […]
September 21, 2017

Hackers used Avast’s CCleaner breach to attack technology companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 21: The hackers who broke into widely used computer utility software in August also tried to infect machines at Microsoft, Intel and other […]
September 20, 2017

Team of ITE staff develops device to simplify kidney stones removal

SINGAPORE, Sept 20: A new innovation to simplify the process of removing large or complex kidney stones has been developed by a team of staff from the […]
September 20, 2017

With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store

REUTERS, Sept 20: Apple Inc’s newest operating system for iPhones and iPads introduces changes to its marketplace for third-party software to satisfy app developers and add […]
September 20, 2017

Black Computer has split personalities to keep hackers at bay

SINGAPORE, Sept 20: Public servants who find Internet separation a pain at the workplace might find a solution in Singapore Technologies (ST) Electronics’ latest creation, the Black Computer L100. According […]
September 20, 2017

Amazon sends accidental gift email to shoppers due to glitch

REUTERS, Sept 20: A technical glitch caused Amazon.com Inc to email some of its customers erroneously that they had received a gift, a spokeswoman said in […]
September 19, 2017

Google launches digital payments service in India

NEW DELHI, Sept 19: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday launched a localised payments app for India as it tries to gain a foothold in the country’s […]
September 19, 2017

Singapore to have new academy to train cybersecurity professionals

SINGAPORE, Sept 19: More needs to be done even as Singapore has made “good progress” in building up its cybersecurity capabilities, as it is more exposed […]
September 19, 2017

US Senate votes to ban Kaspersky Lab software from government networks

WASHINGTON, Sept 19: The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to ban Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the federal government, citing concerns […]
September 19, 2017

Audi takes lead in automated driving, but others wary to follow

FRANKFURT, Sept 19: German carmaker Audi is taking a lead in bringing more automated driving to roads, but rivals seem in no rush to follow while […]
September 19, 2017

Exclusive: Google offers to display rival sites via auction – sources

BRUSSELS, Sept 19: Alphabet unit Google has offered to display rival comparison shopping sites via an auction as part of an EU compliance order following a […]
September 18, 2017

Singapore’s Cybersecurity Bill delayed to 2018

SINGAPORE, Sept 18: The Cybersecurity Bill, which was expected to have been tabled this year, will instead be introduced in Parliament in 2018, according to Minister for […]
September 17, 2017

Dubai awards contract for final phase of solar park

Dubai, United Arab Emirates , Sep 17: The Gulf desert emirate of Dubai on Saturday announced the award of a $3.8-billion contract for the final phase of a […]
September 17, 2017

US says it will withdraw from Paris accord without more favorable terms

Montreal, Canada , Sep 17: The White House pushed back Saturday at a European suggestion it was softening its stance on the Paris climate accord, insisting Washington will […]