9:41 pm January 30, 2015 | No Comment
A draft Chinese government regulation would force technology vendors to meet stringent security tests before they can sell to China’s banks, an acceleration of efforts to curb the country’s reliance on foreign technology that has drawn a sharp response from US business groups.
9:14 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
So far this year, Jakarta has been fortunate enough to escape the torrential downpours of 2007 and 2013, but the challenge still remains: How will Jakarta survive its annual flooding in years to come, as population growth remains high, urbanization continues unabated, and climate change continues to deliver intense and unpredictable weather events?
12:30 pm January 24, 2015 | No Comment
Israeli entrepreneur Avi Brenmiller says he was coaxed by investors into selling Solel, his solar-thermal power firm, to Germany’s Siemens for $418 million in 2009. Today, little is left of it after Siemens pulled out of the business.
11:01 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
In a fast-changing world, driven by technology, network connection is fast becoming a basic social good. But technology is a double-edged sword as it will also widen income inequality around the world.
10:18 am January 23, 2015 | No Comment
Google boss Eric Schmidt predicted on Thursday that the Internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively “disappear” into the background.
9:30 am January 22, 2015 | No Comment
The popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook last year for nearly $22 billion, unveiled a new service Wednesday for sending messages from a Web browser.
1:26 pm January 20, 2015 | No Comment
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics is considering a stock split, a company executive said on Tuesday, as sliding profits put pressure on the firm to keep investors happy.
4:39 pm January 14, 2015 | No Comment
Google on Wednesday began turning smartphones into real-time language translators — of both written and spoken content.
10:12 am January 9, 2015 | No Comment
From bracelets that measure body fat to robots that coach children through chemotherapy, the Consumer Electronics Show brimmed with gadgets promising prescriptions for healthier lives.
12:31 am January 7, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia plans to waive all fees for filing of patent and copyright applications, as part of efforts to encourage greater domestic innovation and boost the country’s competitiveness.