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Ex-Google engineer fired over gender memo sues for discrimination

The guy who said he was discriminated as a white man, got fired. 

Tech firms rush out patches for 'pervasive' computer flaw

Researchers showed how a hacker could exploit the flaw to get passwords, encryption codes and more. 

China closes more than 13,000 websites in past three years

State media says these shut-downs are gov't efforts to clean up cyberspace.  
December 24, 2017 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Facebook defends itself against critics of social media

Social media are under attack for their seemingly addictive nature and perceived promotion of anti-social behaviors.
December 18, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Net giants 'must pay for news' from which they make billions

Global press calling out social media on copyright infringement. 
December 14, 2017 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Google broadens takedown of extremist YouTube videos

New policy can lead individuals or groups deemed terrorist removed from Youtube. 
November 14, 2017 | 11:02 am GMT+7

'We need to do more' about misinformation, Google says

'We've made some progress and we obviously need to do more.'
November 04, 2017 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Google unveils new moves to boost struggling news organizations

Google will implement a new policy that will allow publishers more flexibility to regulate subscriptions. 
October 02, 2017 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

China disrupts WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

The move is the latest step to tighten censorship as China prepares for a major Communist Party congress next month.
September 26, 2017 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington: Analysis

Major Internet firms have previously avoided virtually all types of government regulation in the United States, until now. 
September 25, 2017 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for $1.1 bn

HTC, once a star of the intensely competitive smartphone sector, has been struggling in the face of stiff competition from Apple and Samsung.
September 21, 2017 | 06:25 pm GMT+7

Alexa allies with Cortana to take on Google Assistant, Siri

It's the first time two tech giants, Amazon and Microsoft open up their AI powered virtual aides to each other.
August 31, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Google's firing of memo writer strikes nerve in Silicon Valley

A Silicon Valley culture war pitting liberal-leaning tech firms against a small conservative cohort took on new intensity after Google fired a male engineer for a memo that ...
August 09, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday - sources

Sources said EU will impose a massive penalty against Google.
June 27, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

YouTube channels must win audiences before winning ads

Advertising boycotts have forced the firm to step up checks of the content popular channels are posting.
April 07, 2017 | 03:26 pm GMT+7