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Is facial recognition the stuff of sci-fi? Not in China

From toilet-paper dispensers to fast-food restaurants, travel and crime-fighting, China is taking the lead in rolling out facial-recognition ...

Self-taught, 'superhuman' AI now even smarter: makers

Dubbed AlphaGo Zero, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) system learnt by itself, within days, to master the ancient ...

Pricey high-tech features define new smartphone wars

The investments Samsung, Apple and Huawei have made into technology at the heart of the devices is what they hope will set them apart.
October 17, 2017 | 05:36 pm GMT+7

Security flaw prompts fears on Wi-Fi connections

Researcher said the flaw may also allow an attacker 'to inject ransomware or other malware into websites.'
October 17, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

'The United States is open to considering the matter and they understand very well the need for the fair taxation of digital giants.'
October 14, 2017 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Future of news media: bracing for next wave of technology

Voice interface, visual data, designed algorithms, etc. will be the next steps in media development. 
October 09, 2017 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Global firms join rush to bet on Indonesia as next start-up frontier

Indonesia is becoming the next tech hub in Southeast Asia. 
October 09, 2017 | 09:42 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

Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch

The Watch Series 3 starts at $399.
September 21, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

World’s most wired cities have money, ideas and wide internet reach

A few extra-keen cities in developed countries are using internet technology to cut energy bills, fight crime and ease traffic congestion. 
September 14, 2017 | 04:08 pm GMT+7

Microsoft, Bosch replace local CEOs with foreigners in Vietnam

Bosch’s former Vietnamese CEO is taking charge of Vingroup’s new automobile venture, while Microsoft Vietnam’s ex-chief also has a new job.
September 05, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Saudi Arabian 'honesty' app takes internet by storm

Its mass appeal stems from the appetite in the Arab world -- notorious for online censorship -- for unfiltered platforms for expression.
September 03, 2017 | 10:14 am 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

Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders as part of privacy push

The change, which restores users' ability to share location data only while using the app, is expected to be announced on Tuesday and rolled out to Apple Inc iPhone users starting ...
August 29, 2017 | 02:47 pm GMT+7

Face scans, robot baggage handlers - airports of the future

Planners are seeking to transform the exhausting experience in ageing, overcrowded terminals into something far more pleasant.
August 28, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7