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Tech firms meet with US intelligence on 2020 election security

Social media companies are under pressure to ramp up security after US intelligence discovered Russian cyber-meddling efforts in the 2016 elections.

China prepares to allow investors to buy Xiaomi, Meituan shares

Xiaomi Corp and Meituan Dianping are the first major tech firms to go public using the dual-class shares regulation.

US `not ready’ to make a trade deal with China, Trump...

Trump says businesses are leaving China for countries without tariffs, including the US and Asian neighbours including Japan.

Microsoft edges toward US$1 trillion valuation on results beat

Software and cloud company stocks have recovered in the first four months of 2019, after a roller coaster end to 2018 that saw shares drop.

US lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies’ algorithms

'This will only serve to stigmatise and discourage AI use, which could reduce its beneficial social and economic impacts,' Castro says.

UK joins crackdown on social media after live-streamed attack

“A regulator should have the power to investigate how content of that atrocity was shared and why more was not done to stop it sooner,”

Singapore’s ‘fake news’ laws upset tech giants

Tight control Singapore's law on fake news is now worrying tech giants in the republic.

DHS backs US tech companies denying China hacked their systems

The infiltration of the computer systems, which stemmed from servers assembled by San Jose-based Super Micro Computer Inc., was investigated as part of an FBI counter-intelligence probe.

Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

Global tech companies have expressed concern about Singapore's plans to bring in new laws to tackle fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place.

Tech CEOs call for gun control following YouTube shooting

Several Silicon Valley leaders called for increased gun control on Tuesday afternoon after a woman at the headquarters of YouTube shot and wounded three people before taking her own life.

Malaysian firms embracing IT doing well

An increasing number of Malaysian companies are reaping the advantages of digital transformation, including better customer satisfaction and higher revenue.