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  1. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Premier Li Keqiang offers reassurance for world's biggest internet firms

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:08am by Adrian Wan

    ... its market position in wireless communication standards. Li said there were still opportunities for Qualcomm but the internet had to be regulated by the rule of law. Doug Young, ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Special UN meeting urges stricter controls over killer robots

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 10:04pm by GDN

    ... autonomous weapons systems that can identify and destroy targets in the absence of human control- should be strictly monitored to prevent violations of international or humanitarian law, nations from ... for "meaningful human control" of lethal weapons to be enshrined in international law, although the meeting also admitted that the precise definition of that principle had yet to be clarified. ...

  3. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Qualcomm says sales and profit will be hurt by China antitrust probe

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... Commission. The Chinese government agency, which helps enforce anti-monopoly law, is looking at Qualcomm's licensing business and its interaction with the company's chip unit. ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    'Voiceprints' increasingly replace passwords as new security standard

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AP

    ... In the US, law enforcement officials use the technology to monitor inmates and track offenders on parol. In New Zealand, the Internal Revenue Department celebrated its one millionth voiceprint, ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    StealthGenie 'stalker app' maker arrested over its alleged privacy violation

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:58am by WASHPOST

    ... "stalker apps". In the first prosecution of its kind, officials said that the StealthGenie violated the law by offering the ability to secretly monitor phone calls and other personal communications, something typically legal only for law enforcement. Activists working to prevent domestic violence have long urged United States officials to take more aggressive action on the hi-tech ...

  6. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple hiring manager in Beijing to handle China government data requests

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:37pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Apple looks for handler of data requests Apple is hiring a head of law enforcement in Beijing to deal with user data requests from the government, according to a public ... will handle the "increasing number of third-party requests for access to Apple controlled data within China." The hiring of a head of law enforcement demonstrates the trade-off that comes ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Walking while texting a modern health hazard

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by WASHPOST

    ... phone. The dangers of distracted driving are well known and have sparked new laws, but safety experts are increasingly concerned about a more recent trend: distracted walking. Pedestrians ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Rise of the geeks: Hong Kong's young entrepreneurs plot a tech revolution

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by JUNE SUN

    ... sectors such as law, property or finance. This exhibits itself in problems with recruitment, something both Shopline and Playto have experienced. "It's not necessarily true to say ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft resists US order to turn over emails held overseas

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by Reuters

    ... revenue from foreign customers worried that US law enforcement might win broad power to seize their data. Preska had delayed enforcement of the government's search warrant so Microsoft could ...

  10. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft warned against blocking anti-trust probe

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:40am by Reuters

    ... investigating Microsoft for breach of anti-trust rules and had raided four of the software firm's offices on the mainland. "Microsoft promised to respect Chinese law and fully cooperate ... law". The warning is likely a preemptive step in the course of the government's investigation. "I don't think the government is saying Microsoft has already done anything ...




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