Australia wants to protect its online content from foreign interference, which China cannot object to, having long walled off its internet. It is normal for a country to debate what kind of content can and cannot be consumed within its borders, but this should be separate from the discussion over data privacy.
New technology is often viewed with deep suspicion, only for humans to later enjoy their immense benefits. Ensuring AI brings similar gains to humanity instead of widespread misery will require effective regulation and oversight.
A whistle-blower says he gave US authorities extensive classified information about deeply covert programmes that possess retrieved craft of non-human origin. It is easy to dismiss these claims as fantasy or fabrication, but perhaps it’s time the world took the issue seriously.
China’s push for self-reliance in strategic technologies such as AI and semiconductors amid escalating tech tensions remains another key theme.
Gojek says Covid-19 has forced ride-hailing and food delivery platforms to adapt to changing demand, accelerating digital consumption and mobile payments trends
F1 chief engineer says the intent is to engage fans and enhance sustainability of the sport.
Robotic process automation is soaking up an increasing amount of work in Asia that used to require people to fill out paper forms and input information manually.
The coronavirus pandemic has been ‘challenging’ for Foodpanda, which competes with the likes of Deliveroo, Grab and Go-jek in the Southeast Asian food delivery market, its Asia-Pacific chief executive Jakob Angele says.
AI presents opportunities and risks for the world’s largest manufacturer, as it could see manual labour replaced but new hi-tech jobs created
Most protesters are not motivated by a hatred of China or mainlanders, but encroachments on ‘one country, two systems’. Beijing’s increasing authoritarianism is at odds with liberal Hongkongers who refuse to surrender their rights.
The e-commerce giant is enabling more companies in China and around the world become digital, data-driven enterprises through its cloud computing operations.
Huawei’s rotating chairman says US attacks can be explained by Washington’s realisation that the US has fallen behind in development of a critical, strategic technology.