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Indonesia needs to urgently establish data protection law: minister11/16/2019 9:55:25 AM Indonesia aims to bring in a new law to protect personal data by next year as it follows in the footsteps of Southeast Asian neighbors such as Singapore and also the European Union, the country's new communications minister told Reuters.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Google bid to end Oracle copyright suit11/15/2019 11:50:57 PM The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Google's bid to escape Oracle Corp's multi-billion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the world's smartphones.
Apple warns of risks from German law to open up mobile payments11/15/2019 11:49:13 PM Apple said on Friday moves in Germany to force it to open up its Apple Pay mobile payments system to rivals could hurt data protection and the security of financial information.
U.S. defense chief rejects Amazon's accusations of bias in cloud contract11/15/2019 11:48:51 PM U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft Corp an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after Amazon.com Inc announced plans to challenge it.
U.S. restaurants remove dining rooms to speed off-site food frenzy11/15/2019 10:32:08 PM Restaurants are doing away with dining rooms as consumers increasingly order food deliveries through apps such as Uber Technologies Inc's Uber Eats and GrubHub Inc.
UK's Labour plans high-speed connection to voter hearts with BT nationalization11/15/2019 5:04:47 PM Britain's opposition Labour Party plans to nationalize BT's broadband network to provide free internet for all if it wins power, making a radical election pledge to roll back 35 years of private ownership that caught both the company and its shareholders by surprise.
Explainer: What's behind Labour's plan to overhaul BT and the British broadband network?11/15/2019 5:03:28 PM Britain's opposition Labour Party says if it wins the Dec. 12 election it will nationalize BT's broadband network and provide free internet for all within a decade, a radical election pledge to roll back decades of private ownership.
Corbyn's BT plans would be illegal under EU law, UK Conservatives say11/15/2019 1:47:00 PM British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's plans to nationalize part of BT to offer people free internet would be illegal under European Union state aid rules, the Conservative Party said.
Factbox: UK Plc in state hands - What companies would a Labour government nationalize?11/15/2019 1:04:45 PM Britain's opposition Labour Party has announced plans to nationalize BT's broadband network if it wins next month's general election, part of sweeping plans to reverse decades of pro-privatization public policy.
'Crazed Communist scheme,' PM Johnson says of Corbyn's plan for BT11/15/2019 1:04:22 PM British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's plan to nationalize BT's network was a "crazed Communist scheme".
Alibaba's $13.4 billion bookbuild covered multiple times: sources11/15/2019 12:35:43 PM Alibaba's $13.4 billion institutional bookbuild for its Hong Kong listing is already covered "multiple times," according to a message sent to investors and verified by sources with direct knowledge of the matter.
UK PM Johnson says Labour's plan to part-nationalise BT is 'crackpot'11/15/2019 9:50:09 AM British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a pre-election promise by the opposition Labour Party to nationalize telecoms provider BT's fixed line network to provide free full-fiber broadband for all is a "crackpot scheme."
Italy to press ahead with web tax despite U.S. warning: deputy min11/15/2019 9:35:18 AM Italy intends to go ahead with its plan to introduce a new tax on digital companies, including U.S. tech giants, despite threats of retaliation from Washington, Deputy Economy Minister Antonio Misiani said on Friday.
AirAsia to sell tickets on other airlines as part of online push11/15/2019 9:31:39 AM Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Group Bhd said on Friday it would sell flights on more than 100 other global airlines as part of a push to boost revenues.
Labour's McDonnell says broadband plan is the limit of nationalization plans11/15/2019 8:35:57 AM A plan to nationalize parts of BT to provide free broadband to everyone in Britain marks the extent of the opposition Labour Party's nationalization policy, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Friday.
AirAsia to sell tickets on other airlines as part of online push11/15/2019 7:51:11 AM Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Group Bhd said on Friday it would sell flights on more than 100 other global airlines as part of a push to boost revenues.
BT CEO says Labour's plan for free broadband may cost £100 billion11/15/2019 7:43:24 AM Britain's opposition Labour Party's plans to nationalize parts of telecoms provider BT's network and provide free full fiber broadband may cost more than 100 billion pounds ($127 billion), BT chief executive said.
Mexican minister says Pemex oil firm unaffected by cyberattack, workers disagree11/15/2019 12:50:13 AM A cyberattack on computer networks of the Mexican national oil company Pemex is "totally under control" and did not have any negative consequences, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on Thursday.
Applied Materials expects strong first quarter on 5G rollout11/14/2019 11:48:42 PM Applied Materials forecast first-quarter revenue and profit above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as the chip gear maker expects more clients to upgrade their equipment ahead of the 5G rollout in key markets.
PayPal halts payment support to PornHub models11/14/2019 11:14:17 PM PayPal Holdings Inc said on Thursday it had stopped payment support to PornHub's models after it found the adult entertainment website made certain payments without the permission of the payment processor.