China Telecom boss Chang Xiaobing under scrutiny
China Telecom's Chief Executive Chang Xiaobing is the latest catch in Chinese government's anti-graft drive. Xiaobing is facing probe over his role in a violation of discipline. It's learnt that more than 70 top officials from state-run firms are facing investigation over anti-corruption charges. After cracking down on aviation and automobile companies, Chinese anti-corruption regulator is probing into telecom sector.
Dec 29, 2015 09:16 AM EST
Game of Thrones is the most pirated TV show of 2015
Game of thrones, the TV series aired on HBO was most pirated TV show of 2015. The season 5 finale was downloaded an estimated 14.4 million times on Bit-Torrent. The HBO TV series has been most pirated on Internet since the last four years.
Dec 31, 2015 08:40 AM EST
The world’s first true hoverboard is now available to pre-order for $20 K
Spacecraft company Arca Space announced the world's first true hoverboard, the ArcaBoard. The fan-powered board can lift a person one foot off the ground.
Dec 28, 2015 04:22 AM EST
China passes new controversial anti-terrorism law
China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law that allow the government to request for sensitive information from technology firms. Among the information that could be requested includes encryption keys for individual data.
Dec 28, 2015 04:03 AM EST
Apple demands additional $180M from Samsung in patent dispute
Previously, Apple penalized Samsung with $548 million for infringing iPhone patents and designs. It now wants additional $180 million to cover up interest and supplemental damages. However, Samsung is also working as partners with Apple as it supplies processors and screens for Apple's iPhones and iPads.
Dec 29, 2015 04:28 AM EST
Palantir Technologies Reached $2 Billion in Valuation
Palantir Technologies Inc., the data analysis company has raised another $200 million funding, adding up to its $2 billion of company's valuation.
Dec 25, 2015 07:47 PM EST
Regulators penalized BMW $40M for slow mini car recall
U.S. safety regulators have fined BMW with up to $40 million for failing to conduct prompt recalls notification. The company signed a consent order which clarifies that if it failed to comply or broke other safety regulations, it will be fined with additional $20 million. However, the company did not respond to requests for interviews.
Dec 27, 2015 04:10 AM EST
Malware found on Hyatt's payment - processing system
The Hyatt Hotels has detected malware on its system computers and has requested its costumers to check their their accounts. There are possibilities that hackers may have obtained sensitive information from the their systems. The company has taken taken essential counteract measures.
Dec 31, 2015 03:21 AM EST
Samsung announces the new Galaxy A9 with 6 inch display
Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy A9 smartphone with 6 inch display, in the Galaxy A Party event in China this week. The A9 will be on sale in China later this month.
Dec 25, 2015 09:28 PM EST