Category Archives: Information Technology

Why Facebook Suddenly Closed 155 Accounts Targeting the Philippines

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Facebook’s deletion of accounts targeting the Philippines from bases in China shows that the U.S. internet giant wants a better reputation in Southeast Asia after letting things slide in the past, say analysts who follow the case. On September 22, Facebook said it had removed 155 of its own accounts and six Instagram accounts

Huawei’s Survival at Stake as US Sanctions Loom

Starting Sept. 15, China’s telecom giant Huawei — once a symbol of Chinese technology prowess — will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors. Without those chips, Huawei cannot make the smartphones or 5G equipment on which its business depends, business analysts say. The sanctions against one of China’s most successful technology companies were

TikTok CEO Resigns as Tensions Mount With White House

The head of TikTok resigned Wednesday as tensions mount between the Chinese-owned video platform and the White House, which contends TikTok is a security risk in the U.S. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mayer announced his resignation days after the company filed a lawsuit challenging a U.S. government crackdown on the company over claims the social

275 world leaders call for urgent action to avoid ‘COVID Generation’

World Bank Group VP & Special Envoy (2012-2015)² Ricardo Lagos — President of Chile (2000-2006); Member of the Elders¹4 Zlatko Lagumdzija — Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2001- 2002); Foreign Affairs Minister (2012-2015)¹³ Yves Leterme — Prime Minister of Belgium (2008; 2009-2011)¹³ Dr Margaret Levi — Director of the Center for Advanced Study in

Technology mastery the way to becoming a high-income nation – PM Muhyiddin

CYBERJAYA, Aug 19 (Bernama) — The only way for Malaysia to become a high-income nation is to become a high-tech country, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said. He said history has proven that military and economic might, and world superpowers are highly dependent on the mastery of technology. To put it in context, the

275 world leaders call for urgent action to avoid ‘COVID Generation’

World Bank Group VP & Special Envoy (2012-2015)²Ricardo Lagos — President of Chile (2000-2006); Member of the Elders¹4Zlatko Lagumdzija — Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2001- 2002); Foreign Affairs Minister (2012-2015)¹³Yves Leterme — Pri…

US Tightening Restrictions on Huawei Access to Technology, Chips

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration announced on Monday it will further tighten restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co, aimed at cracking down on its access to commercially available chips. The U.S. Commerce Department actions, first reported by Reuters, will expand restrictions announced in May aimed at preventing the Chinese telecommunications giant from obtaining semiconductors without a