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Alibaba’s smart speaker to feature in Audi, Renault, Honda cars

China's Alibaba Group on Tuesday said its voice-controlled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi AG, Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd,...

Telegram boss points to China as likely origin of cyber attack

The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber attack and pointed...

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow

Facebook said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with international broadcasters and publishers...

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax

Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants such...

US blacklists Huawei; China says strongly opposes unilateral sanctions  

China on Thursday slammed a decision by the US government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps...

Amazon’s new drones to start delivering packages in months

Amazon has new drones that will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the coming months, a step toward a goal...

Google server trouble snarls YouTube, Snapchat

Congested Google servers in the eastern United States caused problems for users of Snapchat and YouTube on Sunday, with complaints on social media that...

Health groups push tech firms to curtail tobacco marketing

More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snap to take "swift action" to curb advertising of...

US gears up for antitrust battles with Big Tech

The US administration is stepping up scrutiny of Big Tech firms, which could result in a series of drawn-out legal battles aimed at reining...

Apple leaves iTunes behind as it harmonizes software

Apple on Monday announced enhanced privacy features as it harmonized software across its lineup of devices, while dropping its groundbreaking iTunes store as it...