Japan's Toshiba Corp has decided it will cancel the planned US$18.6 billion sale of its memory chip unit if it does not get approval from China's anti-monopoly regulator by May, the Mainichi newspaper has reported.
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Consumer activists and technology experts are advising consumers to hold off on buying Android handsets from China's ZTE.
If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people's online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook users around the world would be protected by it. The online social network is making changes that ensure the number will be much smaller.
Investigations into how Google may be using its Android smartphone operating system and its AdSense advertising service to thwart rivals are advancing, Europe's antitrust chief has revealed, amid concern about the lengthy proceedings.
Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has begun cutting jobs as part of its promise to investors to cut costs by US$1 billion, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
The world's airlines are backing the development of a United Nations-led global registry for drones, as a rise in near collisions by unmanned aircraft and commercial jets fuels safety concerns, according to an executive of their trade group.
Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other global technology companies have announced a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks.
Russia's state communications regulator says it has blocked IP addresses owned by Google and Amazon, saying they were being used by the Telegram messaging service which Moscow moved to ban this week.
ZTE may not be able to use Google's Android operating system in its mobile devices after the U.S. limited ZTE's access to American suppliers this week, a source familiar with the matter said, potentially adding another drag on U.S. sales for the Chinese firm.
A US federal judge has ruled that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission.
Concern about Facebook's respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said the world's largest social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not.
Apple says it has achieved its goal of powering all of the company's facilities with renewable energy, a milestone that includes all of its data centers, offices and retail stores in 43 countries.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg swapped his trademark T-shirt and jeans for a dark suit and a purple tie as he met U.S. lawmakers to apologise for the social network's misuse of its members' data and to head off possible regulation.
Facebook has revealed that the personal information of up to 87 million users, mostly in the United States, may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, up from a previous news media estimate of more than 50 million.
Microsoft has backed the Justice Department's request that the U.S. Supreme Court dismiss a case pitting the two against each other over whether prosecutors can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas after Congress passed a law that resolved the dispute.