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Taiwan occupies key spot in global supply chain for strategic products: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is the source of numerous products of strategic importance, and it therefore occupies a key position in the global supply chain, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told t...

US shifts state grant focus to extremism, cyberthreats

WASHINGTON (AP) — State and local governments will be required to spend a portion of nearly $1.9 billion in annual federal public safety grants on the fight against domestic extremism and improved cyb...

EXPLAINER: Meet the vaccine appointment bots, and their foes

Having trouble scoring a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? You’re not alone. To cope, some people are turning to bots that scan overwhelmed websites and send alerts on social media when slots open up. ...

Taiwanese scholar enters semifinals in post-quantum cryptography competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A four-year contest to find an international cryptographic standard is nearing its final stage, and a Taiwanese team has made it into the semi-finals, with the winner expe...

Microsoft to establish first datacenter region in Indonesia as part of Berdayakan Ekonomi Digital Indonesia initiative

Microsoft increases its investment in Indonesia’s digital economy, with plans to establish a new datacenter region and a commitment to skill over 24 million Indonesians by end of 2021 through its deca...

Amnesty International: Hackers attacking Vietnam dissidents

BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International says it has found that a hacking group known as Ocean Lotus has been staging more spyware attacks on Vietnamese human rights activists in the latest blow to freedo...

Experts fear fresh wave of political prisoners in Myanmar

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Whether taken from their homes in the middle of the night or grabbed off the streets during protests, hundreds of people have been arrested in the weeks since Myanmar’s milit...

NTUC LearningHub Unveils Singapore’s Largest Subscription-Based Online Learning Platform — LHUB GO Infinity — Which Offers Learners Affordable Access to Over 75,000 On-Demand Courses

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 February 2021 - NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) today announced the launch of LHUB GO Infinity, Singapore's largest subscription-based online learning platform, which o...

Detected Cyber Threats Rose 20% to Exceed 62.6 Billion in 2020

Trend Micro’s annual roundup report can guide strategic security planning for the new year HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 24 February 2021 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a glob...

Hacking group targets Vietnam activists: Amnesty

Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Wednesday that Ocean Lotus, a group with ties to the Vietnamese government, has been involved in hacking attacks targeting activists and an N...

Tech firms say there's little doubt Russia behind major hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading technology companies said Tuesday that a months-long breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated, focused and labor-intensive that a nation had to be beh...

Nautilus, Cracker Barrell fall; Ingersoll, Extra Space rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Republic Services Inc., down 4 cents to $88.96. The waste management company be...

ARB Berhad upbeat about its FY2021 prospects, driven by its cloud-based solutions

Lowest valuation among the peersNet cash company with strong growth momentumTo offer cloud-based solutions for business sustainability and recurring income KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach...

WHO inspector's 'natural hosts' experimented on in Wuhan lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ferret-badgers and rabbits — "natural hosts" that a World Health Organization (WHO) inspector says could have been vectors for the first transmission of CO...

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___ UK top court gives Uber drivers benefits in landmark ruling LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers should be classed as “workers” and ...