EU court: No need to reveal IP addresses in uploading cases

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s highest court ruled Thursday that online platforms don't have to disclose the full personal data including email addresses, telephone numbers or IP addresses of us...

COVID-19 pandemic in Africa is now reaching 'full speed'

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic in Africa is reaching “full speed” and it’s good to prepare for the worst-case scenario, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chief said T...

Rival teams still want answers about Ferrari's 2019 engine

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Rival teams still want answers about whether Ferrari's engine last season was legal or not, after an investigation was closed following a private settlement with governing bo...

Health experts slam US deal for large supply of virus drug

LONDON (AP) — Public health experts on Wednesday criticized the U.S. for securing a large supply of the only drug licensed so far to treat COVID-19. The U.S. government announced th...

Team NZ leaks lead to probe of America's Cup organization

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand government agency is investigating claims of “structural and financial” irregularities in the staging of next year’s America’s Cup. Cup def...

US accuses 3 Taiwanese engineers of stealing Micron secrets for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the first enforcement of Trump's "China initiative," a U.S. federal court has issued arrest warrants for three Taiwanese nationals accused of stealing tra...

Chinese professor convicted of stealing trade secrets from US firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced the conviction of Zhang Hao (張浩), who stole trade secrets from two U.S. tech companies and enabled China's Tianjin University ...

FBI director labels China greatest threat to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday (June 24) the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is the most comprehensive threat to the U.S., adding that the bureau has traced mo...

Prosecutors file more charges against Kansas professor

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas researcher accused of concealing work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas defrauded the U.S. government and the university, according t...

Africa urges no 'obstacles' to a COVID-19 vaccine for all

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Governments around the world should “remove all obstacles” to swift and equitable distribution of any successful COVID-19 vaccine, including by making all intellectual property and...

EU blasts China for continued IP violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Commission believes China to be the worst offender in terms of intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement, according to the Financial Times on Thursday (...

Taiwan beat coronavirus without sacrificing democracy: President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a speech at a democracy summit on Friday (June 19), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Taiwan fought off the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without sacrificing its dem...

Book details how China courts global finance giants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An excerpt from the new book “Hidden Hand: Exposing How the Chinese Communist Party is Reshaping the World” by Clive Hamilton and Mareike Ohlberg details how B...

World Trade Organization finds Saudi links to sports piracy

The World Trade Organization has ruled Saudi Arabia failed to stop a broadcasting operation pirating sports coverage and blocked moves to shut it down in a proxy of the Gulf economic and diplomatic di...

Developing markets in Asia Pacific challenged by ransomware and malware encounters, while developed markets struggle with increased drive-by download attack volumes: Microsoft Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019

Malware and ransomware attack rates in developing markets were 1.6 times higher than the regional averageKey financial hubs, Singapore and Hong Kong, struggled with drive-by download attack volume...