France won't totally ban Huawei 5G, cybersecurity head says

France will not have a total ban on Huawei equipment, but will urge its telecommunication providers not to switch to the Chinese company, the head of the national cybersecurity agency (ANSSI) said on ...

Group opposed to 5G networks targets Cyprus' mobile antennas

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A small group of people who oppose 5G mobile telephone technology is likely responsible for arson attacks against four mobile telephone antenna installations in Cyprus' coastal ...

China charges 2 Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese prosecutors charged two detained Canadians with spying Friday in an apparent bid to step up pressure on Canada to drop a U.S. extradition request for a Huawei executive under ho...

Islamic extremists attack 3 towns in northeastern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Three attacks by Islamic extremists, including an assault on Monguno, a military garrison town, have killed more than 40 people in Nigeria’s notheastern Borno state. ...

Web inventor: Closing digital divide must be top priority

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee said Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates “the gross inequality” of a world where almost half the population is unable to connect t...

Secondlifeasia Aims to Raise RM 1 Million in Series A Funding

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 10 June 2020 - Secondlifeasia, a game-changer in the Apple device repair and maintenance sector today announced it is geared to launch its first round of fu...

Canada's Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out

TORONTO (AP) — Two of Canada’s three major telecommunication companies announced Tuesday they’ve decided not to use Chinese tech giant Huawei for their next-generation 5G wireless ne...

Business Highlights

___ Looting devastates businesses already shaken by virus NEW YORK (AP) — Looting and vandalism in cities across the country have dealt another blow to small busine...

AT&T, Walt Disney rise; Twitter, Amazon fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: Amazon.com Inc., down $11.47 to $2,410.39. The e-commerce giant is considering buyin...

The Latest: 7 may have been infected at Germany restaurant

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Top UN official warns malicious emails on rise in pandemic

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. disarmament chief warned Friday that cyber crime is on the rise, with a 600% increase in malicious emails during the COVID-19 pandemic. Izumi Nakamitsu...

Syria bars Assad's cousin from travel amid financial dispute

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian court has ordered a travel ban on the cousin of the country's president and one of its wealthiest businessmen in the latest measure to contain a financial dispute that has pried...

Cousin of Syria's Assad says state confiscates his assets

BEIRUT (AP) — One of Syria’s wealthiest businessmen who is a cousin of President Bashar Assad said Tuesday the government has ordered the seizure of his assets and barred him from doing business with ...

German court nixes law allowing foreign telecom monitoring

BERLIN (AP) — Regulations allowing Germany’s foreign intelligence service to monitor the communications of reporters working abroad and others violate the country’s constitution and must be changed, G...

Cousin of Syria's Assad faces legal action over telecom debt

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s telecommunications authority on Sunday said a deadline for a cellular company owned by the cousin of President Bashar Assad to pay back its debts to the state has ended, adding t...