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Microsoft Cloud to Help Baidu Self-Driving Car Effort

Microsoft's cloud computing platform will be used outside China for collaboration by members of a self-driving car alliance formed by Chinese internet search giant Baidu, the companies announced on Tuesday.

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Indonesia Restricts App over "Terrorism" Content

Indonesia has blocked web-based access to a popular messaging service and threatened a full ban on the app due to its "terrorism" content, the government said.

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Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand over Encrypted Messages

Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.

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Robots Debate Future of Humans at Hong Kong Tech Show

It was a spooky sight: two lifelike disembodied robot torsos discussing the pros and cons of humans in front of a nervously tittering audience in Hong Kong Wednesday.

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Indian Lab Develops 'Beef Detection Kits'

A government-run laboratory in western India has developed portable "beef detection kits" that will allow police to quickly determine whether meat is that of an illegally slaughtered cow, an official said Monday.

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Russia Jails Head of Notorious Hacker Group

A Moscow court on Thursday jailed the leader of a notorious hacking group for two years for breaking into the accounts of high-ranking Russian officials.

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Samsung Confirms Launch of Refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it would start selling a refurbished version of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone this week after an embarrassing recall over exploding batteries rocked the tech giant last year. 

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Could Apple's Next Big Thing Be a Car?

Is an Apple Car about to hit the road?

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Multinationals Hit by Vast Wave of Cyberattacks

Several multinational companies said Tuesday they were targeted in a massive wave of cyberattacks which started in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe.

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Prize-Winning Tech Helping Ghana's Farmers to Grow

Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghana's central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital.

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