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Google, Apple Say Protecting Kazakhs from Government Snooping

Google and other tech giants have said they will block an internet security certificate issued by Kazakhstan's authoritarian government over concerns it can intercept people's data.

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'Digital Lebanon Conference' to be Held on September 13

Beirut’s Grand Serail has hosted a press conference announcing Digital Lebanon Conference, which will be held under the patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri on September 13, 2019, in Beirut.

The conference is co-organized by Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal, the Ministry of Telecommunications, the Ministry of State for Investment and Technology, the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reforms (OMSAR), the Office of the Prime Minister, and the World Bank.

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Man Arrested in Spain for 'Upskirting' over 500 Women

Spanish police said Wednesday they have arrested a man suspected of secretly recording videos of the underwear of over 500 women, some of them minors, on public transit and supermarkets.

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Twitter Agree to Meet with Manchester United over Pogba Abuse

Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social media platforms by agreeing to meet with representatives of Manchester United they announced on Wednesday.

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Romania Mulls Excluding Huawei from its 5G Network

Bucharest could exclude Chinese giant Huawei from its future 5G network, according to a joint statement signed by the Romanian and US presidents and published on Wednesday.

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Huawei Dismisses New Suspension of 'Unjust' U.S. Ban

Huawei on Tuesday dismissed Washington's three-month delay to a ban on U.S. firms selling to the Chinese tech giant and said the decision would not change the fact it had been "treated unjustly."

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U.S. Gives Huawei 90 Day Reprieve on Ban

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been given a 90-day reprieve on the ban from buying U.S. technology, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday.

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Does North Korea's Kim Get Trump Tweet Alerts?

How people stay informed in the Hermit State of North Korea is always a question, and U.S. President Donald Trump may have answered it Thursday: by Twitter alerts.

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Huawei Launches Own Operating System to Rival Android

Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating U.S.-China trade tensions.

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Privacy Watchdogs Warn Facebook over Libra Currency

Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra.  

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