Chinese government wants its U.S. counterpart to provide a "clear explanation" over reports the NSA had infiltrated servers operated by Huawei, to spy on the Chinese networking giant's top executives.
By The Way
Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.
Set up by the country's state-run news outlets, Chinaso.com officially launches in a market that's already dominated by Baidu and guarded by the infamous Great Firewall.
ICANN will discuss details concerning the transition of stewardship from the U.S. government to a "global multi-stakeholder community" during its Singapore meetings next week, with the first set of documents expected on April 7.
Korea Communications Commission begins investigation into mobile retail shops operating across the country, following a spate of reports concerning customer data leaks.
Chinese e-commerce giant gets a minority stake and seat on Tango's board with its investment, giving the U.S. messaging company its biggest round of founding to date, totaling US$280 million.
In the first joint statement issued by the country's mobile operators, SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus agree to refrain from offerings device subsidies beyond the legal limit, in a move to stabilize the market.
Chinese operator posts its sharpest profit dip by 16 percent in fourth-quarter 2013 to 30.2 billion yuan, driven down by rising infrastructure costs and device subsidies as well as growing adoption of mobile chat services.
Network security sets up its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore where it also unveils a new cybersecurity lab to address growing threats in the region.
Authorities identify 10 suspects, including Acer spokesperson Henry Wang, after conducting raids at 14 office locations to investigate allegations that shares were sold just before the Taiwanese PC maker was due to announce its third-quarter 2013 losses.
Smartphone maker escapes the need to gain government approval, after South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety confirms the Galaxy S5 will not be classified a medical device despite its in-built heart rate sensor.