Aug 26, 2019

Ten tech giants join forces to beef up data security

The Linux Foundation has announced the formation of the Confidential Computing Consortium which aims to make it easier to protect sensitive data cross different computing environments.


Open source plays leading role in getting driverless cars on the road

There’s big money being thrown at efforts to get commercial driverless cars on the road, with Japanese and Chinese open source initiatives leading the way.

Jun 18, 2019

New Internet users ‘hard to find’, says Mary Meeker

Global Internet users grew to 51% of the global population in 2018, indicating a mere 6% growth from 49% in 2017, a report says.

Jan 23, 2019

Cloud brings AI capabilities to the masses

Deloitte says the cloud is democratising access to artificial intelligence by giving companies the ability to use it now.

Nov 7, 2018

China's president calls for global co-operation to create 'fairer' Internet

China and Xi Jinping have pushed for a bigger role in global Internet governance and called on nations to respect Beijing's 'cyber sovereignty'.

Jan 23, 2018

China online quiz craze lures tech giants

Some of China's biggest tech companies use cash prizes to draw millions of contenders to mobile-based online quiz shows.

Jan 4, 2018

BlackBerry surges on deal with Baidu for self-driving cars

BlackBerry and Baidu have signed a deal to jointly develop self-driving vehicle technology, sending BlackBerry's shares up 13 percent.

Jul 28, 2017

Baidu profit jumps as focus on mobile, AI narrows

Sharpened focus on mobile and artificial intelligence services drives growth in the Chinese company.

Jul 7, 2017

Baidu probed after CEO tests driverless car

CEO Robin Li tested a driverless car on public roads, prompting police to investigate if Baidu had broken any laws.

Jun 2, 2017

Baidu in car tech tie-ups with Bosch, Continental

The two deals underscore the wave of global partnerships being formed in the fast-moving autonomous vehicle sector.


Self-driving cars timescale hard to pin down

Carmakers give widely differing timelines for the introduction of self-driving vehicles, indicating uncertainties surrounding the technology.


Smart homes to be controlled by smartphones

As smart homes take shape, not everyone thinks the future of communicating with the Internet of things needs to be vocal.

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