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China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest

8 days ago
BEIJING: China summoned the US ambassador on Sunday to protest the "extremely bad" arrest of telecom giant Huawei's chief financial officer in Canada and demand that the United States drop its extradition request. The arrest of Meng…

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

9 days ago
BEIJING/OTTAWA: China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei’s chief financial officer, calling the case “extremely nasty.” Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s global chief financial…

China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing

9 days ago
China launched a rover early Saturday destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower, state media said. The Chang'e-4 lunar probe mission -- named after the…

Indian government meets with WhatsApp over fake news: source

10 days ago
MUMBAI: Indian tech ministry officials met with senior WhatsApp executives this week to ask the Facebook Inc unit to start tracing the origins of misinformation spread through its messaging platform, a senior government official said on…

Google moves to curb gender bias in translation application

10 days ago
Google said Thursday it was tweaking its translation application with the goal of reducing gender bias. The move comes amid criticism that Google Translate often defaulted to masculine names when it converted text to another language.…

Twitter goof snares Trump lawyer/cyber advisor Giuliani

11 days ago
WASHINGTON: A simple goof on Twitter capitalized upon by an enterprising web designer raised questions Wednesday over just how much  President Donald Trump's lawyer -- and cyber security adviser -- Rudy Giuliani understands the internet.…