Computing And Information Technology

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

Apr 19, 2018

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand

Rights group: China using personal data as repression tool

Feb 27, 2018

Human Rights Watch finds evidence that authorities in one of China's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark example of how big-data technology can be used to police a population

Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

Feb 23, 2018

Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service."

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan's capital

Feb 3, 2018

Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista

Behind South Korea's chip boom, worries over future

Jan 31, 2018

The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating huge wealth but also deep unease in South Korea

AP Explains: Why are crypto exchanges vulnerable to hacks?

Jan 30, 2018

Blockchain technology can make transactions safe and secure, but the exchanges trading virtual currencies based on this technology have been hacked because they are not working on secure networks, experts say

Don't want to bother with cat litter? Japan offers robots

Jan 25, 2018

A look at three companion robots on sale in Japan, land of the cult of cute.

Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance

Jan 23, 2018

French retailer Carrefour and Chinese tech giant Tencent have announced a cooperation agreement in China and a possible investment to develop e-commerce and other technology

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Jan 16, 2018

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems

Hyundai, Aurora to release autonomous cars by 2021

Jan 4, 2018

Hyundai Motor Co. says it will release its first self-driving vehicles to markets by 2021 in partnership with U.S. self-driving technology startup Aurora Innovation Inc