Asia Tech

Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on tech products

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 10:27AM UTC

BERLIN (AP) — The World Trade Organization says Taiwan and Thailand have joined an agreement reached last week to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products.

Company busted in China made 41,000 fake iPhones worth $19.4 million

By Tue, Jul 28, 2015 2:01PM UTC

China’s burgeoning knockoff industry was exposed again at the weekend when Beijing police revealed on Weibo that they had shut down a firm that had produced fake iPhones worth almost US$20 million.

PS4, Xbox to battle it out in China after Beijing finally lifts console ban

By Mon, Jul 27, 2015 10:30AM UTC

After 15 years out in the cold, gaming console giants Sony Corp. and Microsoft Corp. will finally be able to battle it out in China’s massive gaming market after Beijing lifted a ban on sales of PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

Intel chief: US decided not to retaliate for Sony hack

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 3:42PM UTC

ASPEN, Colorado (AP) — The Director of National Intelligence says the Obama administration made a conscious decision not to use technology to retaliate against North Korea in response to last year’s hack that damaged Sony computers and disclosed internal company emails.

Japan: Toshiba CEO quits over doctored accounts

By Tue, Jul 21, 2015 4:31PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba’s chief executive is stepping down to take responsibility for doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese technology manufacturer by 151.8 billion yen ($1.2 billion).