Asia Tech

Apple invests in China solar project, US forest conservation

By Fri, Apr 17, 2015 9:34AM UTC

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of “sustainable” timberland in Maine and North Carolina.

Latest on Apple Watch release: The importance of apps

By Sat, Apr 11, 2015 8:18AM UTC

Apple’s early advertising promoted the watch as a fashion accessory, with elegant design and numerous options in watch faces, bands and other features. But the company is also emphasizing the new technology it’s developed, including the “tapping” feature that signals alerts and messages, and new apps specifically designed for the watch’s relatively small screen.

PH telco wars heat up

By Sat, Apr 11, 2015 6:25AM UTC

The Philippine mobile phone industry continues to be among the brightest spots of the country’s economy with combined revenues of over P200 billion (US$4.5 billion). On Tuesday, Globe Telecom claimed it has captured leadership in mobile phone postpaid revenues and market share in 2014 with P29.9 billion in total revenue last year.

Lee Kuan Yew death hoaxes and the brilliance of one student’s satire

By Thu, Apr 09, 2015 5:35AM UTC

Z is the male student, below 16, who successfully fooled many Singaporeans and two news agencies, CNN and CCTV, into believing that Lee Kuan Yew had died when he hadn’t (yet).

Hollywood studio demands compensation from Singapore downloaders

By Wed, Apr 08, 2015 11:57AM UTC

More than 500 people in Singapore have been contacted by a local law firm demanding that they pay compensation after illegally downloading Oscar-winning film Dallas Buyer’s Club.