AUSTRALIA'S economy expanded at the slowest pace in almost a decade as a prolonged housing downturn weighed on consumer spending, underscoring the central bank's decision to lower interest rates...

GOOGLE will pay about 600 million euros (S$923 million) to expand a data centre in Finland amid a push by its parent Alphabet Inc. to invest heavily in servers and feed demand for faster access to...

ORGANISATIONS can now respond to data breaches more confidently and be more accountable in how they manage personal data, thanks to two guides by Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (...

OPINION

IT'S been almost a year since the EU's data privacy regulation took effect. Despite causing a flurry of activity and debates on its impact on businesses globally, the success of this regulation...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Over the past two years, Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and rivals and endear himself to...

DATA centre startup AirTrunk has raised S$450 million in debt and equity to help build its first Singapore facility as part of a multi-billion dollar plan to become a regional technology...

THE US consumer price index, which traces its origins back more than a century, gets an infusion of big data this week to bring the Labor Department closer to what it sees as the future for...

CONTRACT signings to purchase previously owned US homes fell more than estimated in February, suggesting that the prior month's surge resulted from pent-up demand and that a sustainable...

FACEBOOK Inc's chief AI researcher has suggested the company is working on a new breed of semiconductor that would work very differently from most existing designs....

CURRENCIES

THE euro huddled at a two-week low against the dollar on Thursday as weak euro zone data pulled the single currency below a key market level, while the pound stabilised as British policymakers...