IT was 2000, and then US president Bill Clinton was upbeat. The Internet, he said, was opening up the world.

[WASHINGTON] Apple CEO Tim Cook predicts that new regulations of tech companies and social networks to protect personal data are "inevitable."...

WESTERN bigwigs were a no-show at China's biggest web conference. But in their absence, the local overseers of the nation's technology industry were only too happy to plug their unique...

CHINA'S President Xi Jinping called on Wednesday for greater global cooperation in developing the internet and make it more "fair and equitable", as Beijing seeks to bolster its global...

THE inventor of the World Wide Web on Monday called for a "contract" to make the Internet safe and accessible for everyone as Europe's largest tech event began in Lisbon amid a...

NO matter which party takes control of the US House and Senate in next week's midterm elections, technology and internet stocks are likely to face more regulatory scrutiny...

THE US$220 BILLION rout in shares of Tencent Holdings Ltd has entered uncharted territory.

CHINA has blocked access to the website of Australia's national broadcaster for breaching Beijing's internet rules and regulations, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) said on...

[SYDNEY] Pacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project, funded mostly by Australia, that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant...

THE dawn of the Internet, it was widely believed, would herald a new era of democracy. Information would become free, in all senses, and this would pose an existential threat to regimes based on the...