Four Chinese provinces are reportedly hot on the heels of Silicon Valley as a recent government report revealed that there are around 16,000 companies born every day in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Shenzhen.   The report also showed that China’s unicorns – which are privately held companies valued at $1 billion or...

Turkey’s Information Technology and Communications Body (BTK) had reportedly demanded that Google remove a map of Greater Kurdistan that includes southeastern provinces of Turkey.   Turkish Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turan also confirmed that BTK officials had already met with Google to remove a map which was said to be created...

Researchers from cybersecurity company Quick Heal said this week that they were able to identify a number of fake apps on Google’s App Store that trick users into rating or downloading other apps.   Android malware analyst at Quick Heal Rupali Parate warned that the applications usually masquerade as a legitimate PDF...

The Japanese government will be developing a new detection system to combat malicious programs affecting telecommunications devices used by various government organizations.   The government said that the technology will use the “behavior method” where communications servers, personal computers, routers and other telecommunications devices are sent signals to check if they function...

A Cambridge-based innovation firm recently unveiled a technology which uses artificial intelligence to improve images and video that have been damaged or include obscured elements.   Cambridge Consultants said that their technology, called DeepRay, will particularly be useful in the field of autonomous driving, healthcare and medical imaging since it can outperform...

Sophos APAC and Japan senior technology solutions director Anthony Wai recently talked about his company’s new smart product suite called Intercept X which uses machine learning to anticipate and protect their customers from new threats.   The endpoint defence system, which recently won the Computing's Security Excellence Award for Security Innovation of...

US satellite startup OneWeb has reportedly offered the Russian government a 12.5 percent stake to allay Moscow’s concerns about the firm’s plan to create a satellite-powered worldwide internet network.   However, the Federal Security Service (FSB) previously objected against the project on the grounds of national security, saying that it could be...