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India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook's free Internet


NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India introduced new rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the web, in a setback to Facebook Inc's plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service to the masses.

Japan Display says will swing to January-March op loss as Apple orders sag


TOKYO Japan Display Inc on Monday said it would swing to an operating loss in January-March, as client Apple Inc books slowing sales of its iPhone and while the costs of keeping up with rivals in smartphone screen technology rise.

Tech, Japan 3:55pm IST

Sun, Feb 7 2016

Twitter users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets


NEW YORK The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets. | Video

Tech, Top News 07 Feb 2016

Rubio, Christie and Kasich get more debate traction on social media


NEW YORK Donald Trump lost his social media dominance for the first time during the Republican presidential debates as the candidates made their eighth showing Saturday night in New Hampshire.

World, Tech, Top News 07 Feb 2016

Future fans will live the Super Bowl, not watch it


SAN FRANCISCO In 2066 when the Super Bowl celebrates its 100th anniversary fans will not just watch the National Football League's championship game - they will live it in all its bone-jarring virtual reality glory.

07 Feb 2016

Malaysia's new Twitter police target critics of PM Najib


KUALA LUMPUR Digitally savvy Malaysian police have been taking to social media to issue warnings to critics of scandal-hit Prime Minister Najib Razak in an unusual online campaign that critics say is unlikely to work.

Tech, World 07 Feb 2016

Sat, Feb 6 2016

Exclusive - Top cybercrime ring disrupted as authorities raid Moscow offices - sources


WASHINGTON Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter.

Tech, Cyber Crime 06 Feb 2016

CEOs, venture backers lose big as LinkedIn, Tableau shares tumble

NEW YORK LinkedIn Corp Executive Chairman Reid Hoffman lost almost half his $2.8 billion fortune on paper Friday as shares of his social media company suffered their largest drop on record. He was not alone in taking heavy losses.

1:59pm IST

Imagination Tech CEO steps down; warns of operating loss

LONDON Imagination Technologies, a supplier of graphics technology to Apple, said its chief executive ‍Hossein Yassaie had quit, departing as the British company warned it would make an operating loss this year.

2:45pm IST

China offers rewards for online "terrorist" tip-offs - Xinhua


SHANGHAI China has pledged to reward people who report online "terrorist" content up to 100,000 yuan ($15,200) for each tip off, after giving out 2 million yuan worth of rewards last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.

Tech, World 11:15am IST