Wuhan virus: Google temporarily shutting down all China offices

SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Alphabet's Google said on Wednesday (Jan 29) it is temporarily shutting down all its offices in China due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus in the country.

Ex-Googler seeking office urges tech firm regulation

[SAN FRANCISCO] A former Google executive running for US Senate called on Thursday for tough regulation of tech titans, accusing the internet giant of straying from its "don't be evil" path.

Facebook, Google drop out of top 10 'best places to work'

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Big tech companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, long seen as some of the world's most desirable workplaces offering countless perks and employee benefits,...

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech's data dominance

[LONDON] Google, Alibaba and other "Big Tech" companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent unfair competition.

Labour group accuses Google of sacking workers to deter unionism

[SAN FRANCISCO] The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labour charge against Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday, accusing the company of unlawfully firing four employees to...

Google makes a bid for banking, where other tech firms have flopped

GOOGLE already has a valuable stash of your digital data. Now it wants your cash, too.

DBS and OCBC tie up with tech giant Google

DBS and OCBC Bank are tying up with tech giant Google.

Digital payments at forefront of S-E Asia's booming Internet economy

THE digital payments market in South-east Asia has hit an inflexion point, and growth in this segment is likely to propel the region's Internet economy in the region to a US$300 billion market by...

Business leaders must put cybersecurity protection first

THE pace of connectivity - from businesses moving critical files to the cloud and the volume of cybersecurity threats - has put security teams under significant pressure to maintain the safety of...

SMEs need to contribute more to Singapore economy: Chan Chun Sing

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore need to pull their weight in raising their contribution to the Singapore economy, by being much more productive and efficient.

Google, UOB aim to train SMEs to use digital tools for business issues

GOOGLE and UOB on Monday announced a programme that aims to train 400 business leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in using digital tools to solve business issues.