EXCLUSIVE Pacific undersea cable project sinks after U.S. warns against Chinese bidAsia Pacific · 3:05 AM UTC
A World Bank-led project declined to award a contract to lay sensitive undersea communications cables after Pacific island governments heeded U.S. warnings that participation of a Chinese company posed a security threat, two sources told Reuters.
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Asia Pacific · 8:33 AM UTCTwo Apple Daily executives charged with collusion with foreign country
Hong Kong police charged the chief editor and chief executive of pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily on Friday with collusion with a foreign country, a national security case that has sent chills through the city's media.
Technology · 9:52 AM UTCEXCLUSIVE Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products
Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google told Reuters this week it is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for classifying skin tones, which a growing chorus of technology researchers and dermatologists says is inadequate for assessing whether products are biased against people of color.