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Equifax to pay up to $700M to U.S. over 2017 data breach

Tech July 22, 201912:34 pm Updated:July 22, 20192:03 pm By Staff The Associated Press ABOVE: Equifax is expected to pay up to US$700 million after reaching an agreement with authorities, and will need to beef up its security and allow affected customers of a 2017 data breach to freeze their …

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Mob attack on HK protesters sparks outrage

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE July 23, 2019 HONG KONG: Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by a mob of suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, one critically, in a dramatic escalation of the political violence plaguing the financial hub. The city’s roiling …

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Tokyo adds robots to Olympic roster

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE July 23, 2019 TOKYO: A roster of Olympic robots that will do everything from welcoming visitors to transporting javelins has been unveiled as Tokyo works to showcase Japanese technology at next year’s Summer Games. Japan hopes the 2020 Olympics will be a chance to put its tech …

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Japan’s Abe vows to reform constitution

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE July 23, 2019 TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday pledged to keep alive his plans to amend the country’s pacifist constitution, despite failing to secure a “supermajority” in upper house elections. His ruling coalition retained its majority in the upper house in Sunday’s vote for around …

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