Myanmar’s first data center to come within a year: officials

Myanmar’s MICTDC is planning to set up a data center, the first of its kind in the country, from a joint venture with Japan’s Hitachi Company, the officials say.

Vodafone and China Mobile quit from proposal list

A joint venture company of Vodafone and China Mobile pulled themselves off the operator tender proposal list, according to reports.

Google to bankroll, build wireless networks across Africa: WSJ

(Reuters) – Google Inc intends to finance, build and help operate wireless networks from sub-Saharan Africa to Southeast Asia, hoping to connect a billion or so people in emerging countries to the Internet, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

‘French, German politicians to pressure Google on tax’

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LONDON (Reuters) – Politicians in Germany and France say they will press for Google to be quizzed on corporate income tax after a Reuters report highlighted how the company employs sales staff in the UK while telling the tax authorities that sales are made from Ireland.

The report showed the company advertised for “sales” staff to “negotiate” and “close” deals, although a Google executive had told parliament its London-based employees did not sell to UK clients. British lawmakers plan to call Google to testify again to a parliamentary committee to clarify what work it does in Britain

’12-year old Singapore student’s YouTube appeal against homophobes goes viral’

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He is only 12 years old, but Youtube Vlogger Theo Chen’s rant against bullies has struck a major chord online, going viral with over 2,300 views in just a day.

The video, titled “Gay”, sees the opinionated student telling off anonymous posters who leave abusive and vulgar messages on his Youtube videos.