Monday, September 25, 2023

News Index

Gov’t to Issue Regulation Banning Social Media Platforms from Running E-Commerce

This regulation aims to safeguard Indonesia's MSMEs from unfair competition posed by tech giants operating in the country.
Tech Sep 24, 2023 | 12:30 am

Elon Musk's Starlink Makes Indonesian Presence Without Local Employees: Minister

The local unit is named PT Starlink Services Indonesia, which currently offers over-the-top services without the need for a local workforce.
Tech Sep 20, 2023 | 3:43 pm

Tiktok Hit with $368 Million Fine under Europe's Data Privacy Rules

The investigation found that the sign-up process for teen users resulted in settings that made their accounts public by default.
Tech Sep 15, 2023 | 7:29 pm

There Are Too Many Government Apps: Minister

Indonesia has around 27,000 government apps but they often fail to communicate with each other.
Tech Sep 15, 2023 | 8:21 am

France Orders Apple to Withdraw iPhone 12 

The product has a level of electromagnetic energy absorption of 5.74 watts per kilogram during tests in a hand or a pocket.
Tech Sep 13, 2023 | 7:54 pm

Indonesia Says TikTok E-Commerce Can Lead to Monopolistic Practice

Teten argued that the extensive user base and algorithmic recommendation system would provide TikTok with an unfair advantage.
Tech Sep 6, 2023 | 2:52 am

ASEAN’s Digital Economy Pact to be Game Changer, Indonesia Says

Having a Digital Economic Framework A in place is set to double the numbers to $2 trillion by 2030.
Tech Sep 4, 2023 | 8:36 pm

India Launches Spacecraft to Study The Sun

The spacecraft is equipped with seven payloads to study the sun’s corona, chromosphere, photosphere and solar wind.
Tech Sep 2, 2023 | 2:20 pm

Social Media Users in Europe Can Turn Off AI-Recommended Contents

Automated recommendation systems decide, based on people's profiles, what they see in their feeds. Those can be switched off.
Tech Aug 26, 2023 | 3:42 am

Salesforce Expands Indonesian Presence with Public Cloud Solution

Hyperforce significantly advances service interoperability across various applications and devices.
Tech Aug 24, 2023 | 11:30 pm

India Lands Spacecraft Near Moon's South Pole to Join Elite Club

India now joins the United States, the Soviet Union and China in reaching this milestone.
Tech Aug 23, 2023 | 9:08 pm

Indonesia’s Cellular Tariffs among the Cheapest in SE Asia

However, Indonesia's internet speed ranks ninth among the ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states.
Tech Aug 22, 2023 | 9:18 pm

Media Companies Told to Be Transparent on AI Use

Indonesian media companies should be transparent on how they approach artificial intelligence (AI) in their work.
Tech Aug 11, 2023 | 9:19 am

Garuda Trials Biofuel Mix on B737 Engine

The static testing of the biofuel mix, known as Bioavtur J2.4, was carried out on July 26, using a CFM56-7B jet engine.
Tech Aug 1, 2023 | 4:11 pm

TikTok Says It Has No Plans to Launch 'Project S' in Indonesia

TikTok Indonesia says it will not launch a cross-border e-commerce initiative as part of its promise to empower local MSMEs.
Tech Jul 31, 2023 | 9:06 am

Indonesia Launches Its First Crypto Bourse

The government has granted a permit to Commodity Futures Exchange (CFX) to manage the crypto asset bourse.
Tech Jul 28, 2023 | 5:10 pm

GoTo Launches Digital Payment App GoPay

The app consumes only 25 megabytes of memory on Android-based cellphones, making it accessible to a wide range of users.
Tech Jul 26, 2023 | 4:16 pm

MAKA Motors Receives $37.6M in Seed Capital

The startup was founded jointly by Raditya and Arief Fadillah, former executives of ride-hailing company Gojek.
Tech Jul 20, 2023 | 7:10 pm

Tech Giants Pay Indonesia $886M in Digital Taxes in 3.5 Years

The government implements an 11 percent value-added tax on the sales of "digital products" by technology companies to Indonesian consumers.
Tech Jul 18, 2023 | 2:04 pm

Jokowi Urges Swift Resumption of Internet Project after Appointing New Minister

Budi Arie Setiadi, a loyalist and prominent figure in the pro-Jokowi group or Projo, was appointed as the new IT minister.
Tech Jul 17, 2023 | 2:06 pm