Sunseap and Facebook to support data centre operations in Singapore

To help Facebook reach sustainability goals in the region. One of Singapore’s solar energy company, Sunseap Group will supply Facebook with renewable energy to support the tech company’s operations in Singapore. This will include one of Facebook’s first custom-built data centre in Asia. The transaction with Sunseap will help Facebook—one…

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India panel proposes new regulator for non-personal data: draft report

There’s need for a regulator or authority for data business. By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India should set up a data regulator and require companies to disclose how they collect and store data devoid of personal details or which has been anonymised, a panel tasked to draw up…

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US tech giants face hard choices under Hong Kong’s new security law

Companies are now in the cross hairs of a national security law that gives China authority to demand that they turn over user data. By Brenda Goh and Pei Li SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. tech giants face a reckoning over how Hong Kong’s security law will reshape their businesses,…

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NTU Singapore and Facebook work together to develop local data centre talent

Combining  NTU’s tech expertise with Facebook’s data centre expertise. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Facebook have joined together  launch a pilot program to develop local talent in the data centre sector in Singapore, one of the major data investment hubs in the region. The newly developed nine-month pilot program by…

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Facebook faces legal action from Australia

The Australian Information Commissioner (AIC) has been given by the Australian Federal Court to serve legal documents to US-Facebook and Facebook Ireland. According to the “Federal Court the material demonstrates a genuine argument about contravention, sufficient to justify causing the respondents to be subject to the litigation in Australia where…

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