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Google has puts its first detailed maps online of North Korea, a country that has so far been mostly blank on the search giant’s popular Maps website.
Alibaba has blamed Google for blocking the launch of a smartphone powered by the Chinese firm’s operating system.
A UK scientist has questioned China’s plans to send eight satellites into space to monitor the ocean around the country.
Apple’s legal motion to have some Samsung mobile phones banned in the US will now be heard in court in December.
Samsung says it will appeal against a US court ruling that the South Korean giant stole designs from Apple to make smartphones and computer tablets.
A US court has ordered Samsung to pay Apple $1.05bn in damages for infringing intellectual property.
The 7,800km Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) connects Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines, transfering data at 40 gigabits per second.
Malaysian activists and bloggers are staging an online black-out for one day to protest against changes to a law they say restricts free speech online.