The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) called for new regulations on Facebook, Google and other tech behemoths which could have far-reaching ramifications on their money-making procedures and their ability to choose which content consumers would consume.

Read more: Tech titans face clampdown from Australian regulator

Huawei today released a white paper on innovation and intellectual property (IP), and warned against the issue being politicized. Speaking at a press conference at the company’s headquarters, Song Liuping, Huawei’s chief legal officer, said that IP is the cornerstone of innovation and its politicization threaten progress across the world.

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KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, is demonstrating its technological innovations from fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology to quantum satellite communication at ConnecTechAsia 2019, Asia’s leading technology trade show held in Singapore this week.

Read more: KT and KT SAT showcase 5G and satellite to the world at ConnecTechAsia 2019

During MWC Shanghai 2019, Huawei held the 5G is ON Summit based on the theme of “5G-driven Digital Upgrades”. Ryan Ding, Executive Director of the Board and President of the Carrier BG of Huawei, delivered a keynote speech titled Industries + 5G, Enabling New Growth at the summit.

Read more: Ryan Ding at MWC Shanghai: “Industries + 5G, Enabling New Growth”

The CEO and chairman of IBM Asia Pacific, Harriet Green was one of the keynote speakers who inaugurated this year’s ConnecTechAsia event. Green’s main message was how to make a difference to people’s lives with smart technologies and how IBM is contributing to that goal.

Read more: CEO of IBM Asia Pacific calls for ‘tech for all’

Asia’s mega Infocomm, Media and Technology event, ConnecTechAsia 2019 officially opened its doors on June 18th with an official ceremony where the Chief Executive, Infocomm Media Development Authority, Tan Kiat How delivered a keynote highlighting Singapore’s digital transformation journey.

Read more: Singapore’s IMDA CEO tackles digitalization in opening keynote

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