Customer sues Telkomsel over unauthorized Rp 6,600 ($0.50) phone credit deduction

Telkomsel, Indonesia’s state-owned mobile phone service provider, has been sued over Rp 6,600 of pulsa, or phone

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Indonesian IT Ministry issues steps for protection against WannaCry ransomware

Indonesia’s Communications and Information Technology Ministry (Kemenkominfo) yesterday issued an official guide on how to prevent WannaCry from attacking your

Indonesian IT Ministry issues steps for protection against WannaCry ransomware

Two major Indonesian hospitals attacked in ‘ransomware’ storm

The attack, which leverages hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency, has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100

Two major Indonesian hospitals attacked in ‘ransomware’ storm

Indonesian telco Telkomsel website defaced by hacker who really hates their mobile plans, netizens rejoice

Indonesian netizens are rejoicing in droves after the official website of the country’s largest telco, Telkomsel, was hacked and defaced this

Indonesian telco Telkomsel website defaced by hacker who really hates their mobile plans, netizens rejoice

Telkom to unblock Netflix for Indihome customers as long as streaming service agrees to censorship

Soon after Netflix’s arrival into Indonesia on January 2016, Telkom, the country’s biggest telecommunications company, decided to unilaterally block the US-based streaming...

Telkom to unblock Netflix for Indihome customers as long as streaming service agrees to censorship

Police plan to recruit teenage leader of hacker crew that stole $300,000 worth of airplane tickets from website

If you can't haxxor them, join them.

Police plan to recruit teenage leader of hacker crew that stole $300,000 worth of airplane tickets from website

Google to build new undersea cable connecting Jakarta, Singapore and Sydney capable of 18Tbps connections

The cloud is growing

Google to build new undersea cable connecting Jakarta, Singapore and Sydney capable of 18Tbps connections

Google’s picks for the 15 best Indonesian mobile games

The best high-tech timewasters made in

Google’s picks for the 15 best Indonesian mobile games

5G mobile internet technology speed test in Indonesia clocks in at 5.3 GB/s

4G mobile internet technology is still very limited in Indonesia and even remains spotty in parts of the capital (heck, even 3G is still spotty in places). But that hasn’t...

5G mobile internet technology speed test in Indonesia clocks in at 5.3 GB/s

Go-Jek and Blue Bird taxi team up to launch Go-Blue Bird in Indonesia

The two industry giants have reconciled their differences and teamed up to launch a new feature together, the aptly named Go-Blue

Go-Jek and Blue Bird taxi team up to launch Go-Blue Bird in Indonesia

Coconuts Jakarta Tech

Jakarta is home to a burgeoning tech scene, as more and more of its citizens are becoming interconnected via the internet and social media. It’s hardly surprising that Jakarta has been dubbed the social media capital of the world because it’s certainly not rare to see its citizens, particularly the middle class and above, carrying more than one smartphone and other gadgets wherever they go. Even many lower class citizens are glued to their smartphones and are extremely active on social media. As such, technological advancements, particularly those in relation to interconnectivity, is a topic of interest for Jakartans.