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Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months.
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Millions of pieces of personal data, including fingerprints, may have been leaked from a cloud-based service that stores biometric data for companies and organisations worldwide, security researchers said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Despite Pakatan Harapan’s promise to fund the Health Ministry up to 4% of the gross domestic product (GDP) by 2023, it is still largely “business as usual” after more than a year.
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PETALING JAYA: Two women’s rights societies have called for more comprehensive sex education in schools so that both men and women will understand the need for consent in sexual relationships.
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PETALING JAYA: After months of seeking public feedback on resolving the issue of unpaid student loans, the “best possible solution” has been found to the RM36 billion PTPTN debt mountain.
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PETALING JAYA: A survey by a think tank on sex in Malaysia has found that a mere 35% of its all-male respondents understand that consent for sex entails a verbal agreement from their partners.
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THE growth and advancement of scientific research are directly proportional to the wealth and developmental status of a nation.
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THE World Economic Forum estimates that the global cost of corruption annually is at least US$2.6 trillion (RM10.9 trillion) or 5% of global gross domestic product (GDP).
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Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion (£30.6 billion) worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported.
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Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on July 2.
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JOHOR BARU: The authorities are still clueless over the latest chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang as they scrambled to trace and pinpoint the possible source.
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Advertisers and companies trying to expand their marketing, take heed: There’s a new way to reach customers, starting with something called "advanced television”.
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A closely watched researcher has cut its estimate of Amazon.com Inc’s share of the US e-commerce market after incorporating new figures from the company.
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Facebook Inc, Google and Apple Inc are all at risk of hefty fines if the European data protection regulator probing them finds they violated European Union privacy rules.
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NEW YORK: The yen and franc could benefit if global trade conflicts spur a slowdown in cross-border direct-investment activity, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
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Facebook Inc may be ordered to remove offensive content posted by users in the European Union and then also hunt for similar posts anywhere in the world, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said.
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TOKYO: JPMorgan Chase & Co. slashed its targets for U.S. Treasury yields, anticipating that the pressures of the trade war will hobble American economic growth and force the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.
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The EU's strict data laws have set the global benchmark for protecting personal information online since coming into force a year ago, but some worry that many users have barely noticed the change.
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Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the US Internet giant on May 22 over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising.
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MALAYSIA saw foreign fund outflows of RM11.2 billion in April — the highest in 10 months — in contrast to the trend of foreign fund inflow into emerging markets (EMs). Foreigners sold RM9.8 billio...
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“Only Facebook Ireland can respond to your concerns.” That is the response you are likely to get from Facebook Inc if you accuse the world’s biggest social network of breaching Europe’s tough new laws on data privacy.
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When the Pakatan Harapan government took over the Ministry of Health (MoH), it was one of the better organised and well-performing ministries, even under the Barisan Nasional administration.
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The European parliament voted on April 17 to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities.
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PETALING JAYA: Many Malaysians believe that robots and automation could take over their jobs in the future.
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RAM Credit Information signs Memorandum of Understanding with CyberSecurity Malaysia to combat identity theft.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Public Bank’s unit Public Mutual launched a new fund called the Public Islamic US Equity Fund on Wednesday.
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, finalised the biggest divorce settlement in history on April 4, leaving him with 75% of their stock in the tech giant and giving her nearly US$36bil (RM146.95bil) in shares.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin today said the government cannot continue to use 1MDB’s debts as an excuse for the country’s declining economy anymore.
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PETALING JAYA: The Hays Asia Salary Guide 2019 shows that Malaysian employers are bullish on the business outlook and salary increments in 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh denied claims that the construction of the country’s first halal vaccine plant meant the vaccines used all this while...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 1): LBS Bina Group Bhd’s fourth-quarter net profit declined 47% to RM17.11 million or 0.73 sen per share, from RM32.27 million or 2.2 sen per share a year ago, as it has completed ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 28): LBS Bina Group Bhd’s fourth-quarter net profit declined 47% to RM17.11 million or 0.73 sen per share, from RM32.27 million or 2.2 sen per share a year ago, as it has completed...
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Europe's data protection regulators have received more than 95,000 complaints about possible data breaches, eight months after the adoption of a landmark EU privacy law, the European Commission shared.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): When FGV Holdings Bhd was listed in mid-2012, half of the the group’s estates had oil palm trees that were ‘unacceptably old’, said its chairman Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Ham...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 7): The minimum employers' share of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) statutory contribution rate for employees aged 60 and above has been reduced to 4% per month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The minimum workers' share of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contribution for those above 60 will be reduced to 4% per month will start with the January 2019 salary contribution from February.