Mon, 20 May 2019, 5:31 AM
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PETALING JAYA: Four out of 10 teens in Malaysia have suicidal thoughts when they face problems. They tend to turn to social media to find solace, reveals a study on youths’ cyber wellness.
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GEORGE TOWN: In his fight for a better world, social activist S.M. Mohamed Idris (pic) got his message across loud and clear – even without a mobile phone.
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Want to save a few hundred dollars when buying a smartphone? Online marketplaces and seller platforms offer countless used phones priced well below their original cost.
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In conjunction with World Communication’s Day, Digi is offering free 1GB of data to its customers.
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CYBERJAYA: Fraud through the Internet including fake news continues to haunt Malaysians as more and more people falling into the trap of cybercrime since 2016.
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CYBERJAYA, May 17 ― Fraud through the internet including fake news continues to haunt Malaysians as more and more people having been falling into the trap of cybercrime since 2016.
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PETALING JAYA: While Malaysians say they are concerned about the spread of fake news, many prefer to get their information via social media rather than genuine news sites, Bernama reported.
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Foreign companies in China are being subjected to cybersecurity probes as the government tightens controls over areas such as cloud computing, the Financial Times reported, citing documents seen by the newspaper.
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Everard (right) and passenger Russell Shearman celebrating their world record.
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Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies have joined a dozen countries in a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks.
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Native American tribes across the US are pushing the federal government to give them priority in issuing licenses that could expand Internet coverage in their communities.
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THE recent announcement by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the new economic model based on “shared prosperity” is much welcomed and a refreshing change.
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THE Employment Insurance System (EIS) was implemented at the beginning of 2018.
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ADVERTISEMENTS. Living in a world driven by capitalism means living in a world of constant ads, pushed to you in every corner of existence.
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GEORGE TOWN: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik says the arrests of local terrorists recently were shocking in this day and age, when everyone thought that such radicalism is over.
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Maxis has revamped its store in The Gardens Mall into its first Concept Store which will be used as a pilot to test new ways to serve customers more efficiently.
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Microsoft Corp will invest US$100mil to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on May 14.
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KUNDANG (May 14): Gamuda Land today officially opened the new access road and community hall for its boutique township project of Kundang Estates.
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CELCOM Xpax customers can enjoy unlimited internet from as low as RM1, with Celcom Xpax’s new ‘Ultra Hour Pass’. Celcom Xpax prepaid customers will be able to enjoy the convenience of unlimited ...
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Internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast years-old and multi-lingual campaign aimed at seeding anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and anti-American stories across the Internet.
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The number of people who log into WeChat via a computer increased almost 10 times over a three year period.
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PETALING JAYA: Her rendang wasn't crispy enough for the judges of Masterchef UK, but her book might just be – a year after being eliminated from the show, Zaleha Kadir Olpin has launched her very own cookbook.
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KUNDANG (May 14): Gamuda Land today officially opened the new access road and community hall for its boutique township project of Kundang Estates.
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PETALING JAYA: The Defence Ministry’s report on its controversial land swap deals that was made public was not properly prepared for publication.
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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.
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THE Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has unveiled plans to help small and medium exporters advance in the global market using online platforms. The plan was jointly announced by the ministries of finance, SMEs and culture.
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Changing the password on a smart device at home, like a robot vacuum cleaner or smart security camera, is an absolute must in order to keep hackers from hijacking your home network and getting access to any personal devices on it.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Celcom Axiata Bhd sees 2019 as a busy year with planned product launches throughout the year.
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MAY 10 ― As Malaysia embraces digital economy and Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0), we appear to be overly engrossed in building infrastructure like rolling out 5G technology and building smart ci...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): About 100,000 cases of teenage pregnancy have been reported since 2013, says Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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Celcom today has begun to offer unlimited Internet to its Xpax prepaid customers through a new offering called Ultra Hour Pass.
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French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded.
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India’s antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc’s unit Google for alleged abuse of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, two sources aware of the matter told Reuters.
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Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on May 9 to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the US Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation.
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LONDON: A speed of 110kph might not seem like much to break, but it is when you're in a 50-year-old motorised rickshaw from Thailand.
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Frozen payments involved email fraud, online romance scams and investment fraud. Phone frauds include fake officials, bogus kidnappings and the “guess who I am” scam.
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MELAKA: If the legendary French astrologer Nostradamus was still alive today, he may predict that it would be not be easy for Pakatan Harapan to retain Melaka for a second term.
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Anxiety has set in across the space industry ever since the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, revealed Project Kuiper: a plan to put 3,236 satellites in orbit to provide high-speed Internet across the globe.
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Smartphones might ironically be the answer to selfie-related deaths, two wilderness medicine specialists say.
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Final season of hit show begins to stretch credulity and its followers are not happy; plot twists and a continuity error involving Starbucks cup set tongues wagging. (Spoiler alert!)
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Police detain man who was an experienced host on the platform but had been filming his guests; Airbnb issues refund and apology after the woman dismantles router to find camera and memory card.
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AN essential part in most smaller businesses and definitely a must-have for mid-sized or large corporations are printers and copiers.
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HeiTech Padu executive vice-president Abdul Halim showing the parking sensor for each lot.
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GLOBALISATION, technology, mobility, Millennials and new attitudes are causing the employment scene to change at an ever-faster rate.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim personal social media accounts, as well as those of his office’s, were hacked today.
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This is a big year for anniversaries in China.
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PETALING JAYA: A child rights activist has urged parents and authorities to keep an eye on children surfing the Internet after Facebook’s newly launched dating service arrived on Malaysian shores.
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MP SPEAKS | Yesterday, I said that one reason why I have kept a low publicity profile in the past year was because of the unprecedented and monstrous lies and falsehoods in the era of social media, li...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Tower Real Estate Investment Trust is  “reinventing” itself via co-working and co-living spaces, reported The Edge Malaysia recently.
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The stakes are high for industries around the world, as global spending on the Internet of things is forecast to exceed US$1tril (RM4.1tril) in 2022.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Social media is the main interaction medium in Malaysia, with 96.5% of individuals using the Internet to access their social media websites last year, according to chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin.
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Prior to the last general election, Lim Kit Siang was the most productive lawmaker on both sides of the political divide in terms of generating media statements on current issues.
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IN THIS third of a four-part series, I will discuss cyber-crime cases and other cyber offences.
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Far from being a Netflix Inc killer, Apple Inc envisions its forthcoming Apple TV+ streaming service as one that could sit alongside other services that viewers buy, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said.
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President Vladimir Putin signed into law a "sovereign Internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's Internet, a move decried by rights groups.
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There’s now an upgraded Renault Captur in the market and local authorised dealer TC Euro Cars (TCEC) has even thrown in a special edition model to make the vibrant Captur even more attractive.
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Milan: Vodafone Group Plc has acknowledged that it found vulnerabilities going back years with equipment supplied by Shenzhen-based Huawei Technologies Co for the carrier’s Italian business.
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KUALA LUMPUR: ARB Bhd posted a record net profit of RM5.076mil in its first quarter ended March 31, contributed substantially by the stronger top line of its information technology segment.
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ONLINE dating site Sweet Ring’s survey on 550 male and female users found that women would choose a restaurant where patrons need to queue to be seated as a dating venue, reported China Press.
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The Renault Captur facelift, introduced here a year ago, has received an update.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): ARB Bhd, formerly known as Aturmaju Resources Bhd, is back in the black, with a record quarterly net profit of RM5.08 million for the three months ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19...
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British telecoms group Vodafone tackled a security flaw with Huawei technology a decade ago, it was revealed amid widespread concerns over the Chinese giant developing 5G networks abroad.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang assemblyman has suggested that "state cybertroopers" should be created to defend the image of Pakatan Harapan online.
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KUALA LUMPUR: ARB Bhd’s posted a record net profit of RM5.076mil in its first quarter ended March 31, contributed substantially by he stronger top line of its information technology segment.
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LONDON: Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s largest auto manufacturer, said today it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A disciple of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been arrested for allegedly mocking and belittling Hinduism during a religious sermon in Kelantan.
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GEORGE TOWN: Find out how many Penangites are obese, how many local SMEs are controlled by women, how little tourists spend here and many more honest assessments of the state’s socio-economy in The Penang2030 Guide. Readers will get a frank view of the challenges Penang faces and a comprehensive plan to overcome them.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Apr 26): ManagePay Systems Bhd has entered into a joint venture (JV) and licensing agreement with MyTV Broadcasting Sdn Bhd to market and supply Hybrid Broadband Broadcasting Television ...
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Gaana has announced it will introduce videos to its app and offer artists more listener data as it races to attract both users and talent, as well as widen its market dominance, VentureBeat reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia will enforce mandatory registration for foreign vehicles entering from Singapore from October, the government announced on Thursday (April 25).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) is expecting more than 40,000 participants in the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival 2019 (KLAF 2019) held at several locations f...
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DANYANG (China): A BMW dealer in eastern China called the police after a woman seeking compensation sat on a car’s bonnet in its showroom and put a dent in it.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) is expecting more than 40,000 participants in the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival 2019 (KLAF 2019) to be held at several locatio...
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CYBERJAYA: From 2015 to 2018, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) blocked more than 400 websites that contained child sexual abuse content through collaborations and informat...
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CYBERJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has blocked more than 400 websites containing child sexual abuse content.
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CYBERJAYA (Bernama): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) blocked more than 400 websites that contained child sexual abuse content through collaborations and information-sharing with Interpol and the Royal Malaysia Police from 2015 to 2018.
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New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern said that she and French president Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terrorism from being shown online.
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The head of Britain's GCHQ spy agency will call on businesses and the finance sector to work with intelligence officials to help secure the Internet and protect customers online.
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CYBERJAYA, April 24 — From 2015 to 2018, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) blocked more than 400 websites that contained child sexual abuse content through collaborations...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Proton is done with the previews and today launched the new Iriz and Persona here.
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PARLIAMENT | Complaints pertaining to the Internet and social media abuses under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA) lodged during the moratorium period were investigated u...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 23 — Penang has managed to keep its competitive edge in the electrical and electronics (E&E), and services sectors despite uncertainties in the first half of 2019, said Invest Pen...
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When it comes to the problem of online hate speech, the culprits behind the keyboards and smartphones can take some surprising forms – just take 74-year-old Viennese retiree Ms H.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Communi­cations and Multimedia Ministry is in the process of proposing that Internet connectivity be listed as a utility, as in water and power supply.Its minister Gobind Singh Deo said the proposal was part of the effort to expand Internet connectivity access nationwide.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is in the process of proposing that Internet connectivity be listed as utility, just like water and electricity supplies.
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Sina, which had 462 million active users on Weibo at the end of 2018, was chosen as first partner for the initiative because of its enormous trove of data.
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A MAN named Wang walked into the police station with only a hat to cover his private part and told the officer that he wanted to press charges against his girlfriend for deliberately “breaking” his penis during sex.
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YOU must be from another planet if you have never heard of K-pop group BTS.
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THE Perdana Leadership Foundation’s CEO Forum 2019 was held on April 4 with the theme: “Accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Malaysia.”
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Expert says rain can interfere with high speed 5G, though more towers could overcome the issue.
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On Libya’s front lines, fighters often hold a gun in one hand and a smartphone in the other, using their cameras in the propaganda war.
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HONG KONG: A Mercedes-Benz customer in China who turned her complaint about a dealer’s handling of an oil leak in her new CLS 300 into a viral social media video has reached an agreement with the sh...
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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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STRASBOURG: The European Commission’s push for a wifi-based standard for cars backed by Volkswagen took a big step forward on Wednesday after EU lawmakers endorsed wifi over 5G technology promoted b...
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PETALING JAYA: A forum on building an inclusive digital entrepreneurship can be a dry, serious affair.
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DIGI Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) has launched a Wi-Fi solution to enable bus and train companies as well as other land transport operators to offer seamless connectivity to their passengers as t...
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PETALING JAYA: Many would assume that a forum on building inclusive digital entrepreneurship should be pretty dry, but Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim clearly didn’t get that memo.
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APRIL 17 — I used to think limited optical zoom capabilities on smartphones was a bad thing.
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Apple Inc put its flagship product, the iPhone, ahead of distaste for the way Qualcomm Inc does business in settling a bitter, two-year legal dispute with the chipmaker.
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For a while now The Hubby and I have been debating the purchase of a voice-activated smart speaker, not because we need it but because so many people we know have one.