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KUCHING: Police received seven cases of fraudulent bank’s Transaction Authorisation Code (TAC) involving a total loss of RM21,000 in Sarawak.
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Sri Lankan authorities turned off most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content.
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PETALING JAYA: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatud­din Al-Mustafa Billah Shah conveyed Malaysia's support and solidarity to the people of Sri Lanka as the nation reels from the deadly Easter Day bombings.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong is shocked and appalled at the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka.
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PETALING JAYA: A Christian group here has condemned the Easter Day terrorist bombings in Sri Lanka and affirms the right to worship safely.
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Sri Lanka was hit by multiple coordinated bombings yesterday which happens to be  Easter Sunday, a major celebration for the Christian community.
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PETALING JAYA: A Sri Lankan, who is related to a Malaysian, says Sri Lankans are sad but not fearful after the Easter terror attacks in Colombo killed over 200 people.
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KUCHING, April 20 ― Despite never meeting each other, a government officer was willing to give a woman RM60,000 over their three-year relationship, Sarawak Commercial Crimes Investigation Department...
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SIBU: A civil servant, who believed that he had found his true love, sent RM60,000 as dowry to the woman for their marriage, only to realise later that he got scammed.
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BBM, the chat app formerly known as BlackBerry Messenger, is shutting down next month.
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Porsche AG is exploring joint projects with Chinese technology giants including Tencent Holdings Ltd, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Baidu Inc to expand digital offerings in its largest market and bolster sales.
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CYBERJAYA: No rebates need to be given to consumers affected by scheduled water cuts in the Klang Valley later this month because early notice has been issued on the water supply disruption, Air Selan...
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CYBERJAYA (Bernama): No rebates need to be given to consumers affected by scheduled water cuts in the Klang Valley later this month because early notice has been issued on the water supply disruption, says Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor).
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CYBERJAYA (April 19): No rebates need to be given to consumers affected by scheduled water cuts in the Klang Valley later this month because early notice has been issued on the water supply disruption...
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No rebates need to be given to consumers affected by scheduled water cuts in the Klang Valley next week because early notice had been issued on the water supply disruption, Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air S...
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CYBERJAYA, April 19 — No rebates need to be given to consumers affected by scheduled water cuts in the Klang Valley later this month because early notice has been issued on the water supply disrupti...
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BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS is shutting down due to an inability to compete against rivals and will be replaced by its subscription-based enterprise version that has message encryption.
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There is a Chinese adage that says, “no matter how high a mountain, there is one higher”.
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THERE is a Chinese adage that says, “no matter how high a mountain, there is another one higher.” Sometimes we think we are smart and invincible, and that is when we are conned or enticed into p...
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THE change of Government after the 14th General Election saw changes to our sphere of cyber and IT laws.
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When was the last time you heard of BlackBerry Messenger’s name?
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Science and Technology Committee chairman Tan Hong Pin (pix) today confirmed that a discussion about his position as a member of executive committee took place recently.
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In-app purchases were up 222% year on year, hitting US$18.9mil globally.
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PETALING JAYA: Five women died after consuming abortion pills purchased online from 2015-2017, reported Sinar Harian.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Five women have died in Malaysia after consuming abortion pills they bought online through social media or popular shopping websites, including Lazada, Lelong.com and Shoppe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Commercial Crimes Investigations Department (CCID) under the federal police launched a helpline today to enable the public to channel information and make enquiries on matters relate...
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The Royal Malaysian Police has introduced a new WhatsApp channel for its Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID). This would allow Malaysians to provide information, to file a complaint or to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman has launched its Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) infoline to receive WhatsApp and SMS messages from the public.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Bukit Aman Commercial Crimes Investigations Department (CCID) has launched the ‘Infoline’ service for the public to channel information to the department and increas...
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Dini (not her real name) has used online lending apps since early 2017 and, by most accounts, was a good borrower.
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The Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) of Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) today has launched its own WhatsApp-based Infoline which would allow members of the public to swiftly report commer...
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Dini (not her real name) has used online lending apps since early 2017 and, by most accounts, was a good borrower.
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PETALING JAYA: Ride-hailing service Grab has launched an inquiry into a claim that two underage passengers had gone missing, following a plea to the public posted on Facebook.
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SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has launched a search and rescue operation (SAR) for four Malaysian fishermen who have gone missing off West Port in Port Klang.
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Dini (not her real name) has used online lending apps since early 2017 and, by most accounts, was a good borrower.
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Facebook Inc suffered its third major outage this year, with users across the world unable to access the social network or its suite of services such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has launched a search and rescue operation (SAR) for four Malaysian fishermen who have gone missing off West Port in Port Klang.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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It looks like it was not only Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp that was suffering an outage earlier today.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian users have suffered intermittent problems with using Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram services since 6.30pm this evening, as an outage was reported at the three social media g...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Before you toss your mobile phone in the bin after trying unsuccessfully to get on Facebook or send messages on WhatsApp, know that you are among the millions around the wor...
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp users from around the world experienced a few hours of service disruption this evening.
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are now working again after a worldwide outage, which lasted for about two hours on Sunday (April 14).
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Facebook Inc's social networking site is inaccessible to some users across the world on Sunday, according to Downdetector.com, a website which monitors outages.
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It appears that Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are suffering another outage.
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Facebook Inc’s suite of social media services have been hit by yet another round of global outages.
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KUANTAN: A man in Jerantut parted with almost RM5,000 after falling for a TAC (Transaction Authorisation Code) ruse.
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all experiencing issues this evening for users worldwide.
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KUANTAN: A private sector employee in Jerantut parted with almost RM5,000 after falling for a TAC (Transaction Authorisation Code) ruse.
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PETALING JAYA: The Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram social media platforms appear to be facing a worldwide outage, driving local users to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
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HISTORY will judge the lawmakers – especially those from Sabah and Sarawak – on their wisdom to abstain from voting on a bill that arguably could make the two Borneo states equal with Peninsular M...
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This is a very strong word. ‘Successful.’ How do we define if someone is successful?
Volvo | Preference | Whatsapp | 80% | ROI | Starbucks | 30 | 80 | 000 | 000 | 000 | 000 | 000 | 000 | 000 | RM50 | 000 | RM1 | 000 | RM40 | 000 | RM140 | 000 | RM40 | 000 | RM42 | 000 | RM140 | 000
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SEVERAL months ago, I had the precious opportunity to enjoy breakfast with Michael Moritz (chairman of Sequoia Capital), Douglas Leone (global managing partner of Sequoia Capital), and Shailendra Singh (managing director of Sequoia Capital) in Singapore.
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KOTA KINABALU: A former assistant minister held up at sea on suspicion of armed intrusion on Thursday takes his hat off to the Malaysian security forces patrolling the waters between Sabah and the Philippines.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 12 — A former state assistant minister and several of his family members who were detained by Malaysian security forces yesterday in the waters off Sabah’s east coast said tha...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 12): Residents of two housing estates in Pasir Gudang here also claim to have felt the impact of the fire and explosion at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) earlier today.
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KOTA KINABALU: A former state assistant minister and several of his family members were intercepted in Sabah's high-security Semporna waters after authorities suspected they were intruders.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Never having considered missing out on school as a disadvantage, a young man is determined to change his destiny by participating in the MyFuture Youth Plus (MFYP) short-term courses organised by the Youth and Sports Ministry.
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US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released April 10 by the Pew Research Center.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released yeste...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 11): Datuk Osman Sapian will explain his reasons for resigning as the Johor Menteri Besar on Saturday.
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JOHOR BARU: Datuk Osman Sapian will explain his reasons for resigning as the Johor Mentri Besar on Saturday.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Osman Sapian will explain his reasons for resigning as the Johor menteri besar on Saturday.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 10): Datuk Osman Sapian will explain his reasons for resigning as the Johor Menteri Besar on Saturday.
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JOHOR BARU, April 10 — Datuk Osman Sapian will explain his reasons for resigning as the Johor mentri besar on Saturday.
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Osman Sapian is set to reveal why he resigned as Johor menteri besar on Saturday.
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False news and hateful propaganda on digital platforms are at peak levels before India’s elections begin, and that’s posing a problem for officials trying to combat it.
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WhatsApp BetaInfo reveals that an official app for Apple's iPads in the works, which will let users message on the tablets without needing a smartphone.
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SEREMBAN: The war of words over houses between Pakatan Hara­pan candidate Dr S. Streram and Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan continues with the former denying owning a RM7.8mil house in Klang.
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PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan refused to entertain a question posed by Pakatan Harapan candidate Dr S. Streram on a luxury bungalow in Seremban 2.
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Skype has announced that users can now add up to 50 people in a video or audio group call on the platform, connecting with people from all over the globe.
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Hong Kong man loses HK$430,848 in four hours. There were 592 cases in 2018 with losses of HK$6.4mil.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang PKR Youth has lodged a police report against controversial blogger “Raggie Jessy” after a video of him making allegations against several Pakatan Harapan leaders went viral on social media.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 9 ― Penang PKR Youth urged the police today to investigate Third Force blogger Raggie Jessy Rithaudeen for criminally defaming PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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SHAH ALAM: Property developer SP Setia is on a mission to spread more kindness among communities in Malaysia – starting with their own staff.
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BEAUFORT, April 7 — Just for asking to top up the credit in a mobile phone eight teenagers got into a fight in front of a premises here, yesterday.
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JOHOR BARU - Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian is expected to meet Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Kuala Lumpur on Monday (April 8), with his press secretary downplaying speculation the meeting is b...
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BEAUFORT: Just for asking to top up the credit in a mobile phone eight teenagers got into a fight in front of a premises here, yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 — Amid a working visit to Kuala Lumpur, an aide to Datuk Osman Sapian has denied allegations that the Johor menteri besar is meeting Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to b...
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An aide to Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian confirmed that his boss will be going to Kuala Lumpur tomorrow, but dismissed rumours it is about replacing him as leader of the Johor government.
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KOTA KINABALU: A teenager has been arrested in Taiping for threatening to circulate semi-naked photos he obtained through Instagram from a 15-year-old girl in Sabah’s southwestern Beaufort district.
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ON Monday, I was reminded of this question when I had a WhatsApp conversation with a researcher of a political think tank on the Sandakan by-election.
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Facebook Inc on April 4 launched a business version of its WhatsApp messaging app for Apple Inc's iOS, more than a year after the service was rolled out for Android users.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 4 — Facebook Inc’s messaging app WhatsApp today launched its WhatsApp Business app for Apple Inc’s iOS operating system, allowing small businesses to communicate with custom...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar has returned as a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) following a move to replace the present chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee.
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WhatsApp group chats are very convenient, but at the same time, it can get annoying when you get added into a group of chatterboxes.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Former Member of Parliament Datuk Suhaili Abd Rahman has confirmed that he will be leading the pro tem committee of Labuan Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM). He said this...
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Facebook Inc on Wednesday changed the privacy settings on its WhatsApp messaging platform, allowing users to decide who can add them to chat groups.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 4 — Yesterday, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp announced that it's rolling out a new control feature that limits (if you choose) who can add you to group chats on the ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) lodged a police report today against a Facebook account holder over a posting deemed malicious against party president Jeffrey Kitingan.
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Popular messaging platform WhatsApp is rolling out a new update that will allow users to block others from adding them into groups automatically.
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Rumours and fake images abound on social media days before Indians begin to vote in general elections, and some observers say the Election Commission should have been better prepared.
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Pakistani social media campaigner Hanzala Tayyab leads about 300 ultra-nationalist cyber warriors fighting an internet war with arch-foe India, in a battle that is increasingly sucking in global tech giants such as Twitter and Facebook.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Do not fill out online forms from moneylending services, as they could bank in money into your account without your confirmation of taking up a loan.
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WhatsApp launched a hotline April 2 allowing Indians to flag rumours circulating ahead of the upcoming election, a major concern in a country where fake news has fuelled violence.
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A year after launching the Nokia 8110, popularly known as the "banana phone", HMD Global announced that the smartphone can finally support WhatsApp.
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WhatsApp on April 2 launched a service for Indians to check the veracity of information, in the messaging platform's latest attempt to combat fake news in India ahead of national elections beginning this month.
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has been admitted to the National Heart Institute (IJN) for treatment.
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PETALING JAYA: Even on its first day, the #StandTogether Kindness Challenge is already making waves on social media with nearly 2,500 people participating in the first “Kindness Mission”.
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LONDON, April 1 — Facebook is lifting the lid on the algorithm that decides which posts appear in its news feed, as part of a drive to be more transparent and offer greater control to users.