GEORGE TOWN: After 41 years since its inception, Penang Starwalk will have digital influencer Christinna Kuan as it first ambassador.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad surprised folks in Putrajaya when he decided to go on an 11km morning bike ride today.
PETALING JAYA: Rather than taking it easy on a Saturday morning, nonagenarian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad chose to ride 11km from Putrajaya to Cyberjaya and back.
YouTube is pushing back against overzealous copyright policing by music companies.
Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Aug 15, as the South-East Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the Internet.
While Twitter, YouTube, and Slack have begun to roll out dark modes built right into their mobile applications as optional themes, Facebook and its suite of apps have been trailing behind in this part...
PUTRAJAYA (Aug 15): The police will be calling in educationist group, United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong), businessman Koon Yew Yin and Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik f...
PETALING JAYA: The police will be calling chinese educationist group Dong Zong, businessman Koon Yew Yin and controversial preacher Zakir Naik for questioning following several police reports lodged against them.
Defenders of Muslim preacher Zakir Naik appear to have taken a page out of the political handbook, accusing the media, particularly Malaysiakini, of “misquoting”, “spinning” and “taking out ...
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YouTube has awarded KiniTV with the 'Golden Play Button' Award for surpassing one million subscribers on the platform in May 2019.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 15 ― While Twitter, YouTube, and Slack have begun to roll out dark modes built right into their mobile applications as optional themes, Facebook and its suite of apps have been tr...
PETALING JAYA: MCA Youth is demanding that Putrajaya take action against Dr Zakir Naik after the controversial preacher said Chinese and Indians in the country, whom he labelled as “old guests”, s...
PETALING JAYA: The police are investigating Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam over allegations he made about the Bandar Baru Bangi fatal road rage incident.
The second generation Snapchat Spectacles was launched last year.
Why exactly is a German metalworkers union teaming up with YouTubers to take on Google?
Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has claimed that his remarks about Hindu Malaysians had been misquoted.
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Russia's media oversight agency said Aug 11 that it wanted Google to stop YouTube users from posting information about unsanctioned political protests or the Russian government would feel free to retaliate against the American company.
KUCHING, Aug 13 — The Sarawak government has poured in over RM30 million to train nearly 3,000 teachers and textbook printing to prepare for the re-introduction of maths and science in English next ...
US telecommunications company Verizon is selling its ownership of Tumblr over to Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The sale of the so...
Big Tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have content moderation policies warning users against uploading or posting “extremist” or “hateful” content. Every day, tech companies’ algorithms flag posts and videos and tweets, some of which are taken down for violating those policies.
PETALING JAYA: At a time when hundreds of thousands of youths are struggling with unemployment, a university graduate says he is willing to do anything to earn a living, including working as a clown.
Russia’s state communications watchdog has asked Google to stop advertising “illegal mass events” on its YouTube video platform, it said on Sunday.
PETALING JAYA: Leaders in the country wished Muslims a safe and wonderful Hari Raya Haji celebration.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has described his responsibility as Prime Minister this time as three times heavier.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described his responsibility as prime minister this time as three times heavier.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali today extended Aidiladha greetings to all Malaysian Muslims.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described his responsibility as prime minister this time as three times heavier.
Older TVs, Blu-ray players and AV receivers from Sony will soon be unable to play content straight from Amazon's Prime Video streaming service.
Drivers of Tesla cars will soon be able to recline in their seats and watch YouTube and Netflix on the vehicle's multimedia display.
Digi has finally revealed its device bundle offers for the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series.
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 9 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday received the Instafamous Inspiration Award from hurr.tv, Malaysia’s contemporary digital lifestyle hub.
Coocaa‘s TVs have certainly made an impression in the South East Asian region, with the brand having been launched in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam in 2018.
Dr Mahathir received the Instafamous Inspiration Award from hurr.tv.
MANILA, Aug 8 — Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are “sinister” and “cowardly,” its owner said yesterday after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content l...
MUNICH: With two new communication campaigns, the premium automobile manufacturer BMW is directing attention to the growing diversity in its range of Sports Activity Vehicles and plug-in hybrid model...
CUPERTINO, Aug 7 — Yesterday Apple began rolling out its highly-anticipated Apple Card to randomly-selected users.
PETALING JAYA: Well, what do you know?
Popular short-video sharing platforms Kuaishou and Douyin – known outside China as Kwai and TikTok, respectively – closed the gap behind YouTube to rank among the world’s highest-grossing photo ...
Selepas lebih setahun Pakatan Harapan menjadi kerajaan, dirasakan suasana politik negara amat berbeza berbanding zaman Barisan Nasional.
KOTA TINGGI: Creative and innovative – these words best to describe a group of young innovators from the Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Tun Habab here, who invented a portable air conditioner uni...
PUTRAJAYA: E-learning will serve as a platform to help improve students’ English proficiency level and enhance teachers’ skills in teaching the language, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
We were recently invited to Samsung Malaysia’s office to have a session with one of the best displays you can for your money—a lot of money, in fact.
PUTRAJAYA: E-learning (online learning) will be made into a platform to help raise the English proficiency level of students and improve the skills of teachers teaching the language, says Education Mi...
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 1 — E-learning (online learning) will be made a platform to help raise the English proficiency level of students and improve the skills of teachers teaching the language, says Educa...
E-learning (online learning) will be made a platform to help raise the English proficiency level of students and improve the skills of teachers teaching the language, says Education Minister Dr Maszle...
Veteran newsman A Kadir Jasin has reminded ministers not to rest on their laurels following Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's statement that there would not be a cabinet reshuffle and that he is co...
PETALING JAYA: Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, who is wanted in his home country of India, says he stands by “almost everything” he has said in the past.
PETALING JAYA: The hotel at the centre of the gay sex video controversy linked to Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali maintains that it submitted all necessary CCTV footage to the authorities,...
Malaysian singer Ara Johari incurred the wrath of the online community when she posted a teaser video of herself and a group of friends eating a mixture of extra spicy instant noodles and durians on ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The number of parents who use screening apps to regulate Internet use among children remains low, exposing children to a variety of content that is not appropriate for their age.
Only 12.2 per cent of parents use the screening software, while 62.4 per cent of them know about the application.
Imagine you’re a moderately successful Indian rapper eager to graduate to global superstardom. You’ve had a few domestic number-one hits and performed on a handful of Bollywood soundtracks, but the likes of South Korea’s BTS and Psy – other artistes who don’t primarily sing in English – have something you don’t: a viral YouTube smash that breaks some sort of record.
The video-sharing platform YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its number two executive has told AFP, as the Google-owned company comes under increasing scrutiny.
NEW YORK: The ability to stream YouTube and Netflix when a Tesla vehicle is not moving is coming soon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter.
How do you get a YouTube video to pop? Certain video title keywords are associated with much higher view counts, according to a new study of the platform’s biggest channels by Pew Research Centre.
Before Nazilla Akbari can check out the latest offerings on Twitter or YouTube, she scrolls through an array of icons on her smartphone, searching for the right workaround to bypass state censors.
SINCE I’ve been back I have not been reading the news.
YouTube videos featuring young children drew nearly triple the average viewership of the platform's other content, according to research released on July 25 that provided ammunition for child advocates who want Alphabet Inc to take more aggressive steps to make its streaming service safer for kids.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 ― Islamist party PAS vehemently rejected today Hindu mother M. Indira Gandhi’s allegation that it was helping controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik and a Thai separati...
SAN FRANCISCO, July 26 ― Alphabet Inc shares rose 9 per cent after the company reported quarterly results that eased investors' concerns about the growth challenges facing its Google advertising bus...
YouTube is great for many things: makeup tutorials, entertaining animal clips and oddly satisfying videos of people smashing their faces into loaves of bread. It’s not necessarily great for nuanced scientific explanations.
A homegrown Vietnamese social media app was overloaded with users hours after launching as the one-party state tries to boost its own web platforms while tightening its grip on Internet freedoms.
ByteDance is venturing into AI-generated music, hiring the staff of a London-based startup after buying some of its intellectual property assets.
PETALING JAYA: PKR’s Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak today stood by his claim of a conspiracy in his arrest over the gay sex video targetting Mohamed Azmin Ali, saying investigators had told him...
The United States Department of justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of major technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.
Conmen are making a quick buck tricking those curious about Facebook-backed digital currency Libra, even selling fake investment opportunities on Facebook itself.
It’s a sign of the times when farmers make more money advocating for the industry on social media than actually farming.
PETALING JAYA: Forensic experts from Indonesia have confirmed a gay-sex video implicating a federal minister is authentic, Umno Supreme Council member Lokman Noor Adam said today.
Tech website 9to5Google is reporting that Google could be developing a version of Android adapted to 3G and 4G phones without touchscreens.
PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) says it will look into a memorandum received from preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin alleging that he was physically assaulted when he was held...
Sony recently launched the A9G 4K HDR OLED TV, it’s latest addition to its MASTER Series TV lineup.
US senators used a Congressional hearing on July 16 to push the idea of overhauling a law that protects YouTube, Facebook and other Internet services from being sued for the content users post.
Autumn Baking Diary started in 2013 as a way for Chiew See to chronicle her bakes and baking experiments.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — The abortion pills “misoprostol” and “mifepristone” are not registered with the Health Ministry of Malaysia (KKM) and are not permitted to be sold on the Malaysian ...
Brian O’Kelley built AppNexus Inc to help companies advertise anywhere on the Internet. Its software plugged into virtually every digital ad-trading hub, including those from Google, the biggest ad seller, and Google’s YouTube video service. By 2014, AppNexus was valued at US$1.2bil (RM4.93bil).
Will Smith is selling water. Kobe Bryant is pushing deodorant. Mark Wahlberg is peddling protein powder. YouTube star JoJo Siwa, known for wearing big, colourful hairbows, is hawking, well, big colourful hairbows.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — The Home Affairs Ministry must act upon Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s allegation that he was assaulted by a warden at the Kajang Prison while seeking a stay of his se...
COMMENT | Lowering the age of voting to 18 should be commended.
The Google Drive contains hundreds of promotional pictures and videos of the tech giant in the last five decades.
YouTube has a message for thousands of creators who work with the digital video giant: Advertising isn’t the only way to make money.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin alleged that a prison warden with a thick Kelantanese accent attacked him while he was held pending his appeal of his sedition conviction.
PETALING JAYA: Jailed for sedition, preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin said today he was physically assaulted by a warden with a thick Kelantanese accent during the three days he was held in Kajang prison.
PETALING JAYA: Some schools have been found to be still conducting trial and final year examinations for PT3 students.
KUALA LUMPUR: Sixteen-year-old Majd Muhammad Asiri is no ordinary Saudi Arabian girl.
HERE are the statistics on adolescent pregnancy.
It looks like Logitech may have to revisit the design and build of its USB wireless receiver technology for its keyboards and mice.
If you can’t get fibre broadband at home, Celcom has a Home Wireless Broadband solution that can provide faster speeds with less hassle.
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Actress, model and entrepreneur, Mira Filzah is Malaysia's ultimate "girl next door".
China’s tech giants are courting American influencers by taking part in VidCon, a conference for YouTube stars, to having their own private events right down the road.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bernama Radio and Bernama News Channel (Astro 502) will broadcast a special interview with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) in conjunction with his 94th birthday today.
Spotify Technology SA released a new version of its music streaming app for customers in emerging markets, an effort to grow outside of its strongholds in the US and Europe.
Malaysian rapper, Bunga (Flower), whose real name is Noor Ayu Fatini Mohd Bakhari, has been gaining worldwide fame since a video of her rapping in a hijab and traditional Malay baju kurung went viral.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 9 — The latest version of Chrome Canary, an unstable version targeted at developers, integrates a surprising multimedia player next to the address bar which is accessible from an...
The chairman of the US Federal Trade Commission asked children’s privacy advocates whether having video creators on YouTube disable ads could resolve concerns the site is violating laws to protect kids, according to a person familiar with the conversation.
Songstress Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza is giving her adoring fans more intimate details of her life through a new YouTube channel, reported Kosmo!.
The pop princess, who has some 6.5 million follower...
SONGSTRESS Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza is giving her adoring fans more intimate details of her life through a new YouTube channel, reported Kosmo!.
Google’s Chrome browser may soon be getting a dedicated Play/Pause button.
The youngest adult consumers still prefer shopping in stores over using their laptops, Instagram feeds or Amazon’s Alexa, a according to a recent Morning Consult study.