A Google executive offered new details on March 20 about the company's upcoming video game streaming service, telling Reuters that game makers may use competing cloud providers and must avoid some inappropriate content.
On Feb 13, JoJo Siwa posted a YouTube video from a Target store, detailing her plan to buy “every single item of JoJo merch” inside.
As it turns out, Google didn’t come out with a gaming console.
THE most successful global tech company over the past seven years, at least from investors’ viewpoint, was neither Apple nor Amazon.com but video-streaming giant Netflix. Even though its stock is ...
Following its regional debut in Singapore, BMW Group Malaysia has since hinted that the all-new BMW G20 3 Series will be making its way here within the next few weeks.
Google has introduced Stadia, a cloud-based gaming service that enables high-quality gaming on your existing device.
AI solutions provider AnyMind Group has closed its series B round at US$21.4 million after receiving funding from Thai tech firm VGI Global Media and Japanese financial services company Tokyo Century.
The much-anticipated announcement by Google at the Game Developers Conference 2019 finally took place last night in which the company has revealed its “vision” for the future of gaming.
Alphabet Inc's Google announced on March 19 that it would launch this year a browser-based videogame streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalise on the company's cloud technology and global network of data centres.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 — With PlayStation and Electronic Arts both opting out of big presentations at E3 2019, the publisher behind Skyrim, Fallout and Doom is setting up for a June 9 showcase.
YouTube has tried to keep violent and hateful videos off its service for years. The Google unit hired thousands of human moderators and put some of the best minds in artificial intelligence on the problem.
I PERSONALLY started my journey into Kingdom Hearts III (KH3) with some hesitation.
Facebook earlier today has revealed that the company took down 1.5 million videos that depict the attack on mosques at Christchurch in New Zealand earlier this week.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 17 — Google is looking transform internet-age game play, with an expected launch of a streaming service which uses the tech giant's power in the internet cloud.
You might love YouTube, but there is one good reason to hate the web's most popular video platform: it's run by Google, a company known for its efforts to hoard people's personal data.
WASHINGTON, March 16 — A horrific video of the New Zealand mosque massacre was blocked by Facebook during its livestream but circulated on other social media, highlighting the challenges faced by in...
The Friday massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, was not the first time that violent crimes have been broadcast on the internet, but trying to stop the spread of a video onc...
SINGAPORE, March 15 — Social media platforms Facebook and Twitter said today they would take down content involving mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques that killed at least 49 people and wound...
MCMC has issued a statement on March 15 urging everyone not to share recordings of the Christchurch mass shooting tragedy.
YouTube superstar PewDiePie, real name Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, has responded that he feels sickened that his name was mentioned in the Christchurch livestream.
This afternoon, there was a mass shooting incident in Christchurch, New Zealand which reported to have killed dozens of worshippers at a mosque.
PARIS, March 15 — American gamer Tyler Blevins, known as “Ninja”, embarked on a multi-million dollar career from his parents’ basement and told AFP his family only began to understand his obse...
American gamer Tyler Blevins, known as “Ninja”, embarked on a multi-million dollar career from his parents’ basement and told AFP his family only began to understand his obsession when the cheques started rolling in.
Three days ago, a video tutorial for Battlefield V’s (BFV) purported Firestorm map was leaked online.
KUALA LUMPUR: Three senior MPs and a senator from the DAP have sent a letter of demand to businessman Datuk Azwanuddin Hamzah, over several allegations he made against them on YouTube. They are seeki...
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 14 — A police report was lodged yesterday after an old video resurfaced on social media alleging that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng had a lot of money stashed in a CIMB account.
Comments sections are areas online that average people would typically avoid because it brings out the worst in people.
Gmail and Google Drive users faced service disruptions earlier today.
Google has introduced its YouTube Music app in India, offering local and global songs to a booming market that saw the entry of Spotify just a few days ago.
PETALING JAYA (March 13): A flight from Saudi Arabia was forced to return to the Jeddah airport en-route to Malaysia when it was discovered that a passenger had left her baby at the airport’s termin...
With the latest version of YouTube Stories, creators can now add selfie filters to their videos, Snapchat-style.
NEW YORK, March 12 — With the latest version of YouTube Stories, creators can now add selfie filters to their videos, Snapchat-style. Late last week Google published a post on its AI blog announcing...
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): CIMB Group Holdings Bhd clarified today that it does not have in its records, the account number which allegedly holds large sums belonging to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — CIMB Bank denied today an old video claiming that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng had a lot of money stashed in a CIMB account.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Senator P Waytha Moorthy has filed a defamation suit against Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) president Datuk Azwanddin Hamzah.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN): A Saudi Arabia flight had to return to the Jeddah airport on its way to Malaysia after one of its passengers left her baby at the airport's terminal.
Back when Battlefield V (BFV) was still in development, the game’s developer, DICE, said that it will launch a battle royale mode for the game over time, but provided no further information about th...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — The Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with retail group, JW United Group, to introduce a new television (TV) segment and pa...
Samsung’s latest Galaxy S10 smartphone series come with a facial recognition system that, unlike the previous generation, do not feature a complementary iris scanner.
A YouTube spokesperson told Buzzfeed News that the platform has begun fact-checking videos with topics that are "prone to misinformation".
MARCH 10 — The future of Malay pop may depend on collaborations with our brethren across the Causeway.
Celcom today announced that the company has recently completed its network optimization exercise.
Today, Celcom has shared a couple of updates on its business and network performance.
BuzzFeed reports that YouTube is working on adding information panels that would appear when users search for contentious topics that can be manipulated into alternative facts or hoaxes.
LOS ANGELES, March 8 — A YouTube spokesperson told Buzzfeed News yesterday that the platform has begun fact-checking videos with topics that are “prone to misinformation.” As reported by Buzzfee...
MARCH 8 — Singapore is a power that is capable of punching well above its weight.
LETTER | Singapore is a power that is capable of punching well above its weight.
From breaking into computers to paying for a megaphone, Russian efforts to undermine the US political system have been spelled out in detail by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who has described an ela...
PARIS, March 7 — Between distractions, diversions and the flickering allure of a random suggestion, the major computer platforms aim to keep us glued to our screens come what may.
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 6 — Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad lost today his application to strike out the defence statement filed by Muslim activist Wan Asshima Kamaruddin in the former’s...
Oppo’s budget focused sub-brand, Realme has finally taken the wraps off their latest smartphone and it is called the Realme 3.
BRUSSELS, March 5 — Internet giant Google yesterday urged the European Parliament to resist approving a planned overhaul of the bloc’s online copyright law that the company said would hurt Europe ...
STUTTGART: Since 1979 the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has thrilled its fans with its outstanding driving characteristics and impressive off-road capabilities.
YouTube said Feb 28 it will disable user comments on a broad array of videos featuring children to thwart "predatory behaviour" after revelations about a glitch exploited for sharing of child pornography.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 28): Last year, Datuk Seri Najib Razak appeared in an interview where he lost his cool repeatedly, an interview which has won an award for “Interview of the Year”. Broadcaster Al...
Ricoh has just announced a new addition to its surround video camera, the Theta Z1. Like its predecessor, the device still features dual wide-angle lenses for 360-degree capture.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 1): Last year, Datuk Seri Najib Razak appeared in an interview where he lost his cool repeatedly, an interview which has won an award for “Interview of the Year”. Broadcaster A...
India has asked Alphabet Inc's YouTube to take down some videos showing an Indian pilot captured by Pakistan after an air strike conducted by New Delhi in neighbouring territory this week, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Feb 28.
Video platform YouTube has denied that young viewers are being exposed to a scary viral challenge that tells them to commit suicide.
Several social networks including Pinterest and YouTube have detailed measures they are taking in response to pressure to combat disinformation on vaccines, which they have been accused of enabling.
PUTRAJAYA: The Social Welfare Department (SWD) across the country will serve as a one-stop centre to provide protection to teenage mothers and babies before they are sent to their respective centres, ...
Catchy Latin pop number Despacito just made history as the first video to hit 6 billion views on YouTube.
Do you know who Chicky is? Chicky is a little cartoon chicken that gets into all sorts of trouble.
YouTube, under fire for facilitating the spread of conspiracy theories and other misinformation, said it will no longer serve ads on channels that espouse anti-vaccination rhetoric.
YouTube’s year-in-review video is usually a celebration of video creators who upload free clips — sometimes wacky, sometimes personal, sometimes offensive — that the company then sells ads against.
Gourmet US magazine Bon Appetit has launched a new streaming channel for its three million YouTube subscribers and nearly 2.3 million Facebook followers.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — For those who love to binge watch creative, funny and heartfelt advertisements, advertising platform Gain Apps will reward its users who consume them in bulk.
Do you know who Chicky is? Chicky is a little cartoon chicken that gets into all sorts of trouble.
Watching the string of high-profile advertisers pull their spending from YouTube this week, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were experiencing a case of déjà vu.
GEORGE TOWN: The Ministry of Education (MOE) has urged schools not to take sex education lightly, in an effort to tackle sexual crimes against children.
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has urged schools not to take sex education lightly in efforts to tackle sexual crime against children.
Alphabet Inc’s Google went into damage-control mode after a raft of major advertisers stopped spending money on YouTube over concerns that the video-sharing site can be used to forge networks of people engaged in exploitation of children.
Google-owned YouTube said Feb 21 it was taking action to close a loophole that enabled users to share comments and links on child pornography over the video-sharing service.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 22 ― Google-owned YouTube said yesterday it was taking action to close a loophole that enabled users to share comments and links on child pornography over the video-sharing servic...
Nepal’s government on Feb 20 tabled draft legislation that would impose harsh penalties for “improper” social media posts, igniting concerns it could be used to suppress freedom of speech and stifle dissent.
European Union countries on Feb 20 endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram.
Walt Disney Co is said to have pulled its advertising spending from YouTube, joining other companies including Nestle SA, after a blogger detailed how comments on Google’s video site were being used to facilitate a “soft-core paedophilia ring”. Some of the videos involved ran next to ads placed by Disney and Nestle.
It took a bit more time than we originally planned after our Facebook Live session from Google Malaysia’s HQ on Nasi Lemak Day but the time has finally come to kick off our latest giveaway.
YouTube has announced changes in the way that they hand out Community Guideline strikes.
If the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 is the best time to launch phones, the weeks before then would the best times to tease an upcoming one.
Nearly half of all daily users encountered hate or harassment on the videogame streaming service Twitch last year, according to a new study from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).
MOSCOW, Feb 19 — Facebook has blocked a popular page run by Russian state TV channel RT, the channel’s editor said yesterday, criticising the move as an attack on media rights.
There has been a rise in flat Earth believers, and one researcher claims that the increase could be traced back to YouTube.
GOTHENBURG: The Polestar 2 will make its global debut on Feb 27 at 13:00 CET (8pm in Malaysia).
The all-electric Polestar 2 is set to be unveiled sooner than expected.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Media Prima Television Networks' (MPTN) combined audience share for its four channels — TV3, ntv7, 8TV, and TV9 — increased from 34% to 37% in January 2019 after TV3 and 8TV...
One of the HoloLens creators has published an obscure clip featuring what could be processors and carbon fibre; whatever it's teasing will be coming to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
BRUSSELS, Feb 14 — The European Union is set to rewrite its two decades-old copyright rules to ensure a level playing field between its creative industries and tech giants such as Alphabet Inc’s G...
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It’s not the gift but the thought behind it that counts.
SEMENYIH POLLS | Umno vice-president Ismail Sabri said that though Cameron Highlands and Semenyih have different voter demographics, the "spirit of Cameron Highlands" will carry over to the Semenyih b...
For the past few weeks, Vivo has begun to hint the release of its new phone series – the V15 – in Malaysia.
It looks like the Samsung S10+ and Galaxy M20 will be soon be available in Malaysia.
If you’ve ever been annoyed by videos that play automatically on some websites, Firefox’s Update 66 will have a new feature to help alleviate the irritation.
Facebook is stepping up efforts to lure creators from all corners of the world to its Watch platform, dangling not only the promise of connecting with communities but making serious money from their content through ads.
Vivo Malaysia will be announcing a new selfie-centric smartphone for 2019.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — Vivo Malaysia will be announcing a new selfie-centric smartphone for 2019.
LETTER | I like Mr Rogers. It’s hard not to like such a genuinely good person even if I haven’t really watched a proper episode of his show, Mr Rogers’ Neighbourhood.
LONDON: Continental has teamed up with TV presenter and motoring expert Jonny Smith to produce a series of new videos designed to help drivers keep their tyres in tip-top condition.