Tech Malaysian Digest was started by a group of writers and editors who believed that Malaysia should be given more choice in what they read. http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology.feed 2018-01-19T01:20:13+08:00 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Amazon Studios To Cut Back On Indie Films In Programing Shift: Sources 2018-01-18T08:00:32+08:00 2018-01-18T08:00:32+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718736-amazon-studios-to-cut-back-on-indie-films-in-programing-shift-sources.html Syareen syareenim@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><img src="images/stories/new3/syareen/17/amazon_remote_Reuters.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" height="173" style="margin-right: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; float: left;" />SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK</strong>: Amazon.com Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><img src="images/stories/new3/syareen/17/amazon_remote_Reuters.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" height="173" style="margin-right: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; float: left;" />SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK</strong>: Amazon.com Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.</p> </div> 'Text bomb' is latest Apple bug 2018-01-18T07:02:09+08:00 2018-01-18T07:02:09+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718715-text-bomb-is-latest-apple-bug.html Hana hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/180118_Tech_3.png" alt="Pic: Getty Images (Apple has not yet commented on the latest bug)" width="260" height="146" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />A new "text bomb" affecting Apple's iPhone and Mac computers has been discovered.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/180118_Tech_3.png" alt="Pic: Getty Images (Apple has not yet commented on the latest bug)" width="260" height="146" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />A new "text bomb" affecting Apple's iPhone and Mac computers has been discovered.</p> </div> Intel: Problem In Patches For Spectre, Meltdown Extends To Newer Chips 2018-01-18T05:58:23+08:00 2018-01-18T05:58:23+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718704-intel-problem-in-patches-for-spectre-meltdown-extends-to-newer-chips.html Syareen syareenim@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/syareen/17/intel3_Reuters.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" height="136" style="margin-right: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; float: left;" />Data center computers with Intel Corp’s newer chips might reboot more often than normal because of problems with the patches issued to fix the so-called Spectre and Meltdown security flaws, the company said on Wednesday.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/syareen/17/intel3_Reuters.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" height="136" style="margin-right: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; float: left;" />Data center computers with Intel Corp’s newer chips might reboot more often than normal because of problems with the patches issued to fix the so-called Spectre and Meltdown security flaws, the company said on Wednesday.</p> </div> Trump Reveals ‘Fake News Awards,’ Website Crashes 2018-01-18T03:42:13+08:00 2018-01-18T03:42:13+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718662-trump-reveals-fake-news-awards-website-crashes.html Azzam azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"><img src="images/stories/new3/azzam/January_2018/18-1/trump2.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="337" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">President Donald Trump has announced the “winners” of his “Fake News Awards.” While the link failed to open for many amid the high internet traffic, a web archive reveals the New York Times and CNN are among the top three.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"><img src="images/stories/new3/azzam/January_2018/18-1/trump2.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="337" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">President Donald Trump has announced the “winners” of his “Fake News Awards.” While the link failed to open for many amid the high internet traffic, a web archive reveals the New York Times and CNN are among the top three.</p> </div> Toshiba Sees $3.7 Billion Balance Sheet Improvement From Westinghouse Deal 2018-01-18T01:37:18+08:00 2018-01-18T01:37:18+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718611-toshiba-sees-3-7-billion-balance-sheet-improvement-from-westinghouse-deal.html Hana hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/180118_Tech_2.png" alt="Pic: Reuters (A logo of Toshiba Corp is seen on a printed circuit board in this photo illustration taken in Tokyo July 31, 2012.)" width="260" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />TOKYO</strong> - Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it would sell its claims in bankrupt nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co to a group led by the Baupost Group - a move that would contribute to an improvement of about 410 billion yen ($3.68 billion) in its balance sheet.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/180118_Tech_2.png" alt="Pic: Reuters (A logo of Toshiba Corp is seen on a printed circuit board in this photo illustration taken in Tokyo July 31, 2012.)" width="260" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />TOKYO</strong> - Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it would sell its claims in bankrupt nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co to a group led by the Baupost Group - a move that would contribute to an improvement of about 410 billion yen ($3.68 billion) in its balance sheet.</p> </div> Facebook Widens Probe Into Alleged Russian Meddling In Brexit 2018-01-18T01:35:01+08:00 2018-01-18T01:35:01+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718609-facebook-widens-probe-into-alleged-russian-meddling-in-brexit.html Hana hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/180118_Tech_1.png" alt="Pic: Reuters (A man waits for an elevator in front of a logo at Facebook's headquarters in London, Britain, December 4, 2017.)" width="260" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />SAN FRANCISCO</strong> - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have spread during the run-up to Britain’s 2016 referendum on EU membership.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/180118_Tech_1.png" alt="Pic: Reuters (A man waits for an elevator in front of a logo at Facebook's headquarters in London, Britain, December 4, 2017.)" width="260" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />SAN FRANCISCO</strong> - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have spread during the run-up to Britain’s 2016 referendum on EU membership.</p> </div> Bitcoin Slumps Below $10,000, Half Its Peak, As Regulatory Fears Intensify 2018-01-17T15:31:43+08:00 2018-01-17T15:31:43+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718568-bitcoin-slumps-below-10-000-half-its-peak-as-regulatory-fears-intensify.html Haziq haziqalfian@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/stories/new3/Haziq/10/bitcoin.JPG" alt="" width="600" height="387" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">LONDON/TOKYO - Bitcoin skidded below $10,000 on Wednesday, halving in value from its peak price, with investors gripped by fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency that sky-rocketed last year.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/stories/new3/Haziq/10/bitcoin.JPG" alt="" width="600" height="387" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">LONDON/TOKYO - Bitcoin skidded below $10,000 on Wednesday, halving in value from its peak price, with investors gripped by fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency that sky-rocketed last year.</p> </div> Android User? Bad News, This Malware Allows Others To Steal Your WhatsApp Messages 2018-01-17T02:47:56+08:00 2018-01-17T02:47:56+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718405-android-user-bad-news-this-malware-allows-others-to-steal-your-whatsapp-messages.html Afdeza Monir afdeza@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/stories/new3/afdeza/afdeza06/540x350_whatsapp.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="389" style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Android users beware, your WhatsApp messages may be leaked, no thanks to a malicious software.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/stories/new3/afdeza/afdeza06/540x350_whatsapp.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="389" style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Android users beware, your WhatsApp messages may be leaked, no thanks to a malicious software.</p> </div> 21 States Sue To Keep Net Neutrality As Senate Democrats Reach 50 Votes 2018-01-17T01:11:58+08:00 2018-01-17T01:11:58+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718377-21-states-sue-to-keep-net-neutrality-as-senate-democrats-reach-50-votes.html Hana hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/170118_Tech_1.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to do away with net neutrality on Tuesday while Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/170118_Tech_1.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to do away with net neutrality on Tuesday while Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling.</p> </div> Exclusive: U.S. Lawmakers Urge AT&T To Cut Commercial Ties With Huawei - Sources 2018-01-16T06:53:52+08:00 2018-01-16T06:53:52+08:00 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/718235-exclusive-u-s-lawmakers-urge-at-t-to-cut-commercial-ties-with-huawei-sources.html Hana hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/160118_Tech_2.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" height="173" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />WASHINGTON</strong><span style="text-align: justify;"> - U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&amp;T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides.</span></p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/stories/new3/hana/07/160118_Tech_2.jpg" alt="Pic: Reuters" width="260" height="173" style="margin-bottom: 15px; margin-right: 15px; float: left;" />WASHINGTON</strong><span style="text-align: justify;"> - U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&amp;T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides.</span></p> </div>