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LAST_UPDATEThu, 23 Nov 2017 5pm

Dining Goes Digital For Thailand's Street Food Vendors

Pic: Reuters (An advertisement board displaying a QR code is seen as a vendor waits for customers at a market in Bangkok, Thailand, November 22, 2017. Picture taken November 22, 2017.)

BANGKOK - Bangkok’s famous street-food vendors have joined the digital revolution, embracing payment via Quick Response (QR) barcodes that can be read using smartphones.

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Q&A: Explaining The Fight Over U.S. 'Net Neutrality' Regulations

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.

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Facebook To Let Users See If They 'Liked' Russian Accounts

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

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Uber Breach, Cover-Up Trigger Government Probes Around The Globe

Pic: Reuters (A photo illustration shows the Uber app on a mobile telephone, as it is held up for a posed photograph, in London, Britain November 10, 2017.)TORONTO - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

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YouTube Steps Up Takedowns As Concerns About Kids' Videos Grow

Pic: Reuters (A 3D-printed YouTube icon is seen in front of a displayed YouTube logo in this illustration taken October 25, 2017.)YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, the unit of Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Wednesday, responding to criticism that it has failed to protect children from adult content.

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Acer Malaysia Unveils New Editions To Predator Gaming Line

Kuala Lumpur -- Acer Malaysia today launched five new additions to its Predator gaming line in Malaysia, making it the most complete gaming range spanning from desktop, laptop to accessories.   

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Microsoft's Skype Pulled From Apple, Android China App Stores

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Skype, Microsoft Corp’s internet phone call and messaging service, has disappeared from app stores in China including that of Apple Inc, indicating the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country.

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Malaysians Buy The Most Games In Southeast Asia

Pic: Lowyat.net

Malaysians spent more on games than any other country in Southeast Asia this year. Gamers generated some US$589.4 million (about RM2.45 billion) over the past 10 months, with mobile gaming accounting for half of that.

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Russia To Act Against Google If Sputnik, RT Get Lower Search Rankings: Official

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO/MOSCOW: The Kremlin will take action against Alphabet Inc’s Google if articles from Russian news websites Sputnik and Russia Today are placed lower in search results, the Interfax news service cited Russia’s chief media regulator as saying on Tuesday.

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Hackers Stole Data From 57 Million Uber Users: CEO

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Uber said Tuesday hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers in a breach kept hidden for a year.

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