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LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Oct 2017 9am

MCMC, Police Probe Online Advertisement On Sales Of Consumers' Data

PUTRAJAYA -- The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and the police are investigating reports of an online advertisement to sell the data of consumers believed to have been illegally obtained.

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Apple’s Enterprise Strategy Begins To Take Shape

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When Apple announced its partnership with GE this week, it would have been easy to dismiss it as another random collaboration from a company people don’t generally associate with the enterprise. After all, Apple killed off their enterprise server product years ago. You might rightly ask, what exactly do they have to do with the enterprise these days?

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Netizens Alarmed Over 'Massive Data Breach'

KUALA LUMPUR: Netizens were alarmed after they were alerted to a probable data breach of their private information by an unknown source through public platform Lowyet.net today.

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Alibaba Says 140,000 Brands Will Take Part In Its 11.11 Shopping Festival This Year

Alibaba has launched its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival for 2017, signing up over 140,000 brands to take part in the annual sales event.

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EU Leaders Want Proposals On Taxing Online Giants Early Next Year

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: European Union leaders said on Thursday they looked forward to seeing proposals on taxing online giants by early 2018 but in a nod to concerns from countries like Ireland said EU efforts had to be in line with work under way at a global level.

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Google Offers Bug Bounty To Clean Up Mobile Apps

SAN FRANCISCO: Google is offering security experts a bounty to identify Android app flaws as the Alphabet Inc unit seeks to wipe out bugs from its Google Play store.

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China's Meituan-Dianping Raises $4 Billion, Valuing Firm At $30 Billion

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Meituan-Dianping on Thursday said it has raised $4 billion in a funding round that values China’s largest on-demand services provider at $30 billion, as part of a strategy to compete with the country’s leading e-commerce firms in offline retail.

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Twitter Looks To Toughen Rules On Online Harassment, Abuse

Twitter Inc plans to toughen its rules on online sexual harassment and impose stronger penalties for misconduct, according to an email it sent to a group of safety advocates, academics and researchers that helps the social media service set its policies.

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Hyundai Mobis Develops World's First Air Bags For Sun Roofs

SEOUL, Oct 19 -- Hyundai Mobis Co, South Korea's largest auto parts maker by sales, has developed an airbag system for a sunroof for the first time in the automobile industry, the company said Wednesday, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

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Top Startup Investors See Mounting 'Backlash' Against Tech

Pic: ReutersLAGUNA BEACH, CALIF.: Two of the technology industry’s top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed and call for a redistribution of wealth.

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