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LAST_UPDATETue, 22 Aug 2017 8am

Pos Malaysia, Tunisian Post Sign Pact On E-Commerce

KUALA LUMPUR – Pos Malaysia Bhd  and the La Poste Tunisienne (Tunisian Post) had signed a bilateral arrangement (BA) to formalise the collaboration on e-commerce business segment.

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Malaysia To Benefit From Enhanced Internet Connection

KUALA LUMPUR-- Malaysia is poised to benefit immensely from the full potentials of the digital economy by enhancing the speed of Internet connection.

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Google And Facebook Could Be Fined Billions Under New Law

Google and Facebook could face fines stretching into billions of pounds if they breach users' privacy under a new law.

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Let Them Play: Kids Glued To Phones Could Save UK, Ex-Spy Chief Says

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Parents who think they are being responsible by limiting their children's time online should think again: they could be putting their kids and Britain's security at a disadvantage, according to a former British spy chief.

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Google Memo Writer Faces Tough Legal Road Challenging Firing

Pic: ReutersThe Google software engineer fired for writing an internal memo critical of diversity hiring policies at the company faces an uphill battle legally challenging his termination, but he could succeed in prolonging the controversy, potentially driving the tech firm to settle, legal experts said on Tuesday.

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U.S. To Review Qualcomm's Complaints About Apple iPhone Patents

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO: U.S. trade officials have agreed to investigate Qualcomm Inc's allegations that Apple Inc infringed on patents with its iPhone 7 and other devices, the U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

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Julian Assange Wants The Fired Google Employee To Work For WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday that he is offering a job to the Google engineer who was recently fired for writing a lengthy memo criticizing the company’s diversity policies.

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Artist Targets Twitter With Offline Hate Tweets

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: A German-Israeli artist who accuses Twitter of failing to delete hate speech tweets has taken matters into his own hands - by stencilling the offending messages on the road in front of the company's Hamburg headquarters.

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HBO Says Probe Of Hack Is Ongoing

HBO, the Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) cable network that broadcasts "Game of Thrones," confirmed on Tuesday that it was investigating a hack that it disclosed to employees 10 days ago.

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Mazda Touts New Gasoline Engine To Drive Longer-Term Strategy

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Mazda Motor Corp said it would launch a new engine in 2019 that it says would be the world's first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition, unveiling a plan that places traditional engines at the center of its longer-term strategy.

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