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JDT, The First M'sian Football Club To Have Its Own Smartphone Brand

Johor Darul Ta’zim Football Club (JDT) has carved its reputation as the biggest football club in Malaysia. Now, the club has ventured where no other football club in Malaysia has ever entered - launching its own smartphone.

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Cleveland Killing Leads Facebook To Review Handling Of Videos

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland on Sunday remained on its website and mobile app for two hours.

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Uber's Vice President Of Global Vehicle Programs Leaves Company

Pic: ReutersUber Technologies Inc said on Monday that its vice president of global vehicle programs, who played a role in the company's self-driving car program, has left the company.

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SWIFT Warns On Vendor Security After Documents Leaked By Hackers

Pic: ReutersSWIFT, the global bank messaging system, on Monday advised clients to pay close attention to security when selecting firms to help them access the network following the release of data that suggested the U.S. government sought to spy on their clients.

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S Korea's Naver Jumps Into Cloud Computing Market

SEOUL -- Naver Corp., the operator of South Korea's dominant Internet portal, launched a new cloud-computing platform on Monday to join other IT firms in the fast-growing market, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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Snap Stock Falls As Alleged CEO Comments Rile Some On Social Media

Pic: ReutersShares of Snap fell 1.5 percent on Monday as the Snapchat owner faced criticism for comments allegedly made by its CEO about not prioritizing growth in India and Spain because they were "poor" countries.

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Google Reaches Out-Of-Court Deal With Russia Over Android Case

Russian anti-monopoly watchdog FAS and Alphabet Inc's Google have reached an out-of-court settlement in a case over the Android operating system, FAS said on Monday.

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Ant Financial Hikes MoneyGram Offer By 36 Percent To Outbid Euronet

Pic: ReutersChina's Ant Financial has sweetened its bid for MoneyGram International Inc by 36 percent, beating a rival offer to gain approval from the U.S. electronic payment firm's board, although it still faces regulatory hurdles.

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Indonesia's Telkom Says In Talks To Team Up With Netflix

U.S. video streaming service provider Netflix is in talks with Indonesia's top telecom firm PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (Telkom) to roll out its service in the country, a spokesman at the Indonesian company said.

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Scientists Say Only 10 Years Left To Save The Planet

The planet, as we know it, has been given a deadline: 10 years. According to the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, if humans don't reduce greenhouse gas emissions drastically and maintain carbon sinks, like forests, then the results will be catastrophic for the climate. But they've developed a model that they believe could do the trick.

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