Posts Tagged ‘Internet’
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Bytedance: The Chinese company behind global TikTok craze

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BEIJING – The Chinese billionaire behind teen phenomenon TikTok is a 36-year-old tech guru whose eye for youth trends and ...

Firings spark dissent in Google ranks

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SAN FRANCISCO – Google on Monday fired four employees on the grounds they violated data security policies, prompting ire ...

Dark web in the spotlight

Websites in a dark web generally exist behind multiple layers of encryption and house illegal information, drug trafficking sites…and many other ...

Singapore uses law against misinformation for first time

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SINGAPORE – Singapore used its law to combat misinformation for the first time Monday, ordering an opposition figure to ...

Google healthcare project targeted by Congress committee

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SAN FRANCISCO – A US congressional committee on Monday asked for a briefing on a Google project to modernize healthcare while ...
Leonard Kleinrock

50 years after internet conception, dark side stirs fear

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SAN FRANCISCO – On October 29, 1969, professor Leonard Kleinrock (picture) and a team at the University of California at Los ...

Malaysians are addicted to Internet

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MALAYSIANS’ addiction to digital devices and the connected world could have negative social and behavioural ...

Australia probes PayPal amid child abuse payment fears

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SYDNEY – Australia’s financial regulator on Tuesday ordered an investigation into global money transfer platform ...

Choosing the right broadband to stay connected

Broadband allows a significantly higher volume of data to be transferred at the highest speed using an ADSL connection
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Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference

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SYDNEY – Australia moved to counter foreign interference at its universities Wednesday, establishing a task force to ...

Amazon fires: how celebrities are spreading misinformation

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BRAZIL – Many high-profile figures seeking to denounce the fires in the Amazon – from Madonna (picture) and Cristiano ...

Gamers risk health in bid to be eSports millionaires

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SHANGHAI – A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International ...