Tech http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology.html Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:44:47 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Facebook To Roll Out Political Ad Feature In Time For German State Vote http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734278-facebook-to-roll-out-political-ad-feature-in-time-for-german-state-vote.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734278-facebook-to-roll-out-political-ad-feature-in-time-for-german-state-vote.html

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: Facebook said on Friday it would roll out a new feature designed to make political advertising more transparent in time for a key German regional election, as it seeks to restore trust after a massive data breach.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Tech Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:30:35 +0800
Indonesia Demands More Answers From Facebook On Data Misuse http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734261-indonesia-demands-more-answers-from-facebook-on-data-misuse.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734261-indonesia-demands-more-answers-from-facebook-on-data-misuse.html

Pic: ReutersJAKARTA: Indonesia has given Facebook a week to provide more information on how personal data of about one million of its citizens was misused and on the steps the company is taking to prevent such breaches, the country’s communications ministry said.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Tech Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:25:30 +0800
Hamburg Data Protection Officer Opens Non-Compliance Procedure Against Facebook http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734259-hamburg-data-protection-officer-opens-non-compliance-procedure-against-facebook.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734259-hamburg-data-protection-officer-opens-non-compliance-procedure-against-facebook.html

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: Hamburg’s data protection ombudsman has opened non-compliance procedures against Facebook, which has been accused of abusing its users’ data, a spokesman for the representative said.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Tech Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:22:31 +0800
British Lawmakers To Interview Cambridge Academic Kogan Over Facebook Data http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734111-british-lawmakers-to-interview-cambridge-academic-kogan-over-facebook-data.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734111-british-lawmakers-to-interview-cambridge-academic-kogan-over-facebook-data.html

Pic: ReutersLONDON: A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the scandal on April 24.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Tech Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:17:32 +0800
Facebook To Exclude Billions From European Privacy Laws http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734089-facebook-to-exclude-billions-from-european-privacy-laws.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734089-facebook-to-exclude-billions-from-european-privacy-laws.html

Facebook has changed its terms of service, meaning 1.5 billion members will not be protected under tough new privacy protections coming to Europe.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Tech Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:43:11 +0800
Flatpack Fear No More? Robot Assembles IKEA Chair Frame http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734058-flatpack-fear-no-more-robot-assembles-ikea-chair-frame.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734058-flatpack-fear-no-more-robot-assembles-ikea-chair-frame.html

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread - assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Tech Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:55:41 +0800
Facebook To Put 1.5 Billion Users Out Of Reach Of New EU Privacy Law http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734057-facebook-to-put-1-5-billion-users-out-of-reach-of-new-eu-privacy-law.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734057-facebook-to-put-1-5-billion-users-out-of-reach-of-new-eu-privacy-law.html

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people’s online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook Inc (FB.O) users around the world would be protected by it. The online social network is making changes that ensure the number will be much smaller.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Tech Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:52:02 +0800
OnePlus Likely To Launch 'Avengers: Infinity War' Themed OnePlus 6 In India http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734052-oneplus-likely-to-launch-avengers-infinity-war-themed-oneplus-6-in-india.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734052-oneplus-likely-to-launch-avengers-infinity-war-themed-oneplus-6-in-india.html

Earlier this month, OnePlus India posted a teaser video dropping hints about its partnership with Marvel Studios for the Avengers: Infinity War. Most of us sensed an Avenger themed OnePlus 6 incoming, but there was no confirmation from the brand’s end. On Thursday, the company has given a bigger clue in a media note.

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afdeza@malaysiandigest.com (AM) Tech Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:10:36 +0800
Huawei Will Stop Focusing On The U.S. Following Security Setbacks http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734051-huawei-will-stop-focusing-on-the-u-s-following-security-setbacks.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734051-huawei-will-stop-focusing-on-the-u-s-following-security-setbacks.html

After months of setbacks over security concerns from the U.S. government, Huawei has finally reached its breaking point. During a meeting in its home of Shenzhen, China, Huawei agreed that it'll be shifting its focus and resources to other markets outside of the States.

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afdeza@malaysiandigest.com (AM) Tech Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:07:47 +0800
We Might Finally Have A Timeframe For Samsung’s Foldable Galaxy X Phone Launch http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734049-we-might-finally-have-a-timeframe-for-samsung-s-foldable-galaxy-x-phone-launch.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/technology/734049-we-might-finally-have-a-timeframe-for-samsung-s-foldable-galaxy-x-phone-launch.html

Samsung has been working on a foldable phone for years, so what else is new? Well, the company may finally — finally — have a launch date in mind. Early Galaxy X rumors said the phone was due in 2017 before that date slipped to 2018. Then earlier this year Samsung failed to commit to an actual launch date for the handset, saying it wants to take its time and offer meaningful smartphone experiences to buyers.

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afdeza@malaysiandigest.com (AM) Tech Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:04:33 +0800