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ProphetStor, Innovix Unveils Anti-Ransomware Solution

KUALA LUMPUR -- ProphetStor Data Services Inc, in collaboration with Innovix Distribution has introduced the ProphetStor DR Prophet Software-Defined Data Protection, an anti-ransomware software that helps enterprises avoid suffering heavy losses in revenue over the years.

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MPay Eyes One Million E-Wallet Users By 2020

KUALA LUMPUR -- Managepay Systems Bhd (MPay) aims to increase the number of its MPay e-Wallet users to one million by 2020, said Managing Director Datuk Chew Chee Seng.

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Toshiba Strengthens SSD Storage Solutions With XG5 Series

KUALA LUMPUR -- Toshiba Memory Corporation (Toshiba) has moved to strengthen its solid state drive (SSD) solutions with the launch of the XG5 series.

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China To Implement Cyber Security Law From Thursday

Pic: ReutersChina, battling increased threats from cyber-terrorism and hacking, will adopt from Thursday a controversial law that mandates strict data surveillance and storage for firms working in the country, the official Xinhua news agency said.

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Samsung Elec Considers Adding Capacity At China Chip Plant

Pic: ReutersTech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales for memory suppliers.

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As Bitcoin Prices Soar, Messaging App Kik Launches Cryptocurrency Payment Service

Messaging app Kik announced Thursday it will use cryptocurrency tokens as the primary transaction currency on the platform — an unusual effort to compete against its behemoth rival, Facebook Messenger.

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Google Is Offering New Google Play Music Subscribers Four Free Months

Google is running a deal on its music streaming service and storage locker Google Play Music. Typically, the site offers up a 90-day free trial when you sign up, but it’s now giving new subscribers an extra month of free time.

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Acquisitions Accelerate As Tech Giants Seek To Build AI Smarts

Pic: ReutersA total of 34 artificial intelligence startups were acquired in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the amount of activity in the year-ago quarter, according to the research firm CB Insights.

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Chipotle Says ‘Most’ Of Its Restaurants Were Infected With Credit Card Stealing Malware

Chipotle Mexican Grill today announced that it has identified the malware that was responsible for the credit card hack earlier this year. Alongside the news, it also released a new tool to help customers check whether the restaurant they visited was involved. When pressed by The Verge, Chipotle did not disclose the exact numbers of restaurants affected, but said “most” locations nationwide may have been involved.

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U.S. Might Ban Laptops On All Flights Into And Out Of The Country

A TSA worker loads suitcases at the checked luggage security screening station at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on September 7, 2011.

The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Sunday.

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