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Google DeepMind: AI Becomes More Alien

Google's DeepMind says it has made another big advance in artificial intelligence by getting a machine to master the Chinese game of Go without help from human players.

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PIKOM Asks For More Affordable ICT Tools In Budget 2018

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysians need more affordable information and communications technology (ICT) tools in order to position the country as a leader in the digital age, the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) said.

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Researchers Uncover Flaw That Makes Wi-Fi Vulnerable To Hacks

Pic: ReutersCyber security watchdogs and researchers are issuing warnings over risks associated with a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications after the discovery of a flaw that could allow hackers to read information thought to be encrypted, or infect websites with malware.

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Microsoft Responded Quietly After Detecting Secret Database Hack In 2013

Microsoft Corp’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.

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Adobe Warns That Hackers Are Exploiting Its Flash Software

Pic: ReutersTORONTO: Adobe Systems Inc warned on Monday that hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in its Flash multimedia software platform in web browsers, and the company urged users to quickly patch their systems to prevent such attacks.

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Netflix Adds More Subscribers Than Expected, Shares Hit Record

Pic: ReutersNetflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with Wall Street forecasts, saying it had a head start on rivals as internet television explodes globally.

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Facebook To Train Teens As Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

Facebook is to train "tens of thousands" of students from every secondary school in the UK as digital safety ambassadors over the next two years.

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Huawei Aims To Challenge Apple And Samsung On Technology As Well As Price

Pic: ReutersLONDON/HONG KONG: China’s Huawei has unveiled a new line of smartphones that match or even improve on key features offered by Apple or Samsung while undercutting their rivals on price.

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U.S. Supreme Court To Decide Major Microsoft Email Privacy Fight

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a major privacy dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp over whether prosecutors should get access to emails stored on company servers overseas.

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MPay Mobile Receives ASP(C) Licence From MCMC

KUALA LUMPUR -- ManagePay Systems Bhd’s (MPay) joint venture company, MPay Mobile Sdn Bhd (MPay Mobile), has received the Applications Service Provider Class Licence -- ASP(C) from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to carry out application services.

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