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European Regulators - We're Not Ready For New Privacy Law

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT/BRUSSELS/PARIS: Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been billed as the biggest shake-up of data privacy laws since the birth of the web.

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LG Display Says Beefs Up Google Tie-Up, But Denies Got $930 Million Investment

SEOUL - South Korea’s LG Display said on Tuesday it is beefing up a strategic alliance with Alphabet Inc’s Google for stable panel supplies and new product development.

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World Hacks: Volunteers With Speed Guns Strike Back

A growing movement in the UK is shifting the power of catching speeding motorists from the police, to the people.

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Russians Posed As IS Hackers, Threatened US Military Wives

PARIS — Army wife Angela Ricketts was soaking in a bubble bath in her Colorado home, leafing through a memoir, when a message appeared on her iPhone from hackers threatening to slaughter her family.

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Google Launches Android Things For Appliances As Earlier Spinoffs Scramble To Catch On

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday launched a spinoff of its Android operating system for home appliances and other machines, following mixed results with Android offshoots for cars, smartwatches and televisions.

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Google Changes Rules For Buying Election Adverts

Google is demanding that those placing political ads during the forthcoming US elections must prove they are US citizens or permanent residents.

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Information Watchdog Seeks Cambridge Analytica Data

Cambridge Analytica has been ordered to turn over information it has on US citizen David Carroll by the UK's data protection watchdog.

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Nokia Acquires U.S. Software Supplier SpaceTime Insight

Nokia said on Monday it has acquired software maker SpaceTime Insight, which industrial customers use to manage millions of devices and assets across their networks, marking the equipment supplier’s latest push to expand beyond telecoms.

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MaGIC Alumni Collaborates To Ease Driver's Issues

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) startup alumni, Serv and JomParking, have announced a smart partnership with Bateriku.com, to provide convenience to drivers in terms of parking payment, battery replacement and car servicing. 

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Three-Quarters Facebook Users As Active Or More Since Privacy Scandal: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Most of Facebook’s U.S. users have remained loyal to the social network despite revelations that a political consultancy collected information about millions of accounts without owners’ permission, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday showed.

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