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Google Seeks To Defuse Row With Russia Over Website Rankings

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: Google does not change its search algorithm to re-rank individual websites, it said in a letter to Russia’s communications watchdog, after Moscow expressed concerns the search engine might discriminate against Russian media.

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Samsung Develops Battery Technology That Charges Five Times Faster

SEOUL, Nov 27 -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it has developed battery technology that utilises graphene to expand capacity and speed the charging process by upwards of five times existing standards, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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S.Korea Developing AI System To Keep Journalism Alive

SEOUL — In gaining public trust in journalism and tackling the declining revenue in the media industry, South Korea is developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system using algorithms to help the industry in the country to get back on its feet.

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BIMB Constantly Innovating Digital Solutions

KUALA LUMPUR – Integrated Islamic financial player, BIMB Holdings Bhd, is constantly innovating its digital solutions to meet the needs of investing communities.

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Canadian Charged In Yahoo Hacking Case To Plead Guilty In U.S.

Pic: ReutersA Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records.

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Philippine Privacy Regulators Say Uber Fails To Explain On Data Breach

MANILA -- The Philippine National Privacy Commission (NCP) said on Friday that Uber failed to provide vital information as to whether the data of Filipino Uber users were compromised in a massive breach the company experienced in October last year, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Apple Offices Raided Ahead Of Launch Of iPhone X In South Korea

South Korean authorities have raided Apple’s offices in Seoul as it prepares to launch the iPhone X. Metro.co.uk has learned that investigators visited Apple’s HQ earlier this week to ask questions about its business practices ahead of the launch of the smartphone tomorrow.

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Uber Told SoftBank About Data Breach Before Telling Public

Pic: ReutersUber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that it discussed a massive data breach with potential investor SoftBank Group Corp ahead of going public with details of the incident on Tuesday.

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Dining Goes Digital For Thailand's Street Food Vendors

Pic: Reuters (An advertisement board displaying a QR code is seen as a vendor waits for customers at a market in Bangkok, Thailand, November 22, 2017. Picture taken November 22, 2017.)

BANGKOK - Bangkok’s famous street-food vendors have joined the digital revolution, embracing payment via Quick Response (QR) barcodes that can be read using smartphones.

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Q&A: Explaining The Fight Over U.S. 'Net Neutrality' Regulations

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.

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