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Blockchain has become one of enterprises top five priorities

19/09/2019 (Thu)

Blockchain will evolve further in the next two to three years among the enterprises as it has become one of their top five priorities, an Oracle executive said.

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Learning by watching: How manufacturers are adding AI to our kitchens

12/09/2019 (Thu)

Artificial intelligence is making our household appliances ever more economical, ever cleaner and ever faster. Your next oven will watch how you prepare food – and learn.

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Microsoft is making its Office 365 security better for businesses

11/09/2019 (Wed)

In an effort to help security teams deal with the barrage of critical alerts they receive daily, Microsoft has made its Automated Incident Response in Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) available to all enterprise customers.

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People are still the biggest security threat

10/09/2019 (Tue)

New research from Proofpoint has revealed that more than 99 percent of cyberattacks require human interaction to execute.

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Chinese shoppers adopt facial payments in cashless drive

05/09/2019 (Thu)

BEIJING: No cash, no cards, no wallet, and no smartphones: China’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial payment technology.

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Over a billion Android phones vulnerable to phishing attack

05/09/2019 (Thu)

Over a billion Android smartphones, including those from the world’s largest manufacturers, are vulnerable to a hugely dangerous cyberattack, researchers have warned.

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Thousands of servers can be remotely hacked

04/09/2019 (Wed)

Security researchers have discovered that at least 47,000 Supermicro severs in 90 countries have unpatched vulnerabilities in the firmware for their baseboard management controllers (BMCs) and this could leave them open to remote attacks.

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Viral Chinese deepfake app Zao lets people superimpose their faces onto celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and it is terrifyingly convincing

03/09/2019 (Tue)

China’s iPhone users have found a new craze – a new app called Zao which lets people convincingly and hilariously transpose their faces onto actors like Leonardo DiCaprio, Kit Harrington from “Game of Thrones”, and many others.

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PSA: This Android PDF scanner contains malware, uninstall immediately

02/09/2019 (Mon)

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 — If you have, or plan on using the app, CamScanner, researchers over at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a trojan module within the popular PDF scanner app. The app, which lets you scan images and turn them into PDF documents, reportedly has over 100 million downloads on the Google Play Store.

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The Week That Was: Making progress on the digital front

02/09/2019 (Mon)

They say time and tide wait for no one, and now we can add technology to that list as well.

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The enterprise and automotive Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow to 5.8bn endpoints in 2020 according to new forecasts from Gartner.

30/08/2019 (Fri)

The enterprise and automotive Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow to 5.8bn endpoints in 2020 according to new forecasts from Gartner.

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Telcos fully back national connectivity plan

29/08/2019 (Thu)

PETALING JAYA: Industry players are throwing in their support for the National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP), under which Malaysians across the urban-rural divide are set to enjoy high-quality and affordable digital connectivity.

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Windows 10 could still be snooping on user data

29/08/2019 (Thu)

The Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) has raised new privacy concerns regarding how Windows 10 collects user data after a follow-up to an investigation it conducted in 2017.

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Government announces approval of the National Digital ID initiative

27/08/2019 (Tue)

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia today revealed that it will spearhead the Government’s National Digital Identity initiative (National ID), which has been approved by the Cabinet.

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Can a Siri-like chatbot help lonely seniors?

26/08/2019 (Mon)

It’s not quite the Joaquin Phoenix-Scarlett Johansson love story from 2013 romance Her, but researchers believe an artificial intelligence chatbot may help relieve human loneliness, particularly in seniors.

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