• By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 23, 2018

    IRAN BANS BANKS FROM USING CRYPTOCURRENCIES

    TEHRAN: Iran banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions on Monday amid ongoing debate...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 23, 2018

    PROFESSOR DEFENDS ROLE IN CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA DATA SCANDAL

    WASHINGTON: The psychologist behind an app that harvested data from 50 million Facebook users defended his role in the scandal Sunday,...

    Facebook
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 22, 2018

    DATA CRISIS TRIGGERS IT SECURITY FEARS

    Goosebumps are rising among social media fans amid a firestorm over Facebook's massive personal data harvesting. Coincidentally, a...

    Telecom, Facebook
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 22, 2018

    SURGE IN ANONYMOUS ASIA TWITTER ACCOUNTS SPARKS BOT FEARS

    HONG KONG - It has been being jokingly referred to as "Botmageddon". But a surge in new, anonymous Twitter accounts across swathes...

    Twitter
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 22, 2018

    PRAYUT PLAYS DOWN CONCERNS OVER ALIBABA MONOPOLY

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Saturday played down concerns over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group's monopoly after Thailand...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 21, 2018

    TWITTER BOTS GET POLITICAL IN MALAYSIA

    KUALA LUMPUR: Just weeks before Malaysia goes to the polls, automated accounts known as bots are flooding Twitter with tens of thousands...

    Twitter
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 20, 2018

    COUNTRYSIDE MAYHEM

    The latest entry to the Far Cry franchise is finally here after much anticipation. Its predecessor, Far Cry 4, delivered a pretty ruthless...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 19, 2018

    SPACEX LIFTS OFF CARRYING NEW PLANET-HUNTER, TESS

    TAMPA - Nasa on Wednesday launched its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a US$337 million satellite that aims to scan 85% of...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 19, 2018

    ALIBABA'S JACK MA HERE WITH B11BN TO INVEST

    Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma arrived at Government House on Thursday to meet Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 19, 2018

    AMAZON.COM SHOPPING APP GOES GLOBAL

    Amazon.com Inc has launched an international shopping feature that will enable customers across the world to shop more than 45 million...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 19, 2018

    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE TO GO FULLY CASHLESS

    The National University of Singapore has set itself the aim of becoming a fully cashless campus sometime in the new academic year -...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 19, 2018

    LAWYER URGES ACTION ON DATA PROTECTION BILL

    The recent cases of data leakage by Facebook and True Move H are a wake-up call for the government to update and enforce data protection...

    Facebook
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 18, 2018

    FACEBOOK ROLLING OUT PRIVACY CHOICES UNDER EU RULES

    MENLO PARK, US: Facebook announced Wednesday it would begin rolling out changes to how it handles private data this week to comply...

    Facebook
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 18, 2018

    RUSSIA SAYS TO PROBE FACEBOOK AFTER TELEGRAM CRACKDOWN

    MOSCOW: Russia's telecoms watchdog plans to probe Facebook before the end of the year after blocking access in the country to the popular...

    Telecom, Facebook
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 17, 2018

    TRUE URGED TO COMPENSATE DATA-BREACH CUSTOMERS

    The telecom regulator has ordered True Move H to assess the impact and prepare a compensation offer to customers affected by the recent...

    Telecom
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 17, 2018

    FACEBOOK CONFIRMS IT COLLECTS DATA BEYOND USERS

    SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed Monday that it also collected information...

    Facebook
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 17, 2018

    SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY TO LAUNCH DRIVERLESS BUS SHUTTLE SERVICE

    By the end of next year, the Nanyang Technological University will have an autonomous shuttle service serving the entire campus.

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 17, 2018

    CRYPTO FANS URGE CAPITAL GAINS RETHINK

    Crypto enthusiasts and issuers of initial coin offerings have asked the Finance Ministry to delay or waive the capital gains tax to...

  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 16, 2018

    PHILIPPINES COMPLAINS FACEBOOK FACT-CHECKERS ARE BIASED

    MANILA: The Philippines government on Monday criticised Facebook's choice of two independent online news platforms to help fight the...

    Facebook
  • By Bangkokpost   -   Apr 15, 2018

    TRUE SAYS CUSTOMERS' DATA LEAKAGE FIXED

    ITruemart, a unit of mobile phone operator True Corp Plc, said on Saturday it has fixed a data leak that led to information on some...

    Phone, Mobile