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Do China tech giants pose a risk for European banks?

Chinese customers can pay with their smartphones almost everywhere as most businesses display Alipay and WeChat QR payment codes, including a vegetable stand in...

Hope for ‘Fortnite’ gamers as developer launches App Store bypass software

Silicon Valley tech firm Nvidia has developed a version of its GEForce Now cloud gaming service that runs on Apple’s browser. — AFP SAN FRANCISCO,...

Internet Archive keeps Flash games alive…without Flash

Pac Man is one of the many Flash games featured in Internet Archive. — Picture courtesy of Internet Archives SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 21 — Fans...

Facebook offers up first-ever estimate of hate speech prevalence on its platform

Facebook, under scrutiny over its policing of abuses, particularly around November's US presidential election, released the estimate in its quarterly content moderation report. —...

Privacy not included: How creepy is your connected Christmas present?

When it comes to privacy, Mozilla's guide can help you choose safer, more secure connected products. ― IStock.com/AFP pic SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20 ― As...

Google launches strong encryption for Android messages

Google will be rolling out end-to-end encryption for Android users. ― Picture courtesy of Google via AFP SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20 ― Google said yesterday...

Ever heard of Yubo, the latest social app that’s a hit with teens?

The Yubo application is available to be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. ― Picture courtesy of Yubo via AFP SAN FRANCISCO,...

Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform

Facebook, under scrutiny over its policing of abuses, particularly around November's US presidential election, released the estimate in its quarterly content moderation report. —...

Nvidia, Epic to bring ‘Fortnite’ back to iPhones in ‘near future’

The popular video game ‘Fortnite’ by Epic Games is pictured on a screen in this picture illustration August 14, 2020. — Reuters pic SANTA CLARA,...

Former Yahoo CEO Mayer makes comeback with new contacts app

Former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer. — AFP pic SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19 — Former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer began her comeback to the...

Boom in demand for friendly hackers as 5G approaches

Prince, a member of the hacking group Red Hacker Alliance who refused to give his real name, uses a website that monitors global cyberattacks...

Galaxy A42 5G: This is Samsung Malaysia’s cheapest 5G smartphone

Samsung’s Galaxy A42 5G runs on a Snapdragon processor and it has a bigger battery than the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. — Picture courtesy...

Welcome Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi 6 promises to speed up wireless connections. — iStock pic via AFP SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19 — Wi-Fi 6 first landed in 2019,...

Around the world, disappointment and concern accompany 5G roll-outs

As 5G rolls out worldwide, the new cellular networking standard isn’t always meeting expectations. — iStock pic via AFP SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19 — As...

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 may have been the last Note ever

The Galaxy Note 20 might just have been the last Note series smartphone for the foreseeable future, if several leaks and rumours are to...

Houseparty, Fortnite partner to let gamers video chat while playing

Demand from stay-at-home gamers has boosted videogame sales and the use of social media apps to stay connected with friends and family. — Prostock-Studio...

Launching on Nov 24, will Poco M3 be the new king of budget phones?

The Poco M3 launch is happening on Tuesday, November 24 at 8.00pm Malaysian time. ― SoyaCincau pic KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 ― The Poco X3...

TikTok could surpass one billion active users by 2021

To this day, TikTok counts 700 million active users worldwide, 100 million are American. — AFP pic SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 18 ― TikTok is certainly...

Will you soon be playing a character that looks like you in ‘Fortnite’? (VIDEO)

Hyprsense launched its Hyprmeet app in September, enabling users to personalise their avatars on numerous applications including Zoom and Discord. ― Picture courtesy of...

Amazon launches online pharmacy for US consumers

The online pharmacy would allow customers to use their insurance or pay out of pocket, with discounts offered for Amazon Prime members. — AFP...

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