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Google scraps plan to remove cookies from Chrome

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23 — Google is planning to keep third-party cookies in its Chrome browser, it sa...

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Which Android smartphones are no longer protected against security flaws?

PARIS, July 22 — Smartphones running Android Lollipop, an operating system that’s almost 10 years ol...

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Conspiracy theories surge after massive global IT crash: From ‘World War 3’ to elite plots

WASHINGTON, July 21 — From fearmongering about a looming “World War 3” to false narratives linking a...

tech | 3 days ago

Microsoft cloud unit investigates Windows OS restart issue amid global outage

WASHINGTON, July 19 — Microsoft’s cloud unit Azure said today it was aware of the issue that impacte...

tech | 4 days ago

RIP to your Google shortened URLs, the service (and links) will soon expire

SACRAMENTO, July 19 — Google’s URL shortener has been a long mainstay of the internet, allowing user...

tech | 4 days ago

ViewQwest 10Gbps plan is now available, prices start from RM1,800 per month

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — ViewQwest 10Gbps broadband service is now available to customers in Malaysia...

tech | 5 days ago

Can’t wait for Apple’s iOS 18? Here’s how to test the latest beta on your iPhone

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Apple has officially released its iOS 18 Beta to the public, allowing existi...

tech | 1 week ago

OpenAI working on new reasoning technology under code name ‘Strawberry’

NEW YORK, July 15 — ChatGPT maker OpenAI is working on a novel approach to its artificial intelligen...

tech | 1 week ago

AI makes writing easier but stories sound alike, says study published in scientific journal 

WASHINGTON, July 14 — Books and movies of the future could all start to feel the same if creative in...

tech | 1 week ago

U Mobile teams up with four network facility providers for faster 5G network expansion

KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — The race is on for Malaysia’s second 5G Network as the Malaysian Communicati...

tech | 1 week ago

EU accepts Apple plan to open iPhone tap-to-pay to rivals

BRUSSELS, July 11 — The EU on Thursday approved Apple's offer to allow rivals access to the iPhone’s...

tech | 1 week ago

AI accessibility? Blind gamer puts ChatGPT to the test

KAWASAKI, July 11 — Japanese eSports gamer Mashiro is blind and often relies on a companion to get a...

tech | 1 week ago

Malaysian teen with a dream: 16-year-old Shah Alam schoolgirl becomes Apple Swift Student Challenge winner

KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — For Nur Alia Jannah, third time's the charm when she managed to win Apple’s a...

tech | 2 weeks ago

These smart glasses come loaded with AI: ChatGPT-powered glasses set to revolutionise everyday tasks

NEW YORK, July 4 — After the era of web-connected smart glasses comes the era of AI-powered smart gl...

tech | 2 weeks ago

Threads: Meta’s answer to X hits 175 million users on first anniversary, but struggles with ‘lack of unique identity’

SAN FRANCISCO, July 4 — Threads, Meta’s alternative to X (formerly Twitter), has hit 175 million mon...

tech | 2 weeks ago

Japan finally declares victory in effort to end government use of floppy disks

TOKYO, July 3 — Japan’s government has finally eliminated the use of floppy disks in all its systems...

tech | 2 weeks ago

‘Google is broken’: How an algorithm tweak cost livelihoods

PARIS, July 2 — Google made major changes to its search algorithm and spam filters earlier this year...

tech | 3 weeks ago

Video game designers battle to depict climate impacts

PARIS, June 30 — Game designer Sam Alfred is keenly aware of the challenge he faces in trying to bui...

tech | 3 weeks ago

As ICQ logs off for good, a look back at popular instant messaging apps over the years

ICQ, one of the biggest instant messaging platforms of the late 1990s and early 2000s, shut down on ...

tech | 3 weeks ago

YTL, CelcomDigi, Maxis complete deal with DNB, MoF Inc to pave way for 5G dual network model

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — Four telcos, CelcomDigi, Maxis, U Mobile and YTL, have officially concluded ...

tech | 3 weeks ago

Over 100 new languages are being added to Google Translate

PARIS, June 28 — Google has announced the arrival of 110 new languages to its online translation too...

tech | 3 weeks ago

AI takes centre stage as Mobile World Congress Shanghai kicks off

SHANGHAI, June 27 — From phones that can detect deepfake scams to autonomous intelligent vehicles, t...

tech | 3 weeks ago

Pioneering internet messenger ICQ shuts after 28 years

PARIS, June 27 — A pioneering internet messaging service that once boasted 100 million accounts has ...

tech | 3 weeks ago

Tencent’s ‘Dungeon & Fighter’ game dominates China’s mobile download charts

BEIJING, June 26 — Tencent Holdings Ltd’s newly launched Dungeon & Fighter (DnF Mobile) has got ...

tech | 3 weeks ago

US billionaire eyes TikTok takeover to save internet from Big Tech

TORONTO, June 24 — Frank McCourt, a US real estate billionaire, aims to buy TikTok to rescue the int...

tech | 1 month ago

Apple The Exchange TRX: Adding Malaysian flavour to Apple’s special sauce

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Apple’s first official retail store has been a long time in the making with ...

tech | 1 month ago

Apple delays rollout of AI features in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22 ― Apple yesterday said it would delay the rollout of its recently announced A...

tech | 1 month ago

‘Slop’ is the dubious online content churned out by AI

NEW YORK, June 21 — Among the huge mass of content now produced by artificial intelligence, much is ...

tech | 1 month ago

Nintendo surprises fans by announcing new ‘Zelda’ game

PARIS, June 20 — Nintendo surprised fans on Tuesday by announcing a new chapter in its 40-year-old Z...

tech | 1 month ago

AI goes mainstream as ‘AI PCs’ hit the market

TORONTO, June 20 — A new line of PCs specially made to run artificial intelligence programs hit stor...

tech | 1 month ago