Increasing collaboration between digital and technology platforms in Malaysia

Collaboration between Google and Astro Awani. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital transformation, welcomes the strategic collaboration announced today between Google and Astro Awani in furthering the digitalisation efforts of the nation. The move is in line with MDEC’s four key thrust areas namely; in…

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Google misled Australian users about the collection and use of location data

Tech giant’s conduct was found to be liable to mislead the public. Australia’s Federal Court has found that Google LLC and Google Australia Pty Ltd (together, Google) misled consumers about personal location data collected through Android mobile devices between January 2017 and December 2018, in a world-first enforcement action brought…

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One Mount leverages Cloud in Vietnam

Improving AI driven hyper-personalisation efforts for customers across  retail and housing businesses. One Mount Group, a member of Vingroup and strategic partner of Techcombank, has partnered with Google Cloud to create one of Vietnam’s largest ecosystem connecting people and businesses at the intersection of technology and humanity. The partnership will…

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Pakistan’s Government approves Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-2023

Spectrum Master Plan and report has been developed by incorporating international best practices applicable to Pakistan. To ensure faster telecom network speed, Pakistan’s Government has approved a three-year “Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-2023”. The Spectrum Master Plan provides a future roadmap for spectrum allocation as well as spectrum-related policy reviews that…

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Technology companies sounds alarm over Pakistan’s data protection laws

The Asia Internet Coalition concerned over Pakistan’s removal and blocking of unlawful content rules. Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has publicly voiced its alarm over of Pakistan’s new law targeting internet companies, as well as the government’s opaque process by which these rules were developed. The Coalition represents companies like tech…

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Scam activity potential with rise of private messaging service

Growth in the use of private messaging services includes employees Australians are increasingly turning to online private messaging services to keep in touch with each other and are overwhelmingly choosing services provided by Facebook and Apple. The ACCC’s first Digital Platform Services Inquiry interim report, released today, shows how the…

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