Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:43
Facebook 'digital gangsters' violated privacy laws: MPs
London - A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook "digital gangsters" that knowingly violated data privacy and competition laws.
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
Top three rising business trends for 2019
MANY businesses and individuals these days virtually live on the online platforms. Digitalisation has brought with it several positive impacts on our everyday activities. It has also delivered the risk of privacy breaches and the need to be aware of cybersecurity issues. In the era of digital economy, three industries stand out from the crowd – e-commerce, digital marketing and cybersecurity.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Facebook paid users to track smartphone use: report
Washington - Facebook paid users, including teens, to track their smartphone activity as part of an effort to glean more data that could help the social network's competition efforts, according to a new report that may raise fresh privacy concerns.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
Media outlets stung by online criticism over sneaky reporting on missing girl
SOCIAL-MEDIA USERS have blasted news media outlets for invading the privacy of a 14-year-old girl who was reported as missing but turned out to be travelling with a much older man.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
Just who’s listening in?
Privacy becomes a selling point at tech show
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 04:00
Government uses ‘national security’ as cudgel against active citizens
POLITICAL activists and dissidents tend to be the victims of privacy violations as they are targeted by government surveillance due to so-called “security concerns”, say experts and right defenders.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 15:03
Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection
Facebook's woes mounted Wednesday as it faced a lawsuit alleging privacy violations related to data leaked to a consultancy working on Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, and as a new report suggested it shared more data with partners than it has acknowledged.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:16
Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at 'pop-up' kiosk
Facebook, under fire over missteps on privacy and data protection, went directly to the public on Thursday with a pop-up kiosk in New York where users could ask questions and find out more about how the social network handles personal information.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:10
Facebook adds $9 billion to share buyback effort
Facebook said Friday it would add $9 billion to its stock buyback program, which could scoop up shares pummeled over the past few months by privacy scandals and a slump on Wall Street.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
E-commerce and cybersecurity a focus of
E-COMMERCE and cybersecurity, together with Internet governance and data privacy, will be key topics among Asean member states after Thailand assumes the bloc chair in 2019, says Air Chief Marshall Prajin Juntong, deputy prime minister and minister of justice.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
From parcel delivery to security, Singapore bets big on drones
Hi-tech Singapore is planning to roll out a swarm of drones for tasks that include delivering parcels, inspecting buildings and providing security, but safety and privacy concerns mean the initiative may hit turbulence.
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 01:00
Luxury in the blue beyond
Perched on a small island off the coast of Koh Samui, Cape Fahn resort offers the ultimate in privacy
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
Microsoft CEO urges tech companies to defend users’ privacy
MICROSOFT CEO Satya Nadella has called on technology companies to defend users’ privacy as human right, urging firms and governments to collectively work together to protect the most vulnerable section in society.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:18
Facebook breach highlights need for stronger approach on data protection
FACEBOOK is once again in the news after the social media giant on September 28 revealed its largest security breach. Hackers exploited a vulnerability in its “View as” feature for testing privacy settings and stole access tokens.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
Concerns over facial recognition AI
THE ARRIVAL of artificial intelligence facial recognition technology across Asean countries, including Thailand, has raised concerns among businesses and consumers over individual privacy.