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Fast and stable Internet connection

KOTA KINABALU: Having fast and steady connection is what every Internet user wants.

(From left) Tai, Arjun, Maxis Enterprise Marketing & Product head Shanti Jusnita Johari and Maxis Sabah Region head Ng Chak Khin at the product launch in Kota Kinabalu.

Thai online shopping binge is sign of South-East Asia market size

Thailand has seen an explosion of Internet shopping in recent years as consumers become more tech savvy. And if that’s anything to go by, e-commerce in Southeast Asia is taking off as well.

Chinese scam suspects took over 11-storey block in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - No sooner had the 11-storey apartment building in Phnom Penh's affluent Tuol Kouk district been finished than dozens of young Chinese men and women moved in loaded with desks and laptops, said neighbours.

China's Silicon Delta will lead digital revolution, says HSBC

GUANGDONG: The next game-changing idea in global technology will likely come from a cluster of cities in the Guangdong province, says Montgomery Ho, chief executive of HSBC Guangdong.

3,000 illegal telcom towers in Perak; Ipoh and Manjung lead

There are an estimated 3,000 illegal telecommunication towers in the state, and they represent a loss in revenue amounting to millions.

Telecoms towers erected on top of a building in Ipoh.

Better Internet access could rejuvenate rural America, but how do you get it there?

A century ago, a popular song sheet wondered, "How you gonna keep 'em down on the farm after they've seen Paree?" Would America's doughboys resolve themselves to the so-slow rhythms of rural life after they'd tasted cosmopolitan Europe?

Tech firms protest proposed changes to US net neutrality rules

Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies protested online on Wednesday against proposed changes to US net neutrality rules.

Net neutrality is a broad principle that prohibits broadband providers from giving or selling access to speedy Internet, essentially a "fast lane," to certain Internet services over others. — Reuters

New Chinese Internet clampdown hurts business, US group says

China’s clampdown on the use of virtual private networks to circumvent the country’s internet controls risks disrupting businesses that depend on them for cloud services and data security.

More than a fifth of foreign businesses responding to a European Chamber of Commerce survey conducted this year complained that existing Internet restrictions in China affected more than a 10th of their in-country revenue. — Reuters

Xenophobia, hate speech thrive unchecked in bloody online games

Spend enough time hunting terrorists or wandering dystopian wastelands in online games and you’re bound to come across players hurling xenophobic and racist taunts at each other.

Beyond racism, territorial disputes offer ample ammunition for verbal sparring in online videogames, which has seen the traditional trash-talking devolve into real animosity for players from certain nations. — Reuters

Chong: TN50 will be drafted based on public feedback

RAWANG: The Government wants to hear public feedback on matters the government should place importance on as it moves towards achieving the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) initiative, said MCA Youth chief Datuk Chong Sin Woon.

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