Sharmila Nair

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18 May 2018 | 6:30 PM

Celcom users to face disruption from May 20 to 21 due to billing system upgrade

Celcom prepaid and postpaid users take note. There will be a disruption in service from May 20 (8am) to May 21 (6am) due to works on upgrading its billing system.

The upgrading activity may affect all Celcom postpaid and prepaid customers who registered before Jan 29, 2018. — ROHAIZAT MD DARUS/The Star
18 May 2018 | 3:11 PM

Grab adds food delivery and e-wallet to its list of services

It started as a ride-sharing app but now Grab is ready to add on-demand food delivery, logistics, and e-wallet to its list of services in Malaysia and South-East Asia.

Goh shared they are looking to make Grab a one-stop app for consumers to enjoy the benefits of a cashless society. — ART CHEN/The Star
17 May 2018 | 6:37 PM

Over 15,000 iOS apps have 'programming error' that could expose iPhones to attacks

A programming error that could expose thousands of iPhones to attacks has been found in 15,978 iOS apps, some that have been downloaded over 100 million times.

Attackers who are on the same WiFi network as the iPhone could overwrite data, or even gain code execution on the affected apps. — Reuters
17 May 2018 | 5:20 PM

Get 10GB data for RM10 with Yoodo

From May 16 to June 17, existing Yoodo users can purchase 10GB data for RM10 only.

You don't have to worry about running out of data this Ramadan and Raya. — Yoodo
16 May 2018 | 6:13 PM

Never lose your family and friends ever again

Lynq is a device that reportedly can tell how far and in which direction the users are, so you can keep track of your family and friends when outdoors.

The device can link up to 12 people at one time. — Lynq
16 May 2018 | 1:25 PM

IWF: Children coerced into live streaming own sexual abuse, 98% under 13

Children are being groomed and coerced into livestreaming their own sexual abuse, says the Internet Watch Foundation.

The aim of the research is to call for greater awareness of online child sexual abuse using live-streaming apps. — TNS
15 May 2018 | 6:35 PM

Google introduces 2TB storage plan for US$9.99

If you are one of the many people who never seem to have enough storage space for photos and videos, Google has you covered.

An attendee working on a laptop computer during the Google I/O Developers Conference in Mountain View, California. Google One will provide more storage space at a cheaper price. — Bloomberg
15 May 2018 | 1:41 PM

GrabFood is now open for (limited) business

If you’re feeling hungry and yet don’t want to move anything but your fingers, here’s a solution for you – GrabFood.

GrabFood is now available at four locations within the Klang Valley: Mont Kiara, Bukit Damansara, Sri Hartamas and Bangsar. — GrabFood
14 May 2018 | 7:20 PM

Bug in popular encryption tools PGP and S/MIME could expose e-mail

The two popular e-mail encryption tools have a bug, called Efail, that could allow encrypted e-mails to be read as plaintext.

Those who use PGP or S/MIME are advised to disable them in their e-mail client for now. — AFP
14 May 2018 | 5:12 PM

Nintendo re-releasing NES Classic on June 29

After teasing fans for over a year, Nintendo finally announces that it is bringing back its NES Classic Edition next month.

The NES Classic Edition has games like The Legend Of Zelda and Metroid. — Nintendo