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US social media giant Facebook and online payment pioneer PayPal both have participated in a fundraising round...
Internet companies hit by Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law

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A law requiring Internet companies in Vietnam to remove content the country’s authorities deem to be against the state came into effect January 1,...
Data mining of 1.18 million Filipino Facebook users under scrutiny

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The National Privacy Commission of the Philippines is investigating an alleged data breach involving UK data mining firm Cambridge Analytica which is suspected of...
Facebook defensive after Myanmar civil groups blast CEO Zuckerberg

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Facebook apologised on April 6 to Myanmar civil society groups who took issue with the social media network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s defense of the...
Vietnam deploys cyber warfare troop of 10,000

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Vietnam has unveiled a new, 10,000-strong military cyber warfare unit to counter “wrong” views on the Internet, media reported, amid a widening crackdown on...
Indonesia suspects local Google branch of tricking the taxman

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Indonesia's tax office said it will investigate Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Internet giant Google, for suspected unpaid taxes of at least $400...
Indonesia to Google, Twitter, Facebook: Pay taxes or get blocked

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Global Internet giants could have their services blocked or at least their bandwidth reduced in Indonesia if they do not obtain "permanent establishment" status...
Ooredoo sells 1 million SIM cards in Myanmar, but users complain

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Ooredoo Myanmar has sold more than 1 million SIM cards since the soft launch of its service here early in August, though technicians at...
Tech start-ups in Gaza get support

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Start-ups in Gaza now have the opportunity to get funding for their business ideas. Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG) is the strip’s first and only...
How Softbank Vision Fund Could Have Created Real Economic Value

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The recent acquisition of WhatsApp at $19 billion has got valuations of digital companies into the conversation topics of most corporate folks. Most recently,...
Facebook’s growth strategy for Asia-Pacific

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Facebook's goal this year in the Asia-Pacific region is to continue to focus on marketing growth in four key segments: brand, direct response, local...
Philippine Internet users to grow to 41 million

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The number of Internet users in the Philippines is expected to grow this year to 41 million from 33 million in 2013, based on...
Facebook opens official presence in Vietnam

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The social network Facebook has around 22 million users in Vietnam but no official presence in the country to deal with advertising partners directly....
Cross-dressers face jail in Malaysian state

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Pahang, an Islamic state in Peninsular Malaysia and the third-largest in the country after Sarawak and Sabah, has decreed cross-dressing a criminal offense punishable...
Malaysia blocked over 6,600 websites

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Malaysia's Communications and Multimedia Ministry has blocked 6,640 internet sites that breached the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998. Furthermore, more than twenty cases are...
Facebook goes face down again, users disgruntled

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Problems with slow-loading pages, profiles and photos not working on Facebook along with complete timeline outages started to be reported from November 8 in...
Lao government to regulate social media

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The Lao government is drafting regulations to oversee social media and ensure Internet users use the sites "in a responsible manner", Ministry of Post...
Facebook down in large parts of Southeast Asia

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Facebook users on Monday night (as per Southeast Asia time zones) were unable to post and update their status on the popular social media...