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Qatar Airways celebrates World Cup 2018 kickoff

Qatar Airways celebrates World Cup 2018 kickoff

The airline provided its social media followers and football fans a unique opportunity with its #OnYourFeet challenge.

Facebook 'not aware of any abuse' of data by phone makers

Facebook 'not aware of any abuse' of data by phone makers

Facebook said on Monday that it does not know of any privacy abuse by cellphone makers who years ago were able to gain access to personal data on users and their friends.

Anger as Fiji tourism ad swaps 'church' for 'toilet'

Anger as Fiji tourism ad swaps 'church' for 'toilet'

Tourism Fiji withdrew the advertisement and issued an apology, blaming the error on a production mistake.

LuLu cautions shoppers against fake raffle prizes, gift vouchers

LuLu cautions shoppers against fake raffle prizes, gift vouchers

LuLu has advised the public to exercise “extreme caution while dealing with anyone asking for their bank card or other personal details and report the matter to the authorities concerned”.

Facebook CEO says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook CEO says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that his own personal data was included in that of 87 million or so Facebook users that was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Zuckerberg says Facebook did not do enough to prevent misuse

Zuckerberg says Facebook did not do enough to prevent misuse

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told Congress in written testimony released on Monday that the social media network did not do enough to prevent misuse of data and apologised.

Facebook scandals may be 'too big for company to fix alone'

Facebook scandals may be 'too big for company to fix alone'

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the US Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Tuesday to address questions about how his company handles its users' data.

Face detection tech used to understand human behaviour

Face detection tech used to understand human behaviour

“Face detection technology can not only recognise between two faces but also give the demographic features of the face as well as the gender, race and age of the person,” explained Dr Jisun An.

US visa seekers will have to disclose social media

US visa seekers will have to disclose social media

According to a State Department plan published on Friday, visa seekers -- whether visitors or would-be immigrants -- will be presented with a list of social media platforms.

Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack

Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday, saying tearfully that it was "a dream" to come home for the first time since she was airlifted to Britain more than five years ago.

QU forum explores ways to detect fake news

QU forum explores ways to detect fake news

“QU Library will continue in its efforts in co-operation with faculty members to raise community awareness on the issue of fake news through awareness sessions and events,” she said.

Rival Indian leaders accused of data breaches

Rival Indian leaders accused of data breaches

India's ruling and main opposition parties on Monday accused each other of using social media dirty tricks to mine and share followers' personal data.