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Data required to register national address

Data required to register national address

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has tweeted an infographic highlighting the data required by people to register their national address.

Australian regulator files privacy suit against Google alleging location data misuse

Australian regulator files privacy suit against Google alleging location data misuse

An Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google, accusing it of misleading smartphone users about how it collected and used personal location data ...

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of records belonging to patients worldwide, including X-Rays, mammograms and MRI scans, were long freely accessible online without basic security measures, German authorities said Tuesday ...

Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

Facebook Inc said it did not give companies access to personal data of users without their permission, after the New York Times reported on Tuesday ...

Tech giants face hefty fines under Australia cyber laws

Tech giants face hefty fines under Australia cyber laws

The government is updating its communication laws to compel local and international providers to co-operate with law enforcement agencies.

Minister launches new population committee website

Minister launches new population committee website

The website seeks to attract and invite different sections of society to view the mission of the committee and the principles and objectives of population policy.

Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

The Australian investigations stem from allegations made by Oracle Corp in a report provided as part of an Australian review into the impact that Google and Facebook have on the advertising market.

Qatar University denies hacking of its website

Qatar University denies hacking of its website

Qatar University has denied the information received about the hacking of its website, stressing that the infrastructure of the website protection systems is strong, consistent, and is constantly updated.

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the country will not close its door to the global internet, but that cyber sovereignty is key in its vision of internet development.

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

The massive data breach, believed to affect almost the entire population of Malaysia, was first reported last month by Lowyat.net, a local technology news website.

HP Enterprise unveils computer 'for era of Big Data'

HP Enterprise unveils computer 'for era of Big Data'

Researchers from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise on Tuesday unveiled what they claimed was a breakthrough in computing with a new machine capable of handling vast amounts of data at supercomputing speeds.

Dubai plans to end paper use by 2021

Dubai plans to end paper use by 2021

Dubai plans to end the use of paper in government by the year 2021, a senior official said on Sunday. Regional business hub Dubai would aim to issue the last printed government document in that year,