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Cops raid shady electronic waste plant

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Police and officials from the Industry Ministry on Thrusday launched a raid on a factory which allegedly imported hazardous electronic waste from abroad to Lat Krabang industrial estate in Bangkok.

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EU's new data protection rules come into effect

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BRUSSELS: The European Union's new data protection laws came into effect on Friday, with Brussels saying the changes will protect consumers from being like "people naked in an aquarium".

Thursday, May 24

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Facebook begins labelling, verification for political ads

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WASHINGTON: Facebook said Thursday it began implementing a new policy requiring labelling of political ads and verification of identities of those paying for the messages.

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EcommerceIQ looks into hiring and keeping talent

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Digital marketing, senior management and tech are the three departments that struggle the most to find quality talent, according to the Talent Challenge Community Survey in Southeast Asia by EcommerceIQ, a regional market research portal.

Wednesday, May 23

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Zuckerberg to face pressure on taxes in Macron meeting

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PARIS: Fresh from saying "sorry" to European lawmakers, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds talks with Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday where he will face renewed pressure over his company's tax policies.

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US startup peddles 3D-printed bicycle

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After a career that included helping Alphabet Inc's Google build out data centres and speeding packages for Amazon.com Inc to customers, Jim Miller is doing what many Silicon Valley executives do after stints at big companies: finding more…

Thailand takes No.2 Line Today spot with 32m users

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Line Today has secured 32 million users in Thailand after two years of operations, making it the service's second-largest market after Japan.

Tuesday, May 22

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Wiko View Max

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Wiko View Max sports supersized 18:9 widescreen is complete with enhanced multimedia and amazing photos. It comes with 3GB RAM, 4G LTE, has 32GB of memory and is expandable with a 128GB MicroSD card. Capture more details in high resolution…

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Facebook boss to apologise to European Parliament

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Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will say sorry to the European Parliament on Tuesday, pledging that the social media giant has learned hard lessons from a massive breach of users' personal data.

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Facebook boss faces European Parliament over data scandal

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BRUSSELS: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg faces tough questions later Tuesday at the European Parliament over the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal.

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Regtech to get push of data privacy compliance

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New compliance regulations concerning digital disruption and data privacy protection are driving opportunities for a new type of startup -- regulatory technology (regtech) -- in Thailand.

Monday, May 21

DE Ministry ushers in data protection agency

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The Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry has set up a Data Protection Knowledge Centre (DPKC), a centralised unit creating awareness about data protection for state agencies and the private sector.

Sunday, May 20

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Digital assets at the crossroads

With the recent unveiling of the digital asset decree as an overarching apparatus to regulate digital asset investments and transactions, opinions are divided on whether the framework will help domestic digital fund-raising leap forward or…

Startups get a boost with new official website

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The National Innovation Agency (NIA) has launched "startupthailand.org", a revamped version of its former website aimed at becoming a hub for Thai startups and fostering growth in the Thai startup ecosystem.

Saturday, May 19

New department to update education

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The government will push for the establishment of a new ministry to oversee higher education, research and development before it cedes power, said Science and Technology Minister Suvit Maesincee.

Friday, May 18

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DJI MAVIC AIR

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If you want to up your drone game, the DJI Mavic Air is the best next step for you. Motion tracking, smart capture, 4K camera, 8GB of storage and easily portable, this drone also comes with its own remote control so you can fly with ease…

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Digital asset framework enters hearing phase

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the public hearing process on details of the digital asset regulatory framework, with the initial retail investment amount in an initial coin offering (ICO) project capped at 300,000…

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Fathers, sons, gods, & monsters

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The new "God Of War" is an epic tale where you hack through enemies while being a broodish dad.

Thursday, May 17

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YouTube to launch streaming service Tuesday

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Google's YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon a premium service that will charge more for its original shows.

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Digital asset laws urged to plug gaps

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Authorities are being urged to roll out supplementary laws to plug loopholes in the royal decree governing digital asset transactions, which took effect early this week.

DE creating 2 new agencies

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The Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry plans to establish two new agencies and an institute by next year to ensure the ongoing digital transformation process.

New cryptocurrency law 'still has gaps'

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Authorities are being urged to roll out supplementary laws to plug loopholes in the royal decree governing cryptocurrency transactions, which took effect early this week.

Wednesday, May 16

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PayPal joins Indonesian venture firm to develop fintech startups

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PayPal Holdings is teaming up with Indonesian venture-capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures to back emerging financial technologies that can be developed for Southeast Asia.

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A new library for new times

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Sometimes a library does spell boredom. But what about one with a view of a huge football stadium, cooking classes, a maker space, automatic lockers for retrieving books at your convenience and an online e-book catalogue? Sound like fun?

ICOs no-go amid public vetting

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New initial coin offerings (ICOs) will be prohibited from launching during the public hearing process to draft the organic law on regulating digital assets, says the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Tuesday, May 15

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Facebook hails local SMEs for social commerce savvy

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Thai small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are a source of global innovation and inspiration as they use Facebook to introduce products to the local market.

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Facebook: Censoring nudity, looking for hate speech

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SAN FRANCISCO: Getting rid of racism, sexism and "hateful remarks" on Facebook is challenging for the company because computer programs have difficulties understanding the nuances of human language, the company said Tuesday.

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'Big three' interested in 1800MHz spectrum auction

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True Move, AIS and Dtac have collected bidding documents for the auction of the 1800MHz spectrum scheduled for Aug 4. Three licences will be auctioned.

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State, KBank to assist SMEs with e-sales

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The Industry Ministry is collaborating with Kasikornbank (KBank) to offer an e-commerce platform -- K PLUS Market -- for the government's Creative Industry Village (CIV) scheme.

Thaicom, Mediavision venture into Africa

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Thaicom, the country's sole satellite service provider, signed a deal with European content delivery service Mediavision to offer broadcast solutions for European and international programmers to expand their distribution network into Sub…