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E-commerce: Prep for the peak season

E-commerce: Prep for the peak season

Black Friday has come and gone, and as any online business knows, especially in North America, it marks the start of a very lucrative sales period. But this year, the e-commerce sector is contending with unprecedented global inflation, unstable supply chains and new consumer buying behaviour.

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Elon Musk’s job cuts decimated Twitter team tackling child sexual abuse

Elon Musk’s job cuts decimated Twitter team tackling child sexual abuse

Elon Musk has dramatically reduced the size of the Twitter Inc. team devoted to tackling child sexual exploitation on the platform, cutting the global team of experts in half and leaving behind an overwhelmed skeleton crew, people familiar with the matter said.

29 Nov 2022 10

IT market facing shrinking sales

The IT market is facing subdued demand caused by economic challenges, high inflation and the weaker baht with the prospect of a sales contraction this year.

25 Nov 2022
IT market facing shrinking sales

Welcome to Tumblr. Now go away.

NEW YORK: Michele Catalano had mostly positive memories of Tumblr. When she joined the platform in 2009, two years after it started, it was a fledgling microblogging site with a friendly feel, she said, and a sense of community.

25 Nov 2022 5
Welcome to Tumblr. Now go away.
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Rock icon Christine McVie dies at 79

LONDON: Christine McVie, whose songwriting and signature vocals helped make British-American group Fleetwood Mac one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, has died at the age of 79.

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French baguettes get Unesco heritage status

PARIS: The French baguette -- "250 grams of magic and perfection," in the words of President Emmanuel Macron, and one of the abiding symbols of the nation -- was given UNESCO heritage status on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2022

Being gay: where it can lead to prison or even death

As Singapore lifted a colonial-era ban on sex between men while also taking steps to block marriage equality, AFP looks at dozens of countries that still criminalise the LGBTQ community:

29 Nov 2022 6
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Vanuatu struggles back online weeks after cyberattack

PORT VILA: Vanuatu's government said on Thursday it was slowly getting its communications back online following a cyberattack that knocked out emergency services, email and phone lines on the South Pacific island nation for weeks.

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Vanuatu struggles back online weeks after cyberattack
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Musk expects Neuralink to begin human trials in six months

WASHINGTON: Elon Musk said on Wednesday a wireless device developed by his brain chip company Neuralink is expected to begin human clinical trials in six months.

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Musk expects Neuralink to begin human trials in six months
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6 firms pick up satellite bid forms

Six companies have picked up bid documents for the satellite orbital slot auction as the process concluded on Wednesday, says the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

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6 firms pick up satellite bid forms
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IBM puts new focus on sustainability

IBM Thailand, a local operating unit of the global technology firm, has emphasised the importance of sustainability among businesses that can be powered by hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) for growth.

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IBM puts new focus on sustainability
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E-commerce: Prep for the peak season

Black Friday has come and gone, and as any online business knows, especially in North America, it marks the start of a very lucrative sales period. But this year, the e-commerce sector is contending with unprecedented global inflation, unstable supply chains and new consumer buying behaviour.

04:00
E-commerce: Prep for the peak season
30 Nov 2022

Cracking the covert app that exposed Europe's drug gangs

BRUSSELS - From torture and murder in the Netherlands and Serbia to an unprecedented web of corruption in Belgium, the Sky ECC investigation has shone a light into some of Europe's darkest corners.

30 Nov 2022
Cracking the covert app that exposed Europe's drug gangs
30 Nov 2022

Metaverse offers a virtual world of opportunity

Thais have shown strong interest in the metaverse, while the virtual world could be a promising opportunity for the tourism, shopping and gaming fields, according to online research firm Toluna.

30 Nov 2022 3
Metaverse offers a virtual world of opportunity
29 Nov 2022

Elon Musk’s job cuts decimated Twitter team tackling child sexual abuse

Elon Musk has dramatically reduced the size of the Twitter Inc. team devoted to tackling child sexual exploitation on the platform, cutting the global team of experts in half and leaving behind an overwhelmed skeleton crew, people familiar with the matter said.

29 Nov 2022 10
Elon Musk’s job cuts decimated Twitter team tackling child sexual abuse
29 Nov 2022

Musk signals Twitter going to 'war' with Apple

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday opened fire against Apple over its tight control of what is allowed on the App Store, saying the iPhone maker has threatened to oust his recently acquired social media platform.

29 Nov 2022
Musk signals Twitter going to 'war' with Apple
25 Nov 2022

Huawei commits to bridging the digital divide, connecting to the digital world

Huawei has signed a global commitment to join the International Telecommunication Union's Partner2Connect digital alliance, which will bring connectivity to about 120 million people in remote areas in more than 80 countries by 2025.

25 Nov 2022
Huawei commits to bridging the digital divide, connecting to the digital world
MOST RECENT LIFE

Rock icon Christine McVie dies at 79

LONDON: Christine McVie, whose songwriting and signature vocals helped make British-American group Fleetwood Mac one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, has died at the age of 79.

14:01

French baguettes get Unesco heritage status

PARIS: The French baguette -- "250 grams of magic and perfection," in the words of President Emmanuel Macron, and one of the abiding symbols of the nation -- was given UNESCO heritage status on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2022

Being gay: where it can lead to prison or even death

As Singapore lifted a colonial-era ban on sex between men while also taking steps to block marriage equality, AFP looks at dozens of countries that still criminalise the LGBTQ community:

29 Nov 2022 6