Malaysia is one step closer to outlawing fake news

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Last week, the Malaysian government proposed a law that would criminalize the spread of fake news and today, the country's parliament pushed the bill one step closer to enaction. The lower house of parliament voted to approve the bill today and it no…
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Malaysia just made fake news illegal and punishable by up to six years in jail

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Malaysia passed a new law today that would punish citizens on social media or those working at a digital publication for spreading fake news with a 500,000 ringgit ($ 123,000) fine and a possible a prison sentence of up to six years. Led by Prime Minister Najib Razak, the Anti-Fake News bill passed in parliament today despite opponents who had criticized the bill for possibly impeding free speech and attempting to censor the prime minister’s involvement in a multibillion-dollar scandal.

A draft of the bill had specified a prison sentence of up to 10 years as punishment, but the government toned it down to six in the finalized version, as reported by Reuters. Fake news cases will be handled by an independent court process. Violators could…

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Apple reseller in Malaysia forced to cancel $50 iPhone sale when thousands of people showed up

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A Malaysian retailer, Switch, had no choice but to suspend a clearance sale that it advertised to sell off some of its demo units including iPhones between the 5S through the iPhone 7. iPad Minis, iPod Touches, iMacs, Apple TVs, and MacBooks. All in all, there was probably a total of 200 Apple units altogether, and just 10 iPhone 5S devices marked at $ 50 with very limited quantities of a sub-$ 100 iPad, a sub-$ 150 MacBook Air, and a 24-inch iMac for $ 255 (which all sound way too good to be true). The problem here was that over 11,000 people showed up, according to a Facebook post, for a…

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Samsung Galaxy Note FE pre-orders begin today in Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Note FE managed to escape South Korea and it is going to reach Malaysia’s market on October 25. Starting today, the pre-orders begin on Samsung Malaysia’s website and will last until next Tuesday. The phone will be sold for MYR2,599 or about €523. The most impatient fans who decide to pre-order will get some freebies like 1-year extended warranty plus 1-year screen protection plan. There’s a slight asterisk attached though – to receive the promotions, the Galaxy Note FE has to be collected at selected Samsung Experience Stores and Authorised Dealers before to…

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Malaysia Huawei Mate 10 pre-orders come with a bunch of freebies

Huawei announced the Mate 10 with a price tag of €699 and date of availability from November 2017 for 11 first-wave launch markets. One of them is Malaysia and the fans there are getting a pretty sweet deal through online retailer 3ex – the Mate 10 costs MYR2,699 or about €540. But wait, there’s more – the seller also gives freebies worth MYR999/€200 with each pre-order. Screengrab from 3ex The exclusive freebies include Huawei Car Supercharger, Huawei Smart Scale, Bluetooth monopod, 3M Screen warranty and Huawei VIP Service Membership. The Huawei Mate 10 is offered in only one…

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Samsung Galaxy Note FE goes on sale in Malaysia on October 25

Yesterday we reported that the Samsung Galaxy Note FE (short for Fan Edition) was listed on Malaysian carrier Yes’ website as upcoming and today Samsung itself has confirmed the phone’s arrival to the Malaysian market. The Samsung Galaxy Note FE will start selling in Malaysia through its own retail network and authorized third-party carriers and retailers on October 25 for the MYR2,599 (€520). If you’re unaware of what the Samsung Galaxy Note FE is – it’s a Galaxy Note7 with a smaller, safer 3,200mAh battery. It comes with 2017-relevant specs with a 5.7-inch 1440p Super AMOLED…

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Samsung Galaxy Note FE to hit Malaysia soon

Samsung brought back the Galaxy Note7 in the form of the Galaxy Note FE and started selling it in limited quantity in its home country of South Korea. And until recently there wasn’t much information in the way of a release outside of Korea but it seems there’s still more to the Galaxy Note FE’s story. According to a list of supported devices for Malaysian carrier Yes the Galaxy Note FE may start selling in the country soon. Yes also carries the new Galaxy Note8 and could position the Galaxy Note FE as a cheaper alternative with an S Pen. The Samsung Galaxy Note FE is sold in…

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Samsung Galaxy Note8 availability expands, arrives in Thailand and Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has been launched in a couple of more countries today. Asian markets Thailand and Malaysia are the newest regions where the device is now available for purchase. It was last week, when Samsung announced the global roll out of the flagship smartphone, releasing it in as many as 42 countries. Some of the regions that got the phone first included US, Canada, Singapore, Korea and major European markets. Recently, the Galaxy Note8 shipments began in India as well. Samsung plans to launch the phone in around 150 countries by the end of October. Via 1 2

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Nokia 8 arrives in Asia, Malaysia gets it first

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Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Lite surfaces in Malaysia

Asus recently launched six new phones, two of them being the Zenfone 4 Selfie and the Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro. Now, another version pops up in Malaysia, named Zenfone 4 Selfie Lite. Unlike the first two models that have dual front cameras, the Lite option comes with only one 16 MP sensor for selfies. The Selfie 4 Lite has a 5.3″ screen with HD resolution. The memory is 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage. The camera on the back is 16 MP with f/2.0, just like the front-mounted snapper. Asus Malaysia launched the phone with a model number ZB520KL and will offer the phone for MYR899 or around…

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