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Customs bureau warns public vs ‘Internet love scams’

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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has warned the public against “Internet love scams” in which victims are befriended online and promised packages containing gifts and even money. They then receive an e-mail supposedly from the BOC asking for payment for duties and taxes. After remitting the money to a bank, however, the package never arrives and their “significant other” never contacts them again.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook accepts blame for brief outage

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Facebook took the blame Thursday for a brief outage that resulted in a flood of comments – chiefly on rival social network Twitter.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

St. Luke’s launches new online service

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St. Luke’s Medical Center has introduced another innovation from its eHealth online services.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Author John Gray warns over sex in online world

Dr. John Gray posing with his book "The Mars & Venus Diet and Excercise Solution"  AFP FILE PHOTO

He claims to have saved hundreds of thousands of marriages. But John Gray, author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus,” is worried by where relationships are going — notably online.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Kitten beheading sparks Chinese online rage

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A Chinese woman who beheaded a kitten and posted pictures online has provoked a wave of fury from tens of thousands of web users, with some calling her “insane”.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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