Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-screen movies builds a digital entertainment business.Read more
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, sources with knowledge of the matter said.Read more
The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said.Read more
The Australian and Solomon Islands’ Governments has announced, the installation of the Coral Sea Cable in the Solomon Islands.The Coral Sea Cable is a 4,700km long fibre optic undersea telecommunications cable linking Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.Read more
The most advanced banking app has arrived in PNG, with Westpac releasing its new app to the Google Play and Apple stores. The Westpac PNG app offers smartphone users a variety of self-serve banking transactions, meaning they can access their personal accounts to bank whenever and wherever it suits them with an easy to use digital app format.Read more
LONDON (Reuters) – News organisations are being challenged by technology giants and unsettled by a broader lack of trust but they have a much deeper problem: most people don’t want to pay for online news, the Reuters Institute found.Read more
Kaugere Meri Self Haus were the proud recipient of a Telikom PNG’s latest product, Fixed Wireless Broadband to boost its campaign against Gender-Based Violence.Read more
With the trend of online shopping these days, people can just sit in the comfort of their home, office or anywhere else to purchase goods. BzzWorld is an online shopping platform introduced in Papua New Guinea a year ago. JM International launched their BzzWorld mobile app that enables customers to shop online. A more convenient and easy way to shop for various products.Read more
In support of the implementation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework (NDRRF) 2017 – 2030 launched by Minister for Inter-Government Relations and Member for Wewak, Kevin Isifu on the 16 February 2019, the PNG National Disaster Centre (NDC) in close collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and Asian Disaster Preparedness (ADPC), organized series of training workshops in Port Moresby.Read more
Online advertising is becoming an important part of doing business, especially for small to medium entrepreneurs. But it can be more useful if entrepreneurs know how to use different social media platforms to advertise their business.Read more
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Two weeks after a suicide bombing in Kashmir in February killed 40 Indian policemen, a Facebook user called Avi Dandiya posted a live video in which he played a recording of a call purportedly involving India’s home minister, the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and an unidentified woman.Read more
BEIJING/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she hoped to have a dialogue with Beijing about New Zealand’s intelligence agency’s decision to reject a bid by Chinese telecom giant Huawei to build a 5G mobile network.
Ardern is on a one-day visit to China and is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Premier Li Keqiang later on Monday.
SEOUL (Reuters) – Yoon Chang-hyun’s parents told him to get his sanity checked when he quit his secure job as a researcher at Samsung Electronics Co in 2015 to start his own YouTube channel.Read more
PNG Customs has successfully completed the roll-out of the automated system for customs data in Daru, Western Province.Read more