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Returned boxes of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. | AP
Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on January 23 

The company said Friday that the announcement will be livestreamed in Chinese, English and Korean on its websites.

20 Jan 2017

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For white-collar staff, Artificial Intelligence threatens new workplace revolution

The issue of how best to face up to this "Fourth Industrial Revolution" has been exercising politicians and business leaders this week

19 Jan 2017

Robot journalist in China writes news article in seconds

The robot journalist has a stronger data analysis capacity and is quicker at writing stories than staff reporters.

18 Jan 2017

It was earlier reported that Vine was also rolling out a way to make it easy for Twitter users to migrate their Vine followers to the social networking site.
Vine app officially shut down

According to a DailyMail report on Tuesday, it has not yet been revealed when the app will make the transition.

18 Jan 2017

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Samsung launches Galaxy C9 Pro in India

The customer can pre-book the device through select stores and online platforms from January 27.

17 Jan 2017

It’s time to hunt for the Moon’s twin! But can never spot two Suns...

A whole lot of messages go viral on social media on a regular basis, while some fake messages are easy to identify, like the ones claiming some scientific discovery or medical innovations, some can ea

17 Jan 2017

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Demand for more secure platforms boost downloads of instant messaging app Signal 

Worldwide downloads of the instant messaging app grew by 70% by the end of 2016, mostly owing to the President-elect Donald Trump's idea of surveillance and creation of a Muslim registry.

16 Jan 2017

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WhatsApp denies encrypted messages can be intercepted

The security issue was detected by Tobias Boelter, a cryptography and security researcher and reported by the Guardian.

14 Jan 2017

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WhatsApp vulnerable to snooping, says report

The mobile messaging service WhatsApp is vulnerable to interception, the Guardian newspaper reported on Friday.

13 Jan 2017

n   President of Nintendo Tatsumi Kimishima speaks during a presentation event of Nintendo Switch in Tokyo.(Photo |AP)
Nintendo reboots with new Switch game console

But Switch got off to an inauspicious start in October when a sneak peak at the console left gamers and analysts underwhelmed and with many unanswered questions

13 Jan 2017

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Robots need 'kill switches', warn Euro MPs

The unstoppable rise of robots in our everyday lives requires urgent EU rules such as "kill switches", European Parliament members warned.

13 Jan 2017

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Bad password habits can compromise your sensitive data

A research conducted by Russia-based software security company Kaspersky Lab has shown that people across the globe .

12 Jan 2017

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Now go live on Facebook from desktop

The social networking giant also rolled out a "Live Contributor" role in Pages, allowing admins to designate specific individuals to go live on behalf of the page.

12 Jan 2017

Electronic cables are silhouetted next to the logo of Twitter. (File photo | Reuters)
Twitter to shut down Dashboard

According to a report in TechCrunch, the product may not have had a large install base, though, which is why it was marked for shutdown. 

12 Jan 2017

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Facebook plans showing ads in middle of videos

The ads can also pop up on videos that run for atleast 90 seconds.

10 Jan 2017

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Apple iPhone turns 10, revolution continues

At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve Jobs introduced the world to iPhone as three products in one.

09 Jan 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai during the Digital India and Digital Technology dinner function in San Jose | PTI
Google betting big on AI, machine learning: Sundar Pichai

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday said his organisation is "betting big" on advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in the coming years.
 

05 Jan 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai (File | EPS)
Google's Pichai offers internet training for small Indian companies

The programme would be certified by the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

05 Jan 2017

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Facebook blocks photo of nude Neptune statue, retracts

The 16th century statue of the sea god dominates Piazza del Nettuno, a grand square in the heart of Bologna.

03 Jan 2017

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WhatsApp block about to happen on older phones

WhatsApp will stop working on certain phones by the end of 2016, many users of older versions of iPhones and Android handsets are about to find themselves cut off.

02 Jan 2017

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Coolpad Mega 3: Budget smartphone for selfie lovers

The company recently launched Coolpad Mega 3 that comes with the capability to hold three 4G-ready SIM cards.

02 Jan 2017