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Uber wins appeal against London ban

Uber wins appeal against London ban

Uber has won its appeal after losing its license to operate in London, Bloomberg reports. A judge ruled that the service is fit and proper and should be allowed to operate in the England capital.

(0)Comments | September 28, 2020  6:55 pm

Amazon unveils flying home security drone, Ring

Amazon unveils flying home security drone, Ring

Ring, the Amazon-owned home security business, introduced a flying camera on Thursday that may excite home-surveillance fans but is almost certain to rankle privacy advocates. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 26, 2020  1:02 pm

Astronomers find possible sign of life on Venus

Astronomers find possible sign of life on Venus

Traces of a rare molecule known as phosphine have been found in the hellish, heavily acidic atmosphere of Venus, astronomers announced Monday providing a tantalizing clue about the possibility of life. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 15, 2020  11:04 am

YouTube launches its TikTok rival, YouTube Shorts

YouTube launches its TikTok rival, YouTube Shorts

As TikToks fate in the U.S. remains murky, YouTube today announced the launch of a new short-form video experience its calling YouTube Shorts. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 15, 2020  9:20 am

Xbox Series S set to debut on November 10

Xbox Series S set to debut on November 10

Xbox Series S console will debut on November 10, Microsoft has confirmed through a teaser video released on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 9, 2020  3:27 pm

India bans PUBG Mobile and 117 other Chinese apps

India bans PUBG Mobile and 117 other Chinese apps

India has banned more than 100 additional apps with linkage to China, including popular mobile game PUBG, citing cybersecurity concerns as geopolitical tensions escalate at the two neighboring nations disputed border. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 3, 2020  1:11 pm

Twitter account of Narendra Modis personal website hacked

Twitter account of Narendra Modis personal website hacked

The Twitter account for Prime Minister Narendra Modis personal website and the Narendra Modi Mobile App was reportedly hacked at around 3:15 am on Thursday. The account has 2.5 million followers. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 3, 2020  8:32 am

Chinas new tech export controls could give Beijing a say in TikTok sale

Chinas new tech export controls could give Beijing a say in TikTok sale

Chinas new rules around tech exports mean ByteDances sale of TikToks U.S. operations could need Beijings approval, a Chinese trade expert told state media, a requirement that would complicate the forced and politically charged divestment. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 31, 2020  3:06 pm

Google services including Gmail hit by serious disruption

Google services including Gmail hit by serious disruption

Google services including Gmail, Drive and Docs are currently experiencing serious issues, as the company has acknowledged on its status dashboard. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 20, 2020  2:40 pm

Google Lookout: App reads grocery labels for blind people

Google Lookout: App reads grocery labels for blind people

Googles AI can now identify food in the supermarket, in a move designed to help the visually impaired. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 13, 2020  4:21 pm

Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club

Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has moved into the billionaire club as the tech firms share price continues to soar. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 11, 2020  4:10 pm

TikTok to sue Trump administration on Presidents executive order ban

TikTok to sue Trump administration on Presidents executive order ban

The embattled short-form video app TikTok may launch its legal fight against an executive order banning the app in the United States on Tuesday, under grounds the ban is unconstitutional. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 9, 2020  5:57 pm

TikTok: Trump says he will ban Chinese video app in the US

TikTok: Trump says he will ban Chinese video app in the US

United States President Donald Trump has announced he is banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok in the US. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 1, 2020  4:27 pm

NASAs new Mars rover launches from Florida to seek signs of past life

NASAs new Mars rover launches from Florida to seek signs of past life

NASAs next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Floridas Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to search for traces of potential past life on Earths planetary neighbor. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2020  9:02 pm

Big Tech Hearing: Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple CEOs grilled over market dominance

Big Tech Hearing: Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple CEOs grilled over market dominance

The CEOs of some of the worlds biggest tech companies, Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon faced off with the US Congress on Wednesday and were told they have too much power, spread fake news and are a danger to the American economy. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2020  3:13 pm

Donald Trump Jr suspended from tweeting over Covid-19 post

Donald Trump Jr suspended from tweeting over Covid-19 post

Twitter has banned the US presidents eldest son from tweeting for 12 hours. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 29, 2020  9:30 am

Chinas Tianwen-1 Mars rover rockets away from Earth

Chinas Tianwen-1 Mars rover rockets away from Earth

China has launched its first rover mission to Mars. The six-wheeled robot, encapsulated in a protective probe, was lifted off Earth by a Long March 5 rocket from the Wenchang spaceport on Hainan Island at 12:40 local time (04:40 GMT). MORE..

(0)Comments | July 23, 2020  12:33 pm

UAE successfully launches Arab worlds first Mars mission

UAE successfully launches Arab worlds first Mars mission

The United Arab Emirates successfully launched its Mars-bound Hope Probe on Sunday, marking the the Arab worlds first interplanetary mission -- and the first of three international missions to the Red Planet this summer. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 20, 2020  8:31 pm

Apple, Biden, Musk and other high-profile Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

Apple, Biden, Musk and other high-profile Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

The Twitter accounts of some of the most prominent U.S. political and business leaders, from Barack Obama and Joe Biden to Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett, were hacked Wednesday afternoon in an apparent effort to promote a Bitcoin scam. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2020  10:37 am

Microsoft Teams introduces Together Mode and other features

Microsoft Teams introduces Together Mode and other features

Microsoft Teams has introduced a host of new features to better its video calling app. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 9, 2020  2:53 pm

Tesla is now worth more than Toyota, Disney and Coke

Tesla is now worth more than Toyota, Disney and Coke

Elon Musks electric car business exceeds the value of almost every company in the S&P 500, including some iconic American companies. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 2, 2020  5:00 pm

Nintendo, Tencent team up on Pokemon battler

Nintendo, Tencent team up on Pokemon battler

Nintendo-backed The Pokemon Company on Wednesday announced a cross-platform Pokemon team battling game developed with Tencents Timi Studio as the two gaming heavyweights deepen their cooperation with a twist on the Pokemon format. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2020  5:06 pm

Sri Lanka tech firm to join Microsoft AI for Accessibility program

Sri Lanka tech firm to join Microsoft AI for Accessibility program

Microsoft announced it selected Fortude as the first Sri Lankan grant recipient of its AI for Accessibility program, which funds organizations that use artificial intelligence to empower people with disabilities. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 23, 2020  5:31 pm

WhatsApp launches digital payments service in Brazil

WhatsApp launches digital payments service in Brazil

After testing a beta version in India, WhatsApp has launched in-app payments in Brazil, the company announced in a blog post on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 16, 2020  11:27 am

Twitter deletes Chinese state-linked disinformation network

Twitter deletes Chinese state-linked disinformation network

Twitter said Friday it had deleted more than 170,000 accounts linked to a Chinese government disinformation campaign that targeted Hong Kongs pro-democracy movement and sought to discredit the United States. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 12, 2020  4:24 pm
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