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Blackberry says will continue operations in Pakistan

Blackberry says will continue operations in Pakistan

BlackBerry Ltd said it has decided to continue its operations in Pakistan as the government dropped a request for access to users’ data. The company, which has faced similar problems… Read more »

Why Europe isn’t creating any Googles or Facebooks

Why Europe isn’t creating any Googles or Facebooks

HELSINKI (AP) — Micha Benoliel grew up in France and launched his first technology startup there, but he never forgot the atmosphere of adventure and optimism in San Francisco, where… Read more »

Intelligent Machines: The jobs robots will steal first

Intelligent Machines: The jobs robots will steal first

  If you are sitting at a desk, driving a taxi or carrying a hod, stop for a moment and ask: could a robot or machine do this job better?… Read more »

China launches communication technology experimental satellite

China launches communication technology experimental satellite

BEIJING (APP) – China has launched communication technology experimental satellite at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, Sichuan Province. A Long March-3B rocket will be mainly used to conduct… Read more »

Smartwatches, wearables open door to hackers: study

Smartwatches, wearables open door to hackers: study

(AFP) – People who wear smartwatches and connected fitness gadgets can open the door to hackers who could gain access to their data by spying on them as they type,… Read more »

Disney’s ‘Descendants’ soundtrack tops Billboard album chart

Disney’s ‘Descendants’ soundtrack tops Billboard album chart

NEW YORK (Reuters) The soundtrack from the Disney Channel TV movie “Descendants” topped the Billboard 200 chart this week, as Taylor Swift and British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran strengthened their dominance… Read more »

Google ‘Alphabet’ website blocked in China on first day

Google ‘Alphabet’ website blocked in China on first day

BEIJING (AFP) – Tech geeks in China looking to understand Google s newly unveiled corporate structure are out of luck: the website of the new parent company, dubbed Alphabet, was blocked… Read more »

Facebook must hand over New York users’ info to prosecutors, court rules

Facebook must hand over New York users’ info to prosecutors, court rules

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc cannot challenge search warrants New York prosecutors used to get information from its site on hundreds of users suspected of Social Security fraud, a… Read more »

Apple Pay launches in Britain, with hiccups

Apple Pay launches in Britain, with hiccups

(Reuters) – Apple introduced mobile payments in Britain on Tuesday, hoping to make a splash with consumers familiar with using cards for tap-and-go purchases, as resistance from hold-out banks and… Read more »

Nokia confirms may re-enter mobile phone market through licensing

Nokia confirms may re-enter mobile phone market through licensing

(Reuters) - Finnish telecoms network maker Nokia confirmed late on Monday that it may start designing and licensing mobile phone handsets under its brand name in 2016. Nokia said it was… Read more »

BlackBerry snags two new domain names as Android chatter heats up

BlackBerry snags two new domain names as Android chatter heats up

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO), which has been coy about its ambitions to make a mainstream Android smartphone, fueled more speculation about its plans this week when it scooped up two… Read more »

Record-breaking solar plane nears Hawaii after ‘difficult’ hours

Record-breaking solar plane nears Hawaii after ‘difficult’ hours

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – A solar-powered plane on the riskiest leg of a round-the-globe bid is closing in on Hawaii after a record-breaking flight which has tested its exhausted pilot… Read more »

S. Korea reports two more MERS deaths

S. Korea reports two more MERS deaths

SEOUL (AFP) – South Korea on Thursday reported two more deaths from its MERS outbreak and one more new case, bringing the total fatalities from the deadly virus to 29. The two… Read more »

Google launches free streaming service ahead of Apple Music debut

Google launches free streaming service ahead of Apple Music debut

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc launched a free version of its music streaming service on Tuesday, as it sought to upstage the debut of Apple Inc s rival service next week.   Google Play… Read more »