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Amazon Inc's (AMZN.O) Australia unit has signed up Zip Co Ltd (Z1P.AX) to offer its buy now, pay later

Alphabet investigates handling of harassment claims

Google's parent company Alphabet confirmed Wednesday that its board is investigating how executives handled accusations of misconduct including

New AI chips top key benchmark tests: Nvidia

Nvidia Corp said on Wednesday its chips used to power artificial intelligence topped a series of benchmark tests that

Indonesians invent device to aid internet-addicts

From browsing social media to watching videos and chatting with friends, Indonesian university student Tyas Sisianindita spends about eight

Apple publishes new technical details

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Wednesday published four new papers outlining technical details of how some of the privacy features

Tesla to unveil electric pickup on Nov 21

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) plans to unveil its electric pickup truck, cybertruck, on Nov. 21 in Los Angeles near the

China launches Sudan's first ever satellite

Sudan's first ever satellite for conducting research in military, economic and space technology has been launched by China,

Netflix to disappear on older Samsung smart TVs

Samsung has announced that Netflix will no longer be supported on some of its older smart TVs. From 1

WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature

Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Thursday launched a catalog feature for its WhatsApp messaging app, it said in a blog

Tesla settles with Walmart lawsuits

Walmart Inc has settled its lawsuit accusing Tesla Inc of negligence in installing solar panels atop hundreds of the

Brazil plans to create 8 AI labs

The Brazilian government on Monday announced a plan to build eight artificial intelligence (AI) labs across the country. The

OSL leaps on new Hong Kong rules

Hong Kong-based OSL, part of BC Group, said on Thursday it had become the first cryptocurrency firm to apply

No Twitter ads, no problem for Trump: Campaign official

Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) decision to scrap political advertising will have little effect on the re-election campaign of U.S.

China to launch Chang'e-5 lunar probe in 2020

China plans to launch the Chang'e-5 probe in 2020 to bring moon samples back to Earth, according to

India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach

India has asked Facebook-owned WhatsApp to explain the nature of a privacy breach on its messaging platform that has

Nokia eyes Malaysian ports for 5G business as Huawei takes early lead

Nokia (NOKIA.HE) is targeting Malaysian ports in a bid to get a share of the country's fifth-generation (5G) technology

Dubai displays tech reputation with global robotics contest

Seeking to bolster its image as a forward-looking metropolis, Dubai hosted the largest-ever international robotics contest this week, challenging

Fifth IISF to begin Nov 5 in Kolkata

The fifth edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) is going to begin in Kolkata on November

AppleTV+ debuts streaming TV service

Apple TV+, the iPhone maker's entry into the crowded streaming TV market, debuts on Friday as the first

Nintendo to begin testing Mario Kart Tour multiplayer

Nintendo Co Ltd said on Friday it would begin testing a multiplayer option for its Mario Kart Tour mobile

Dutch inventor unveils device to scoop plastic out of rivers

Dutch inventor Boyan Slat is widening his effort to clean up floating plastic from the Pacific Ocean by

Facebook launches a news section, will pay publishers

Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising

ZTE launches dual-gigabit home gateway

ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has

Twitter ad platform suffers tech glitches

Twitter Inc posted worse-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, plagued by technical issues that hurt its advertising and

TikTok hits back over China influence claims

TikTok launched in the US last year and has proved popular with celebrities and young people. TikTok has hit

Samsung scion faces new trial for corruption scandal

The heir to the Samsung Empire arrived at court Friday for a retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal

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