Last Updated : 02-09-2014 03:14

 
 

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Apple unveils iPad Air, new Macs for holidays

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Apple Inc on Tuesday offered free upgrades for life on its operating system and business software, and unveiled thinner iPads and faster Mac computers ahead of a competitive holiday shopping season.

Twitter account of China's state broadcaster hacked

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China's state broadcaster CCTV News said on Tuesday one of its Twitter accounts had been hacked, and deleted a tweet claiming the country's president had set up a special unit to probe corruption accusations against a former domestic security chief.

Nokia World reveals phablets and tablets in Abu Dhabi

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Nokia has unveiled its first phablets - extra-large phones - as well as its first tablet computer.

Ship trackers 'vulnerable to hacking', experts warn

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A system used globally to track marine activity is highly vulnerable to hacking, security experts have warned.

DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

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Thanks to recent advances in genome sequencing that allow scientists to analyze DNA faster and more affordably than ever before, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis say they have found that many types of cancer are driven by the same genetic mutations.

HTC CEO steps back to focus on fixing smartphone slide: FT

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HTC Corp's chief executive has handed some duties to the company's chairwoman as the smartphone maker struggles to claw back market share from Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the Financial Times reported.

Facebook allows teenage users to post publicly on site

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Facebook is allowing users under 18 to post publicly on the site for the first time.

Twitter hires Google executive as head of retail: report

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Twitter Inc has hired an advertising executive from Google Inc to head its retail division, as the online messaging company ramps up hiring and works to expand its business ahead of an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

Nike shows off Fuelband SE activity-tracking wristband

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Nike has unveiled its second generation activity-tracking wristband, addressing criticism that its earlier device failed to recognise that some activities use more energy than others.

Intel to delay Broadwell PC chip production

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Intel, the world's biggest computer chip maker, has said the production of its next-generation PC chip, Broadwell, will be delayed by a quarter.

New iPads expected at Apple event set for October 22

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Apple Inc next Tuesday is expected to introduce a new line-up of iPads that will compete with the latest tablets from Amazon.com Inc and Samsung Electronics, amid pressure to preserve market share.

BlackBerry issues open letter to calm customers and partners

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BlackBerry Ltd on Monday sought to reassure its restive customers and partners that it was financially stable and "here to stay," even though it announced massive layoffs and sources say it is in talks to sell all or part of the company.

Burberry names Bailey CEO as Ahrendts quits for Apple

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Christopher Bailey, the designer credited with restoring the cachet to fashion brand Burberry, is to become chief executive next year when long-standing boss Angela Ahrendts will move to Apple.

NSA said to collect millions of e-mail address books, chat lists

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The National Security Agency is collecting hundreds of millions of contact lists from e-mail and instant message accounts from around the world, according to a Washington Post report.

Protests follow Google 'endorsed advert' change

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Google is facing a backlash over plans to put people's faces and comments about products and places into adverts.

Cyber warrior shortage hits anti-hacker fightback

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For the governments and corporations facing increasing computer attacks, the biggest challenge is finding the right cyber warriors to fight back.

US Army plans 'Iron Man' armour for soldiers

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The US Army is working to develop "revolutionary" smart armour that would give its troops "superhuman strength".

Foxconn admits labour violation at China factory

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Foxconn, the world's biggest contract electronics maker, has admitted student interns worked shifts at a factory in China that were in violation of its company policies.

Sony faces long fight to clamber up smartphone ranking tables

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Sony Corp will move cautiously in tackling key overseas smartphone markets such as the United States and China as it strives to become the third-biggest smartphone maker in the world, CEO Kazuo Hirai told journalists on Friday.

Ford car takes control of steering to avoid collisions

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A car that takes control of the steering wheel when it detects the risk of a collision is being tested at a research facility in Germany.

Blackhole malware exploit kit suspect arrested

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Russian police have reportedly arrested a man on suspicion of masterminding two infamous hacking tools.

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