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Shark-spotting drones on patrol at Australian beaches

Posted by on 13/12/2017
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Shark-spotting drones on patrol at Australian beaches

Shark-spotting drones on patrol at Australian beaches

Drones to identify underwater predators, deliver safety devices to swimmers SYDNEY: High-tech shark-spotting drones are patrolling dozens of Australian beaches this summer to quickly identify underwater predators and deliver safety devices to swimmers and surfers faster than traditional lifesavers. As hundreds of people lined up in early morning sun to take part in a recent […]

Seeking music edge, Apple buys song recognition app Shazam

Posted by on 12/12/2017
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Seeking music edge, Apple buys song recognition app Shazam

Seeking music edge, Apple buys song recognition app Shazam

Apple said Monday that it would buy leading song recognition app Shazam in a fresh bid to secure an edge in the intensifying battle of streaming services. Apple, whose streaming service has rapidly grown but still has only half the paid subscribers of Spotify, said that Shazam has consistently been one of the most popular […]

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro: There’s an app for that

Posted by on 12/12/2017
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Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro: There’s an app for that

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro: There’s an app for that

Pregnant women struggling to bag a seat on the famously packed Tokyo subway could find their salvation in a new app connecting them with nearby passengers willing to give up their coveted perch. The digital match-making app being trialled this week on the metro aims to overcome two problems especially prevalent in Japan: passengers generally […]

Easa Husain Al-Yousifi & Sons partners with Allied Telesis & Dahua Technology

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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Easa Husain Al-Yousifi & Sons partners with Allied Telesis & Dahua Technology

Easa Husain Al-Yousifi & Sons partners with Allied Telesis & Dahua Technology

Networking vendor, security solutions provider continue expansion in ME KUWAIT: Allied Telesis & Dahua Technology, leading provider of networking hardware and leaders of security solutions, announced their appointment of Easa Husain Al-Yousifi & Sons Company as its Added Accredited Systems Integrator exclusively and security solutions provider agent in Kuwait This event took place at the […]

‘Grinch bots’ may steal Christmas by snatching up prized toys

Posted by on 09/12/2017
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‘Grinch bots’ may steal Christmas by snatching up prized toys

‘Grinch bots’ may steal Christmas by snatching up prized toys

SAN FRANCISCO: If no one comes to the rescue, an online army of “Grinch bots” may end up spoiling Christmas for many kids by using automated software to scoop up prized toys and other sought-after items for big profit. The bots-yes, the same kinds of automated programs that spread political propaganda and manipulate opinion on […]

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in feud

Posted by on 06/12/2017
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Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in feud

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in feud

Escalating battle gets consumers in the crossfire SAN FRANCISCO: Google is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon’s Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire. The decision to block YouTube is retaliation for Amazon’s refusal to sell some Google products that compete with Amazon […]

Xi welcomes countries to ride fast train of internet, digital economy

Posted by on 03/12/2017
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Xi welcomes countries to ride fast train of internet, digital economy

Xi welcomes countries to ride fast train of internet, digital economy

Call to build a community of common future in cyberspace WUZHEN, China: Chinese President Xi Jinping said China hopes to encourage countries around the world to take a ride on the express train of internet and digital economic development. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made the remarks […]

Musk’s record-breaking battery officially launches in Australia

Posted by on 02/12/2017
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Musk’s record-breaking battery officially launches in Australia

Musk’s record-breaking battery officially launches in Australia

Battery farm expected to help tackle power shortages ADELAIDE: The world’s biggest battery was officially launched in Australia on Friday, a day after the Elon Musk-driven project was powered up early to meet demand amid a bout of hot weather, officials said. Musk’s Tesla built the Powerpack system, which can provide electricity for more than […]

Toyota unveils humanoid robot that mirrors user

Posted by on 29/11/2017
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Toyota unveils humanoid robot that mirrors user

Toyota unveils humanoid robot that mirrors user

Robot could also be used in workplaces, disaster areas and outer space TOKYO: Japanese auto giant Toyota yesterday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user’s movements, a product it says has uses as varied as elderly care and disaster response. The T-HR3 can be controlled by a wearable system that allows users to […]

Scandal-hit Uber hits the road to reassure regulators

Posted by on 28/11/2017
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Scandal-hit Uber hits the road to reassure regulators

Scandal-hit Uber hits the road to reassure regulators

TOKYO: Uber executives are travelling the globe to reassure regulators that the company is changing the way it does business, after a massive data breach became the latest controversy to hurt the ride-service firm’s reputation. Uber Technologies Inc is also continuing talks with Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp over an investment, Brooks Entwistle, Uber’s recently appointed […]

Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps CBs on edge

Posted by on 27/11/2017
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Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps CBs on edge

Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps CBs on edge

$10,000 in sight for bitcoin as it rockets to new record high FRANKFURT: Central bankers say the success of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is just a bubble. But it keeps them awake at night because these private currencies threaten their control of the banking system and money supply, which could undermine the monetary policies they […]

Bitcoin, an ‘Uber’ currency, not without risk

Posted by on 26/11/2017
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Bitcoin, an ‘Uber’ currency, not without risk

Bitcoin, an ‘Uber’ currency, not without risk

PARIS: Bitcoin, which this week soared to a new record high of more than $8,000, is the monetary equivalent of Uber, since it bypasses central bank regulation and could be attractive for financially fragile countries, economists say. Nevertheless, it is precisely the lack of oversight that opens up the users of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin […]

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