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Ping pong robot & a mirror that doesn’t lie, unveiled in Japan

Posted by on 07/10/2015
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Twitter makes it easier to grab onto hot ‘Moments’

Posted by on 06/10/2015
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Twitter makes it easier to grab onto hot ‘Moments’

Twitter makes it easier to grab onto hot ‘Moments’

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter made it easier yesterday to seize hot tweets and high-profile posts from the flood of real-time commentary at the one-to-many messaging service. A new “Moments” feature that promised to let people quickly tune into “the best of Twitter” made its debut in the United States with a promise it would spread wider […]

French PM jokes with robots during Japan visit

Posted by on 05/10/2015
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French PM jokes with robots during Japan visit

French PM jokes with robots during Japan visit

TOKYO: Robots have already begun taking the place of workers in a host of industries but how long before they replace politicians? That was the thorny philosophical question French Prime Minister encountered during a visit to Japan yesterday. During one of his many meet-and-greets, Manuel Valls was introduced to Nao and Pepper, two chatty robots […]

Google counters Apple with Nexus phones, new gadgetry – Tech giant unveils new smartphones

Posted by on 30/09/2015
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Google counters Apple with Nexus phones, new gadgetry – Tech giant unveils new smartphones

Google counters Apple with Nexus phones, new gadgetry – Tech giant unveils new smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO: Google fired back at Apple on Tuesday with a pair of new smartphones, a “convertible” tablet and other gadgetry ahead of the year-end holiday shopping season. The California tech giant unveiled two new Nexus smartphones with enhanced features including fingerprint sensors and improved cameras aimed at the high end of the market dominated […]

Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

Posted by on 29/09/2015
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Honor 7 – product review guidelines

Posted by on 28/09/2015
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Honor 7 – product review guidelines

Honor 7 – product review guidelines

KUWAIT: The device is one honor’s flagship products and set to spice up mobile-internet experiences with its forward-thinking design, innovative smart functions and groundbreaking multimedia capabilities. To ensure you get the most out of the honor 7during your trial, kindly refer to the product features and tests1outlined below. If you have any questions or would […]

With eyes on space, India launches ‘mini-Hubble’

Posted by on 28/09/2015
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With eyes on space, India launches ‘mini-Hubble’

With eyes on space, India launches ‘mini-Hubble’

NEW DELHI: India launched its first space research observatory and several US satellites yesterday, part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s drive to expand his country’s influence in the competitive, $300 billion global space industry. The observatory, named ASTROSAT, will help Indian scientists intensify space exploration efforts by studying distant celestial objects and conduct deeper analyses […]

Apple under fire for factory conditions as iPhone launches

Posted by on 27/09/2015
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Apple under fire for factory conditions as iPhone launches

Apple under fire for factory conditions as iPhone launches

HONG KONG: A labour rights group marked the launch of Apple’s latest iPhone Friday with a report accusing one of the smartphone giant’s Chinese suppliers of exploiting factory workers. Hong Kong-based Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) say Lens Technology, which makes touchscreen glass, used forced overtime, withheld wages and risked workers’ health after […]

India’s goat sellers flock to the Internet this Eid

Posted by on 23/09/2015
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Better photos, animated shots in new iPhones

Posted by on 22/09/2015
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Better photos, animated shots in new iPhones

Better photos, animated shots in new iPhones

NEW YORK: Photography gets even better with Apple’s new iPhones. Although the iPhone is already among the best smartphones for everyday shots, images from previous iPhones haven’t been as sharp as what rival cameras produce. The new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models address that, with 50 percent more detail, while introducing animation for still […]

Apple’s App Store suffers worst-ever malware attack

Posted by on 21/09/2015
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Apple’s App Store suffers worst-ever malware attack

Apple’s App Store suffers worst-ever malware attack

WASHINGTON: Apple acknowledged yesterday that malicious code had found a way into some of its popular Chinese mobile apps, raising security concerns as the US tech giant prepares its newest iPhone launch. The company said it had removed tainted applications from its App Store, days after security researchers revealed the infiltration into Apple’s normally secure […]

ArabianITS: Partners in securing e-banking

Posted by on 20/09/2015
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ArabianITS: Partners in securing e-banking

ArabianITS: Partners in securing e-banking

Trust is the foundation of any good relationship. And this has never been truer, or more vital, than with the relationship between the banking sector and their customers. Without the confidence that their financial information is protected, consumers will be less likely to use online services. This will directly impact banks initiatives toward cost reduction […]