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Facebook working on ‘dislike’ button

Posted by on 16/09/2015
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Facebook working on ‘dislike’ button

Facebook working on ‘dislike’ button

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, pressed for years by users to add a “dislike” button, announced Tuesday it was working on the feature and will be testing it soon. “We’ve finally heard you,” CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg told a public town hall meeting in Facebook’s hometown of Menlo Park, California. A question submitted online by a […]

Twitter offers new cash stream for candidates – Partnership with Square Inc

Posted by on 15/09/2015
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Twitter offers new cash stream for candidates – Partnership with Square Inc

Twitter offers new cash stream for candidates – Partnership with Square Inc

WASHINGTON: Think of it as tweeting for dollars. The social media service Twitter yesterday introduced a feature that enables political candidates and advocacy groups to raise money directly via its mobile application, making it quicker and easier to harvest small donations from followers. Campaigns already aggressively use Twitter to spread their message, particularly during live […]

Apple iPhones on pace to beat last year’s record – Analysts expected about 4.5 million for first 24 hours

Posted by on 14/09/2015
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Headset technology better but not perfect

Posted by on 12/09/2015
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Headset technology better but not perfect

Headset technology better but not perfect

NEW YORK: The NFL upgraded the coach-toplayer communication system three years ago and now it’s apparent the coach-tocoach headsets are due for an upgrade, too. Following Pittsburgh’s 28-21 loss at New England in the 2015 opener, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin complained about headset failures, which he charged are “always the case” when playing in New […]

Social media helps savvy refugees ease trip to West – Migrants take advantage of online tools

Posted by on 11/09/2015
Filed under Europe, Middle East, Technology, Top Stories, World

Hands-on with the new Apple TV: Fast and fun, but with limits

Posted by on 10/09/2015
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Instagram opens up to advertisers worldwide

Posted by on 09/09/2015
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Instagram opens up to advertisers worldwide

Instagram opens up to advertisers worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO: Instagram opened its platform to most advertisers across the globe yesterday as the photo-sharing app seeks to make more money and compete with popular rivals such as Snapchat. Ads, previously available only in eight countries, will debut in more than 20 others including Italy, Spain and India, Instagram said. More than 200 countries […]

Disney teams up with Amazon and Microsoft

Posted by on 08/09/2015
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Disney teams up with Amazon and Microsoft

Disney teams up with Amazon and Microsoft

NEW YORK: Disney has signed agreements with Amazon and Microsoft that will allow them to use its cloud-based digital movie service. The deals expand the number of ways in which people can watch Disney films. The company already has agreements in place with Vudu, Google Play and iTunes. The service includes more than 450 digital […]

US army to unleash new all-purpose beast, ‘JLTV’ – The successor to the iconic Humvee

Posted by on 06/09/2015
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New NASA satellite loses instrument

Posted by on 05/09/2015
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New NASA satellite loses instrument

New NASA satellite loses instrument

LOS ANGELES: A NASA satellite launched just seven months ago has lost the use of one of two science instruments, but the space agency said Wednesday that the mission to map global soil moisture will continue. The radar instrument aboard the Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite stopped transmitting on July 7 due to a problem […]

6 ways your tech might be spying on you

Posted by on 03/09/2015
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Windows 10 privacy settings

Posted by on 02/09/2015
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Windows 10 privacy settings

Windows 10 privacy settings

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft’s new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords. The information is used by Cortana, Microsoft’s voice-activated digital assistant, and other new features that try to […]