‘South Park’ game maker invents fart-smelling VR system

The creators of an upcoming “South Park” video game have developed a stinky spin on virtual reality. Ubisoft unveiled plans Friday for a VR...

Huawei Honor set on changing the Smartphone industry in 2017

Honor, the world's number one smartphone e-brand from Huawei, has recorded solid growth over 2016 and has established itself as a truly global player...

Big switch: Electric cars put China on automobile map

More than 30 new companies in the electric car market GENEVA: The rise of electric cars heralds not only a major technology switch but also...

Google slams Australia law forcing tech giants to pay for news

SYDNEY: US technology giant Google went on the offensive yesterday against an Australian plan forcing digital giants...

Apple unveils first new iPod model in four years

Apple on Tuesday introduced its first new iPod model in four years, highlighting music and games as it continued to make a...

Sony’s PlayStation 5 launch set for late 2020

Sony said yesterday its next-generation PlayStation 5 console, with new immersive features giving players the tactile experience of virtual worlds, would launch...

India’s army of ethical hackers ignored at home

Indians rake most bug bounties rewards NEW DELHI: Kanishk Sajnani did not receive so much as a thank you from a major Indian airline when...

Fourth e-Government forum kicks off

 E-Kuwait targets top quality e-services:  Sheikh Mohammad KUWAIT: The 4th E-Government Forum titled 'Electronic Services Perspectives' kicked off yesterday at the Arraya Ballroom. Several companies...

Google’s self-driving car strikes public bus

LOS ANGELES: A self-driving car being tested by Google struck a public bus on a Silicon Valley street, a minor accident that appears to...

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO: Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means...

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...

UK may use taxes to get tech giants to do more to fight extremism

LONDON: Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants like Google and Facebook unless they do more to combat online extremism by taking down...

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