Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Why you still can’t ditch your cable box

NEW YORK: Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable...

Social media, the new megaphone for violent perpetrators

PALO ALTO: Tashfeen Malik, the woman involved in this week's Southern California mass shooting, has another claim to notoriety: She's the latest in a...

Russia-linked hackers target hotel guests across Europe

FRANKFURT: A cyber-spying group with suspected links to Russian military intelligence was probably behind a campaign targeting hotel guests in eight mostly European countries...

Selfies – five times more deadly than shark attacks

Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark...

South Korea pulls plug on child monitoring app

SEOUL: The most widely used child surveillance app in South Korea has been pulled from the market after security specialists raised serious concerns about...

Scientific Center visitors interact with Sophia robot

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is eager to restore scientific culture to reach a wide sector of...

Facebook to ‘label’ posts by hand, posing crucial privacy questions

Thousands of humans involved in labeling efforts HYDERABAD/SAN FRANCISCO: Over the past year, a team of as many as...

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...

Apple bans vaping apps from Store

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple said it is banning vaping-related apps from its App Store due to concerns that e-cigarette use can damage lungs...

India plans ‘very small’ space station after 2022

NEW DELHI: India plans to establish its own "very small" space station in the next decade as the country gears up for...

iPhone 7 launch generates crowds, queues worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple's global iPhone launch Friday was marked by excitement and frustration as fans queued to find scarce models of the coveted smartphone....

Saudi Arabian ‘honesty’ app takes internet by storm

RIYADH: Fizzing with boyish exuberance, Saudi programmer Zainalabdin Tawfiq could be mistaken for a college freshman, but the popularity of his "honesty" app has...

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