Wednesday, December 11, 2019

For a happier life, give up Facebook

COPENHAGEN:  Always envious? Got a non-existent social life and struggle to concentrate? All this might be down to Facebook if you believe a study...

Facebook rides mobile wave to boost profits, user base

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said surging mobile advertising lifted its profits and revenues as the world's biggest social network grew to over 1.5 billion people. Net...

Alibaba to take over China’s YouTube

BEIJING: Billionaire Jack Ma's Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced an estimated $4.8 billion deal to take over video streaming service Youku Tudou as it...

Microsoft gets stingy with free online storage

NEW YORK: Microsoft is getting stingy with online storage. The company just cut the free space it offers through its OneDrive service by two-thirds,...

Nissan test car drives itself safely, recognizes pedestrians – ‘Intelligent driving’ feature is smart...

TOKYO: Being a passenger in a self-driving car is similar to being driven around by a very cautious person, maybe your grandmother. Requiring neither...

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...

Time Warner Cable plans for TV on the Internet

NEW YORK: Hate your cable box? In a few weeks, Time Warner Cable is going to start testing in New York City a cable...

Apple opens its first stores in Arab world in UAE – Opening of stores...

DUBAI: Apple opened its first retail stores in the Arab world yesterday in the luxury malls of the United Arab Emirates, hoping to sell...

Zuckerberg in India to get ‘next billion online’

NEW DELHI: Facebook chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg said yesterday he believes India will be crucial to getting “the next billion online” and...

Huawei brings flagship Honor 7 to Middle East

DUBAI: Huawei Honor, the number one smartphone e-brand brought Honor 7 to the Middle East on Oct 12 as part of its hugely successful...

STC, EMC introduce transformational IT education program

DUBAI: EMC and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) today announced a strategic partnership is aimed at empowering STC teams with the knowledge, skills and capabilities...

YouTube to launch $10-a-month ad-free video, music plan Red

YouTube on Wednesday unveiled a new $10-a-month subscription plan in the US called Red that combines ad-free videos, new original series, movies from top...

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