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Google parent Alphabet hit by rising costs
Google parent Alphabet hit by rising costs
Google parent Alphabet reported quarterly earnings beating Wall Street expectations on Monday, but shares slipped, with investors apparently...
Huawei charm offensive runs into buzzsaw of US charges
Huawei charm offensive runs into buzzsaw of US charges
Fraud, obstruction of justice and cloak-and-dagger trade theft — a US rap sheet alleging systematic skullduggery by Chinese telecom giant...
For bruised Apple, a need to go beyond the iPhone
For bruised Apple, a need to go beyond the iPhone
Apple is aiming to show it can do more than just make iPhones in a quarterly update Tuesday for investors who are skeptical over whether the...
US charges Huawei in technology theft, sanctions violations
US charges Huawei in technology theft, sanctions violations
The US Justice Department on Monday unveiled sweeping charges against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in two cases likely to ratchet up...
WhatsApp limits forwarding function to fight misinformation
WhatsApp limits forwarding function to fight misinformation
On Monday, messaging platform WhatsApp announced an update which will limit the number of times a message can be forwarded in a bid to fight...
YouTube clarifies rules on pranks as risky memes rage
YouTube clarifies rules on pranks as risky memes rage
YouTube on Tuesday clarified rules against posting videos of dangerous pranks, as risky "challenges" prompt people to video...
Fiat Chrysler to pay $650-million over software misuse — report
Fiat Chrysler to pay $650-million over software misuse — report
Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay nearly $650-million to resolve litigation over its use of illegal engine-control software on diesel vehicles that...
Predatory Facebook is an illusory friend that uses you
Predatory Facebook is an illusory friend that uses you
Once upon a time, there was a book called The­facebook (it later became just Facebook). It was unlike any other book. It existed on the internet...
NASA rings in New Year with historic flyby of faraway world
NASA rings in New Year with historic flyby of faraway world
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) rang in the New Year on Tuesday with a historic flyby of the farthest, and quite possibly...
French start-up offers 'dark web' compass, but not for everyone
French start-up offers 'dark web' compass, but not for everyone
For years criminal websites shrouded in secrecy have thrived beyond the reach of traditional search engines, but a group of French engineers has...
Bangladesh slows internet ahead of election
Bangladesh slows internet ahead of election
Bangladesh's authorities have severely restricted internet services across the country in an effort to fight "propaganda" ahead of Sunday's general...
Nasa spacecraft hurtles toward historic New Year's flyby
Nasa spacecraft hurtles toward historic New Year's flyby
A Nasa spacecraft is hurtling toward a historic New Year's Day flyby of the most distant planetary object ever studied, a frozen relic of the early...
Built-in tools assist smartphone addicts
Built-in tools assist smartphone addicts
Tech giants Apple and Google have released tools built directly into their mobile operating systems to curb excessive smartphone use. Apple calls...
Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection
Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection
Facebook's woes mounted on Wednesday as it faced a lawsuit alleging privacy violations related to data leaked to a consultancy working on Donald...

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