iPad Explodes in Apple Store in Amsterdam, Shop Evacuated: Report

August 20, 2018

In a new development, an Apple iPad exploded in an Amsterdam Apple Store on Sunday, as per a report. No customer or employee at the Apple Store faced any serious injuries though. The Apple iPad was quickly placed in a bucket filled with sand by the workers, preventing further damage. The vapour emitted by the iPad caused […]

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The Internet of Animals: Using tagged wildlife as a global network of environmental sensors

August 19, 2018

The final pieces are now in place for an international effort to take wildlife tracking to a new level. The International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space (ICARUS) seeks to attach tiny transmitters to creatures in unprecedented numbers, with astronauts this week installing the antenna on the International Space Station (ISS) that will collate all […]

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Facebook Ads: The Basics for Small Biz

August 19, 2018

Being the most prominent social media platform around the world, Facebook can’t be ignored when it comes to planning an advertising strategy for your small business. Two billion people around the world use this platform every month, which gives companies a large potential customer base to connect with. The benefits of creating Facebook ads is you can […]

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Mozilla Removes 23 Firefox Add-Ons For Logging Browser History And Sending to Unsecure Servers

August 17, 2018

Mozilla has deleted as many as 23 Firefox add-ons after being caught for covertly logging browser history of users. At first, an add-on called Web Security was deleted for tracking web history and sending data to servers in Germany. However, upon further inspection, multiple add-ons with different features were found to run the same code, and action against […]

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Google to Now Show More Contextual Subtopics in Search Results

August 17, 2018

The next time you are looking up for a particular city to move to, Google plans to show you the comparison between two cities, and possibly even tell you about the cost difference. Google has added a new feature to its search engine with the aim to provide you with more relevant information to give you multiple […]

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Apple Accused of Pressuring Game Rivals in Japan: Report

August 16, 2018

Japanese regulators are investigating Apple over allegations it unfairly pressured Yahoo Japan Corp to slow the expansion of its online games platform, which competes with Apple’s App Store, Japanese media reported on Thursday. The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is looking at whether Apple interfered in Yahoo Japan’s operations by pressuring it to cut back on developing its Game Plus web-based service which […]

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Twitter Bans Alex Jones, Infowars From Tweeting for Seven Days

August 16, 2018

Twitter has banned US conspiracy theorist Alex Jonesand his website Infowars from tweeting for seven days, saying their tweets violated company’s rules against abusive behaviour. The microblogging site said it had asked Jones late Tuesday to delete the tweet that contained a video, which according to a company spokesman had a segment that is an “incitement to violence”. […]

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BlackBerry KEY2 LE or KEY2 Lite Launch Expected at IFA on August 30

August 14, 2018

Brand licensee TCL Communications launched the BlackBerry KEY2 smartphone in June, and made it available in India in July this year. Now, TCL has sent out invites for another BlackBerry event on August 30 at IFA in Berlin. Speculation is rife that the company is set to launch the BlackBerry KEY2 Lite or the BlackBerry KEY2 LEsmartphone. The KEY2 LE, in particular, […]

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La Liga Matches to Stream for Free in India on Facebook

August 14, 2018

Spain’s top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch every game over the next three seasons free of charge on the social network. A statement from La Liga said all 380 league matches for the new season, which begins on Friday, […]

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Honda updates the HR-V crossover with new tech

August 13, 2018

The 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol has received an upgrade, which retains its 128bhp power output but sees official fuel economy rise to an impressive 53.2mpg when paired with the CVT gearbox. A six-speed manual is also available. Of more interest to keen drivers will be the addition of the 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol unit, which is coming […]

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