Friday, October 18, 2019

Samsung reveals why new Galaxy Note 9 will definitely not explode or catch fire

It may be the hottest gadget in town right now, but Samsung has promised that its new phone will absolutely not catch fire...

Pressures on Didi intensify after latest passenger killing

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s largest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing has suspended its carpooling service after a passenger was killed, and is likely to...

Russia-China to invest in hi-tech development

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - The Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF) and China’s Tus-Holdings on Tuesday announced joint investment plans focusing on developing technology, which...

Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from U.S. DoJ

FILE PHOTO: A Google sign is seen during the WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai, China, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo(Reuters)...

Amazon sells a bracelet that shocks you if you eat too much fast food

Stay safe from junk food through electrocution (Amazon/Pavlok/Getty)If you have trouble controlling cravings for fast food then perhaps it’s time to consider a...

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms

LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) and British rival Just Eat (JE.L) have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global...

Men’s penises could be half an inch shorter because of non-stick frying pan

Researchers have made a link between the size of someone’s manhood and cooking utensils their parents used. Scientists found that high levels of a...

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears

BEIJING (Reuters) - It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on...

Alleged OnePlus 7 leak shows a phone that’s basically just a screen

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is drawing the eyes of gadget fans around the world right now, but there’s always another challenger. OnePlus has been...

Scientists unveil ‘game-changing’ method to predict breast cancer risk

A method of predicting a woman’s risk of breast cancer which is said to be the most comprehensive yet has been unveiled by...

Indonesia's plans to regulate ride-hailing rates threaten Grab, Go-Jek models

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is preparing to launch regulations fixing the rates drivers and riders for ride-hailing services such as Grab and Go-Jek...

Heaviest star in the universe is almost ‘too massive to exist’

An artist’s impression of the pulse from a massive neutron star being delayed by the passage of a white dwarf star between the...

Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) shares slumped 9 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told the New York Times he...

Facebook Messenger is not working as ‘something went wrong’ and users aren’t happy

Messenger is struggling (Picture: Getty Images)It has been a bad couple of days for Facebook users as the app was down yesterday and...

As companies embrace AI, it's a job-seeker's market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Dozens of employers looking to hire the next generation of tech employees descended on the University of California, Berkeley...

The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns U.S. treatment programs

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated,...

Facebook's Libra support shrinks further as Priceline owner jumps ship

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) Libra cryptocurrency faced a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, after the ambitious project to bring digital...

Canada to allow extradition case against Huawei executive

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei is seen at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio PerezOTTAWA (Reuters)...

German police shut down website selling explosives

BERLIN (Reuters) - About a thousand police officers launched raids on Tuesday in Germany, Lithuania and Croatia as part of a cybercrime investigation...

Facebook sues over sales of fake accounts, likes and followers

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28,...

Philippine financial service firm flags data breach affecting 900,000 clients

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris April 15,...

From nostalgist to robot ethicist or de-extinction geneticist… 100 jobs of the future revealed

It’s pretty much inevitable that many of us will have our jobs stolen by a robot or artifical intelligence. So if you want to...