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Tech summit addresses lack of diversity

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at Microsoft Corp’s annual shareholders meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on December 3. 	— AP

Technology companies considering new methods of re-engineering their workforces

Intel funds 13 year old for low-cost Braille printer

If Shubham Banerjee cannot lay claim to being the world’s youngest venture capital-backed entrepreneur, he comes very close.

Malware eats into Apple

Palo Alto Networks has discovered a new form of malware that may have affected hundreds of thousands of Apple mobile device users, largely in China.

Virgin Galactic Spacecraft appears to have broken apart in flight

Law enforcement officials take a closer look at the wreckage (Photo: AP)

The head of the federal agency examining last week's fatal crash of a Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship during a test flight in California's Mojave Desert said on Sunday the vehicle appears to have

‘Terminally ill’ American woman Brittany Maynard kills herself

2013 File Photo obtained shows Brittany Maynard and her Great Dane puppy Charlie (Photo: AFP)

A young American woman with terminal cancer has committed suicide, following promises to do so that had triggered shock and controversy over the right to die.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay is a success

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Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days

Apple CEO fires back as retailers block Pay

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Apple Pay saw more than a million credit cards registered over the first 72 hours

Macs, mobile unite with Yosemite system


If you’ve upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar.

Touchscreen Mac unlikely, says Apple’s Federighi


When will we see a touchscreen Mac? Maybe never at least according to Apple’s head of software, says CNET.

New iPads to help Apple regain momentum

The iPad Air 2 on display at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, on Thursday. 	— AP

Apple, facing tough competition in the tablet market, on Friday unveiled a new line-up of iPads that feature its mobile payments system and include the fingerprint unlock used on iPhones.

Sweet are the uses of bonhomie. All that jocular stuff between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during the latter’s visit to India this week was a clincher.

I am happy that we have more tigers today than yesterday. But I am not happy that, as a nation, we are bent on counting tigers and alternately moaning or gloating over it.