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'Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan': senators

Facebook shocked regulators and lawmakers with its announcement on June 18 of hoping to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra in 2020.

17 Jul 2019 5:15 PM

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in Congress

A companion bill was introduced in the House by Representatives J. Panetta and R. Gallego and Republicans M. Gallagher and L. Cheney.

17 Jul 2019 4:59 PM

Samsung's 'Monsoon Sale' brings loads of discounts, offers on various products

The sale will take place from July 18 to July 24 and will also have offers on AKG, Harman Kardon and JBL products.

17 Jul 2019 3:25 PM

Bitcoin tumbles as US senators grill Facebook on crypto plans

David Marcus, the company’s top executive overseeing the planned Libra project, answered questions from the Senate Banking Committee.

17 Jul 2019 2:23 PM

US SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement

Facebook’s slow outreach to Clayton underscored challenges the company has had with its Libra rollout in Washington.

17 Jul 2019 2:10 PM


Apple discloses 20 new emoji in time for World Emoji Day

Colourful and very detailed, Apple has revealed 20 new emoji out of the 59 which are supposed to launch this fall.

17 Jul 2019 1:42 PM

Hackers loot millions of Bulgarians' financial data

A person claiming to be a Russian hacker emailed local media on Monday offering access to the stolen data.

17 Jul 2019 12:07 PM

Vodafone 5G kicks off in Germany

It will offer new 5G deals for smartphone users starting at 14.99 euros (USD 16.80) per month for the first year.

17 Jul 2019 11:09 AM

Xiaomi bankrolls in semiconductor chip designer

China’s Xiaomi Corp has taken a stake of roughly 6 per cent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd.

17 Jul 2019 10:58 AM

Man stuck hundreds of feet from shore saved by Apple Watch

Apple Watch has saved yet another life, this time of a man who was stuck hundreds of feet away from shore.

17 Jul 2019 10:33 AM


Google employer who supported global walkout quits

Google employee Meredith Whittaker is leaving the company over what is considered as retaliation from the search giant.

17 Jul 2019 9:18 AM

Facebook will let you report spam ads now

The reporting tool can be accessed by clicking three dots in the top right corner of each ad.

17 Jul 2019 8:19 AM

Hyundai Kona Electric SUV is cool and practical

The South Korean car maker has introduced the country’s first all-electric premium crossover in India.

17 Jul 2019 1:14 AM

Amazon offers USD 10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data

The deal is for new installations of the Amazon Assistant, a comparison-shopping tool that customers can add to their web browsers.

16 Jul 2019 8:25 PM

5 easy WhatsApp fixes to try when the app is down

Websites like Downdetector or help you find if the social messenger WhatsApp is down or not.

16 Jul 2019 6:16 PM


Qualcomm unveils new processor faster than the Snapdragon 855

The Snapdragon 855 plus is basically an overclocked and optimised Snapdragon 855.

16 Jul 2019 4:31 PM

PayPal launches international money transfer service Xoom across Europe

Xoom allows customers to transfer money abroad to more than 130 markets internationally, including India, Pakistan, Nigeria, and China.

16 Jul 2019 1:16 PM

Tesla drops cheapest Model X, S variants, cuts prices to simplify lineup

Tesla also lowered the starting price of its mass-market Model 3 to USD 38,990.

16 Jul 2019 1:08 PM

Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China

Experts in Ottawa are reviewing the security implications of 5G networks, including Huawei’s participation.

16 Jul 2019 1:00 PM

TikTok to store Russian users' data locally

TikTok is one of the world’s most popular apps, and allows users to create and share short videos with special effects.

16 Jul 2019 12:50 PM