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Apple store evacuated after iPad battery explodes in Amsterdam

An Apple store in Amsterdam was evacuated and temporarily closed after an iPad's battery exploded on Sunday. Apple employees at the store secured the iPad and punctured...

US court orders hacker to pay for bail in cryptocurrency

A district court in the US has ordered an alleged hacker Martin Marsich to pay for a $750,000-worth bail in cryptocurrency. Martin is accused of hacking video...

Amazon, Microsoft oppose India’s data localisation plans

Trade groups representing US technology giants such as Amazon and Microsoft have opposed India's push towards data localisation. The move, which is aimed to protect user data,...

Treat Facebook as a content creator: US attorneys

Facebook should legally be considered a 'content creator' like any other media house, US attorneys claimed on Sunday over a case related to the social media giant's...

Netflix removes online user reviews from its platform

American streaming service Netflix has removed a desktop-only feature that allowed its subscribers to read and write reviews for TV shows and movies on its platform. This...

Librarian steals over ₹62 lakh to spend on mobile game

A former librarian from Utah, Adam Winger has been found guilty of embezzling $89,000 (over ₹62 lakh) in public funds to spend on 'Game of War' mobile...

Kofi Annan was among great peacemakers of our time: Gates

Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates on Saturday mourned the death of late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan and tweeted that he was "one of the great peacemakers...

Govt must penalise anyone misusing Aadhaar data: Snowden

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has suggested that the government must slap a 'criminal penalty' on anyone who uses Aadhaar data for purposes other than public services. He added...

Kerala flood victims can share location when offline: Google

Google on Saturday said that people waiting for relief in flood-hit Kerala can share their location even when they are offline. Flood victims can use their Android...

US forcing FB to decrypt Messenger for criminal probe: Report

The US government is reportedly pressurising Facebook to break the encryption in its Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a...

MNCs’ conspiracy: Patanjali on Kimbho app disappearance

Patanjali's "swadeshi" messaging app Kimbho has been taken down from Google Play Store, a day after its second soft launch on August 15. Patanjali spokesperson SK Tijarawala...

Google not close to launching search engine in China: Pichai

In a company-wide meeting on Thursday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that the company is "not close" to launching a search engine app in China that meets...

16-year-old Apple fan admits to hacking the company’s servers

A 16-year-old Australian boy has admitted to hacking the world's most valuable company Apple's servers and downloading internal files because he was a fan of Apple and...

Google admits user location is tracked even when turned off

Google has revised an erroneous description on its website, clarifying it continues to track users even after disabling the location. The 'Location History' help page now states:...

Google employees protest secret work on China search engine

Over 1,000 Google employees have signed a letter protesting against the company's secretive plan to build a search engine for China that would comply with the country's...

After FB & YouTube ban, Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist

Twitter has temporarily suspended the account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for "inciting violence", after he tweeted a video calling on supporters to get their "battle rifles"....

Pakistan’s telecom regulator threatens to ban Twitter

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has threatened to ban Twitter in the country if it does not comply with its directive to block objectionable content. Claiming that Twitter...

Humanoid robots placed at Chennai Airport to greet flyers

The Chennai Airport introduced two humanoid robots on a "trial basis" on Wednesday to provide information on the airport and its amenities. "The bots can navigate on...

Tencent’s profit falls for first time in nearly 13 years

Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings on Wednesday reported its first quarterly profit fall in nearly 13 years. Tencent’s profit in June quarter fell by 2% to $2.6...

FB admits it was ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech in Myanmar

Facebook on Thursday admitted it had been "too slow" to crack down on hate speech which contributed to violent attacks against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar....

Berkshire Hathaway’s Apple stake now worth $53 billion

World's third-richest person Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway raised its stake in Apple by 5% in the second quarter, taking the position's value to nearly $53 billion. Apple,...