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Apple takes art to city streets to augment reality

Tech giant Apple is taking art out of the gallery and splashing it on the real world, creating playful, digital skylines with technology that...

Twitter to let users follow interests as well as people

Twitter users will be able to follow a small number of interests by the end of the year in the same way they follow...

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax

Google, Facebook and Amazon are among the companies that will testify Monday at a US government hearing on the French government's digital services tax. In July,...

Microsoft halts development of Minecraft update

Microsoft has halted development of an ambitious update to Minecraft, throwing in the towel after concluding it was technically too complicated, according to a...

Faith 2.0: pilgrims turn to tech to boost hajj

The hajj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and...

Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Google's Android platform amid...

Samsung’s new Note takes on Huawei

Samsung unveiled a new version of the Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday with fast 5G network connection and improved camera features, hoping the premium...

Apple faces investigation for suspected unfair competition in Russia

Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia's anti-monopoly...

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices

Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of...

Pentagon stalls $10 billion cloud contract eyed by Amazon

The Pentagon has put off awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract sought by Amazon, saying Thursday that the process will be reviewed by...