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South Korean TV ‘reunites’ mother with dead daughter in VR show

A tearful reunion between a mother and her dead daughter via advanced virtual reality for a South Korean television has become an online hit,...

Indian apps take on traditional norms offering rooms to unmarried couples

A new raft of Indian apps which offer rooms to unmarried couples are helping overturn traditional norms in a country where premarital sex remains...

Telangana police use facial recognition app to reunite families with lost children

Indian police have reunited thousands of missing and trafficked children with their families using a new facial recognition app that campaigners said was a...

WhatsApp users cross 2 billion, second only to Facebook

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp said on Wednesday it has amassed 2 billion users, becoming the second social media platform in the world to hit...

Britain to make social media platforms responsible for harmful content

Britain said it would force social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Snap to do more to block or remove harmful content on...

Multilingual robot waitress serves up fries in Afghan capital

In downtown Kabul, a robotic waitress named "Timea" rolls across a restaurant to serve a pizza and fries to a customer. Zahra Barakzai, 30, cheerfully...

Shillong girl develops anti-bullying app

Distraught over repeated bullying at school, a nine-year-old girl in Shillong has developed a mobile application which would enable a person to anonymously report...

Indian police arrests country’s first darknet narcotics vendor

The NCB on Sunday said it has arrested the country's first 'darknet' narcotics operative who allegedly shipped hundreds of psychotropic drug parcels abroad in...

U.S. lets Nuro deploy driverless delivery vehicles

In a first-of-its-kind approval by U.S. regulators, a federal agency on Thursday gave permission for autonomous vehicle startup Nuro Inc over the...

Bosch showcases mobility solutions for Indian market

With an eye to tap the domestic market, automobile component major Bosch on Thursday showcased a range of mobility and services products for the...