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Uber launches boat service in Nigeria’s megacity Lagos

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking...

Trump joins video streaming platform Twitch for re-election campaign

U.S. President Donald Trump has joined Amazon Inc's Twitch, his verified account on the video game live-streaming platform showed in the run-up to the...

Google unveils Pixel 4 phones with radar, more affordable laptop

Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor to track hand gestures and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but the...

PayPal becomes first member to exit Facebook’s Libra Association

US payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build global digital...

Livestreamed killings test social media measures to block extremist content

Social media companies scrambled on Wednesday to scrub footage of a shooting outside a German synagogue from their platforms, in the first major test...

Vodafone tests new network tech in UK in challenge to ‘big three’ suppliers

Vodafone is testing innovative open access radio technology in Britain - a first for Europe - in a move that could break the grip Huawei,...

Sony rejects Loeb’s proposal for chip business spin-off

Sony Corp said on Tuesday it was rejecting a call by Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC to spin-off its chips business,...

Israel seeks to feed growing global appetite for food-tech

Ilan Samish dips a crisp in ketchup, takes a sip of soda and samples a spoonful of yoghurt - the latter three sweetened with...

Facebook wins ICC’s digital content rights for Indian subcontinent

Facebook will have exclusive digital content rights for International Cricket Council (ICC) events in the Indian subcontinent till 2023, the world governing body of...

Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices

Facebook unveiled new models of its Portal video chatting devices on Wednesday, making the company's first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a...