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US blacklists Huawei; China says strongly opposes unilateral sanctions  

China on Thursday slammed a decision by the US government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps...

TikTok blocked in India after court order

The Chinese video app TikTok is no longer available in Google and Apple app stores in India after a state court prohibited its downloads,...

iPads replace books in hi-tech Asian schools

APPLE’S iPad and other tablet computers are replacing traditional note pads in some Asian schools and making the lives of thousands of students a...

Huawei gets UK approval to build 5G network

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given the go-ahead for China's Huawei to help build a 5G network in the UK, shrugging off security...

Sundar Pichai is new Android chief at Google

ANDY Rubin, the brains behind the Google Android operating system which has become the dominant mobile platform, is stepping down as head of that...

Sony sells 4.1 million Move systems, races Kinect

SONY Corp has sold 4.1 million of its Move motion-sensing game controllers to retailers worldwide in the two months since launch, putting it roughly...

Cows in Britain flaunt 5G connection

They may look like regular cows, but a herd of Friesian dairy cattle at a British farm are internet pioneers and they are enjoying...

Humour, satire at Webby Awards

HUMOUR, online hits and social good blended at the Webby Awards - the internet industry’s version of Hollywood’s Oscars.Addictive game “Angry Birds” along with...

Nokia is set to fight rivals with cheaper models

FINNISH mobile phone maker Nokia is set to launch cheaper handset models in an attempt to fend off growing competition from Chinese rivals in...

Photos of Jupiter’s poles released by NASA

NASA published on Friday (Sept 3) the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole and its southern aurora, taken during the Juno spacecraft's first orbital...