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Apple unveils two new iPhones, starting at $99

APPLE unveiled two new iPhones on Tuesday (September 10) in its bid to expand its share of the smartphone market, including one as low...

Tech barons paint rosy future at Davos despite security fears

TECHNOLOGICAL advances are to explode 10 times faster than even the internet boom in the 1990s, top tech tycoons told the global Davos elite...

This year to be one second longer: US Naval Observatory

On December 31 this year, a 'leap second' will be added to the world's clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time, the...

Afghan toys inspire giant ‘dandelion’ anti-mine device

    CHILDHOOD toys lost in a war-torn field have inspired an odd-looking invention like a giant dandelion seed head which its young Dutch inventor hopes...

BlackBerry wins key security OK for service to manage Android, iOS devices

BLACKBERRY Ltd said on Wednesday (August 6) its Android and iOS device-management service has won key security clearance from the US Defense Information Systems...

Instagram opens up to advertisers worldwide

INSTAGRAM opened its platform to most advertisers across the globe on Wednesday (September 9) as the photo-sharing app seeks to make more money and...

India learns to “fail fast” as tech start-up culture takes root

AFTER ping pong tables, motivational posters and casual dress codes, India's tech start-ups are following Silicon Valley's lead and embracing the "fail fast" culture...

Bharti Airtel to offer 4G service in India

INDIA'S Bharti Airtel said on Tuesday (April 10) it had become the first company in the country to offer high-speed Internet services using fourth-generation...

God particle, the India connection

THE RELEASE on Wednesday (July 4) of dramatic new data pointing to the existence of the Higgs boson "God particle" sent a special flutter...

OneWeb sets record launch plan after $500m funding

PRIVATELY owned OneWeb announced what it called the world's largest commercial rocket deal on Thursday (June 25) after raising $500m from a group of...