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Sleeping with smartphones, and other vices

CONSUMERS around the world admit it: they sleep with their smartphone, take it in the shower, and would rescue the device from a fire...

Google translates Gujarati

GOOGLE on Tuesday (June 21) expanded its free internet translation service to include five languages spoken by more than a half million people in...

Google searches get smarter

GOOGLE has started making its search engine smarter in a major upgrade that looks beyond query words to figure out what people are actually...

Rare protest by China tech workers goes viral

Chinese technology workers are protesting online against gruelling overtime hours at some companies, a rare push back against the work culture in the country's...

Smartwatches to star at Berlin IFA electronics show

SMARTWATCHES look set to dominate this year's IFA (international trade show) consumer electronics fair in Berlin, which opens Wednesday (September 4), stealing the limelight...

Video gaming gets back to roots in Paris show

FROM the 1970s table-tennis game Pong to the fast-paced, total-immersion of modern-day hits like Call of Duty, a new show retracing the four-decade history...

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...

Delhi woman who sued Uber over rape accusation ends US lawsuit

A WOMAN who sued Uber after accusing one of its drivers of raping her in India has voluntarily ended her lawsuit against the company,...

Apple celebrates life of Steve Jobs

STEVE Jobs was honored online and off on Wednesday (October 19) as tributes poured into a memorial website set up by Apple for its...

YouTube buys Green Parrot Pictures

GOOGLE-OWNED YouTube said on Tuesday (March 15) that it has bought an Irish digital video company whose technology can help improve the quality of...