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No more ‘likes’ – Britain’s child privacy push targets social media

Social media giants including Facebook and Instagram could be forced to switch off "like" buttons and geolocation services for children in Britain under a...

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,...

Intel withdraws from 5G smartphone modem business

US electronics giant Intel said Tuesday (16 April) it was withdrawing from the 5G smartphone modem business, hours after Apple and American microchip manufacturer Qualcomm announced...

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...

Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples after defect reports

Samsung Electronics is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday (23 April), as...

Screen time has little impact on teen well-being: study

A higher amount of screen time - which may involve gaming, or watching TV - before bedtime may not have a direct impact on...

UK outlines online safety laws to battle harmful content

Britain proposed new online safety laws on Monday that would slap penalties on social media companies and technology firms if they fail to protect...

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...

Facebook ‘unintentionally uploads’ email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook said on Wednesday (17 April) it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems...

Live streaming of sporting events on new app

 Claiming to be a first for India, newly-launched app Sports Flashes will live stream all popular Olympic sports along with cricket.       Some of the...