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Samsung Halts Production Of Troubled Galaxy Note 7 phone






Samsung has halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as fears spread that even replacement versions of the device can burst into flames. A person familiar with the matter confirmed the temporary suspension to CNN after South Korean news agency Yonhap …

  • October 10, 2016
This Watch Costs $500 And Only Tells The Time






Japanese electronics giant Sony has successfully used crowdfunding to secure funds for its newest fashion statement, the FES Watch U, which can only tell the time. The watch uses e-ink in the watch face and strap, which makes it possible for the …

  • September 29, 2016
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Court Stops WhatsApp-Facebook Data Share






A High Court in New Delhi, India, has asked Instant Messaging platform, WhatsApp not to share user information with its parent Facebook, NDTV India reports. The directions came on a lawsuit by Karmanya Singh Sareen, a second year student of Imperial College, …

  • September 24, 2016
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Instagram Rolls Out ‘Save Draft’ New Feature To All Users






Instagram  has introduced  a “Save Draft” feature to its mobile app, allowing users to save a copy of the post for editing and posting later. Initially Instagram did a test run with select users, and following the success of the pilot study …

  • September 23, 2016
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How Microsoft Wants To ‘Solve Cancer’ Using Computer Science






Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) has revealed details of its latest research on Tuesday, saying it is aiming to “solve cancer using computer science.” Researchers at Microsoft’s lab in Cambridge, England, are trying to map the “code” of the disease, hoping that once they …

  • September 21, 2016
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Apple iPhone 7: Great Features and Three Nasty Surprises






Questions over supply remain and there is no doubt Apple’s new iPhones are already proving immensely popular. But two nasty surprises have been discovered which may cause owners of the iPhone 7 to regret their purchase… Nasty Surprise #1: Goodbye Sapphire? The …

  • September 18, 2016
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Driverless Car Trial To Start In Downtown Dubai






The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with Emaar Properties, started a trial run on Thursday of the first autonomous 10-seater car shuttling over a 700-metre long track at the Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Dubai. The trial represented the phase …

  • September 2, 2016
Facebook Founder, Zuckerberg Visits Nigeria Unannounced






Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, yesterday, arrived Nigeria unannounced. The 32-year-old tech enterpreneur surprisingly made a sudden visit and inspection of activities at the Co-Creation Hub, Yaba Lagos. His arrival to Nigeria is not unconnected to the ‘Facebook for developers’ workshop’ for Nigerian …

  • August 31, 2016
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Solar Plane Completes Historic Round-The-World Trip






Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane, arrives at Al Batin Airport in Abu Dabi to complete its world tour flight on July 26, 2016 in the United Arab Emirates. Solar Impulse 2 landed in the UAE early on Tuesday, July 26, …

  • July 26, 2016
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Hello, Future!






What are the best new smartphones to drool over this year – from Android phones to iPhones, Samsung, LG, Windows, Sony, HTC, Huawei phones? PC Advisor previews a gallery of new mobile temptations just released into the market or due for release …

  • June 11, 2016
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