Apple to create an online tool for police to officially request users data

Apple to create an online tool for police to officially request users data

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) plans to create an online tool for police to formally request data about its users and to assemble a team to train police about what data can and cannot be obtained from the iPhone maker, according to a company letter seen by Reuters. Additionally, the letter covers...

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British Airways website hacked: probes customer data, 380,000 payments affected

British Airways website hacked: probes customer data, 380,000 payments affected

British Airways says it is investigating “as a matter of urgency” the theft of customer data from its website and mobile app. British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving 380,000...

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How to avoid becoming the most “hateful” contact in your WhatsApp groups

How to avoid becoming the most “hateful” contact in your WhatsApp groups

Being an administrator of a WhatsApp group is a double-edged sword … WhatsApp groups … who does not belong to one of them? Nowadays, it is almost impossible to avoid them. The most frustrating part is that the rules that govern regular conversations do not do much good on the popular...

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Instagram likely to launch a standalone shopping app

Instagram likely to launch a standalone shopping app

The social shopping wars are just beginning, and Instagram might be about to take it up a notch. Facebook Inc’s Instagram is working on building a new standalone shopping app, from which users can browse through goods and buy them directly. It was not clear when the app would be...

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The new televisions in 8K resolution

The new televisions in 8K resolution

The images on an 8K television are composed of 33 million dots or pixels. For the fans of the televisions, the size does matter. And if you want a large screen, you need a higher resolution, to achieve maximum detail with the least distortion. “That’s 8K, it allows us a...

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Virtual reality curtails real-life sex abuse

Virtual reality curtails real-life sex abuse

LONDON: Your boss ends a meeting by grabbing a colleague and asking her to “pack something fitting” for the party you’re all planning after an out-of-town conference. What would you do: a. Say something b. Let it pass? That’s the type of hypothetical question put to staff in a new...

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UAE builds up a ‘Science City’ for Emirati generations, first astronaut duo goes to space

UAE builds up a ‘Science City’ for Emirati generations, first astronaut duo goes to space

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has selected its first two astronauts to go on a mission to the International Space Station, Dubai’s ruler said on Monday. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum named the new astronauts as Hazza al-Mansouri, 34, and 37-year-old Sultan al-Neyadi. Taking it to Twitter, Sheikh Rashed said...

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3 things you can do with Facebook Watch, the interactive video bet with which Zuckerberg will compete against Netflix and YouTube

3 things you can do with Facebook Watch, the interactive video bet with which Zuckerberg will compete against Netflix and YouTube

The creators of video for Facebook Watch will share their profits with the platform in this way: 55% for the producers, 45% for the social network. To use Facebook Watch you do not have to download another application apart from the one you already use to access the social network...

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Apple to unveil its upcoming iPhone models at the Steve Jobs Theatre

Apple to unveil its upcoming iPhone models at the Steve Jobs Theatre

CALIFORNIA: Apple Inc said Thursday it will host an event on September 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company’s Cupertino, California, campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models. Analysts believe Apple plans to release three new smartphones this year, including one with a larger...

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Robocompanion ‘Keeko’ hits Chinese Kindergartens

Robocompanion ‘Keeko’ hits Chinese Kindergartens

The Chinese kindergarten children giggled as they worked to solve puzzles assigned by their new teaching assistant: a roundish, short educator with a screen for a face. In China, robots are being developed to deliver groceries, provide companionship to the elderly, dispense legal advice and now, as Keeko´s creators hope,...

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