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Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

Opera’s Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones

Autodesk bolsters simulation portfolio with new cloud-enabled product offerings

VIDEO | Eco-friendly bench keeps your tech fully charged

BioStar’s J1800TH – New mini ITX System-On-Chip solution

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Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday. Read More...

Opera's Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones

Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher. Read More...

For jihadists, social media a platform to recruit, spread fear

A chilling video depicting the apparent murder of a US journalist by jihadists is just the latest salvo in an online war being waged by extremists on social media sites. Read More...

VIDEO | Eco-friendly bench keeps your tech fully charged

Boston is installing solar powered ''smart'' benches in its public spaces. The design team behind the ''Soofa'' say it's the bench of the future. Read More...

Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'

Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications. Read More...

Apple's freshly sliced shares climb

Freshly split Apple shares closed at a high on Tuesday, with investors evidently betting the California company will debut popular new gadgets, perhaps a smart watch and an iPhone 6. Read More...

VIDEO | Lebanese mobile app puts users on the map

A new mobile phone application is making inroads into solving Lebanon's chaotic address system. The makers of 'Dot Addresses' provide users with a virtual postcode linked to the geographic location of their homes. Read More...

Uber pulls into mobile dining and travel apps

Uber teamed up with dining and travel smartphone applications Wednesday as the controversial Internet-age car-hailing service moved to park itself at the heart of mobile lifestyles. Read More...

HP revenue inches up after years of decline

Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue rose for the first time in three years, nudged by improved computer sales everywhere except Russia and China. Read More...

VIDEO | Keecker robot the first 'homepod', says creator

A French start-up plans to launch a home entertainment computer able to move on its own and transform any wall into a huge projected screen. Read More...

New online registry envisioned as a 'Facebook for NGOs'

An online portal that will have a listing of non-government organizations (NGO) around the world will be launched in December to serve as a networking tool among the civil society groups as well as a platform to elevate professionalism among members. Read More...

Twitter to remove images of deceased on families' request

Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members. Read More...

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Gadgets

BioStar’s J1800TH - New mini ITX System-On-Chip solution

BioStar has announced the J1800TH, a mini ITX mainboard with CPU on board, (known as System on a Chip or SoC). Read More...

VIDEO | 'Flashmob' robots swarm themselves into shape

Without any helping hand, more than 1,000 simple robots the size of votive candles can swarm themselves into complex shape like a star or the letter K, US researchers said. Read More...

Borough Center for Sight offers new advances in cataract and refractive surgery

Recent advancement in technology has given birth to Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery or LACS -- one of the more popular lasers is the LENSAR LASER SYSTEM (LLS). Read More...

ASUS' next-gen mobile devices officially launched

Experience the all-new MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX , powered by 64-bit Intel quad-core processor and Fonepad 7 FE170CG, a 7-inch Android phablet with a slender 11cm width for easy one-handed portability. Read More...

PHOTO | Luxury phone case maker reveals how the upcoming iPhone 6 might look like

Luxury mobile device case maker Brikk presented on their website premium version of iPhone cases, thus revealing a sneak peek of how the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 might actually look like -- now with the expected larger 4.7-inch display. Read More...

Biostar's mini motherboards system-on-chip solution -- smaller is better

BIOSTAR has recently announced the series of mini ITX with CPUs on board, (known as System on a Chip or SoC). Read More...

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Viral Section

VIDEO | Eco-friendly bench keeps your tech fully charged

Boston is installing solar powered ''smart'' benches in its public spaces. The design team behind the ''Soofa'' say it's the bench of the future. Read More...

VIDEO | Lebanese mobile app puts users on the map

A new mobile phone application is making inroads into solving Lebanon's chaotic address system. The makers of 'Dot Addresses' provide users with a virtual postcode linked to the geographic location of their homes. Read More...

VIDEO | Keecker robot the first 'homepod', says creator

A French start-up plans to launch a home entertainment computer able to move on its own and transform any wall into a huge projected screen. Read More...

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