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Google unveils tools to prevent ads alongside undesirable content Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:12 pm | Agence France-Presse

Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.

FOCUS | Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system Monday, March 20, 2017 6:51 pm | Agence France-Presse

Vast amounts of data collected from our connected devices are increasingly being used in US legal proceedings to prove or disprove claims by people involved.

GADGETS | Quickie review: Focal Listen Monday, March 20, 2017 5:16 pm | Jing Garcia,

Focal’s is bringing their extremely good sound quality to a wider range of consumers who are willing to pay the price.

IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service Monday, March 20, 2017 4:11 pm | Anna Irrera, Reuters

International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation.

Malaysia’s MYEG partners with Philippine I-Pay to bring e-services to PH govt Monday, March 20, 2017 11:45 am | Tony Maghirang,

I-Pay Ventures Commerce Ventures, Inc. (I-Pay) recently signed a joint-venture agreement with MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG) to enable government and large enterprises in the Philippines to offer a Payment Gateway and related value-added online services.

Video games linked to sexism in teenagers: study Saturday, March 18, 2017 6:42 pm | Agence France-Presse

The more time a teenage spends on video gaming, the likelier he or she is to display sexist attitudes and gender stereotypes, a study of thousands of French gaming aficionados has found.

WATCH | Tethered drone could fly 'forever'

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 10:10 am | Reuters video,

A low-cost unmanned aircraft system that powers an airborne drone via a tether could give search and rescues teams a continuous eye-in-the-sky. Matthew Stock reports.

WATCH | Animation inspired robot comes to life

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 4:07 pm | Reuters video,

Cozmo the robot, inspired by Pixar animations like Cars and Wall-E, shows off his capabilities prior to being released to the public in October.

WATCH | Blind athlete runs desert marathon unassisted using smartphone app

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:38 pm | Reuters' video,

Blind athlete Simon Wheatcroft teamed up with IBM to develop eAscot; a smartphone app that’s helping him run ultra-marathons unassisted around the world.

WATCH | Gun smart lock prevents unauthorized firearms use

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 5:25 pm | Reuters video,

A group of military veterans from Israel-based start-up Zore have created a firearm safety device to prevent the unauthorized use of a gun.

WATCH | Pokémon GO launches in home country Japan

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 12:24 pm | Reuters video,

The Nintendo-backed smartphone game Pokémon GO finally launches in Japan, home of the colorful cartoon characters.

WATCH | A wheel to electrify your bicycle

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 1:03 pm | Reuters video,

A newly developed wheel converts any bicycle into an electric vehicle.

WATCH | China to hunt for alien life with giant telescope

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 10:15 am | Reuters video,

China puts the finishing touches to what will be the world’s biggest radio telescope, to help hunt for extraterrestrial life.

The latest Samsung Galaxy J Series is here

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 4:15 pm | Text and video by Chad de Guzman

Lost signal, high phone bill charges on data usage, and running out of storage memory are among the problems most smartphones users have — all these will soon be a thing of the past with the new Samsung Galaxy J Series smartphones.

WATCH | Meet South Korea's cyber army

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 3:14 pm | Reuters' video,

A top university in South Korea is training students to become part of the army’s cyber warfare unit as a new frontline emerges in a decades-old war with North Korea.

WATCH | Robot receptionist gets job at Belgian hospital

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm | Reuters' video,

Pepper, a humanoid robot receptionist, is the latest employee at Belgium’s AZ Damiaan hospital in Ostend.

E3 2016 | Microsoft unveils slimmer Xbox, plans VR-capable console

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 10:50 am | Narottam Medhora, Reuters

Microsoft Corp announced ‘Project Scorpio’, a new Xbox console that will support ultra-high resolution gaming and virtual reality, while also launching a slimmer version of its Xbox One console at the video game conference E3 in Los Angeles.

Personality prediction program could spot troublemakers

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 8:29 am | Reuters video,

An Israeli start-up says it has developed a personality prediction program that could help police and security services spot people with malign intentions, but an independent security expert says it could harm individual freedom.

NAIIHI KA BA? MAY APP PARA DYAN | Urinating and gaming rolled into one

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 12:50 pm | Reuters' video,

German entrepreneurs want to combine men’s beer-fuelled bathroom trips with competitive gaming. Reuters’ Sharon Reich reports.

VIDEO | Disney unveils wall-climbing 'gravity defying' robot

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 2:13 pm | Reuters video,

VertiGo is a wall-climbing robot that is capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall using propellors; it was designed in a collaboration between Disney Research Zurich and ETH.

VIDEO | Helping the blind with free smart glasses

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 7:42 pm | Reuters video,

Fund-raising has begun for what developers say will be the world’s first free smart glasses to help the blind and visually impaired.

NO BLINDSPOT | Ultra-sensitive camera sees around corners

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 2:25 am | Reuters video,

An ultra-sensitive camera that can locate single photons, by firing laser pulses on the ground and imaging return signals at the speed of light, can locate hidden people or objects in real time.