Friday, April 19, 2019

The floating Aztec city

When Spanish conquistadors under the command of Hernan Cortes landed in Mexico in the 16th Century, they encountered the unique indigenous empire of the...

Banks face cyber security, data privacy challenges

KARACHI: Experts during a seminar said that challenges including cyber security issues, social media, data privacy and third party risks have emerged strongly though...

Google, Facebook face crackdown over market power

SYDNEY: Google and Facebook Inc. face a regulatory crackdown in Australia after the nation’s competition watchdog joined a chorus of international criticism over their...

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA: A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station, following a slight delay caused by a communication...

London attractions adopt Alipay to boost tourism

LONDON: Tourist attractions around the world are stepping up their efforts to deploy Chinese mobile payment methods as the country’s outbound tourism market has...

Facebook adds user-control feature for News Feed

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has introduced a new feature titled "Why am I seeing this post" to help users understand and control the kind of...

Huawei’s operations expand global reach

SHENZHEN: Even though it faces security allegations in several developed markets, Chinese technology major Huawei said that its global operations remain stable, with businesses...

Xiaomi sews up deals for smart homes

SAN FRANCISCO: Chinese technology giant Xiaomi Corp announced it has teamed up with Sweden's furniture titan Ikea to offer smart home products. The tie-up is...

Google’s solution for African internet: Balloons

SAN FRANCISCO: Bringing fast, widespread internet to rural Africa has proven vexing for companies that have tried—and largely failed—with strategies ranging from drones to...

BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion

TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd raised its bets on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity with the $1.4 billion purchase of California-based machine-learning specialists Cylance. The Canadian technology company,...

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