Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Samsung’s Lee looks beyond next 10 years with 6G

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee said the company will pursue investment in future businesses including sixth-generation mobile networks and system...

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...

Is North Korea secretly continuing its nuclear programme?

Reports that North Korea is continuing its weapons programme, despite pledges to denuclearise, have cast doubt on its sincerity in peace talks. The recent reports,...

Tesla starts hiring for new $2 billion Shanghai plant

BEIJING: Tesla Inc has started hiring for a new factory in Shanghai, according to job postings on its website, just a month after the...

Facebook gave data on user’s friends to certain companies

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off that data for most...

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