Tech Sun, 21 Jan 2018 06:44:24 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Lenovo To Make $400 Million One-Off Charge On U.S. Tax Reforms

Pic: ReutersHONG KONG - Lenovo Group Ltd said on Wednesday it expected to make a one-off charge of $400 million for nine months ended in December due to a reassessment of U.S. deferred tax assets.

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Interview: Xiaomi To Expand Store Network In Indian Tussle With Samsung

Pic: ReutersMUMBAI: China’s Xiaomi plans to expand its Indian store network as it attempts to grab the lead in a smartphone market which Korea’s Samsung has dominated for more than five years.

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Facebook To Prioritize 'Trustworthy' News Based On Surveys

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc will prioritize “trustworthy” news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

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Social Media Companies Accelerate Removals Of Online Hate Speech: EU

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: Social media companies Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube have greatly accelerated their removals of online hate speech, reviewing over two thirds of complaints within 24 hours, new EU figures show.

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Google Announces Patent Agreement With Tencent Amid China Push

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Alphabet Inc’s Google has agreed to a patent licensing deal with Tencent Holdings Ltd as it looks for ways to expand in China where many of its products, such as app store, search engine and email service, are blocked by regulators.

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WhatsApp Inches Closer To Revenue Plan With Accounts For Businesses

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Messaging application WhatsApp said on Thursday that it would begin allowing business accounts for the first time, a step that brings the free service closer to a plan that would make money for its corporate parent, Facebook Inc.

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Apple And Google Buses Under Fire In Silicon Valley

Pic: Getty Images (Employees are gradually moving into Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters)Buses used to transport Apple employees to their offices have been attacked, with windows smashed, possibly by people using pellet guns.

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Chrissy Chambers: Revenge Porn Almost Killed Me

Pic: Getty Images"There's not an area of my life it hasn't touched," says Chrissy Chambers, reflecting on the secret sex tape her ex-boyfriend posted online.

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Apple To Release Software Update To Resolve iPhone Slowdown: CEO

Pic: ReutersApple Inc will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, Chief Executive Tim Cook told ABC News.

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Amazon Studios To Cut Back On Indie Films In Programing Shift: Sources

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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