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Heli Taxi App Available In Three Months

Pic: BernamaLANGKAWI: In the next three months, a new app called Heli Taxi will be available for smartphone users to book helicopter service that will fly them to their destinations.

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The Tactics Of A Russian Troll Farm

Pic: Getty ImagesThe indictment of 13 Russians charged with attempting to manipulate American voters using social media shines a fascinating light on a sophisticated, relentless operation to exploit the internet for political gain. Here's how US investigators say the Russians did it.

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Anger At Google Image Search 'Peace Deal'

Pic: Getty Images (Getty Images sells photographers' work)Google has made it more difficult for people to save pictures from its image search product, as part of a "peace deal" with photo library Getty Images.

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Snapchat Petition Attracts One Million Signatures

Pic: BBCOne million people have signed a petition calling on Snapchat to roll back its latest redesign.

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IBM Lawsuit Casts Diversity In Starkly Competitive Terms

Pic: ReutersInternational Business Machines Corp’s insistence in a new lawsuit that its efforts to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce are trade secrets bucks a trend towards transparency and highlights how companies can see the issue in competitive terms, business and legal experts said.

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Israeli Tech Firm Undercuts Facial Recognition To Bolster Privacy

Pic: ReutersTEL AVIV: Big brother is watching. But in the future he may no longer be so all-knowing.

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SpaceX Gets U.S. Regulator To Back Satellite Internet Plan

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WASHINGTON - Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites.

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Search Tool Accesses Firms' Documents In The Cloud

A website created by anonymous hackers has been launched that allows anyone to search for sensitive data stored in the cloud.

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Apple's HomePod Speakers Leave White Marks On Wood

Pic: POCKET-LINTApple's new smart speakers can discolour wooden surfaces, leaving a white mark where they are placed, the firm has acknowledged.

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Amazon Echo Dot Ad Cleared Over Cat Food Order

Pic: Getty ImagesA television ad for Amazon's Echo Dot smart speaker that caused a viewer's device to try to order cat food has been cleared by a UK regulator.

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