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LAST_UPDATETue, 20 Feb 2018 8am

Snapchat Outage Prompts Complaints On Twitter

Pic: ReutersSnapchat faced a worldwide outage for at least four hours on Monday, prompting a flood of complaints on rival mobile application Twitter a day before posting its third quarterly earnings as a public company.

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Africa Set To Top 1 Billion Mobile Internet Connections In Five Years: Study

FILE PHOTO: A street vendor adjusts the internet settings on a customer's mobile phone in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 13, 2017

JOHANNESBURG - Africa’s mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, a study showed on Monday, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of high-speed networks.

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World Needs New Rules For Powerful Tech: Web Summit Chief

Paddy Cosgrave co founder of Web Summit attends an interview with Reuters in Lisbon Portugal November 5 2017

LISBON - Tech companies like Google and Facebook seem like monopolies and need new rules, the organizer of one of the world’s biggest technology summits said.

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Indonesia Threatens To Block Whatsapp Messaging Over Obscene Content

JAKARTA  - Indonesia on Monday vowed to block Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp Messenger within 48 hours if the service did not ensure that obscene Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images were removed.

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Clumsy Apple Fans Are Already Breaking Their Brand-New iPhone Xs

Pic: Weibo

Imagine queuing up overnight, parting with a grand and then dropping your brand-new iPhone X on the floor and shattering the screen. Heart-breaking, eh?

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Social Media Giants Have 'Moral Duty' To Tackle Child Abuse

Tech companies need to do more to combat the "exponential" growth in child sexual exploitation online, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said.

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Stephen Hawking Warns Robots Could 'Replace Humans Altogether'

Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are on the same page when it comes to the threat Artificial Intelligence poses to the human race. In a recent interview with Wired, Hawking voiced his concerns about the potential AI has for making humans obsolete.

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Arrest Of Renowned Billionaire Investor Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Comes As A Shock To Tech Sector

Pic: Tech Crunch

In a move sure to shock the business world, Saudi Arabia last night announced the arrest of at least eleven princes, including renowned billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, as part of a sweeping corruption investigation.

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Toyota Seeks More Investments In Israeli Auto Tech, Robotics

Pic: ReutersTEL AVIV: Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp is seeking more investments in Israeli robotics and vehicle technologies after its venture arm led a $14 million investment in Intuition Robotics in July.

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The New UniFi Edu and eBiz Packs Are Here: Starts At RM 99 Per Month For 10Mbps

Telekom Malaysia today has officially revealed further details regarding the company’s new UniFi Edu and UniFi eBiz plans.

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