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Salon Magazine Mines Crypto-Cash With Readers' PCs

Pic: Salon (Salon prompts readers to make a choice between viewing ads or mining cryptocurrency)News organisations have tried many novel ways to make readers pay - but this idea is possibly the most audacious yet.

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Google To Debut Emails That Automatically Update

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SAN FRANCISCO - Gmail is about to get dynamic. Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday plans to demonstrate a software programming system that would enable emails to feature continuously updating information and greater interactivity.

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China's ZTE Launches Foldable Double Screen Smartphone In Spain

MADRID -- Chinese multi-national telecommunications company ZTE launched its new high-end smartphone the AXON M, in Spain at an event held in Madrid late Tuesday, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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NY Top Court Says 'Private' Facebook Photos Can Be Disclosed

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: New York state’s highest court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook users may be required to turn over photos and other information that are relevant to litigation, even if they are shielded by “privacy” settings.

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Google Hires Former Samsung Executive To Coordinate Internet Of Things Projects

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co’s chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday.

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UK Unveils Extremism Blocking Tool

Pic: Getty ImagesThe government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed.

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Samsung Malaysia CNY Promo Offers RM600 Discount On The Galaxy S8

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In celebration of Chinese New Year, Samsung Malaysia is offering rather attractive discount on some of its smartphones. These include the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy J7+, as well as the Galaxy J7 Pro.

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'Olympic Destroyer' Malware Targeted Pyeongchang Games: Firms

Pic: ReutersSeveral U.S. cyber security firms said on Monday that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Release Date Rumours – Specs, Price And Latest News

THE Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is going to be one of this year's best and most expensive smartphones – but what else do we know?

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Facebook Broke German Privacy Laws, Court Rules

Pic: Getty ImagesPrivacy rights campaigners are claiming victory over Facebook in a German legal battle.

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