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Germany Describes Smartwatches For Children As Spy Devices; Issues Nationwide Ban

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Germany has taken steps to ban smartwatches aimed at children. The country described such devices as spying devices which would allow criminals to track the movement of children or use them to listen in on conversations.

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Samsung Electronics To Release Red Galaxy S8

SEOUL, Nov 21 -- Samsung Electronics Co said Tuesday it will next week start sales of the red Galaxy S8 smartphone, which is expected to compete with newly released Apple Inc's iPhone X, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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Drone Maker DJI In Cyber-Security Row Over Bug Bounty

Pic: Getty ImagesDrone maker DJI has accused a cyber-security researcher of hacking its servers.

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Uber And Volvo Strike Deal For 24,000 Self-Drive Cars

Pic: Getty ImagesUber has struck a deal to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo.

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Tencent Turns To WeChat, Games And Deals For Global Strategy

Pic: ET TechHONG KONG - China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters.

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IBM Could Be Set For Gains After Long Slump: Barron's

Pic: Reuters (The logo for IBM is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. Picture taken October 19, 2017.)NEW YORK - International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) could be the next blue-chip company with a rising valuation, according to a report in financial publication Barron‘s.

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Marvell Technology Clinches Roughly $6 Billion Deal To Buy Cavium: Sources

Pic: ReutersChipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL.O) has agreed to acquire smaller peer Cavium Inc (CAVM.O) for around $6 billion, as it seeks to expand in the networking equipment sector, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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Vivo V7 To Be Revealed Officially On 22 November 2017 In Malaysia

After some teasing of the vivo V7, vivo Malaysia has finally confirmed that the device will be revealed at Zouk Kuala Lumpur on 22 November 2017. Meanwhile, they have also graciously released the device full image model as well, so check them out below.

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Tesla's Unfettered Ambition Will Drain Finances: Analysts

Pic: ReutersTesla Inc may have to ask creditors and shareholders for more capital to fund development of an electric semi truck, a new roadster and accelerated production of a high-volume electric sedan, analysts said on Friday.

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Gamers' Anger Halts Star Wars Battlefront II Payments

Pic: Getty ImagesGames publisher EA has suspended in-game purchases in its latest Star Wars title Battlefront II, following criticism from players.

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