Facebook imitates Snapchat
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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 21:19

Facebook imitates Snapchat


All Facebook’s apps and acquisitions now have Stories feature

Today Facebook completed the launch of a feature named Stories that allows people to share videos and photographs at the top of their newsfeeds for 24 hours. After this period, Stories will disappear.

Tesla boss promises more of the same thing
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Will out-range the Chevy Bolt using a 75kWh battery


The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX took to Twitter over the weekend to tease us about what to expect on the pending production version of the mass market, all-electric Model 3 sedan that has audiences cautiously waiting in anticipation.

ASUS spins off its AR development team
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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 07:05

ASUS spins off its AR development team


Readying to support Windows Mixed Reality headsets in Q4


ASUS said that it is ready to spin off its augmented reality and virtual reality development teams to become an independent startup, according to the latest Far East reports.

UK wants WhatsApp to open a backdoor with federal services
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Companies should take “more active role” combating criminal violence, hate messages


In the ongoing battle between state governments and national security agencies to ascribe regulations for encrypted IP-based communications, the UK government has now asked WhatsApp to open its encryption to security services in the world effort to combat off-grid cyberterrorism efforts.

Apple wins in Beijing in iPhone patent case
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Shenzhen company plans to appeal

Over the weekend, a Beijing court overturned a local intellectual property bureau’s ruling that Apple had violated a defunct Shenzhen company’s patented design with the iPhone 6. The ruling is the latest indicates that Chinese courts will not always rule in favor of its home markets.

Uber suspends self-driving initiative
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Monday, 27 March 2017 02:13

Uber suspends self-driving initiative


No one injured at the scene or inside the vehicle


Uber announced on Friday that it would be suspending its self-driving car program after one of its autonomous vehicles was involved in a high-impact crash in Tempe, Arizona.

Would you trust windows in your Microsoft cars?
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Cortana, Office365, Skype, and Azure cloud integration in the car


Microsoft said that it will begin licensing some of its intellectual property (IP) for internet-connected automobiles in an effort to usher in a new wave of real-time communications, roadside assistance, infotainment services, and self-driving features for consumers over the next few years.

Pre-5G networks come in late 2017
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Friday, 24 March 2017 20:34

Pre-5G networks come in late 2017


Work on 5G NR standard started this month


Last month, during the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, there were several media and press events held to demonstrate the business and consumer impacts that 5G wireless networks will have on the global economy and daily life once the networks begin to appear  over the next couple of years.

Google announces real-time location sharing on Google Maps
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Available for Android and iOS in coming weeks


Google has decided that it will bring real-time location to Google Maps for Android users, iPhone users, mobile web and desktop users, letting anyone with a shared link to know where you are while you're traveling.

Acer founder snubs Taiwanese university students
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Benefiting others improves individual-societal relationships


The founder of Acer Inc, who began his company back in 1976 and has now witnessed it become the sixth largest PC vendor in the world, admits he is not a fan of how Taiwanese students behave themselves during university graduation ceremonies.