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Apple in the crosshairs? Cupertino ponders higher taxes on employers – Tech News

CUPERTINO: Cupertino leaders are considering a restructuring of the city's business license fees by imposing taxes on employers based on the number of people who work for them, municipal officials said – a...

‘Battlefield V’ trailer sets up Oct 19 launch – Tech News

Fighter planes tear across the sky, buildings and bridges are razed, soldiers charge and scramble, tanks and jeeps bounce and bump across muddied fields and Battlefield V prepares its full-frontal assault on fall...

Hyundai and Xevo putting wallets in the dashboard – Tech News

Hyundai is partnering with a company called Xevo, and together they're working on a system to allow customers to find and pay for coffee, fuel and parking using their car's infotainment screen.  Although...

The real reason why Telegram was taken down by Apple – Tech News

Secure messaging app Telegram was temporarily removed from the Apple App Store last week due to it being used to distribute child porn, an e-mail from Apple revealed. In a report by 9to5Mac, App...

Reactions to the death of physicist Stephen Hawking – Tech News

LONDON: Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain some of the most complicated questions of life while working under the shadow of a likely premature death, has died at 76. For an obituary: Following is reaction: *...

Fortnite player spans map with rocket-riding transport – Tech News

A Fortnite: Battle Royale player recorded his successful airborne tour of the game's island map using a guided rocket weapon introduced towards the end of March.Across numerous action games, rocket jumps or grenade jumps...

Mozilla creates Firefox extension to restrict Facebook tracking – Tech News

Mozilla has developed an extension for its Firefox browser to prevent Facebook from collecting data from your Internet usage beyond the social media site.Without such an extension such as Mozilla's "Facebook container" Facebook...

Virtual reality browser from Firefox maker Mozilla in the works – Tech News

At some point in the future, you may no longer be reading news stories like this one on a phone or a desktop computer, but through a virtual reality headset.At least that's the...

Next change for Facebook: New board director, executives reshuffled – Tech News

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook will undergo major organisational changes inside its Menlo Park-based headquarters and with its board of directors, including having a new director fill the board seat left open by WhatsApp...

Next up in digital art: teamLab brings its interactive installations to Paris – Tech...

Immersive art enabled by digital technology is enjoying somewhat of a heyday, with new venues and shows around the world creating dynamic viewing experiences. Among the key purveyors of these immersive installations is...