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Apple plans biggest iPhone yet for 2018: Bloomberg – Tech News

Apple Inc is preparing to release three new smartphones later this year, including the largest iPhone ever, a device that may have a bigger display than arch-rival Samsung's flagship phone, Bloomberg reported on Monday,...

Facebook can’t be hit with class action suit in EU: court – Tech News

LUXEMBOURG: An Austrian activist cannot bring a class action against Facebook for privacy breaches, although he is allowed to sue the US social media giant on a personal basis in his home country,...

Amazon ad sale boom could challenge Google-Facebook dominance – Tech News

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Amazon.com Inc's expanding business of selling space on its site to merchants helped it double profits on April 26, and some see the move as a step toward taking advertising...

Android 8.0 Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ resumed – Tech News

After halting the Android 8.0 Oreo rollout for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ last week, Samsung has reportedly begun to resume the update, starting in Germany. Users in that region are supposedly receiving firmware...

Blockchain: Chain of trust – Tech News

Built for cryptocurrency Bitcoin, blockchain is being used in innovative ways in a number of industries.  The underlying ­technology that powers cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum is blockchain.   While blockchain was confined...

Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the United States: judge – Tech News

Yahoo has been ordered by a US federal judge to face much of a lawsuit in the United States claiming that the personal information of all 3 billion users was compromised in a...

Google starts taking payments for apps via Kenya’s M-Pesa service – Tech News

NAIROBI: Google Play apps and games store has started accepting payments in Kenya through Safaricom's mobile phone M-Pesa service to boost downloads in a market where many people do not have a credit...

New Snapdragon 845 smartphone chip streams music to multiple speakers – Tech News

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 845 mobile processor will soon allow smartphone users to simultaneously stream music to multiple devices through Bluetooth.The so-called Broadcast Audio technology will be able to transmit music from a smartphone...

Facebook removes accounts advertising stolen identities – Tech News

Facebook Inc has removed a number of accounts and pages that advertised and sold social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people, following a report by...

Calculating the gender gap in the technology sector – Tech News

NEW YORK: As she reported on sexual harassment issues at big companies, Jennifer Saba, a Breakingviews columnist, looked for a concrete way to quantify the gender gap in the technology sector. Saba decided...