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What we know about Facebook’s new dating feature – Tech News

After being rocked by scandals over the misuse of user data, Facebook has a new feature it hopes will win back the hearts of its 2.2 billion users.Announced at a company developer conference...

Apple brings Alibaba-linked payment system into China stores amid market push – Tech News

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Apple Inc will accept Chinese mobile payment app Alipay in its local stores, boosting its ties with giant e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd amid a push by the iPhone maker to...

Meet the newest members of the Asus smartphone family – Tech News

The latest top smartphones from Asus feature artificial intelligence (AI) that's designed to help users take better photos.The AI in the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5Z can identify what the user is taking...

The future of mobile data: What is 5G and what is it promising? –...

4G mobile phone transmission seems to have only just arrived for most people and yet already all the talk is about the next generation, 5G. That's supposed to be ready for launch by...

Facebook’s data crackdown has two winners: Facebook and Google – Tech News

Facebook Inc is putting tighter controls on data flowing through its giant social network in response to the worst privacy crisis in its history. Rather than hurt the company, this will ultimately give...

Silicon Valley startup peddles 3D-printed bike – Tech News

After a career that included helping Alphabet Inc's Google build out data centers and speeding packages for Amazon.com Inc to customers, Jim Miller is doing what many Silicon Valley executives do after stints...

‘Metro: Exodus’, ‘Stalker 2’ set release dates – Tech News

Soviet bloc post-apocalyptic survival games Metro Exodus (2019) and Stalker 2 (2021) not only share a common legacy but announced their intentions within hours of each other.  Metro Exodus, third in the impressive...

Upgrades at Holiday Inn a matter of keeping up with industry – Tech News

When guests walk into the newly revamped Holiday Inn hotel near Orlando International Airport, they are greeted by a mammoth display of 55in televisions.  The channels can be programmed to show separate news...

Should people know they’re talking to an algorithm? After a controversial debut, Google now...

Psychology professor Michelle Drouin wanted to know how people would react if a chatbot could emulate a human.  So she and her fellow researchers split 350 undergraduate students into three groups. One group...

Android 8.1 update comes with WiFi Speed Labels for public connections – Tech News

A new Android Oreo 8.1 update comes with a handy little feature that ranks the speed of public WiFi connections, but there's a catch: it'll only be available to a limited amount of...