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Android Go: Is Android’s light version for cheap phones any good? – Tech News

An entire smartphone with Android 8 for less than US$100 (RM398)? In this price class, that means customers normally get dark displays with a low resolution, jerky movements on screen and glass that...

The new Honor 10 has a fingerprint scanner built in under the screen –...

Normally you'd expect to find a smartphone's fingerprint sensor on the home button on the front, where it's easiest to access. But manufacturers are going to extreme lengths to make room for a...

Ever wondered what your favourite photographs ‘sound’ like? – Tech News

There are a million and one ways to waste time online, and now you can add Imaginary Soundscape to the ever-growing list. This web app lets you upload any photo which will then...

Banks caught in data dilemma as EU pulls them in two directions – Tech...

European banks are agonising over how to handle the mountains of client data at their disposal – and not just because Facebook Inc’s privacy scandal showed them the potential pitfalls of getting it...

Blocking 500 million users is easier than complying with GDPR – Tech News

For some of America’s biggest newspapers and online services, it’s easier to block half a billion people from accessing your product than comply with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation.  The Los Angeles...

Watch out Dell: Lenovo’s making a splash with gaming rigs – Tech News

Lenovo’s making inroads in a field not normally associated with the Chinese company: showier gaming computers.  The world’s No 2 PC maker, long a specialist in workman-like computers, has over the past year...

Austrian data privacy activist takes aim at ‘forced consent’ – Tech News

VIENNA/LONDON: As Europe's new privacy law took effect on May 25, one activist wasted no time in asserting the additional rights it gives people over the data that companies want to collect about...

GDPR is here: Mess up and we’ll fine you, warns EU privacy chief –...

From tech giant Facebook Inc to libraries and schools, organizations are now subject to the world’s most far-reaching data privacy regulation in a crackdown aimed at protecting people from losing control over their...

Uber plans Paris flying-car lab as CEO sees future in 3D – Tech News

Uber Technologies Inc will open its first research and development centre outside of the US, a lab in Paris focused on flying cars.  “We’re no longer just about cars, we’re about urban mobility,”...

Amazon explains why Alexa recorded, shared couple’s conversation – Tech News

Amazon.com Inc said a series of miscues picked up by one of its voice-activated Echo speakers during an Oregon couple’s private conversation resulted in the chat being recorded and sent to one of...