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    Google Maps adds local guide recommendations in nine major tourist cities

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    Developers can now programme the actions of Sony's robot dog Aibo

  • 'Path of Exile 2' gears up for battle of the titans (VIDEO)

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    'Path of Exile 2' gears up for battle of the titans (VIDEO)

  • Instagram has started hiding likes in Malaysia, but why?

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    Instagram has started hiding likes in Malaysia, but why?

  • Facial recognition makes subtle advance in Britain

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    Facial recognition makes subtle advance in Britain

  • Microsoft updates terms on data privacy amid EU probe

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    Microsoft updates terms on data privacy amid EU probe

  • PC and mobile gaming to reach US$8bn in South-east Asia and Taiwan

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    PC and mobile gaming to reach US$8bn in South-east Asia and Taiwan

  • Google enters battle for cloud gaming market

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    Google enters battle for cloud gaming market

  • A hands-on look at Google’s Stadia cloud game service

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    A hands-on look at Google’s Stadia cloud game service

  • Apple's new Research app helps users track health, contribute to health studies

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    Apple's new Research app helps users track health, contribute to health studies

  • Instagram hides publication like counts globally

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    Instagram hides publication like counts globally

  • Personal? Private? No such thing in data-hungry world

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    Personal? Private? No such thing in data-hungry world

  • Motorola’s new Razr vs the rest of the folding display competition

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    Motorola’s new Razr vs the rest of the folding display competition

  • ‘Shenmue III’ picks up story thread after 18-year wait (VIDEO)

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    ‘Shenmue III’ picks up story thread after 18-year wait (VIDEO)

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    Ronaldo scores 99th international goal

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    Hong Kongers recreate protests with homemade virtual video game

  • Apple’s AR headset and glasses are still years away

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    Apple’s AR headset and glasses are still years away

  • Amazon to open new grocery store brand next year

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    Amazon to open new grocery store brand next year

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  • ‘Pokemon Go’ players can add new locations to it and ‘Wizards Unite’

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    ‘Pokemon Go’ players can add new locations to it and ‘Wizards Unite’

    NEW YORK, Nov 15 — Experienced Pokemon Go players are now able to add to the game’s geolocalised inventory of key locations, PokeStops, through a dedicated Niantic Wayfarer...

  • Apple considers bundling all digital subscriptions in one

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    Apple considers bundling all digital subscriptions in one

    NEW YORK, Nov 15 — Apple's internet subscription services could be available as a bundle in 2020. Bloomberg reported yesterday, citing “people familiar with the matter,”...

  • ‘A Fisherman’s Tale’, ‘Star Wars: Vader Immortal’, Facebook’s Oculus win at VR Awards 2019

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    ‘A Fisherman’s Tale’, ‘Star Wars: Vader Immortal’, Facebook’s Oculus win at VR Awards 2019

    NEW YORK, Nov 14 — Fantastic voyage A Fisherman’s Tale and the first part of fortress infiltration Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series came up winners at the VR Awards 2019,...

  • Cute ‘Garden Story’ demo makes you think twice about smashing ‘Zelda’ pots

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    Cute ‘Garden Story’ demo makes you think twice about smashing ‘Zelda’ pots

    NEW YORK, Nov 14 — It’s a gentle adventure game that’s as much about helping neighbours, restoring the village library and taking care of gardens as it is about beating back...

  • Should people be paid for sharing their personal data online?

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    Should people be paid for sharing their personal data online?

    LONDON, Nov 14 — From tagging photos on Facebook to driving with Google Maps, people should join forces in “data unions” to demand payment for letting online tools collect...

  • Facebook nixes billions of fake accounts

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    Facebook nixes billions of fake accounts

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 14 — Facebook yesterday said it has nixed 5.4 billion fake accounts already this year, in a sign of a persistent battle on social media against manipulation...

  • Apple announces most powerful MacBook ever created: The 16-inch MacBook Pro (VIDEO)

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    Apple announces most powerful MacBook ever created: The 16-inch MacBook Pro (VIDEO)

    CUPERTINO, Nov 14 — Apple has announced the 16-inch Macbook Pro after months of rumours. With its 8-core processor, potential for 64GB of memory and 8GB of VRAM, and AMD Radeon...

  • ‘Historic’ Disney+ streaming launch marred by glitches

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    ‘Historic’ Disney+ streaming launch marred by glitches

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 13 — Disney flung open its vast archive with the arrival of its much-hyped new television streaming service yesterday, but the big launch was marred by glitches...

  • LG ThinQ app lets users voice control smart appliances with their smartphone

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    LG ThinQ app lets users voice control smart appliances with their smartphone

    SEOUL, Nov 13 — LG has updated its ThinQ mobile app — previously called SmartThinQ — to include features and services that help smart home appliance owners more easily...

  • ‘Minecraft Earth’ builds out US coverage, begins public events (VIDEO)

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    ‘Minecraft Earth’ builds out US coverage, begins public events (VIDEO)

    STOCKHOLM, Nov 13 — The number of Minecraft Earth territories grows to 10 as the augmented reality version of Minecraft is made available across the USA on iOS and Android...

  • Hong Kongers recreate protests with homemade virtual video game

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    Hong Kongers recreate protests with homemade virtual video game

    HONG KONG, Nov 13 — A group of Hong Kong activists have developed a homemade computer game that uses virtual reality to recreate what it is like to take part in pro-democracy...

  • Hackers demand US$5m from Mexico's Pemex in cyberattack

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    Hackers demand US$5m from Mexico's Pemex in cyberattack

    MEXICO CITY, Nov 13 — Hackers demanded about US$5 million (RM20.7 million) in bitcoin from Mexico's Pemex, they told Reuters yesterday, saying the state oil firm missed a...

  • Facebook messaging apps getting unified payment system

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    Facebook messaging apps getting unified payment system

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13 — Facebook yesterday said it is consolidating the system that handles payments at the social network and in its family of messaging apps. The move comes in...

  • What to know about Xbox's X019 event, Nov 14-16

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    What to know about Xbox's X019 event, Nov 14-16

    LONDON, Nov 13 — This year's iteration of Xbox's official public annual showcase, X019, runs November 14 to 16 in London, UK, with a livestream broadcast and more than two dozen...

  • Instagram launches Reels, a video clip feature to compete with TikTok (VIDEO)

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    Instagram launches Reels, a video clip feature to compete with TikTok (VIDEO)

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13 — According to TechCrunch, Instagram has launched a new feature that looks a lot like TikTok: Instagram Reels are 15-second videos that users can...

  • Amazon to open new grocery store brand next year

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    Amazon to open new grocery store brand next year

    SEATTLE, Nov 12 — As the owner of Whole Foods and a series of Amazon Go stores, Amazon is continuing its push to become a household name in the retail food industry with the...

  • Apple’s AR headset and glasses are still years away

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    Apple’s AR headset and glasses are still years away

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 12 — Yesterday, The Information reported that Apple will likely launch an augmented reality headset in 2022 and a set of augmented reality glasses in 2023....

  • Canadian legion asks Fortnite gamers for pause to honour war dead

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    Canadian legion asks Fortnite gamers for pause to honour war dead

    OTTAWA, Nov 12 — No bullets, no bombs. Players of the hugely popular online game Fortnite were encouraged to pause for a moment of silence yesterday to commemorate the armistice...

  • Twitter takes steps to keep UK election ‘healthy and safe’

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    Twitter takes steps to keep UK election ‘healthy and safe’

    LONDON, Nov 11 — Twitter said it would make it easier to report misleading information about the voting process in Britain’s December 12 election, less than a month after its...