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  • Video game releases: ‘Frostpunk,’ ‘Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery,’ ‘BattleTech,’ ‘The Thin Silence’

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    Video game releases: ‘Frostpunk,’ ‘Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery,’ ‘BattleTech,’ ‘The Thin Silence’

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 — Frostpunk challenges players’ leadership abilities in the context of an ice age survival mission, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery welcomes new...

  • Britain says web firms ‘turning blind eye’ to children, threatens regulation

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    Britain says web firms ‘turning blind eye’ to children, threatens regulation

    LONDON, April 22 — Britain’s health minister Jeremy Hunt threatened to impose new regulations on social media firms unless they do more to protect young people using their...

  • Surge in anonymous Asia Twitter accounts sparks bot fears

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    Surge in anonymous Asia Twitter accounts sparks bot fears

  • How smartphone-makers have gamers in their sights

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    How smartphone-makers have gamers in their sights

  • E3 2018: Xbox bags June 10 briefing

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    E3 2018: Xbox bags June 10 briefing

  • Casio reveals Pro Trek smartwatch with built-in offline GPS

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    Casio reveals Pro Trek smartwatch with built-in offline GPS

  • Facebook will allow ‘Premieres’ to launch as ‘Live’ videos for real-time buzz, report says

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    Facebook will allow ‘Premieres’ to launch as ‘Live’ videos for real-time buzz, report says

  • Robot removes headache of assembling flat-packed Ikea furniture (VIDEO)

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    Robot removes headache of assembling flat-packed Ikea furniture (VIDEO)

  • Adguard claims 20 million Chrome users installed (realistic-looking) fake ad blockers

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    Adguard claims 20 million Chrome users installed (realistic-looking) fake ad blockers

  • Alexa to teach ‘Call of Duty’ players better skills (VIDEO)

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    Alexa to teach ‘Call of Duty’ players better skills (VIDEO)

  • BlaBlaCar gains passengers with French railway strike (VIDEO)

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    BlaBlaCar gains passengers with French railway strike (VIDEO)

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    Five apps for better selfies

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    Amazon’s app goes international

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    Sega announces Genesis Mini console

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  • HAY teams up with Sonos for a colourful collection of speakers

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    HAY teams up with Sonos for a colourful collection of speakers

    COPENHAGEN, April 20 — Danish design studio HAY has joined forces with home audio specialist Sonos on a collection of colourful speakers, on show at Milan Design Week, which...

  • Marvel updating games with ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Infinity War’ content

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    Marvel updating games with ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Infinity War’ content

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — A set of seven Marvel mobile games are incorporating elements from 2018’s blockbuster Black Panther and upcoming April 27 release Avengers: Infinity...

  • The Redmi Note 5 is expected to be priced under RM1,000 in Malaysia

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    The Redmi Note 5 is expected to be priced under RM1,000 in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Xiaomi has just announced the Redmi Note 5 in Indonesia and it’s the first market to get the device in South East Asia. In case you missed...

  • TicPods Free are AirPod lookalikes that cost less and function fully with Android

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    TicPods Free are AirPod lookalikes that cost less and function fully with Android

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — TicPods Free are truly wireless “Apple-esque” earbuds with ambient noise cancellation, in-ear detection and voice assistance, for a smaller price....

  • Amazon quietly releases a ‘lite’ mobile browser for Android

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    Amazon quietly releases a ‘lite’ mobile browser for Android

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — Consumer tech website TechCrunch reports that Amazon has discreetly launched a mobile web browser called Internet. This mobile application, aimed at...

  • ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ shaking up singleplayer, battle royale, say reports

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    ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ shaking up singleplayer, battle royale, say reports

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — The 2018 edition of Call of Duty is likely to downplay singleplayer elements and is adding a battle royale mode, according to several reports. Call of...

  • Microsoft reveals new IoT platform based on custom Linux kernel (VIDEO)

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    Microsoft reveals new IoT platform based on custom Linux kernel (VIDEO)

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — It’s a minor revolution: Microsoft has presented its latest security-enhancing solution for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, based on a custom Linux...

  • Arcades seek to take virtual reality gaming mainstream

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    Arcades seek to take virtual reality gaming mainstream

    SINGAPORE, April 18 — Gamers wearing headsets and wielding rifles adorned with flashing lights battle a horde of zombies, letting out the occasional terrified shriek. The...

  • Windows 10 spring update delayed

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    Windows 10 spring update delayed

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 ― The latest major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system has been delayed. Roll-out of the Spring Creators Update, initially expected around...

  • More clues on honor 10 and its purported specs

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    More clues on honor 10 and its purported specs

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The honor 10 will be announced tomorrow and it could be heading for Malaysia very soon. This is the affordable alternative to the Huawei P20 that offers...

  • Facebook rolling out privacy choices under EU rules

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    Facebook rolling out privacy choices under EU rules

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 —Facebook announced today it would begin rolling out changes to how it handles private data this week to comply with forthcoming EU rules, with European...

  • Malaysians can now get their iPhones in RED

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    Malaysians can now get their iPhones in RED

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — If you’ve been waiting for the latest iPhones to come in red, the wait is now over as the latest (Product)RED iPhones are available in Malaysia. Apple...

  • Acer rides ‘Avengers’ hype with superhero-themed laptops

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    Acer rides ‘Avengers’ hype with superhero-themed laptops

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Acer Malaysia announced three new limited edition laptops inspired by the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. The new machines are basically existing...

  • Amazon's shopping app goes international

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    Amazon's shopping app goes international

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Amazon Shopping App has been launched for international customers to browse and shop over 45 million eligible items that can be shipped to their country...

  • Tech firms sign pledge to refrain from helping cyberattacks by governments

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    Tech firms sign pledge to refrain from helping cyberattacks by governments

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 — Thirty-four global technology companies and organisations signed a pact yesterday calling for a stronger defence against cyberattacks in any form and...

  • Facebook to trial ads tool in Ireland ahead of abortion referendum

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    Facebook to trial ads tool in Ireland ahead of abortion referendum

    DUBLIN, April 18 — Ireland will become the second country to trial a new tool that Facebook hopes will ensure greater transparency in political advertising, when it holds a...

  • Sega announces Genesis Mini console, Switch collection

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    Sega announces Genesis Mini console, Switch collection

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 — After Nintendo’s NES and SNES Minis proved such big hits, iconic console gaming marque Sega is bringing back the 16-bit Genesis in miniature form, as...

  • In race for 5G, China leads South Korea, US, study shows

    6 days ago

    In race for 5G, China leads South Korea, US, study shows

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 ― China is slightly ahead of South Korea and the United States in the race to develop fifth generation wireless networks, or 5G, a US study showed...

  • The new OnePlus 6 will get water resistance (VIDEO)

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    The new OnePlus 6 will get water resistance (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 ― Water resistance used to be a unique feature on Sony flagship Xperia smartphones. Today, it’s standard across most new flagship smartphones and that...