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Twitter tops sales estimates, sees rebound from Asia’s eased coronavirus rules

 Twitter Inc on Thursday (April 30) said that its ads sales had slightly rebounded in Asia after a plunge due to the coronavirus outbreak and that it had accelerated work on tools to attract key advertisers, becoming...

Apple releases budget iPhone SE as coronavirus stalls economy

Apple Inc on Wednesday (April 15) released a smaller iPhone priced at $399, cutting the starting price for the company's smartphone line in a move to broaden its appeal to budget-conscious customers as the coronavirus hobbles the...

Samsung’s new Note takes on Huawei in selfie beauty pageant

Samsung Electronics has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of Huawei Technologies trouble in the second quarter with a nearly 7% jump in smartphone sales, as the Chinese firm sold fewer phones in the global market after it was put...

U.S. Justice Department approves Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The companies have agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to Dish Network Corp in order to move ahead with the merger, which was announced in April 2018 and was previously valued at $25 billion. But the deal...

‘England was right there,’ frustrated flying Frenchman says of failed mission

Franky Zapata lifted off near the northern port of Calais with 42 liters of kerosene in his backpack, enough for about 10 minutes of flight. He planned to strap on a new backpack on a vessel waiting midway across...

French inventor says he isn’t worried before crossing English Channel on flyboard

Showing off the flyboard he invented in a field near the coast on Wednesday, Zapata said he was confident his flight would be a success, though he could not rule out a controlled crash which might see him pitch...

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy violations, but critics call it a bargain

Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices, and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The FTC voted 3-2...

Nokia releases new smartphones series

Set up by ex-Nokia executives who have licensed the famous brand to sell phones worldwide, HMD Global -- as the year-old company is known -- has focused on mid-priced Androids and even sub-$100-priced phones since entering the smartphone market. Nokia...

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, showcased the Galaxy S9 at a mobile gadget fair in Barcelona ahead of the 2018 Mobile World Congress due to start in the Catalan capital on Monday (February 26). It features improved cameras,...

SpaceX rocket launched with satellite for NATO surveillance

The liftoff at 4:25 p.m. EST (2125 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station followed a technical glitch that prompted a 24-hour flight delay. It marked the second rocket launch this year for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and his...

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Minneapolis police officer charged with murder, manslaughter in George Floyd case

The white Minneapolis policeman who pinned an unarmed black man with a knee to the throat before...

‘No time for tweets’ – Biden on George Floyd death

Former Vice President and the presumptive Democrat presidential candidate, Joe Biden, on Friday (May 29) blasted a tweet from U.S. President Donald...

New York City on track to reopen on June 8, five upstate regions ready to enter phase two -Cuomo

New York City is 'on track' to enter phase one of reopening on June 8, New York Governor Cuomo said on Friday...

World’s oldest man dies aged 112

The world's oldest man has died aged 112, British media reports. According to the BBC, Bob Weighton, from Alton,...

Man on a roof vs SWAT units

HOUSTON - Houston Police were dispatched out to 100 block of Seven Oaks regarding a disturbance of a man throwing rocks and...