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WhatsApp Changes Everything With Its New 'Status' Feature

Monday  20:20,   20 february 2017
Forbes

Could this be how WhatsApp finally starts showing something like ads to its users?WhatsApp’s new Status feature, being rolled out on Monday, will let users share photos, GIFs or videos overlaid with drawings, emojis and a caption that will be[...]

WhatsApp Changes Everything With Its New 'Status' Feature

Monday  20:20,   20 february 2017
Forbes

Could this be how WhatsApp finally starts showing something like ads to its users?WhatsApp’s new Status feature, being rolled out on Monday, will let users share photos, GIFs or videos overlaid with drawings, emojis and a caption that will be[...]

LG's new G6 smartphone to offer dual back and front cameras

Monday  16:45,   20 february 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

LG's upcoming G6 smartphone will offer users both front and back cameras for a wider angle and improved shot.According to the site LG confirmed the news in a (Korean language) blog[...]

LG's new G6 smartphone to offer dual back and front cameras

Monday  16:45,   20 february 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

LG's upcoming G6 smartphone will offer users both front and back cameras for a wider angle and improved shot.According to the site LG confirmed the news in a (Korean language) blog[...]

The ultimate surround sound guide

Monday  15:45,   20 february 2017
T3

<p>Everything you need to know about immersive audio</p>While surround sound kit doesn't get upgraded quite as often as your average smartphone or graphics card, there's still a lot of tech to get acquainted with, whether you're in the market[...]

A world beyond passwords

Monday  15:25,   20 february 2017
CBS News

One in four people has to reset a computer password at least once a month; fortunately new technologies may make passwords (even those spelled p@$$wØrd) obsoleteNew York Times reporter Ian Urbina gets paid to ask questions, but there is one question [...]

A world beyond passwords

Monday  15:25,   20 february 2017
CBS News

One in four people has to reset a computer password at least once a month; fortunately new technologies may make passwords (even those spelled p@$$wØrd) obsoleteNew York Times reporter Ian Urbina gets paid to ask questions, but there is one question [...]

Snap bets on hardware as Facebook threat looms

Monday  15:10,   20 february 2017
Reuters

There is little precedent for a company with its roots in software and social networking succeeding in the notoriously difficult consumer hardware business. Few U.S. firms aside from Apple have made big profits on hardware, and camera and wearable [...]

Oppo teases new mobile camera technology ahead of MWC

Monday  12:31,   20 february 2017
TechCrunch

We’ve entered crunch time for getting all of those last minute teasers out before the kick of Mobile World Congress, the year’s biggest smart phone show. Some have been cagey around their big news ahead of the event in Barcelona, while others, like [...]

Oppo teases new mobile camera technology ahead of MWC

Monday  12:31,   20 february 2017
TechCrunch

We’ve entered crunch time for getting all of those last minute teasers out before the kick of Mobile World Congress, the year’s biggest smart phone show. Some have been cagey around their big news ahead of the event in Barcelona, while others, like [...]

Apple reportedly buys company focused on AI-based face recognition

Monday  12:20,   20 february 2017
Engadget

Those rumors of Apple exploring facial recognition for sign-ins might just have some merit.&nbsp;We've reached out to Apple for comment on the reported deal and will let you know if it has something to add. However, RealFace recently took its[...]

Uber CEO orders 'urgent investigation' on sexual harassment claims

Monday  12:10,   20 february 2017
Reuters

<p>The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc has ordered an "urgent investigation" into claims of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee.</p>The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL][...]

Uber CEO orders 'urgent investigation' on sexual harassment claims

Monday  12:10,   20 february 2017
Reuters

<p>The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc has ordered an "urgent investigation" into claims of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee.</p>The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL][...]

Xiaomi to announce its 'Pinecone' mobile chipset this month

Monday  10:10,   20 february 2017
Engadget

The company's first in-house processor may be key to its survival in the long run. © Anzhuo.cn Xiaomi's chipset plan isn't exactly a secret. According to Chinese semiconductor expert Laoyao, Pinecone Electronics is a joint[...]

The World Can Expect More Cybercrime From North Korea Now That China Has Banned Its Coal

Monday  09:50,   20 february 2017
Time

China's ban on North Korean coal will encourage Pyongyang to resort to illicit methods of currency generation, especially cybercrimeThe 45-year-old was poisoned at Kuala Lumpur airport and died on his way to hospital. Two women — one Vietnamese[...]