TECH/GADGETS

World’s biggest biometric database grows in India amid doubt

NEW DELHI, Dec 14 — Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing Indians to link their digital IDs to a host of services such as credit cards and cellphones, even as the Supreme Court will hear...

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Tencent fends off Spotify, Apple in China’s battle for the bands

BEIJING, Dec 14 — One of China’s most-anticipated initial public offerings next year may be music to the ears of Tencent Holdings Ltd investors because of its potential to drown out any...

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Apple backs Finisar with US$390m for Face ID technology

CUPERTINO, Dec 14 — Apple Inc is spending US$390 million (RM1.6 billion) to boost production from a maker of laser technology that’s critical for new iPhone X features such as facial...

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Call for net giants to pay for news they make billions from

PARIS, Dec 14 — Nine European press agencies, including AFP, called yesterday on internet giants to be forced to pay copyright for using news content on which they make vast profits. The...

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France proposes age-of-consent rule for Facebook users

PARIS, Dec 14 — All French children under the age of 16 will have to seek parental approval to open an account on Facebook or any other social network under draft legislation presented...

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Microsoft adds AI features for image, context search to Bing

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‘Grand Theft Auto Online,’ ‘Overwatch’ welcome new updates (VIDEO)

Apple evokes advances in autonomous vehicle technology

Report: South-east Asia’s internet economy growing faster than predicted

Google opens AI centre in China as competition heats up

Hype over Google Pixel Buds lost in translation

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 now available in pink

Happy 15th birthday, ‘Wind Waker’ (VIDEO)

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