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Amazon to directly sell Apple products globally

November 17 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Amazon will soon sell Apple products internationally for the first time on its platform, meaning customers could get products faster.

Macbooks, iPads and iPhones will become available from the online retailer in the UK as well as other countries in Europe, the US and Japan by Christmas.

Coupled with Amazon Prime m...
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iPhone X 'exploded', claims user; Apple investigates

November 15 2018 | TW News Correspondent

An iPhone X allegedly "exploded" as a user was in the process of installing a software update. This development comes in from the city of Federal Way, Washington in the US where a user claims that his 10-month old iPhone X "just got hot and exploded in the process of upgrading to [iOS 12.1]".

Gadgets 360 reached out to Rahel Mohamad, owner of the...
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China's Xinhua agency unveils AI news presenter

November 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

China's state news agency has unveiled a virtual newsreader sporting a sharp suit and a somewhat robotic voice.

Xinhua News claims the presenter "can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor", though not everyon...
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Facebook admits it was used to incite violence in Myanmar

November 07 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Facebook has said it agrees with a report that found it had failed to prevent its platform being used to "incite offline violence" in Myanmar.

The independent report, commissioned by Facebook, said the p...
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Microsoft doesn't use customers' data for profit

November 06 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said the company doesn't use customers' personal data for profit unlike some other firms.

In an interview with The Times on Monday, Mr Nadella said the company "had chosen not to squeeze the last drop of revenue from the troves of user data on its Bing search engine and the Linkedin social network, which...
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Google staff walk out over women's treatment

November 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Staff at Google offices around the world are staging an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company's treatment of women.

 

The employees are demanding several key changes in how sexual misconduct allegations...
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90% of free apps share user data with Google: Report

October 30 2018 | TW News Correspondent

About 90 per cent of free apps on the Play store share user data with Google without their consent, according to a new Financial Times report. This data, which is said to include age, gender, location, and information about other apps, helps build detailed user profile. The harvested data can then be used for a number of purposes including targeted advertising, the report adds. Making revenue for tech behemoths lik...
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Google sacks 48 employees for sexual harassment

October 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Google has sacked 48 people for sexual harassment in the last two years, it has emerged.

 

The terminations included 13 senior managers.

 

Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, made the announcement in an email to all e...
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Facebook to add ‘Unsend message’ button soon

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Facebook is working on an Unsend Message feature for Messenger. This will enable users to select certain inappropriate messages, and delete them from the chat within a certain time frame.

 

Facebook is testing an ‘Unsend’ feature for Facebook Messenger. A Facebook spokespe...
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