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Fugitive on run for 17 years found living in cave by a drone

October 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Chinese police have arrested a fugitive who'd been on the run for 17 years, after they used drones to spot his cave hideout.

The 63-year old, named Song Jiang by the police, had been jailed for trafficking women and children but escaped from a prison camp in 2002.

He had been living in a tiny cave cut off from human interaction for years.Yongshan police received clues about Song's whereabo...

Inside the Cutting-Edge Data Technology Behind the US Open

August 31 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Data is a huge part of what makes sports so interactive. We've evolved from baseball cards and marking down scorecards with pencils to the SportsCenter ticker, fantasy sports, and mobile ap...

E3 Website Accidentally Doxed Contact Info for 2,000 Journalists

August 04 2019 | TW News Correspondent

The organizer behind the E3 gaming convention has messed up bad by accidentally leaking the contact information to more than 2,000 journalists who attended the show this year.

For some reason, E3's public website featured a link to a spreadsheet containing the sensitive information, which includes email addresses, addresses and phone numbers fo...

Apple Is Ramping Up R&D to Find Its Next Big Product

August 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Apple's Q3 earnings came with good news and bad news. The tech giant's services segment continues to grow steadily and helped buoy Apple's overall revenue growth, but profits dipped more than 12 percent amid declining iPhone sales.

Though Apple's services, wearables, and accessories products are still showing healthy growth, the iPhone has been its cash cow...

Google Will Let Android Users in Europe Choose a Search Engine

August 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

From next year, Android users across Europe will be asked to choose which search engine they want to use as part of setting up a new phone or tablet. Once chosen, it will become the default in the Google Chrome app (if it's installed)...

TDK Wants Vehicles Locked With a Fingerprint

August 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

An ultrasonic fingerprint sensor in the door handle and one on the steering wheel would remove the need for a key fob completely.

Fingerprint sensors are becoming increasingly common on smartphones, but TDK wants to expand thei...

ZTE’s 5G Wireless Router reflects the pinnacle of innovation

August 01 2019 | TW News Correspondent

ZTE Corporation ­­- a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise, and consumer technology solutions for the mobile Internet - launched the first 5G Wireless Router ‘ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801’ in the Middle East, in collaboration with Du, one of the leading telecommunications carriers in UAE. As a pioneer in 5G ecosystem, this recent succ...

O2 has announced it plans to turn on its 5G mobile network in October

July 27 2019 | TW News Correspondent

It intends to launch the next-generation service in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds and then expand to a total of 50 towns and cities by summer 2020. It will be the last of the UK's network coverage providers to roll out 5G. However, it will be the only one to do so without using equipment from the embattled Chinese telecoms equipment-maker Huawei.

O2 is owned by Spain's Telefonica, which has used...

Vodafone switches on 5G network in seven UK cities

July 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Vodafone has become the second UK mobile operator to turn on its 5G network, offering faster speeds and the opportunity for new services.

The network is going live in seven UK cities, including Cardiff, London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Making a success of the service could be crucial to the firm which has seen financial losses and...