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Seven-year-old Ryan tops list of biggest YouTube earners

December 05 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Meet Ryan, the primary school kid who, according to Forbes, made $29.8 million reviewing children's toys on YouTube this year.


His channel, Ryan ToysReview, has just 17.3 million subscribers — a...

New Airpods in 2019 !

December 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Apple is about to pump up the volume on its audio-device strategy, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio-quality over-ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with the matter.


The Cupertino, California-based company is working on new AirPods with noise-cancellation and water resistance, Blo...

Microsoft's market value overtakes Apple's

December 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Shares of Microsoft rose 0.6 percent to end the week at $110.89, putting its market capitalization at $851.2 billion. Apple shares fell 0.5 percent to $178.58 on the day, adding up to a market value of $847.4 billion. The two stocks jostled for the top spot over the course of the week, with Microsoft’s stock ma...

Google CEO to face Congress on Dec 5

November 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is going to face Congress for the first time next week, according to The Washington Post.

Pichai will be grilled by the House Judiciary Committee on 5 December, during which he will face questions from Republicans who have unproven beliefs that Google has a liberal bias.

Citing three sources, the...

31 satellites placed in orbit to study earth's surface

November 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

ISRO successfully launched its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C43 (PSLV-C43) rocket carrying India's best-ever high-resolution earth imaging satellite HysIS (Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite). Besides this, the workhorse rocket also carried 30 small co-passenger satellites from eight different countries, mostly belonging to the United States.



Amazon’s new server chips cheaper than Intel’s

November 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent Inc. has taken a big step toward reducing reliance on Intel Corp. for a critical component of its cloud-computing service.

The largest cloud company unveiled its own server processors late Monday and said the Graviton chips will support new versions of its main EC2 cloud-computing service. Until now, Amazo...

Google challenged over location tracking

November 28 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Google has been accused of flouting European data protection laws when it tracks users' locations.


A coalition of seven consumer o...

NASA’s InSight spacecraft makes historic landing on Mars

November 27 2018 | TW News Correspondent

A spacecraft carrying millions of pounds worth of British equipment has successfully landed on Mars, launching a two-year mission to mine more information about the Red Planet.


Nasa's InSightprobe came to a gentle landing on the Red Planet broad, dusty plain of Elysium Planitia at 7.55pm on Monday night, the first spacecraft to do so for six years.



China sends 5 satellites into orbit via single rocket

November 24 2018 | TW News Correspondent

China launched a new space environment research satellite and four nanosatellites on a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday (November 20).

The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit, according to the center.

Shiyan-6 will be used for conducting space environment exploration experiments. The term nanosatellite refers to a sma...