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Online dating services uses fake profiles
Online dating services uses fake profiles

WASHINGTON, USA: A British-based online dating service admitted to US regulators that it created fake, computer-generated profiles to lure users into upgraded memberships.

30 Oct 2014 13:02

UNITED STATES

Warning of major hacking attack on the USA
Warning of major hacking attack on the USA

WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade.

30 Oct 2014 11:28

UNITED STATES

Time spent on Twitter falls prompting share price drop
Time spent on Twitter falls prompting share price drop

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Shares in Twitter sank more than 12% this week as disappointing user numbers overshadowed a doubling of income in its third quarter and sparked several analyst downgrades.

29 Oct 2014 08:02

UNITED STATES

IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight
IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

28 Oct 2014 11:06

UNITED STATES

Amazon's Fire Stick streams Netflix, Hulu and others
Amazon's Fire Stick streams Netflix, Hulu and others

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon has unveiled a new media stick allowing users to stream content to television sets, challenging Google's Chromecast device released last year.

28 Oct 2014 10:55

UNITED STATES

A $50 price cut for Xbox consoles without Kinect
A $50 price cut for Xbox consoles without Kinect

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft announced it is temporarily trimming the price of its Xbox One video game consoles in the United States by $50 in a move aimed at boosting holiday season sales.

28 Oct 2014 09:58

UNITED STATES

Global Awards 2014 shortlist: World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising
Global Awards 2014 shortlist: World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising

NEW YORK, USA: The Global Awards competition has announced the 2014 shortlist. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Awards dedication to recognising the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising.

27 Oct 2014 12:46

UNITED STATES

Nokia name dropped from Lumia smartphones
Nokia name dropped from Lumia smartphones

WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft said it is dropping the Nokia name from its Lumia smartphones following the purchase of the company earlier this year.

27 Oct 2014 11:52

UNITED STATES

Big data used as tool to track Ebola
Big data used as tool to track Ebola

WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.

27 Oct 2014 11:13

UNITED STATES

Microsoft's earning are pie in the cloud
Microsoft's earning are pie in the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.

24 Oct 2014 13:09

UNITED STATES

Amazon's loss reaches $437m but outlook is confusing
Amazon's loss reaches $437m but outlook is confusing

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon says its loss in the last quarter rose to $437m after a series of product launches including new phones, tablets and television programs had failed to provide profits for the company.

24 Oct 2014 12:46

UNITED STATES

Hackers targeting mobile phones for banking information
Hackers targeting mobile phones for banking information

WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to access bank accounts of victims and steal their money, security researchers warn.

23 Oct 2014 11:24

UNITED STATES

Pew says online harassment levels high in US
Pew says online harassment levels high in US

WASHINGTON, USA: About 40% of US internet users say they have been harassed online, and nearly three-quarters have seen this problem, according to a survey released this week.

23 Oct 2014 10:17