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    New Straits Times

    Media Prima's MindCampus mobile application to help students pick their university, courses

    SERDANG: Easier access to a list of tertiary education universities, courses and scholarships is available for school leavers through Media Prima Berhad's latest MindCampus mobile application. Media Prima today launched its newest mobile application, MindCampus, which acts as the reference centre

  • Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market
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    Reuters

    Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

    By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin investors expect futures volumes to perk up when CME Group Inc, the world's largest derivatives exchange operator, launches its own contract to wager on the cryptocurrency on Sunday. The second U.S. bitcoin futures launch is seen as another

  • Aerospace giant Thales agrees Gemalto takeover, trumps Atos offer
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    Reuters

    Aerospace giant Thales agrees Gemalto takeover, trumps Atos offer

    Aerospace and defense technology group Thales has agreed to buy chipmaker Gemalto in an all-cash offer, promising to create a "world leader in digital security" and trumping an earlier takeover bid by tech firm Atos. The 51 euro per share offer, backed by the boards of both companies, represents

  • U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station
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    Reuters

    U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station

    (Reuters) - A trio of U.S. and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off from Kazakhstan on Sunday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

  • Finance
    IANS India Private Limited

    How smartphone players in India can keep innovating in 2018

    Bundle up: To counter Jio, the existing players have started joining hands with smartphone makers to offer devices almost at prices in the vicinity of 4G feature phones. There could be some support from the component ecosystem as well, especially the chipset makers. The technology that lies inside

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    IANS India Private Limited

    This is how your smartphone can help fight cybercrime

    New York, Dec 17 (IANS) Taking cue from tiny variations in the smartphone camera's sensors, a team of researchers has discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken by the device. The advancement opens the possibility of using smartphones -- instead of body parts -- as

  • 7 tips to improve your home's Wi-Fi
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    HardwareZone

    7 tips to improve your home's Wi-Fi

    If you are suffering from poor Wi-Fi performance at home, try these tips and solutions. Also, remember to make sure the router’s antennas (if it has any) is put it an upright vertical position. Router manufacturers frequently make software tweaks to their routers to squeeze out more performance, so

  • Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious
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    Reuters

    Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious

    The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities. The New York Times reported on Saturday that the hush-hush program, tasked with investigating sightings of unidentified flying

  • Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious
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    Reuters

    Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious

    The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities. The New York Times reported on Saturday that the hush-hush program, tasked with investigating sightings of unidentified flying

  • Google faces fresh EU showdown as rivals attack search giant's response to record fine
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    The Telegraph

    Google faces fresh EU showdown as rivals attack search giant's response to record fine

    Google faces fresh EU showdown as rivals attack search giant's response to record fine

  • Comcast and Charter want Congress to put net neutrality repeal into law
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    BGR News

    Comcast and Charter want Congress to put net neutrality repeal into law

    Not satisfied with yesterday's landmark repeal of net neutrality provisions in the FCC, Comcast and Charter are now working to set their victory in stone.In a blog post following the FCC vote yesterday, Comcast Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer David Cohen wrote that "

  • Ve Interactive administrators may pursue bosses to raise cash
    Finance
    The Telegraph

    Ve Interactive administrators may pursue bosses to raise cash

    Ve Interactive administrators may pursue bosses to raise cash

  • Meet the researchers who used TV episodes of CSI to train artificial intelligence
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    BGR News

    Meet the researchers who used TV episodes of CSI to train artificial intelligence

    Federal lawmakers want to have a say in defining artificial intelligence. Researchers are now using TV shows to feed the predictive capability of an AI system. Google said in recent days it’s opening an AI-focused research facility in China. And on and on the headlines keep coming, all of which is to

  • Tribes oppose planned bioterror tests near Oklahoma graves
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    Associated Press

    Tribes oppose planned bioterror tests near Oklahoma graves

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government's plan, saying the agency didn't inform them about chemicals it plans to release on grounds the tribes

  • As Bitcoin, other currencies soar, regulators urge caution
    Finance
    Associated Press

    As Bitcoin, other currencies soar, regulators urge caution

    The public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entrepreneurs to fund their businesses with digital currencies is starting to draw more attention from regulators. The head of the Securities ...

  • How on Earth is this top-rated sound bar only $43?
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    BGR News

    How on Earth is this top-rated sound bar only $43?

    Last time we told you about the NakaLight Surround Sound Bar Home Theater System , it sold out in just a few hours. Of course, how could it not? This insanely affordable sound bar offers unprecedented value, giving any TV a solid audio upgrade for just $50. It supports wired connections and Bluetooth

  • 10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week
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    BGR News

    10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

    It’s that weekend of the year, movie fans! It’s Star Wars , a movie many of you already have tickets for. Yes, you need to see The Last Jedi , the fantastic sequel of The Force Awakens . I will not spoil anything for you, just trust me on this one.But that doesn’t mean we don’t have fresh trailers for

  • U.S. Justice Department, AT&T settlement talks failed: court filing
    Tech
    Reuters

    U.S. Justice Department, AT&T settlement talks failed: court filing

    The U.S. Department of Justice and AT&T Inc have held unsuccessful settlement talks over the wireless and pay-TV company's bid to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner Inc , the two sides said in a court filing on Friday. The Justice Department has sued to stop AT&T, owner of DirecTV and the

  • Data is the new oil, but how do you invest in it?
    Finance
    The Telegraph

    Data is the new oil, but how do you invest in it?

    Data is the new oil, but how do you invest in it?

  • Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana
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    Associated Press

    Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

    The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of corporate ...

  • Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct
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    Associated Press

    Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct

    A former Uber security specialist accused the company of dispatching a team of spies to steal its rivals' trade secrets and using shady tactics to thwart its competition in the ride-hailing market, according ...

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    IANS India Private Limited

    Google to shut down smartphone AR platform 'Tango'

    San Francisco, Dec 16 (IANS) Google will shut down its ambitious Augmented Reality (AR) platform "Tango" built specifically for smartphones from March 1, 2018, the company said on Saturday. The announcement is seen as a bid to focus on a new software development kit (SDK) called "ARCore

  • News
    New Straits Times

    Internet addiction in Malaysia at epidemic proportions: MCMC study

    HULU TERENGGANU: Internet addiction among Malaysians has reached an alarming rate, Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari said on Friday. Jailani revealed that of Malaysia’s 24.1 million internet users, 80 per cent access the web for social media usage, with the average usage

  • iPhone 8 Plus vs. Samsung Note8: which has the better cameras?
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    HardwareZone

    iPhone 8 Plus vs. Samsung Note8: which has the better cameras?

    The iPhone 8 Plus and Galaxy Note8 cameras are incrementally better, as expected. The Apple iPhone 8 Plus has an f/1.8 for the wide-angle and an f/2.8 for the telephoto. The Note8 has optical image stabilization (OIS) on both rear cameras, while the iPhone 8 Plus only has OIS on the wide-angle.

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    IANS India Private Limited

    Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds: Report

    London, Dec 16 (IANS) The UK's digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes and offices still struggle to get good broadband, a report said. The Connected Nations report found that about four per cent of properties cannot get a broadband speed fast enough to meet their needs. "