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  • Uber discloses data breach

    28 Feb 2015 : NEW YORK - Global ride-sharing startup Uber said Friday a data breach last year may have allowed a hacker to gain access to the license numbers of some 50,000 of its drivers.

  • App of the weekUniqlo Recipe

    28 Feb 2015 : If you like the simplicity of the Japanese casual wear brand Uniqlo, you will definitely love this free app.

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  • Tech-sceptic Erdogan sends first tweet

    10 Feb 2015 : ISTANBUL - He has compared social media to the "murderer's knife", proudly declared he does not "tweet or schmeet" and overseen blanket bans on Twitter.

  • Hackers can get into most 'connected cars'

    10 Feb 2015 : WASHINGTON - Virtually all "connected cars" on the road are vulnerable to hackers who could steal data or gain control of the vehicle, a report from a US senator said Monday.

  • Netflix streams into Cuba with new TV options

    10 Feb 2015 : The political backstabbing of "House of Cards" and global adventures of "Marco Polo" are now available in communist-ruled Cuba, with the launch announced Monday by streaming US television giant Netflix.

  • Alleged Bitcoin scam leaves millions missing

    09 Feb 2015 : HONG KONG - Investors in a Hong Kong-based Bitcoin trading company fear they have fallen victim to a scam after it closed down, a lawmaker said Monday, adding losses could total HK$3 billion ($387 million).

  • New Internet overseer 'must be agreed before US 2016 vote': CEO

    09 Feb 2015 : SINGAPORE - Plans to transfer control of Internet overseer ICANN from US hands to a globally representative body could be jeopardised unless a deal is reached before the 2016 US elections, the group's chief warned Monday.

  • One year on, Nadella shifting focus at Microsoft

    08 Feb 2015 : With one year under his belt, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has made strides in changing the focus of the technology giant that some feared was turning into a dinosaur.

  • Google free mapping service adds local guides

    07 Feb 2015 : SAN FRANCISCO - An update to Google's free online map service on Friday let users become local guides who post reviews of businesses and venues in a challenge to Yelp.

  • Trailer Addict

    07 Feb 2015 : With popcorn and cold drinks in hand, we are ready to sit down and enjoy ourselves at the cinema — watching the latest flicks Hollywood has to offer. For many of us, excitement only begins when, after half-an-hour of advertisements, the film starts. For others, that moment comes early — at the screening of the trailers.

  • Uber to launch 'panic button' for users in India

    07 Feb 2015 : WASHINGTON - Uber is launching a "panic button" and other safety features for users in India, following news that Mumbai was readying a ban on the ride-sharing service.

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