Tech

Twitter heads for better earnings after being at risk of losing it all

  • 26 July 2017 - 10:39
Twitter heads for better earnings after being at risk of losing it all

Twitter Inc heads toward its quarterly earnings report on Thursday with a stock that has risen more than 40 percent since April when much of Wall Street was ready to write off the tech company. The company's share price popped after its most recent earnings report in April, when Twitter...

New update to make Snapchat posts last up to 60 seconds

  • 20 July 2017 - 14:49
New update to make Snapchat posts last up to 60 seconds

Snapchat is set to change its features considerably by allowing users to record a 60-second clip, technically anyway, according to new reports. The longer snaps will be made possible by using the Multi-Snap recording feature which could potentially have a big impact on the experience of using...

A ban on laptops on flights to US ended for Suadi airliners

  • 19 July 2017 - 20:29
A ban on laptops on flights to US ended for Suadi airliners

A ban on laptops and other large electronic devices from the cabins of direct flights to the United States from Saudi Arabia has been lifted, Saudi Arabian Airlines said on Wednesday. In March, the United States imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear in...

Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways exempted from laptop bans aboard flights to US

  • 10 July 2017 - 12:15
Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways exempted from laptop bans aboard flights to US

Royal Jordanian and Kuwait Airways are the latest Middle East carriers to be exempted from an in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights to the United States. The Jordanian and Kuwaiti airlines join Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airline, which...

Microsoft plans to cut thousands of jobs

  • 6 July 2017 - 22:19
Microsoft plans to cut thousands of jobs

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) plans to cut "thousands" of jobs, with a majority of them outside the United States, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Reuters reported on Monday that Microsoft would undergo a reorganization that would impact its sales and marketing teams as the company...

iPhone 8 will have groundbreaking features, Apple says

  • 5 July 2017 - 13:02
iPhone 8 will have groundbreaking features, Apple says

Apple is expected to release its iPhone 8 later this year, in what is expected to be the company's biggest smartphone launch in years. 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone , which was first announced by Steve Jobs on 9 January 2007, and released later that year on June...

Dubai to operate autonomous aerial taxi by the end of 2017

  • 1 July 2017 - 18:34
Dubai to operate autonomous aerial taxi by the end of 2017

As part of Dubai’s bid to be a city of the future, they plan to have 25 percent of their public transport autonomously controlled by 2030. An exciting aspect of this is the autonomous aerial taxi (AAT) service they announced in February. Now, they’ve provided an updated timeline for the...

Heavy-impact cyber attack shuts down companies almost all over the world

  • 28 June 2017 - 16:26
Heavy-impact cyber attack shuts down companies almost all over the world

A cyber attack wreaked havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting operations at ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia, Reuters reported. The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in...

Twitter to let celebs collect money for live streaming

  • 21 June 2017 - 23:49
Twitter to let celebs collect money for live streaming

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) plans on Wednesday to launch a system for people to earn money by streaming live on its Periscope service, a first for Twitter and a way for the company to try to compete with YouTube and others in the search for internet talent, Reuters reported. People watching Periscope...

C Seed designs world’s biggest 4K widescreen TV

  • 15 June 2017 - 21:31
C Seed designs world’s biggest 4K widescreen TV

Luxury electronics specialist C Seed develops the world’s largest 4K widescreen TV. the c seed ‘262’ 4K TV’s world record diagonal length of 262 inches (6.65 m) gives it a width of 20.16 ft (6.14) m, and height of 8.44 ft (2.57 m). the world’s largest 4K TV comes with a motorized...