Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Tech

Germany rolls out world’s first hydrogen train

BERLIN:  Germany rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology. Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains, built by French TGV-maker Alstom, began running a 100-kilometre route between the towns and cities ...

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Apple iPhones get bigger and pricier, Watch turns to health

LONDON: Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones. The relatively small changes to its lineup, following last year’s overhauled iPhone X, were widely expected ...

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Shapeshift’s Prism to shut down

LONDON: Shapeshift’s Prism has announced that they will be shutting down services on 11th October 2018. The company announced this news via a blog post on their website. It stated: “Prism is shutting down soon. The site will be live until 10/11/2018. We highly encourage you to close out your ...

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Alibaba’s co-founder Jack Ma, decided to step down

BEIJING: Jack Ma, Alibaba’s co-founder and executive chairman has decided to step down from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to pursue philanthropy in education, a changing of the guard for the $420 billion internet company. The Chinese billionaire will remain on Alibaba’s board of directors and continue to mentor the company’s management. He ...

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Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs

WASHINGTON: US President Trump tweeted that Apple Inc should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports, Reuters reported. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a “wide range” of Apple products, including ...

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British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen

LONDON: British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 bank cards. The almost two week long hack did not involve travel or passport details, the airline said, adding that it ...

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Google’s Journey Completes 20 Years

LONDON: Google that came into existence 20 years back with its first product Search engine from a garage today has seven products that are used by more than a billion people every month. The exact date of the company’s founding is up for debate — even for those who are ...

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Russia says space station leak could be deliberate sabotage

AFP MOSCOW: Russia launched checks Tuesday after its space chief said an air leak on the International Space Station last week could have been caused by deliberate sabotage. Space agency chief Dmitry Rogozin said the hole detected Thursday in a Russian space craft docked at the orbiting station was caused ...

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