Facebook has been testing a covert photo-sharing app in China, says report

The alleged app, Colourful Balloon, looks and feels just like Facebook’s existing Moments app. Facebook, which has been banned in China for years, has covertly launched a new app in the country, according to a report from New York Times. As China continues its crackdown against leading internet giants, Facebook found an alternate route to mark […]

Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017 won by Australian budget bot

The winning team compared its design to a 3D printer Cartman – a budget-priced robot from Australia – has triumphed in an annual contest to create a machine that can identify, pick up and stow warehouse goods. The bot was designed from scratch to take part in 2017’s Amazon Robotics Challenge and used a radically […]

Apple ‘pulls 60 VPNs from China App Store’

The creators of several Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have criticised Apple’s decision to remove their products from its App Store in China. The BBC understands that as many as 60 VPNs were pulled over the weekend. Apple said it was legally required to remove them because they did not comply with new regulations. It refused […]

Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk rolls out mass market model

The first Tesla Model 3 cars off the production line are now with their new owners Electric car maker Tesla has rolled out its new Model 3 vehicle – the company’s cheapest car to date. The first 30 customers – most of them employees of the company – received their cars on Friday. Chief executive […]

AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down

AlphaBay went offline earlier this month Two of the largest dark web marketplaces have been shut down following a “landmark” international law enforcement investigation. The AlphaBay and Hansa sites had been associated with the trade in illicit items such as drugs, weapons, malware and stolen data. According to Europol, there were more than 250,000 listings for illegal […]

Google Street View lands on the International Space Station

    If you’ve always wanted to poke around inside a spaceship but don’t ever wish to leave the safety of Earth, Google Street View now lets you explore the International Space Station (ISS) right from your computer. Astronauts have been working and living on the ISS for the past 16 years, and Street View now allows […]

Find Out Which Android O Feature Nexus 6P And 5X Do Not Support

These past couple of months have been tough for the Nexus line of phones. Even though Nexus devices have quite a loyal fan base which they managed to gather due to their impressive abilities to support various experiments and whatnot with custom ROMs, as well as their overall good specs and such, the truth still […]

KFC Huawei Smartphone Launched in China for 30th Anniversary

  Yum Brands’ Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has collaborated with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei to bring out limited editions (5000 units) of a KFC Huawei smartphone under its own brand, with both logos integrated. This is to mark KFC’s 30th-anniversary celebrations in China. The KFC Huawei 7 Plus smartphone is bright red in color, with the […]

Qualcomm seeks Apple iPhone sales ban

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, has appealed for the sale of some iPhones in the US to be blocked. It claims that iPhones using chips by rivals, such as Intel, infringe six of its patents. Qualcomm said it had asked the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to investigate and impose an […]

Fitness tracker firm Jawbone faces liquidation

The Jawbone website is still trading Fitness tracker firm Jawbone is facing liquidation, and chief executive Hosain Rahman is launching a new health-based tech start-up, the BBC understands. The BBC has learned that reports of the liquidation published by news site The Information are correct. Jawbone said it had no comment. The firm has emailed […]