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Snapchat Launches Sunglasses With Camera

Snap's Spectacles (Pic: Snap)

Messaging app firm Snapchat has announced its first gadget - sunglasses with a built-in camera.

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HERE, Automakers Team Up To Share Data On Traffic Conditions

German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first.

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Japan's Antitrust Watchdog Considers Action Against Apple, Carriers - Sources

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japanese regulators are considering taking action against Apple Inc over possible antitrust violations that may have helped it dominate the nation's smartphone sales, government sources said, a move that could hit the company's profit margins in one of its most profitable markets.

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Some Yahoo Users Close Accounts Amid Fears Breach Could Have Ripple Effects

Pic: ReutersMany Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services.

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Firefighting: Samsung Recall Threatens Reputation, Bottom Line

SEOUL: Exploding batteries and an embarrassing recall of a flagship gadget during a controversial, closely-watched leadership transition — it’s been a bad year for Samsung, and analysts warn the trouble isn’t over yet.

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Snapchat To Offer Camera-Equipped Sunglasses In First Hardware Push

A billboard displays the logo of Snapchat above Times Square in New York March 12, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonSnap Inc, the newly renamed parent company of messaging app Snapchat, plans to start selling camera-equipped sunglasses starting this fall, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told the Wall Street Journal in an interview.

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Tencent To Donate 2 Percent Of Profit As Chinese Online Charity Grows

Tencent Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pony Ma Huateng speaks during a news conference announcing the company's results in Hong Kong, China March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby YipChinese billionaire Pony Ma Huateng, the founder of internet group Tencent, on Friday said his company would donate 2 percent of its annual profit to charity and flagged growth in the use of mobile internet in China's philanthropy sector.

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Yahoo Faces Questions After Hack Of Half A Billion Accounts

Pic: The Guardian

Yahoo’s admission that the personal data of half a billion users has been stolen by “state-sponsored” hackers leaves pressing questions unanswered, according to security researchers.

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Is It A Bird? A Plane? Smartphone Sent Into Sky For Record Attempt

Pic: Mobile Syrup

A smartphone attached to a balloon took to the skies on Monday in an attempt to set a record for the highest livestream from such a device.

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China's Huawei To Start India Smartphone Production In Oct

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] will start making smartphones in India next month, the company said on Friday, joining a wave of compatriots setting up plants in the world's third-biggest mobile market.

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