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LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Apr 2018 12pm

LG G7 To Be Brightest Smartphone In Market

SEOUL -- LG Electronics Inc said Wednesday its upcoming flagship smartphone, the LG G7 ThinQ, set to be unveiled next month, will come with the brightest display in the industry, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

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Facebook Removes Accounts Advertising Stolen Identities

Pic: ReutersFacebook Inc has removed a number of accounts and pages that advertised and sold social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people, following a report by news website Motherboard.

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Chinese Tech Giants, Government Under Fire For 'Men Only' Job Ads

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Top Chinese tech firms and some government departments have been singled out in a report that says discriminatory hiring practices based on gender are widespread in China and are linked to a shrinking proportion of women in the labor force.

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NTT To Block Pirate Manga, Anime Websites

TOKYO -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp said Monday that it will block access to websites where manga and animations are illegally uploaded, following a government request for such voluntary moves, Japan’s Jiji Press reported.

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China's Ride-Hailing Firm Didi Wants To Develop 'Purpose-Built' Cars With Automakers

Pic: ReutersBEIJING/DETROIT: Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is exploring ways of collaborating with established automakers and parts suppliers to jointly develop cars purpose-built for its services, the company said on Tuesday.

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Car Of The Future: Electrified And Autonomous, But What Will It Look Like?

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: An autonomous driving electric vehicle may not take to the sky any time soon but could one day start to look a bit like The Jetsons’ flying car - a glass bubble without the long hood that is a signature feature of today’s gasoline-fueled cars.

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Indonesian-Made Messaging App Callind Launches In Jakarta

A messaging app created by 25-year-old Novi Wayuningsih from Kebumen regency in Central Java was officially launched by the Communications and Information Ministry in Jakarta on Saturday, coinciding with Kartini Day.

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Spotify Tests Filter To Block Swearing In Songs

Spotify, the UK's biggest music streaming service, has started testing a way of filtering out songs which have explicit lyrics.

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Iran Central Bank Bans Cryptocurrency Dealings

Pic: ReutersDUBAI: Iran’s central bank has banned the country’s banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, over money-laundering concerns, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday as the country tries to halt a currency crisis.

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Facebook's Hidden Data Haul Troubles German Cartel Regulator

Pic: ReutersBONN, Germany: That the personal data of tens of millions of Facebook users fell into the wrong hands is troubling politicians, but Germany’s top competition regulator is questioning the sheer volume of information that the social network harvests.

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