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LAST_UPDATEThu, 19 Jul 2018 2pm

Communist-Run Cuba Starts Rolling Out Internet On Mobile Phones

Pic: ReutersHAVANA: Communist-run Cuba has started providing internet on the mobile phones of select users as it aims to roll out the service nationwide by year-end, in a further step towards opening one of the Western Hemisphere’s least connected countries.

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Ex-Apple Employee Pleads Not Guilty In Trade Secret Case

A former Apple Inc employee pleaded not guilty on Monday after federal prosecutors filed an indictment accusing him of stealing trade secrets.

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Power To The Drones: Utilities Place Bets On Robots

MILAN/FRANKFURT - Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometers without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies.

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Lift-Off For Scotland: Sutherland To Host First UK Spaceport

A remote, boggy stretch of land on the north coast of Scotland is likely to become the UK's first spaceport.

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Inside The Highly Charged Scooter Craze

Kyle Ramirez has surrendered his entire living room to electric scooters.

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You Can Use Chrome OS On A Tablet, But It’s Not An iPad Competitor Yet

Google’s presence in tablets has long consisted of its Android smartphone OS stretched to fit larger displays. The marriage has been an unhappy one, leaving Apple’s iPad and even Windows 2-in-1 devices as the main options for tablets. That makes Google’s recent improvements in how well Chrome OS supports pure tablet devices even more important. Adding tablet-centric features to Google’s easy-to-use, secure, and easy-to-administer operating system could give the company an important new weapon in taking on Apple and Microsoft.

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Rolls-Royce Plans For Take-Off In Flying Taxi Market

Pic: ReutersFARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND: British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade.

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I Subscribe, Therefore I Am?

Imagine my distress when, around about the time my internet went down, it struck me: I don’t really own anything.

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Facebook Says Indonesian User Data Not Misused

Pic: ReutersJAKARTA: Social media giant Facebook has assured the Indonesian government that personal data of about one million of its citizens had not been improperly accessed by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

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