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LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Oct 2017 9am

Facebook To Sell Portable Headset For Virtual Reality

Pic: ReutersSAN JOSE, CALIF.: Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday.

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Apple Teams Up With LG Display For Foldable iPhone

LG Electronics MobileComm USA Brand Marketing Senior Manager Frank Lee displays the LG G Flex 2 at the 2015 International CES on January 5, 2015 in Las Vegas.

Apple has reportedly started working on a foldable iPhone with LG Display, not Samsung Display -- the sole OLED supplier -- possibly due to concerns over tech leaks to its archrival Samsung Electronics.

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'Google Acquires Apple' News Was 'Error'

Pic: Getty ImagesA bombshell appeared on the Dow Jones financial newswire on Tuesday: "Google to buy Apple for $9bn".

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Russian Cybercrime Suspect In Greek Court For Second Extradition Request

Pic: ReutersATHENS: A Russian wanted by the United States for allegedly laundering billions of dollars in bitcoin appeared in a Greek court on Wednesday for a hearing to consider his extradition to Moscow on different charges.

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Despite Sanctions, Russian Organizations Acquire Microsoft Software

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: Software produced by Microsoft Corp has been acquired by state organizations and firms in Russia and Crimea despite sanctions barring U.S-based companies from doing business with them, official documents show.

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Alibaba Launches $15 Billion Overseas R&D Drive

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: China’s top e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is launching a $15 billion drive to build overseas research hubs as the deep-pocketed firm looks to compete with global leaders in e-commerce, logistics and cloud technology.

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Apple Nears TV Deal With Spielberg For 'Amazing Stories'

Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Apple Inc is finalizing a deal to make 10 new episodes of Steven Spielberg’s 1980s science fiction anthology series “Amazing Stories,” landing a premiere Hollywood talent for its plunge into original TV programming, a source with knowledge of the discussions said.

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'Hospitals May Close' During Future Cyberattacks, NHS Boss Warns

Hospitals may have to close their doors due to future cyber incidents, the head of data security at NHS Digital has said.

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Panasonic Expects Autonomous Driving System Launch In 2022

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Panasonic Corp’s autonomous driving system is expected to be launched in commercial vehicles as early as in 2022, in a move that will likely help the Japanese company narrow its gap with rival suppliers in a highly competitive market.

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Nokia Plans To Cut Up To 310 Jobs, Halt VR Camera Development

HELSINKI: Nokia plans to reduce up to 310 jobs from its Nokia Technologies unit and halt development of its virtual reality camera “OZO” and hardware, the Finnish company said on Tuesday.

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