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Google Embraces The Notch With iPhone X Gmail Update

First released on November 3rd, the iPhone X forced developers to scramble to adapt apps to that famous notch and the lack of a home button.

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Google Unveils New Android Software In India To Power Cheap Smartphones

Pic: ReutersMUMBAI: Alphabet Inc’s Google launched a stripped-down version of its Android software in India on Tuesday, as it attempts to woo millions of basic phone users in the fast-growing wireless services market.

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Google Pulls YouTube From Amazon Devices, Escalating Spat

Pic: ReutersA rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc devices and criticized the online retailer for not selling Google hardware.

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Apple, Facebook Find Something To Praise China For Amid Internet Clamp

Pic: ReutersWUZHEN, CHINA: Top executives at Apple Inc and Facebook Inc managed to find something to praise Beijing for at an internet conference in China this week, even as its Communist Party rulers ban Western social media and stamp on online dissent.

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South Korea's Pyeongchang Olympics To Showcase Advanced Robots

SEOUL -- South Korea's PyeongChang Winter Games will assign various kinds of robots to stadiums, airports and event venues to assist athletes and showcase the latest technology, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the commerce ministry as saying on Wednesday.

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Nissan To Trial Robo-Taxis In Japan

Pic: Getty ImagesCarmaker Nissan plans to test self-driving taxis on Japanese roads from March next year.

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Drone Collisions 'Worse Than Bird Strikes For Planes'

Pic: Getty Images (Drones have been reported in close proximity to aircraft with two reported collisions)A US study into drone safety has suggested that collisions with aircraft are more damaging than bird strikes.

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'One-Third Of Teenage Girls Sexually Harassed Online'

Pic: Getty ImagesNearly a third of teenage girls have been sexually harassed online by children their own age, a study from charity Childnet suggests.

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CryptoKitties Craze Slows Down Transactions On Ethereum

A new craze for virtual kittens is slowing down trade in one of the largest crypto-currencies.

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YouTube To Expand Teams Reviewing Extremist Content

Pic: ReutersAlphabet Inc’s YouTube said on Monday it plans to add more people next year to identify inappropriate content as the company responds to criticism over extremist, violent and disturbing videos and comments.

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