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Wiko Aims To Sell 50,000 Units Of New Smartphone Model In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR – French smartphone manufacturer, Wiko, aims to sell 50,000 units of its new model, View, in the Malaysian market by October 2018.  

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Switzerland's Largest Airport Launches Face-Scanning System For Border Control

GENEVA -- Zurich airport, the largest in Switzerland, launched an automated biometric passport control system on Wednesday to meet an ever increasing capacity demands and keep queues moving at immigration checks, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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The Next Apple Store In Southeast Asia Is Likely To Be In Bangkok, Not Kuala Lumpur

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After opening Southeast Asia’s first ever Apple Store in Singapore, Apple is apparently in the process of opening another one in this region very soon.

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Facebook, Google, Twitter Asked To Testify On Russian Meddling

WASHINGTON - Executives from Facebook, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Twitter have been asked to testify to the U.S. Congress in coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, committee sources said on Wednesday.

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WhatsApp Disruption In China As Censorship Controls Tightened

Officials in China appear to have launched a crackdown on the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp.

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Apple Confirms iPhone 8 Crackling Earpiece Issue And Says A Fix Is Coming

Some iPhone 8 owners are running into an issue with the phone’s earpiece: when they make a call, the earpiece makes a disruptive “crackling” or “static” sound that disrupts the audio. Dozens of people on the MacRumors forums, Apple’s support forum, and Reddit have reported experiencing the issue. It was also present on one phone owned by a Verge editor.

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Samsung 'Confirms' Radical New Galaxy Smartphone

Samsung is not being subtle about it. The Galaxy X ‘Folding Phone’ will be its most radical smartphone yet and no less than three confirmations mean Samsung is confident it can drag eyes away from Apple’s similarly named (and eye wateringly expensive) iPhone X...

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[Video] A Driverless Flying Taxi? Dubai Completes First Test Flight

While tech companies like Tesla and Google are working to perfect their driverless cars, Dubai is taking it a step further as they have successfully carried out test flights for the world’s first driverless flying taxi.

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Bill Gates Just Switched To An Android Phone

Pic: ReutersBill Gates now uses an Android phone.

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