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Sony launches SmartBand with life-logging app

LAS VEGAS: Sony is delving further into the wearable computing market with SmartBand, a waterproof wristband that tracks everything from daily physical activities and nightly sleep patterns to how muc

Samsung teams up with Comcast for ultra-HD movies

LAS VEGAS: Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest maker of TVs, said Monday that it is tackling the problem of getting ultra-high-definition content to its new TV sets by teaming up with the Int

Aged 6 months, Taiwan panda unveiled to public

TAIPEI, Taiwan: A six-month old giant panda was unveiled to her adoring public in Taiwan on Monday, as long lines of children of all ages queued up at the Taipei zoo to see the cub cavorting around he

Man reunited with family after AP photo published

WASHINGTON: Nicholas Simmons disappeared from his parents’ house in a small upstate New York town on New Year’s Day, leaving behind his wallet, cellphone and everything else.

Selling social media clicks becomes big business

SAN JOSE, California: Celebrities, businesses and even the US State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms,” where workers tap, ta

Yahoo says some ads on its European sites spread malware

Some advertisements on Yahoo Inc’s European websites last week spread malicious software, Yahoo said on Sunday, potentially infecting thousands of users.

Nuns in Spain red-faced after missing call from pope

MADRID: A group of nuns in Spain got a New Year surprise when they checked their answerphone machine to discover they had missed a call from the Pope, who left a message asking why they didn’t pick up

Doggy-do study points to canine ‘inner compass’

BERLIN, Jan 03, 2014 Agence France Presse: German and Czech researchers studying squatting dogs doing their business have found the pooches have an “inner compass” that may help explain how they find

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