BERLIN: Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they’re bought.
SAN FRANCISCO: Hackers targeting jail-broken iPhones have raided more than 225,000 Apple accounts, using them for app-buying sprees or to hold phones for ransom, researchers said on Tuesday.
What have you done with your social media accounts recently? Followed some news, exchanged jokes, or went through some gossip?
Heard of the term ‘phubbing’? According to the Collins Dictionary, it means ignoring someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention.
NEW YORK: A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world’s largest online social network in a 24-hour period.
LOS ANGELES: A few inches above the floor, a man is suspended from a swing-like apparatus pretending he’s flying over a mountain.
SAN FRANCISCO: Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple’s iPhone, escalating the rivals’ battle to strap their technology on people’s wrists.
WASHINGTON: It’s OK to use your smartphone walking down the street or on public transportation. But not at a family dinner. And definitely not in church.
ENTOTO, Ethiopia: High above the crowded streets of Addis Ababa, among fields where farmers lead oxen dragging wooden ploughs, sits Ethiopia’s space program.
If you want to learn more about a particular topic, a personality or a hashtag, you don’t need to go to Twitter and search your timeline.
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