Category: Technology

WannaCry ransomware cyber-attacks slow but fears remain

A computer malware that has spread across 150 countries appears to be slowing down, with few reports of fresh attacks globally on Monday. A spokesperson for police...

Syrian refugees invent app for Germany’s bureaucracy maze

BERLIN: Interminable queues, impenetrable paperwork, unpronounceable German words — the hurdles for any newcomer to Europe’s top economy can be daunting but now...

Premier League chief wary of social media threat

LONDON: The chief executive of English football’s lucrative Premier League believes the biggest danger to maintaining the sport’s long-term popularity comes...

Intel buys artificial intelligence startup

SAN FRANCISCO: US-based Intel on Tuesday announced a deal to buy an artificial intelligence startup as the computer chip colossus looks to broaden its role in data...

Australian online census shut down by cyber attacks

CANBERRA: Australia’s first attempt to conduct a census online was in disarray after several cyber attacks and a hardware failure led to the website being shut...

Facebook’s newsfeed and the tyranny of ‘positive’ content

IT’S been four months since Facebook freed its users from the limits of the “Like”, introducing a set of reactions like “wow,” “haha” and “angry”. The...

‘Surge’ in searches on Irish passports, says Google

Google has said there was a dramatic spike in searches for Irish passport applications as news of the UK’s decision to leave the EU broke. The overwhelming...

Google, Facebook quietly move toward automatic blocking

Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two...

iShopping.pk lauches Infinix Hot 3 Pro 4G

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Apple enhances Siri but still trails in artificial intelligence race

Apple unveiled a series of improvements to its Siri digital assistant on Thursday, but the tech giant still trails rivals such as Google and Amazon in the red-hot field....