Category Archives: Technology

    Verizon now pays you to ditch your carrier (better late than never)

    NEW YORK: Verizon Wireless wants your business badly enough to pay for it. On Monday, the carrier said it will give new and returning customers up to $650 per line when switching over from another carrier.   The

    Zuckerberg urges free Internet in India amid row

    CALIFORNIA: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has urged India to approve a controversial plan that would provide a free Internet service to the poor, his latest bid amid an escalating row with authorities. The

    Amazon.com: Looking forward to win an Oscar

    Berlin: US online retail giant Amazon said Sunday it plans to produce 16 feature films a year, throwing down the gauntlet to Netflix, whose African war drama "Beasts of No Nation" may be headed for Oscar

    Apple asks court to make Samsung pay $180 million more in patent dispute

      NEW YORK: Just over a week after Samsung paid Apple more than $548 million for infringing the patents and designs of the iPhone, Apple has asked a U.S. court to force its biggest smartphone rival

    Samsung Electronics plans initial production of 5m Galaxy S7 phones

    SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's top smartphone maker, plans an initial production run of about 5 million of its upcoming Galaxy S7 smartphones, South Korea's Electronic Times reported

    Facebook Starts Rolling Out Support For Apple’s Live Photos

    California: Facebook's iOS app now lets you share those animated snapshots on the social network. While viewers will need a device running iOS 9 to see the effect, this could give your friends one more

    XStat Gadget Can Seal Gunshot Wounds in Just 15 Seconds

    Washington: A syringe filled with expanding sponges that can close gunshot wounds in seconds will soon be used by ambulance crews in the US. First responders will start using the syringe to plug bullet

    SpaceX delays launch and landing test of Falcon 9 rocket

    Elon Musk's SpaceX on Sunday postponed launch of an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket and an attempt to land the booster at the launch site, saying the tricky touchdown would have a better chance of success if

    Malaysia to buy JF-17 Thunder from Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: A top Malaysian official in Pakistan indicated on Sunday that his country is mulling options to buy Joint Fighter-17 (JF-17) Thunder multi-role fighters from Islamabad. “This [JF-17] jet
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