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Apple Card owners can now make payments on their computer, too

Apple Card owners can now make payments on their desktop. — Picture courtesy of Apple SAN FRANCISCO, July 4 — Instead of relying on Apple’s...

‘My Friend Pedro’ goes to ‘John Wick’ man for TV show (VIDEO)

‘My Friend Pedro’ was based on 2014’s ‘Max Plantain: My Friend Pedro.’ — Picture by DeadToast Entertainment / Devolver Digital SAN FRANCISCO, July 4 —...

TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

TikTok sees users sharing 15 to 60-second video clips on everything from hair-dye tutorials to dance routines and gags about daily life. — AFP...

Facebook to advise use of masks amid latest virus spike

Facebook said yesterday it would offer reminders to its users to wear protective masks, responding to the latest surge in US coronavirus cases. —...

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter to face same EU rules on hateful content as broadcasters

All social media will for the first time be subject to EU broadcasting rules on hate speech and harmful content under European Commission guidelines....

WhatsApp introduces five new features including animated stickers and QR codes

WhatsApp is introducing five new features — SoyaCincau pic KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — Solving the slight inconvenience of needing to type in individual phone...

Eight major Canadian banks join Facebook ad boycott

Eight major Canadian banks said yesterday they would heed a call by other major global advertisers to boycott Facebook. ― Reuters pic MONTREAL, July 3...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg to meet activists, won’t act on boycott

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington, DC on October 17, 2019. ― AFP pic WASHINGTON, July 3 — Facebook founder Mark...

Millions switch to ‘local TikToks’ after India bans Chinese apps

Millions switch to ‘local TikToks’ after India bans Chinese apps. — AFP pic NEW DELHI, July 3 — Millions of Indians have joined homegrown social...

Bryant honoured with 2K21 ‘Mamba Forever’ game edition

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is interviewed during media day at Toyota Sports Centre, in El Segundo, California, in this September 28, 2015,...

Telcos extend free daily 1GB Internet data to 24 hours

File picture shows people using their mobile phones at a university in Semenyih, outside Kuala Lumpur, November 3, 2017. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, July...

Xbox to unveil alternative Series S console in August, suggests report

The Xbox Series X (pic) is understood to be launching alongside a mid-tier Xbox Series S model. — Microsoft / Xbox Game Studios pic...

Apple’s newest macOS finally brings support for 4K Netflix streaming

The latest macOS announced at Apple’s WWDC 2020 brings with it an updated version of Safari that supports 4K video. — Picture courtesy of...

‘Final Fantasy’ co Square Enix spreading announcements over July and August

Square Enix had a huge hit in April 2020 with the first entry to its new ‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ series. — Picture from...

Why are companies such as Coca-Cola, Starbucks and Unilever boycotting Facebook?

It was reported that 99 per cent of Facebook’s US$70 billion revenue came from advertising and a new movement was formed to put pressure...

India’s Chinese app ban seen jolting US$1b expansion of ByteDance

File picture of the TikTok logo on a mobile phone screen in this picture taken February 21, 2019. — Reuters pic NEW DELHI, June 30...

Australia ramps up cyber spending after state-backed attacks

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the country would spend an additional Aus$1.35 billion ($928 million) on cybersecurity. – AFP photo Australia unveiled the “largest-ever”...

Google removes misleading ads in voting-related searches

Attendees await a news conference at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, on August 12, 2014. — Reuters pic SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 — Alphabet...

Dark mode for Facebook mobile is officially around the corner

Facebook is set to roll out a dark mode option on the mobile application. — AFP SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 — After launching dark mode...

This new retractable keyboard design could slim down Apple’s upcoming MacBook

Apple plans to explore a new way to make its laptops thinner without reducing the size of the keys by creating a keyboard that...

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