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Hackers could get even nastier in 2018: researchers

WASHINGTON: After a year marked by devastating cyber attacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers said on Wednesday. A report by the security firm McAfee said the…

Cars racing to become ‘mobile phones on wheels’

BARCELONA:  The car of the future will let you pay for petrol or parking directly from your vehicle and receive traffic alerts and restaurant recommendations from your onboard digital assistant. Connected cars -- or "mobile phones on…

Dumbphones survive rise of the smartphone

BARCELONA: Dumbphones -- handsets that just make calls and send texts -- were set to disappear as technology moved on, but they have survived in emerging markets and among nostalgics of simpler devices in the West. Their continued appeal…

Smartphones can be used as a pocket doctor

Smartphones will soon become mobile laboratories which can monitor bone density, calculate red blood cell levels and even predict if an asthma attack is imminent. Scientists are repurposing the technology which already exists within…

Pinterest lets phones spy eye-catching items

SAN FRANCISCO: Pinterest on Wednesday infused more machine smarts into its online bulletin boards, pushing harder into e-commerce by enabling people to use smartphones to identify products they might wish to pursue. A test version of…

Smartphone with Google 3D Tango from Taiwan’s Asus

LAS VEGAS: Taiwan-based electronics group Asus announced Wednesday it was launching a new smartphone which uses Google Tango 3D technology and allows users to experience augmented and virtual reality. The Zenfone AR is just the second…