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Child's play: Coding booms among Chinese children

Child's play: Coding booms among Chinese children

Wearing a pair of black-rimmed glasses and a red T-shirt, an eight-year-old Chinese boy is logged in for an online coding lesson -- as the teacher.

Go grandmaster says computers 'cannot be defeated'

Go grandmaster says computers 'cannot be defeated'

The only human ever to beat Google's computer algorithm at the ancient Chinese strategy game Go decided to retire because he is convinced machines ‘cannot be defeated’, a report said Wednesday.

India seeks answers from WhatsApp after cyberespionage

India seeks answers from WhatsApp after cyberespionage

India demanded answers from WhatsApp over a snooping scandal Thursday after coming under fire from critics who accused authorities of using malware installed on the Facebook ...

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of records belonging to patients worldwide, including X-Rays, mammograms and MRI scans, were long freely accessible online without basic security measures, German authorities said Tuesday ...

New iPhones woo users to Apple television and games

New iPhones woo users to Apple television and games

Apple on Tuesday played to its strengths with powerful new iPhone and iPad models able to serve as stages for its new game and television services.

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone at September 10 event

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone at September 10 event

Apple sent out invitations on Thursday to a September 10 event at its Silicon Valley campus where it is expected to unveil a new-generation iPhone.

Solo, yet tutti: App puts orchestra in your living room

Solo, yet tutti: App puts orchestra in your living room

It's a musician's dream -- rehearse alongside a full orchestra, but in your own living room.

Facebook admits storing passwords in plain text

Facebook admits storing passwords in plain text

Facebook on Thursday admitted that millions of passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers, a security slip that left them readable by the social networking giant's employees.

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday Berlin would consult Washington over using technology made by China's Huawei in future mobile phone networks ...

Super-computer brings 'cloud' to astronauts in space

Super-computer brings 'cloud' to astronauts in space

A super-computer at the International Space Station aims to bring ‘cloud’ computing to astronauts in space and speed up their ability to run data analysis in orbit, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise said Thursday.

Apple unveils new Macs, iPad Pro

Apple unveils new Macs, iPad Pro

Apple has unveiled a new version of its MacBook Air laptop, this time made of recycled aluminum, as well as a new Mac Mini and an iPad Pro, all pricier than their predecessors.

Lying eyes: Google engineer developing tool to spot fake video

Lying eyes: Google engineer developing tool to spot fake video

In an era replete with fake news stories, you might expect video evidence to provide a clearer picture of the truth.