PTA dispels reports of dismal response to 3G, 4G auction

PTA says response was “very encouraging and satisfactory”, and that the auction will go through on April 23.

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Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace

The drones fly at an altitude of 65,000 feet and can remain aloft for up to five years.

Vevo widens ties with Yahoo over its music videos

The deal brings Vevo's music videos, live concert events and other original music programming to Yahoo's video channel.

Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of service

Gmail users have accused the company of violating federal and state privacy and wiretapping laws.

Faster Wi-Fi on flights leads to battle in the sky

Airlines are finding that travelers expect connections in the air to rival those on the ground - and at lower cost.

Amazon to unveil smartphone in time for winter holidays

Rumours of an Amazon-designed smartphone have circulated for years

Microsoft sued over browser miscue that led to $731 million EU fine

Microsoft Corp's board faces a lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its Internet Explorer browser.

Galaxy S5 makes global debut

The Galaxy S5 has a lot riding on it to steer the South Korean firm’s profit-making machine back on track.

'Heartbleed' computer bug threat spreads to firewalls and beyond

Jeff Forristal, CTO of Bluebox Security, said that Android version 4.1.1, known as Jelly Bean, is also vulnerable.

Bezos offers update on groceries, drones

3G, 4G licences auction hits snags

US internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast

Facebook to require separate mobile app for messages


Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge

The iPhone 5s won points for being just 4 inches diagonally, compared with about 5 inches for the Android phones.

Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows Phone gap

The company plans to keep Cortana in beta and limited to the US until the second half of the year.

Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

China has a taxi-hailing app called Kuadi that says it logs more than 6 million transactions per day.

US government says hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed' bug

OpenSSL is technology used to encrypt communications, including access to email, Facebook and Google.

End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some

Microsoft says it will no longer provide security updates or issue fixes to non-security related problems.

Review: Galaxy S5 features useful, less about gimmicks

The S5 isn't the only good smartphone out there, but there's enough in it to give Samsung another hit.

Heartbleed bug causes major security headache

The breakdown revealed this week affects a widely used encryption technology that is supposed to protect online accounts

In smartphone mass-market, Samsung, Apple are thinking margins

Pressure to make their high-end phones more affordable to revive sales may spell trouble for already-softening margins.

Big push into gaming brings out Amazon's gentler side

The online retailer hopes that making nice with game developers will help it build a vibrant app platform.

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

Firechat ignites new way to communicate on phones

Retailers push into crowded mobile payment market

Old habits at Samsung, LG embarrass them abroad

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