China gets first bitcoin ATM, skirting bank crackdown

Rising interest from mainland Chinese speculators was credited for driving up global bitcoin prices last year.

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Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along

Revenue could decline by as much as 1 percent or rise by up to 2.7 percent from $1.07 billion a year earlier.

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.

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

'Heartbleed' computer bug threat spreads to firewalls and beyond

Bezos offers update on groceries, drones

3G, 4G licences auction hits snags


Beyond and after Bitcoin

Litecoin, Namecoin, Auroracoin, Dogecoin, Spaincoin, over 60 different digital coins are currently being traded.

Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update

Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.

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

Big push into gaming brings out Amazon's gentler side

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

Firechat ignites new way to communicate on phones

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