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January 7, 2017 6:11 AM Apple CEO Tim Cook's Pay Slumps Along With iPhone Sales

San Francisco: Apple penalized CEO Tim Cook for the iPhone maker's first sales slump in 15 years with a 15 percent pay cut. Cook still did extremely well, with a compensation package valued at $8.7 million for Apple's fiscal year that ended Sept. 24, according to a regulatory filing made Friday. But the amount was down from nearly $10.3 million in the prior 14

January 5, 2017 12:33 AM CES 2017: LG fridge is powered by Amazon's Alexa

The inclusion of the virtual assistant allows the device to be told to play music and buy goods via voice command. The Smart InstaView also has a 29in (73.7cm) touchscreen that can reveal what is inside and warn if products are near their expiration dates. South Korean rival Samsung also announced new fridges with voice recognition at CES - but they don't 13

November 10, 2016 6:01 PM Google uses Chrome's reach to give your phone a better web

A technology called progressive web apps could make mobile browsing faster and more engaging, and Google is flexing its muscle to support it. The web has taken a beating in the smartphone era. But it's about to start beating back. The web's explosive growth, starting in the 1990s, connected the world's population. In the last decade, though, we all started 56

November 10, 2016 3:34 PM Google to EU: Android does not stifle competition

SAN FRANCISCO — Google responded to formal charges from the European Commission that the Internet giant abuses its market dominance with Android, saying the mobile operating software has encouraged, not stifled, competition. "The rapid innovation, wide choice, and falling prices we see in smartphones represent the hallmarks of robust competition," Kent Walker 3

November 3, 2016 12:48 PM PS4 Pro: How much will it cost and what games are coming?

4K console gaming is coming to us this winter. Here's all the info on the PlayStation 4 Pro This is shaping up to be a bumper year for PlayStation fans. Last month, Sony released the PlayStation VR, a virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4, while a slim version of the PS4 has recently arrived and to cap it all off, a new console is set to launch 55

November 1, 2016 9:57 AM Google goes public on unpatched Windows zero-day flaw

You're really not helping, says Redmond GOOGLE HAS gone public with a zero-day flaw in Windows just days after reporting the problem to Microsoft. Google has a policy of notifying the public of unpatched vulnerabilities in third-party software seven days after reporting them to the company concerned if it sees them being actively exploited. The firm claims 7

October 27, 2016 6:21 AM Dell, Lenovo, HP to Launch 'Affordable' VR Headsets Alongside Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft showcased its Holographic UI in its full glory during its Surface event on Wednesday and from the looks of it, the company might have given us a glimpse of our 'mixed reality' computing future. The demonstrations given by the company were quite impressive but more importantly, the Redmond-based company announced that it has partnered with companies 57

October 26, 2016 11:43 AM New MacBook Pro launch event – what to expect from Apple's October 27 Mac event

Apple new 2016 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air launch event preview: Apple’s gearing up to launch three new MacBook devices, overhauling its product line-up for the first time in years, and may also unveil a 4K Apple TV. Computing editor Michael Passingham tells us what to expect on October 27. It’s time for Apple to catch up with the crowd. Windows-powered 34

October 22, 2016 4:18 AM Major U.S. websites disrupted by cyberattacks

SAN FRANCISCO — Major websites were inaccessible to people across wide swaths of the United States on Friday after a company that manages crucial parts of the internet’s infrastructure said it was under attack. Users reported sporadic problems reaching several websites, including Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Airbnb, Reddit, Etsy, SoundCloud, Sony’s PlayStation 36

October 21, 2016 5:08 PM Microsoft reaches record on cloud earnings

Microsoft shares soared to a record high after the software giant reported first-quarter sales and earnings that topped analysts' estimates, buoyed by growing demand for cloud-based software and services. The shares surged as much as 5.6 per cent to a record $US60.45 on Friday in New York. The last time Microsoft was trading near that level was in 1999. Profit 14