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Chinese Premier’s email trail goes stale

Premier Li Keqiang. AP FILE PHOTO

A slick new English-language Chinese government website offering contact with Premier Li Keqiang appeared to have hit a snag on Thursday, with emails to the address failing to deliver.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Turkey’s president dismisses new iPhone: ‘Same as the last’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan AP FILE PHOTO

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, known for his hostility to social networks and mobile technology, on Sunday brushed off the frenzy surrounding Apple’s new iPhone 6, saying it was much the same as its iPhone 5 predecessor.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Japan’s a-peeling ‘apple watch’ goes viral

This handout photo taken and supplied by twitter user "sinomoritsukasa" on September 10, 2014 shows an "Apple Watch" carved from an apple in Tokyo. Manufacturing finesse, precision craftmanship and a love of all things quirky have produced the Apple Watch -- Japan's real-life version. Japanese Twitter user Hiromichi Shoji, who goes by the username @sinomoritsukasa, carved a big red fruit into a classic wristwatch soon after the US tech giant announced the new wearable gadget.   AFP PHOTO / SINOMORITSUKASA ---EDITORS NOTE---HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SINOMORITSUKASA" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS NO ARCHIVES

Manufacturing finesse, precision craftmanship and a love of all things quirky have produced the Apple Watch — Japan’s real-life version.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Teenager shoots himself while posing for a selfie

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A teenager accidentally shot his head with a handgun while trying to make a selfie, a television report said.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Internet crowd bites big into potato salad project

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The transformative power of online crowd funding is being poured into a bowl or two of potato salad.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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