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Musk to cut Twitter executive, board members’ pay; monetise tweets: Report

Elon Musk told banks that agreed to help fund his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) that he could crack down on executive and board pay at the social media company in a push to slash costs, and would develop new ways to monetize tweets, three people familiar with the matter said.

Nokia to allow employees to work remotely for three days a week

Nokia said its employees can choose to work up to three days a week remotely with increased support for flexible working hours from January after its current work from home policy comes to an end in December.

Nokia says margins at networks business will be zero in 2021

Telecoms equipment maker Nokia’s operating margins at its networks business will be zero in 2021, it said today in an update on strategy to streamline the Finnish company into four business groups.

Web review: Learn new languages for free

Duolingo offers an array of courses in 22 languages, including French, German, Russian, Spanish, etc. The courses range from basic to advanced levels. If you have absolutely no language skill in, say for example, German, yet you will be able to try out the basic exercises and move on to the advanced level over time.

Meet Waymo, Google's self-driving car company

Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project recasts itself as Waymo, an independent entity within the technology giant, as executives suggests the company is close to bringing its autonomous driving to the public.

Web giants to cooperate on removal of extremist content

Web giants YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database.

March 7, 2017
March 7, 2017

Technology Addiction

With more than 49.5 percent of the global population now connected via the Internet, the exponential growth of portable technology has sparked fears of addiction.

February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017

The perfect headphone

Never has there been another electronic device more suitable to isolate you into your own world than the headphone.

January 21, 2017
January 21, 2017

Web review: Learn new languages for free

Duolingo offers an array of courses in 22 languages, including French, German, Russian, Spanish, etc. The courses range from basic to advanced levels. If you have absolutely no language skill in, say for example, German, yet you will be able to try out the basic exercises and move on to the advanced level over time.

December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016

Meet Waymo, Google's self-driving car company

Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project recasts itself as Waymo, an independent entity within the technology giant, as executives suggests the company is close to bringing its autonomous driving to the public.

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Web giants to cooperate on removal of extremist content

Web giants YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database.

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

Facebook developing AI to flag offensive live videos

Facebook Inc is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor content.

October 11, 2016
October 11, 2016

Trainer in your pocket

We all seem to be so bogged down with work and other commitments that we barely find time to go to the gym and break a sweat. In our heads, we tend to nurture the excuse - “tomorrow!”

August 2, 2016
August 2, 2016

The stream team demands

With the advent of better internet connectivity across the globe, the world of entertainment has taken a complete U-turn. Gone are the days watching TV through cable operators alone, and the depression that hit when their electricity was cut off during the season finale of a favourite show! Now, streaming is the way to go, and this increasing popularity can be largely attributed to YouTube.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

VR - the new frontier

Are you someone who has grown tired of the flat panel display and wish to watch everything in a theater screen? Do you sometimes wish you were part of the game you were playing?

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

High-end gadgets for deep pockets

In this day and age, almost everything in life is an add-on. It is the only way to improve the 'base' level of everyday life.

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