Twitter doubles character limit

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter announced Tuesday it would double the limit for tweets to 280 characters, a bid to draw in more users and...

Clinic offers digital detox for Brazilian tech junkies

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Like many young people, 29-year-old student L.L. loves his cell phone. So much, in fact, that his studies, his...

Snapchat to undergo ‘risky’ redesign after sluggish growth and earnings miss

SNAP, INC. still isn’t meeting much-lowered projections for growth. Now the company is taking drastic measures to shape its future. While ad prices fell as...

Sony Corp. revives pet AI project with updated AIBO robot dog

TOKYO -- Japan’s Sony Corp. said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog,...

The reviews are in: iPhone X is the best yet

THE FIRST reviews of Apple, Inc’s eagerly awaited iPhone X unanimously judged it the best iPhone yet, although some reviewers pointed out potential glitches...

World’s hottest PC game could get locked out of China

THE WORLD’s hottest video game is set to be shut out of the biggest market. A Chinese gaming association said in an announcement posted online...

Apple to design iOS devices without Qualcomm parts

APPLE, INC. is designing iPhones and iPads for 2018 that don’t use components from Qualcomm, Inc. amid an escalating dispute between the companies, according...

Malaysia investigating reported leak of 46M mobile user data

—KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia is investigating an alleged attempt to sell the data of more than 46 million mobile phone subscribers online after a...

New malware attack hits parts of Europe

KIEV, UKRAINE -- A cyberattack hit a Ukrainian international airport and three Russian media outlets Tuesday before also being detected by IT experts in...

Nintendo’s hit video game coming to iOS, Android

NINTENDO CO. has made its biggest move in mobile gaming so far with plans to add Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp as its third smartphone...

Lazada plans to double warehouse capacity as e-commerce market grows

By Zsarlene B. Chua Reporter SOUTHEAST ASIAN e-commerce platform Lazada has announced plans to double the capacity of its existing 30,000-square meter automated warehouse facility in...

Inside Apple’s struggle to get the iPhone X to market in time for holidays

By Alex Webb and Sam Kim AS OF early fall, it was clearer than ever that production problems meant Apple, Inc. wouldn’t have enough iPhone...
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