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Google to let Android users opt out of ad tracking, following Apple, Tech News News & Top Stories

MOUNTAIN VIEW (BLOOMBERG) - Google will let Android mobile software users opt out of being tracked by advertisers on their smartphone applications, following an...

Lost your TraceTogether token yet again? You’ll be charged $9 fee for a replacement, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Replacing a TraceTogether token the first time it is lost is free, but will come with a $9 fee for each subsequent...

Apple loses several top managers from self-driving car division, Tech News News & Top Stories

CUPERTINO (BLOOMBERG) - Apple has lost multiple top managers of its self-driving car team in recent months, a sign of attrition at the division...

Google will let crypto wallets run ads; ICO ads to remain banned, Tech News News & Top Stories

MOUNTAIN VIEW (BLOOMBERG) - Alphabet's Google, the world's largest digital advertising seller, will let companies offering cryptocurrency wallets run ads beginning in August. In 2018,...

Microsoft to unveil new Windows on June 24, likely for autumn debut, Tech News News & Top Stories

REDMOND (BLOOMBERG) - Microsoft will unveil a new version of its flagship Windows software on June 24, an update that chief executive officer Satya...

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak can’t sue YouTube over bitcoin scam, Tech News News & Top Stories

SANTA CLARA (BLOOMBERG) - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak lost his lawsuit against YouTube over videos that used his image to promote a bogus bitcoin...

Audio House customer data possibly stolen by hackers, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Customers of consumer electronics retailer Audio House may have had their personal details such as names and contact numbers stolen by a...

WhatsApp U-turns on limiting app functions for users who don’t accept privacy policy changes, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - After delaying its privacy policy changes by three months due to an uproar from users, WhatsApp has done an about-turn and said...

AI to power Google’s battle against fake news, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Technology giant Google's artificial intelligence (AI) development, particularly on understanding human language, will be its strongest effort yet against misinformation, says its...

Russia’s cyber security strategy – hack, disinform, deny, Tech News News & Top Stories

MOSCOW (AFP) - Over the years, Moscow has faced numerous allegations of cyber attacks that resulted in multiple sanctions and the expulsion of its...

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Firm behind the hyperloop says it’s more than just hype, Tech News News & Top Stories

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Think about the future of transportation, and you might envision the old animated show The Jetsons, with everyone flying around...