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Exclusive: Thailand considering tougher tax collection rules for internet, tech firms

Reuters - By Manunphattr Dhanananphorn and Eveline Danubrata BANGKOK/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Thailand is studying plans to toughen tax collection rules for internet and technology firms like Alphabet Inc's Google…

Watch this robot lawn mower take on an apple-stealing moose and lose

Watch this robot lawn mower take on an apple-stealing moose and lose

Digital Trends - Who do you think would emerge the victor in a showdown between a robot lawn mower …

Logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at its headquarters building in Beijing

Didi Chuxing invests 'tens of millions' in Chinese bike-sharing platform

Reuters - Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing on Monday said it has invested "tens of million…

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  • iOS 10 was not great for Apple’s backup security, experts say
    iOS 10 was not great for Apple’s backup security, experts say Digital Trends

    In love with the new iOS 10? If you're a hacker, you might be as well. That's because the newest operating system allegedly makes it "considerably easier" to hack iTunes logins for backup …

    iOS 10 was not great for Apple’s backup security, experts say

    In love with the new iOS 10? If you're a hacker, you might be as well. That's because the newest operating system allegedly makes it "considerably easier" to hack iTunes logins for backup passwords stored on a Mac or PC.

  • Monitor your home appliances with Sense's affordable load monitoring system
    Monitor your home appliances with Sense's affordable load monitoring system Digital Trends

    By installing the Sense monitor in your electrical panel and downloading the Sense app, you’ll be able to watch all of our home’s appliances in action and track what is using the most electricity.

    Monitor your home appliances with Sense's affordable load monitoring system

    By installing the Sense monitor in your electrical panel and downloading the Sense app, you’ll be able to watch all of our home’s appliances in action and track what is using the most electricity.

  • Graphic depicts the range of sensor information feeding a new set of live traffic services
    HERE, automakers team up to share data on traffic conditions Reuters

    By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles …

    Graphic depicts the range of sensor information feeding a new set of live traffic services

    By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first. The Berlin-based company, owned by Germany's three premium …

  • Facebook opens profile expression kit as it looks to add more Snapchat-style filters
    Facebook opens profile expression kit as it looks to add more Snapchat-style filters Digital Trends

    It's getting harder to tell your various social media networks apart. And now that Facebook is engaging in new efforts to make your profile picture look more like a Snap photo or a Vine video, it's …

    Facebook opens profile expression kit as it looks to add more Snapchat-style filters

    It's getting harder to tell your various social media networks apart. And now that Facebook is engaging in new efforts to make your profile picture look more like a Snap photo or a Vine video, it's only becoming more confusing.

  • Have a .RAR file? Here’s how to get that sucker open
    Have a .RAR file? Here’s how to get that sucker open Digital Trends

    Few things are more bothersome than not being able to open a file when you need it most. Check out our quick guide about opening RAR files in Windows and MacOS, so you'll have little trouble opening …

    Have a .RAR file? Here’s how to get that sucker open

    Few things are more bothersome than not being able to open a file when you need it most. Check out our quick guide about opening RAR files in Windows and MacOS, so you'll have little trouble opening the file format on either platform.

  • You can now run apps within apps thanks to the Miniapp function of WeChat Digital Trends

    Now that WeChat has now begun testing its Miniapp function, you can now use apps within WeChat -- yes, it's an app inside an app. As Zhang Xiaolong, WeChat creator explained, "These are apps that …

    You can now run apps within apps thanks to the Miniapp function of WeChat

    Now that WeChat has now begun testing its Miniapp function, you can now use apps within WeChat -- yes, it's an app inside an app. As Zhang Xiaolong, WeChat creator explained, "These are apps that you don’t need to install."

  • Uber’s newest security feature? Selfies that drivers must take before going online Digital Trends

    Real-Time ID Check is a new security feature that makes use of Microsoft Cognitive Services in order to keep both riders and drivers safe. On Friday, Uber announced that this feature would be expanded …

    Uber’s newest security feature? Selfies that drivers must take before going online

    Real-Time ID Check is a new security feature that makes use of Microsoft Cognitive Services in order to keep both riders and drivers safe. On Friday, Uber announced that this feature would be expanded to cities across the U.S.

  • How to take a screenshot on an iPhone Digital Trends

    The iPhone's Camera app can capture just about anything -- except what's on the screen. Learn how to take an iPhone screenshot with just a few simple steps, even if one of your buttons is experiencing …

    How to take a screenshot on an iPhone

    The iPhone's Camera app can capture just about anything -- except what's on the screen. Learn how to take an iPhone screenshot with just a few simple steps, even if one of your buttons is experiencing technical difficulties.

  • You can buy an Xbox One S 500GB Halo Console with a $50 gift card Digital Trends

    With Black Friday still weeks away, finding a deal on Microsoft's new Xbox One S console is nearly impossible. However, if you can't wait till the holidays, Dell currently has the Xbox One S 500GB …

    You can buy an Xbox One S 500GB Halo Console with a $50 gift card

    With Black Friday still weeks away, finding a deal on Microsoft's new Xbox One S console is nearly impossible. However, if you can't wait till the holidays, Dell currently has the Xbox One S 500GB Halo Edition console with a $50 gift card for $300.

  • Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Water jet cutters, magnet cables, and more Digital Trends

    Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

    Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Water jet cutters, magnet cables, and more

    Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

  • Tencent to donate 2 percent of profit as Chinese online charity grows Reuters

    By Sijia Jiang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese billionaire Pony Ma Huateng, the founder of internet group Tencent, on Friday said his company would donate 2 percent of its annual profit to charity and flagged …

    Tencent Chairman and CEO Pony Ma Huateng speaks during a news conference announcing the company's results in Hong Kong

    By Sijia Jiang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese billionaire Pony Ma Huateng, the founder of internet group Tencent, on Friday said his company would donate 2 percent of its annual profit to charity and flagged growth in the use of mobile internet in China's philanthropy sector. Ma's pledge follows China's introduction of …

  • Samsung Electronics delays South Korea re-start of Note 7 sales by three days Reuters

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to Oct. 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion …

    A model poses for photographs with a Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone during its launching ceremony in Seoul

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to Oct. 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion of the ongoing recall in the country. Samsung announced on Sept. 2 a recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones …

  • Samsung delays South Korea re-start of Note 7 sales by 3 days Reuters

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to October 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion …

    A model demonstrates iris recognition function of Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone during its launching ceremony in Seoul

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to October 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion of the ongoing recall in the country. Samsung announced on September 2 a recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note …

  • Snapchat to offer camera-equipped sunglasses in first hardware push Reuters

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Snap Inc, the newly renamed parent company of messaging app Snapchat, plans to start selling camera-equipped sunglasses starting this fall, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told the Wall …

    A man walks past Snapchat's headquarters in Venice, Los Angeles

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Snap Inc, the newly renamed parent company of messaging app Snapchat, plans to start selling camera-equipped sunglasses starting this fall, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told the Wall Street Journal in an interview. The sunglasses, dubbed Spectacles, will be sold via limited distribution for about $130, …

  • Canada Unifor union sets tentative strike deadline for Fiat Chrysler Reuters

    By Ethan Lou TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Unifor union has set a tentative strike deadline of midnight October 10 for talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the labor group said on Saturday as it prepares …

    A Chrysler badge is pictured on a new car at a dealership in Vienna, Virginia

    By Ethan Lou TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Unifor union has set a tentative strike deadline of midnight October 10 for talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the labor group said on Saturday as it prepares to vote on a related deal with General Motors Co. Unifor, which represents close to 10,000 Fiat Chrysler workers …

  • Apple's new patent proposes a way to eliminate 'butt dialing' once and for all Digital Trends

    A new Apple patent filing describes a novel use of the sensors in wearables to prevent 'butt dialing.' A paired phone, for instance, might automatically lock when placed in a back pocket.

    Apple's new patent proposes a way to eliminate 'butt dialing' once and for all

    A new Apple patent filing describes a novel use of the sensors in wearables to prevent 'butt dialing.' A paired phone, for instance, might automatically lock when placed in a back pocket.

  • An Android and Chrome OS merger may be in the works Digital Trends

    A long-rumored unity between Google's Android and Chrome OS may finally be ready for public eyes. It's code-named Andromeda, and it means October 4 is going to be a jam-packed event.

    An Android and Chrome OS merger may be in the works

    A long-rumored unity between Google's Android and Chrome OS may finally be ready for public eyes. It's code-named Andromeda, and it means October 4 is going to be a jam-packed event.

  • UPS test drives drone delivery with mock package Digital Trends

    UPS announced it is starting to test emergency deliveries with help from CyPhy Works. The partnership is nothing new for UPS, as the shipping giant participated in a $22 million round CyPhy raised last …

    UPS test drives drone delivery with mock package

    UPS announced it is starting to test emergency deliveries with help from CyPhy Works. The partnership is nothing new for UPS, as the shipping giant participated in a $22 million round CyPhy raised last year.

  • How to transfer music from an iPod to a Mac or PC Digital Trends

    Have songs stuck on your iPod, but don't know how to properly transfer them to your PC or Mac? Here's how to quickly do it using iTunes or iExplorer, while minimizing potential conflicts and duplicate …

    How to transfer music from an iPod to a Mac or PC

    Have songs stuck on your iPod, but don't know how to properly transfer them to your PC or Mac? Here's how to quickly do it using iTunes or iExplorer, while minimizing potential conflicts and duplicate songs.

  • The Blink home security system offers peace of mind at a price you can afford Digital Trends

    Meet Blink, branded as the "ultra-affordable, wire-free, smart HD home monitoring and alert system." First launched late in 2015, the Blink system is completely wireless and battery-operated …

    The Blink home security system offers peace of mind at a price you can afford

    Meet Blink, branded as the "ultra-affordable, wire-free, smart HD home monitoring and alert system." First launched late in 2015, the Blink system is completely wireless and battery-operated to help homeowners stay vigilant.