Apple’s new phone has muted launch around the world as fans wait for X,...

Apple launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the...

China blocks Facebook’s WhatsApp, in broadening of online censorship, Report

China has largely blocked the WhatsApp messaging app, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance before a big Communist Party gathering next month.The disabling in mainland China...

what ‘yes’ campaign’s SMS blast would have cost, Report

It would have cost the "yes" campaign for same-sex marriage at least $620,000 to send its bulk text message to all 31 million mobile phone subscribers at the weekend, Fairfax Media...

Twitter to test 280-character tweets, doubling existing limit, Report

The days of Twitter limiting messages to 140 characters, a signature of the social network since its launch in 2006, may be numbered.Twitter said on Tuesday that it would...

This could be the best way to kill off fake Facebook accounts, Report

If you're concerned that the proliferation of fake accounts on Facebook and Twitter could be skewing public opinion, helping to spread falsehoods and creating a nasty atmosphere, perhaps you...

UK inventor James Dyson to launch electric car by 2020, Report

James Dyson, the billionaire inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner and bladeless fan, is building an electric car that will launch by 2020, the latest firm to challenge traditional carmakers...

Scientists shine a light on the bugs we share our homes with, Report

Think your house is fairly clean? Think again.Scientists, who are for the first time starting to look at the ecology of the great indoors, have found the average house...

capturing life at 20 frames per second, Report

As a novice photographer, it's tough for me to say whether Sony's $7000 a9 full-frame mirrorless camera is worth the money. What I can say is that the sheer...

IKEA’s new augmented reality app means you’re never not at IKEA, Report

When you were a kid, what did you think the future would look like? Hoverboards, Back to the Future style? Flying Cars a la The Jetsons?It's 2017 people, and...

Google, Amazon may surf next wave of wealth, Report

Financial management firms could lose their next generation of wealthy clients to the lure of global giants like Amazon and Google, according to the latest report on the habits...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...