Facial recognition checks are about to become even more ubiquitous in China, as rules come into force requiring anyone registering a new mobile phone number to submit to facial scans.
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This year's Black Friday shaped up to be the biggest yet. Americans spent $7.4 billion online on Black Friday and $4.2 billion on Thanksgiving Day.
It's been a brutal year for data breaches and tech gadget hacks. Technology has unquestionably made life easier in many ways, but being connected to the internet opens up a whole host of concerns.
Just getting out of a tough relationship and looking for a distraction? This new travel app might be for you.
Apple is facing a backlash from Ukraine after marking the disputed territory of Crimea as a part of Russia in its apps for Russian users.
A South Korean master of the ancient strategy game Go has announced his retirement from professional competition due to the rise of what he says is unbeatable artificial intelligence.
The video starts with a teenager offering eyelash curling advice to her followers. But this is no ordinary beauty tip.
Virtual reality isn't just for video games anymore.
Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei believes his company can still become the world's top smartphone brand, even if it remains cut off from Google's software and apps.
A robot that can find the laundry even if you've moved it could give Japan's startup scene a much-needed shot in the arm.
China is taking steps to curb online gaming addiction by ordering arcades and computer cafes to deny access to minors outside public holidays.
Google's new Stadia gaming service is hot — in more ways than one.
Artificial intelligence doesn't know what to make of Os Keyes.
Visualize touching your sweetheart's face on the screen of your laptop and seeing a reaction to your touch in real time, even though you are miles apart. Suddenly, you feel a touch on your face.
Holiday gifts are meant to be fun, but security researchers say some presents can be downright creepy.
Stephen Miller, the controversial senior White House policy adviser with hardline immigration views, coordinated with editors at far-right news site Breitbart to shape its immigration coverage, pushing criticism of Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's immigration policies, and otherwise directing editorial coverage, newly released emails from 2015 show.
Just days before Google launched its long-awaited video game service, the company announced it would nearly double the number of titles available to play on day one. But even that last-minute move won't be enough to guarantee it succeeds in the increasingly competitive gaming market.
SoftBank founder Masaoyshi Son is trying to orchestrate a $30 billion merger of two Japanese internet companies to build a tech business that can survive in the "winner-takes-all" world of Google and Facebook
The Chinese company behind the social media phenomenon TikTok might try to conquer the competitive world of music streaming services next.
Google is about to take a big step into the video game market with a service that some have likened to a Netflix for games.
Google wants to break into the hyper-competitive gaming industry in part by targeting an audience sometimes overlooked by rivals: women.
A Nigerian software developer has landed a job at Twitter following a chance meeting with the company's executives during a visit to the country last week.
The majority of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and getting paid every two weeks can lead to problems when unexpected bills show up. But help is now on the way.
Minecraft fans, the wait is over: Minecraft Earth is finally here.