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First Tomb Raider trailer shows the new Lara Croft in action

Fourteen years after her last adventure, the video game icon is due back on the big screen in a reboot scheduled for March 2018.

The film is based on the video game Tomb Raider, released on consoles in 2013, — AFP Relaxnews

Waymo seeking US$2.6bil from Uber for one trade secret: lawyer

Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit is seeking about US$2.6bil (RM10.91bil) from Uber for the alleged theft of one of several trade secrets in a lawsuit over self-driving cars, a lawyer for Uber said.

Waymo has asserted claims that Uber stole several of its trade secrets. The total amount of Waymo's damages request was not publicly disclosed at the hearing on Sept 20. — Reuters

Indian telecoms fee cut seen boosting upstart operator Reliance Jio

The Indian telecoms regulator's decision to reduce a fee operators pay each other for calls made from one network to another could help upstart operator Reliance Jio to step up its aggressive push for market share.

The International Telecommunication Union has previously said that incumbent operators often use interconnection charges to stave off competition from new rivals. — Reuters

Dockless bike-share hits US capital, following craze in China

Dockless bike-sharing, a trend which has taken China by storm, arrived in the US capital on Sept 20 with the launch of new services aimed at promoting two-wheeled travel without the hassle of a docking station.

Facebook to add more human review to ad system: COO Sandberg

Facebook Inc will add "more human review and oversight" to its ad-buying system, chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday.

Sandberg said in a post on her Facebook page the company would have more manual review of the targeting options it gives advertisers. — Reuters

London parrot does online shopping by mimicking owner

A pet parrot managed to place an online shopping order by mimicking its owner on a voice-controlled smart speaker, a British newspaper reported.

Footage on the Sun’s website shows the parrot squawking “Alexa!” and the device next to his cage lighting up blue, indicating that it is listening for commands. — AFP Relaxnews

Tesla working with AMD to develop chip for self-driving car

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is working with Advanced Micro Devices Inc to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the matter.

Tesla isn't completely going it alone in chip development, according to the source, and will build on top of AMD intellectual property. — Reuters

Launch of Galaxy Note 8 draws a large crowd

The launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur by South Korean celebrity Song Ji-hyo drew a spectacular crowd.

Running Man's Song Ji-hyo greeting the media and Malaysian fans during the launch event at Pavilion KL. — AZLINA ABDULLAH /The Star

Amazon reviewing website after algorithm suggests bomb-making ingredients

Amazon.com said it was reviewing its website after an investigation found that it could help users buy the ingredients to make a bomb using its "Frequently bought together" and "Customers who bought this also bought" features.

Other materials that could be used in bomb making, such as ball bearings, ignition systems and remote detonators, were available on the site, and some of them were suggested on the same page as the chemicals in the "Customers who bought this item also bought" section, Channel 4 said. — Reuters

Internet firms say removing extremist content within hours is huge challenge

Removing extremist content from the internet within a few hours of it appearing poses "an enormous technological and scientific challenge", Google's general counsel will say to European leaders who want it taken down quicker.

Facebook used a hash that contained a link to bomb-making instructions to find and remove almost 100 copies of that content. — Reuters

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