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Technology 30 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Device depot

When planning for a dream holiday, it doesn’t end when you finish booking the tickets for your flight and hotel.

Internet 18 Sep 2013 | 5:09 PM

Pakistan's Internet censors seek help from Canadian company

In a nondescript, creeper-draped building in the capital of Islamabad, a small team of men is purging Pakistan's Internet.

TECH 24 Sep 2013 | 4:49 PM

US mulls changes to personal electronics on flights

US aviation officials are considering easing restrictions on the use of personal electronics like smartphones, laptop computers and e-readers aboard airplanes, a spokesman said Monday.

TECH 02 Oct 2013 | 11:03 AM

We're ready for takeoff. Sit back and enjoy your iGizmo

In as little as a few months, airline passengers could play videogames, read e-books, watch movies and listen to music while their flights take off or land, ending a long-standing ban on devices being used during those risky phases.

TECH 21 Oct 2013 | 2:16 PM

US surveillance leaks threaten police use of new technologies: official

Public disclosures about US government surveillance threaten the ability of police to use powerful new technologies such as drones and mobile license plate readers, a top law enforcement official said on Sunday.

TECH 11 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Steering dreams into reality

Consumers speak up about their wishlist for hi-tech car features.

TECH 15 Nov 2013 | 1:46 PM

Europe opens door to wider use of gadgets on flights

Europe's aviation safety authority has paved the way for passengers to use smartphones and tablet computers during entire flights, following a similar move by the United States.

TECH 19 Nov 2013 | 4:03 PM

European airlines to allow gadget use during take-off and landing

EASA are likely responding to a similar change of policy by the US FAA which itself opted to allow a more widespread use of in-flight electronics on Oct31.

TECH 22 Nov 2013 | 5:54 PM

US regulators to consider in-flight calls, text messaging

The US Federal Communications Commission is considering allowing airplane passengers to use their cellphones for calls and text messaging during flights, setting up a challenging debate over technical and social implications.

TECH 25 Nov 2013 | 12:22 PM

Boing... bouncing drops make for smarter rainwear

Scientists on Wednesday said they had found a way to make raindrops bounce faster off surfaces, opening the way to new water-resistant materials from clothing to aircraft wings.