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TECH 02 Jun 2014 | 10:00 AM

New travel app companions for World Cup visitors to Brazil

A new digital travel guide has been created for Brazil-bound tourists that includes audio translations of Portuguese phrases that will be especially useful for World Cup fans.

TECH 04 Jun 2014 | 8:30 AM

Brit scales Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue and takes epic selfie

A heart-stopping, stomach-churning selfie taken atop Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue has gone viral for its vertigo and awe-inducing vantage point.

TECH 05 Jun 2014 | 2:43 PM

As IPO nears, Alibaba prepares employees for US$40bil windfall

As Alibaba prepares for what could be the biggest tech company IPO to date, the Chinese e-commerce giant has been counseling employees on how to deal with the roughly US$41bil (RM132.61bil) they could unlock through a New York listing.

TECH 16 Jun 2014 | 2:45 PM

Augmented reality puts players into videogame action

Virtuix showed off an Omni circular treadmill that let players wearing Oculus Rift roam game worlds by really walking.

TECH 19 Jun 2014 | 5:48 PM

To boldly go ... and clean up space, starting with a can of powdered 'Sweat' drink

Nobu Okada wants to save the planet from orbiting junk, which he says is in danger of cutting us off from the satellites we depend on and the outer space beyond. But to help fund that he needs to land a can of powdered Japanese soft drink on the Moon.

TECH 30 Jun 2014 | 1:40 PM

Appetite for apps

An app that alerts users to floods emerged as the overall winner in DiGi’s Challenge for Change contest.

TECH 07 Jul 2014 | 11:42 AM

Security Bites: Matter of trust

In a virtual world where everyone is a target, how can companies build trust with consumers?

TECH 14 Jul 2014 | 12:26 PM

World Cup raises bar

Web streaming spikes, as viewers go digital for the 2014 World Cup.

TECH 23 Jul 2014 | 3:41 PM

Putin signs law seen as crimping social media

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law requiring Internet companies to store all personal data of Russian users at datacentres in Russia, a move which could chill criticism on foreign social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

TECH 31 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

Public 'tech crèche" asks families to surrender their smartphones for the day

Technology is fast becoming a source of domestic discord, with almost 70% of UK children complaining that their parents spend too much time on their mobile devices, new research claims.