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Self-driving tech attracts investors, but Uber still relies on its drivers

Former Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick once blamed the high cost of each ride on the "other dude in the car" – the driver.

Ride-hailing drivers picketing on May 8, 2019, near Los Angeles International Airport demanding higher wages. Should self-driving vehicles flood the streets, Uber now believes it may always need some humans behind the wheel to help meet demand. — Los Angeles Times/TNS

It's all in the screen? The pros and cons of all-in-one PCs

The concept of the all-in-one PC is as simple as it is ingenious: all of the technology is integrated into the monitor. It's this simplicity and clarity that appeals to many users.

Microsoft's Surface Studio 2 is one of the most expensive all-in-one PCs. — Microsoft/dpa

Life-saving potential of AI demonstrated in new healthcare research

Artificial intelligence is slowly but surely starting to change the way a whole range of industries operate.

Healthcare researchers are now uncovering AIs potential to save lives and cut health costs. — AFP Relaxnews

Huge screen, pop-up camera, fair price: The OnePlus 7 Pro has it all

With its value-for-money smartphones, budget brand OnePlus has been biting at the heels of behemoth smartphone brands. But with the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus has upped its usual price limits with a feature set that even goes beyond top rival flagships.

So where is the front camera hiding? The secret is revealed when you click on the camera icon: Out comes a small lens, hidden inside the metal casing. — dpa

Robots take the wheel as autonomous farm machines hit the field

Robots are taking over farms faster than anyone saw coming.

SwamFarm robot spraying on a farm in Australia. — Bloomberg

Home cinema with projector: A proper canvas makes all the difference

To do your new projector justice, you need a proper canvas and you shouldn't just buy the first one you come across

To do your new projector justice, you need a proper canvas and you shouldn't just buy the first one you come across. — dpa

A quick introduction to buying a second-hand smartphone

Want to save a few hundred dollars when buying a smartphone? Online marketplaces and seller platforms offer countless used phones priced well below their original cost.

Online marketplaces and seller platforms offer countless used phones priced well below their original cost. — dpa

Dark theme and gestures: iOS-inspired changes coming in Android Q

Google has unveiled a host of new features planned for the next version of its operating system, Android Q.

On devices with OLED displays, dark mode consumes far less energy. — dpa

Fans mourn passing of Internet sensation and meme legend Grumpy Cat

Fans of Grumpy Cat – whose permanent scowl launched a thousand Internet memes – took to social media to mourn her passing.

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat first went viral in 2012. — AFP

Customers can now buy KFC with Touch ‘n Go’s eWallet

Not only can you go cash-free at KFC with the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, you can even get discounts off your chicken this Ramadan.

(l-r) A KFC employee standing with Syahrunizam, Mohamed Azahari and QSR Brands (Restaurants Division) CEO Merrill Christopher Pereyra during the partnership launch between TNG Digital and KFC Malaysia. — KFC