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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos – briefly – becomes world’s richest man

Share price jump of 40% in 2017 made founder worth $91bn – for a short while leapfrogging the fortune of Microsoft founder Bill Gates The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos briefly overtook Microsoft’s Bill Gates to become the world’s richest person. Bezos leapfrogged Gates, who has...

Hijabi social media star Ruba Zai collaborates with luxury labels

Living my dream” are the words that hijab-wearing “influencer” Ruba Zai uses in her bio on Instagram, where she goes by the name HijabHills. It’s an apt statement. Within three years, the 23-year-old has gone from being a little-known Muslim fashion blogger in the Netherlands,...

Hijab-wearing woman among Apple’s new emojis

Breastfeeding woman, bearded person and meditating man also among new symbols previewed to mark World Emoji Day. US tech giant Apple has previewed forthcoming emojis, including one that depicts a woman wearing a hijab. More than 12 animated symbols were unveiled on Monday to celebrate World...

Snapchat CEO Invites Flak After He Says, “I Don’t Want To Expand Into Poor Countries Like India and Spain”

There are approximately 4 million Indians who use Snapchat on a daily basis. But the CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, feels that India is just too poor a country to even consider expanding into. According to a report by Variety, ex-employee Anthony Pompliano was suggesting...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors: What to Believe

Samsung has dominated the Android phone market for at least a half-decade, but the Galaxy Note 7 debacle last year lost the company goodwill with customers after its phones exploded in pants, hotel rooms, airplanes, and elsewhere. Now, in the wake of a global recall...

Yahoo hack: World’s biggest data breach could compromise Verizon deal and cost hundreds of millions of dollars

Analyst estimates the breach could shave $100 million to $200 million off the closing price of the deal. Yahoo on Thursday has revealed it has suffered from what could be the biggest data breach in history. While its users are still digesting the news, the massive...

Samsung formally recalls the Note 7 in the US

After weeks of investigation, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a formal recall of the Galaxy Note 7 in conjunction with Samsung today. The move outlines the problems with the phone's exploding battery and puts in place a path for consumers to return or...

Debt-Led Telecom War May Blow $74 Billion Hole in India’s Budget

Aggressive price wars that pushed some calls below a penny per minute in India may be catching up with wireless carriers. Mountains of debt could hinder their bidding for airwaves in next month's auction, potentially blowing a $74 billion (roughly Rs. 4,92,140 crores) hole in...

Huawei sees 85% of enterprise apps becoming cloud-based

HUAWEI PREDICTS that by 2025 all enterprise IT solutions will be “cloudified”, and more than 85 per cent of enterprise applications will be cloud-based. Every company will integrate its core business with the cloud, and will be on the look-out for cloud solutions that best...

EU Lawmakers Are About to Try Making Google Pay for Google News

It failed in Germany and Spain, so why not take the idea EU-wide? The European Commission is about to propose a law that would let news publishers across the EU try to charge companies like Google GOOG 0.24% for reproducing parts of their...