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Apple refutes China’s claims that iPhone location based services are a threat

Apple denies iPhone location based services in China as a breach of security. US based tech giant Apple has dismissed reports that its iPhone device is being used for tracking movements of its users. Apple had issued a statement in response...
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Honda Philippines recalls 1,760 units

Recall fiasco continues as auto giant Honda recalls vehicles for air bag defect. Japanese auto giant Honda’s Philippines division announced a recall of 1,760 units of its Honda Fit, City, Civic and Accord which were sold between 2002 and...
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Singapore Tourism Board releases short movie to attract Chinese tourists

Singapore makes short film to increase tourism. In a bid to boost tourism, the Singapore Tourism board has released a micro movie which aims to attract tourists. The Singapore-Malaysia-Thailand route is a hotbed for tourists around this time...
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Sri Lanka e-passport project to be funded by Australia

Sri Lanka to receive Australian aid for new passport system overhaul.  The governments of Australia and Sri Lanka have joined forces to tackle illegal immigration by kickstarting a new passport program which will be powered by the biometrics...

Indian Railway budget aims for complete revamp

The new Indian railway budget spells out ambitious plans. Indian Railway Minister Sadananada Gowda in his maiden Lok Sabha railway budget presentation on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, announced some major decisions which are all set to give the Indian...
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Beijing citizens to provide suggestions over public transport price hike

Beijing to take public suggestion in matters of transport price hike. The Chinese Capital of Beijing will seek public opinion on the issue of price rise for bus and subway fares on July 3, 2014. The residents of the city will be able to give...
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Foreign app services disrupted in China

Messaging apps Line and Kakao face outages in China. Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have pushed censors in China to block many foreign internet products which includes messaging apps like Line and Kakao Talk, and also Microsoft’s...
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Extinct human genes helped Tibetans to cope with high altitudes

Secret to Tibetans coping with lack of oxygen discovered. A recent US study has revealed that the gene which allows Tibetans to cope with life in high altitude mountains came from the extinct species of humans. Many of the Tibetans are known...
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New smartphone app to monitor mental health

Your smartphone can now monitor your mental health. A new smartphone application developed by Israeli scientists can detect changes in behavioral patterns of a patient and send doctors data in real time. The new system has great potential to...
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Japanese bullet train to be equipped with footbaths

Japan bullet trains to give passengers a luxury ride. The East Japan Railway Company is all set to run its new Shinkansen Bullet Train service between Shinzo and Fukushima in the north of the country. In a public announcement, Japanese officials...