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Nokia prices virtual reality camera at $60,000


HELSINKI Finland's Nokia on Tuesday said it will price its virtual reality camera at $60,000 and begin its shipments in the first quarter of next year.

3:08pm IST

Hackers hit three Greek banks with ransom demands - sources


ATHENS Hackers have staged cyber-attacks on three Greek banks and demanded a ransom in bitcoins, a virtual monetary unit, to stop their disruption, banking sources said on Monday.

Tech, Cyber Crime 3:31am IST

Amazon gadget sales more than triple over Thanksgiving weekend

Photo Inc said sales of its electronic gadgets more than tripled over the Thanksgiving weekend from last year, with the Fire tablet the top-selling product.

9:11pm IST

China, U.S. high-level cyber crime talks to begin Tuesday


WASHINGTON/HONG KONG Top U.S. and Chinese officials will convene this week in Washington for the first round of cyber security talks following the signing of a bilateral anti-hacking accord in September.

Tech, Cyber Crime 2:02am IST

Ryanair to sue Google in Irish court over 'misleading adverts'


LONDON Ryanair has launched legal proceedings against Google and internet travel agent eDreams in the Irish High Court over what it says are misleading adverts for Ryanair flights, the Irish airline said on Tuesday.

9:14pm IST

On World AIDS Day, condom maker calls for safe-sex emoji


Condom maker Durex says so and is presenting a formal submission on Wednesday, World AIDS Day, to get coding consortium Unicode to adopt one. | Video

Tech, World 9:07pm IST

China's Didi bullish on U.S. partner Lyft, criticises Uber

BEIJING Ride-hailing company Didi Kuaidi, the Chinese front of an anti-Uber Technologies Inc alliance, said it is seeing better than expected results from its September investment in Lyft, Uber's main rival on its U.S. home turf.

4:44pm IST

Samsung Elec names new smartphone head as heir apparent makes mark


SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's long-time handset division chief is ceding day-to-day management of the struggling smartphone business in the biggest leadership change yet under the Samsung conglomerate's heir-apparent, Jay Y. Lee.

Tech, Business 10:01am IST