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  • AP Explains: Just what are Einstein's gravitational waves?

    Astronomers on Thursday announced that their new billion-dollar US observatory has detected a gravitational wave, a phenomenon Albert Einstein predicted a century ago in his theory of general relativity. Here's what that breakthrough means.

  • Myspace still exists? Yes, and now Time Inc. owns it

    Myspace still exists?

  • Biznet launches business, retail services in Kediri

    Internet service provider Biznet officially launched business and retail services in Kediri, East Java, on Wednesday.

  • Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley.

  • Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

    Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.

  • Gojek teams up with Line for users' convenience

    Users of Korea-based messaging application Line are now just a chat away from ordering homegrown ride-hailing app Gojek’s services as the two startups have begun a mutually beneficial cooperation to serve Indonesia's growing smartphone market.

  • Alphabet comes before Apple as world's most valuable company

    The shift occurred in Monday's extended trading after Alphabet, Google's new parent company, released a fourth-quarter earnings report that highlighted the robust growth of the digital ad market. Apple Inc.'s iPhone, meanwhile, is suffering its first downturn since it debuted eight years ago.

  • Drone schools spread in China to field pilots for new sector

    Joysticks at their fingertips, the mostly male students packing the classroom lift their virtual helicopters into the air, part of a new cottage industry that's sprung up in China: drone pilot schools.

  • Facebook ready to broadcast live video on its iPhone app

    Facebook is ready to start broadcasting live video on its iPhone app.

  • Beyond chess: Computer beats human in ancient Chinese game

    A computer program has beaten a human champion at the ancient Chinese board game Go, marking a significant advance for development of artificial intelligence.

  • Facebook posts strong 4Q as company closes gap with Google

    Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet's most powerful company.

  • Facebook to expand beyond its 'like' button 'pretty soon'

    It won't be long before Facebook's 1.6 billion users have more ways to quickly express their feelings on the world's largest social network.

  • Smartfren rolls out 4G LTE to 85 cities

    PT Smartfren Telecom has extended its Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE) network to 85 cities across the country to accelerate its market penetration.

  • Scientists: "Doomsday Clock" reflects grave threat to world

    Rising tension between Russia and the US, North Korea's recent nuclear test and a lack of aggressive steps to address climate change are putting the world under grave threat, scientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm said Tuesday.

  • Twitter parts with 4 key execs in latest sign of turmoil

    Four of Twitter's key executives are leaving the company in an exodus that has escalated the uncertainty facing the messaging service as it struggles to broaden its audience and lure back disillusioned investors.

  • Apple's iPhone success may be reaching its peak

    Apple could soon face one of its biggest challenges to date: Peak iPhone.

  • Mumbai travelers log on as Google starts train station WiFi

    Google Inc. has begun offering free WiFi to Mumbai train passengers in hopes of boosting its role in the Indian market.

  • 5 brightest planets gather in pre-dawn sky for heavenly show

    Starting this week, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn are gathering together in the pre-dawn sky. It's the first time these five planets have converged like this in more than a decade. No telescope is needed. Just gaze up from most anywhere in the world.

  • Facebook's sports product to launch during NFL championships

    Facebook Sports Stadium will debut at the NFL's conference championship games and then the Super Bowl. After that, the social media giant's first sports product will cover most major events around the world.

  • Indonesia among top Google Play customers

    Indonesia was among the world’s top five downloaders from Google Play in 2015, according to a report by an app analytics company.