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Apple to broaden iPhone lineup with more screen

Apple to broaden iPhone lineup with more screen

Apple on Wednesday was expected to unveil new iPhones, playing up eye-grabbing edge-to-edge screens in a bid to strengthen its position in a largely saturated global smartphone market.

Summer camps promote active, healthy lifestyle

Summer camps promote active, healthy lifestyle

An array of summer camps in Doha is offering children a variety of sports and games aimed at promoting an active and healthy lifestyle, it is learnt.

Google parent 'graduates' moonshot projects Loon, Wing

Google parent 'graduates' moonshot projects Loon, Wing

Google parent Alphabet announced Tuesday it was raising the profile of two ‘moonshot’ projects -- one for drone delivery and the other for global internet connectivity with balloons.

Japanese manga strip fetches record price at Paris auction

Japanese manga strip fetches record price at Paris auction

A rare series of sketches of Japanese manga artist Osamu Tezuka's robot character Astro Boy sold for a record 269,400 euros in an auction in Paris Saturday.

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating feature -- while vowing to make privacy protection its top priority ...

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam footage of the first fatal self-driving car crash involving a pedestrian shows the Uber vehicle operator gasping in horror seconds before the impact.

Pakistan aims to revive glory of ancient Mughal city Lahore

Pakistan aims to revive glory of ancient Mughal city Lahore

Perched on scaffolding, restoration experts chip away at decades of grime and repair broken mosaic tiles in a bid to save the colossal murals depicting historic battles and regal ceremonies on the walls of Lahore fort.

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Japanese social media reacted with a storm of outrage to a video by YouTube star Logan Paul showing a suicide victim in a forest near Mount Fuji, as anger spread over the now-deleted video on Wednesday.

Apple CEO must fly private for 'security, efficiency'

Apple CEO must fly private for 'security, efficiency'

Apple's board has instructed chief executive Tim Cook to use only private aircraft ‘in the interests of security and efficiency’ at the world's most valuable company, regulatory documents show.

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

The UN warned Wednesday that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide, and it urged far better recycling of the often hazardous rubbish.

Traffic-weary Chinese man fined for repainting road lines

Traffic-weary Chinese man fined for repainting road lines

A Chinese man fed up with sitting in traffic during his daily bus commute came up with a brazen way of solving the problem -- repainting the lines on the road.