Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row. The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said, adding that it is not… Read More Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Global oil prices surge following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil plants

An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the United States was “locked and loaded” to hit back. The Iran-aligned Houthi group that controls Yemen’s capital claimed responsibility for… Read More Global oil prices surge following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil plants

Leaders, supporters pay tribute at state funeral of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe was honored as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday, after a week of disputes over his burial threatened to embarrass President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 years, from independence until he was ousted by the army in November 2017, by which… Read More Leaders, supporters pay tribute at state funeral of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe

Hamza, son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed in U.S. anti-terrorism operation

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump said on Saturday. In a statement issued by the White House, Trump said the operation took place in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, but he… Read More Hamza, son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed in U.S. anti-terrorism operation

U.S. President Donald Trump fires security adviser John Bolton over foreign policy disagreement

U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with his hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump fires security adviser John Bolton over foreign policy disagreement

Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service

Apple Inc revealed on Tuesday that its streaming TV service will kick off November 1 and cost $4.99 a month, as the tech giant reaches a turning point where it focuses as much on services as its hardware and software. Apple TV+ will be available in over 100 countries and buyers of an iPhone, iPad… Read More Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service

Samsung Galaxy Fold set to go on sale on September 6 in South Korea

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The highly anticipated device from the world’s top smartphone maker was originally due to hit the U.S. market in April but the launch was delayed… Read More Samsung Galaxy Fold set to go on sale on September 6 in South Korea