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How to fool Face ID on the iPhone X

​A researcher in Vietnam has demonstrated how he apparently fooled Apple's face recognition ID software on its new iPhone X using a mask made with a 3D printer, silicone and paper tape.

Amazon to sell cloud hardware in China deal is selling off the hardware from its public cloud business in China, amid tightening regulation over online data that is creating a hurdle for technology firms operating in the world's second-largest economy.

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom takeover bid

​Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm has rejected rival Broadcom's US$103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalued the company and would face regulatory hurdles.

Amazon’s local launch draws near is "really close" to opening in Australia, its country manager said on Monday, as the U.S. e-commerce juggernaut prepares to shake up an already-fragile brick-and-mortar retail sector in the world's No. 12 economy.

Hacking costs hit Equifax

Equifax has reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business.

Bitcoin hits record high after fork plan suspended

Bitcoin hit a record high just shy of US$8,000 on Wednesday after a coalition of developers and investors suspended a software upgrade planned for next Thursday that could have split the digital currency in two.

Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

A bank in Nepal is the latest victim in a string of cyber heists targeting the global SWIFT bank messaging system, though most of the stolen funds have been recovered, two officials involved in the investigation confirmed on Tuesday.

Google sister company Waymo to launch robotaxis

Alphabet Inc's Waymo will launch a ride-hailing service with no human behind the steering wheel and has been testing the fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik has revealed.

Broadcom makes US$103b bid for Qualcomm

Chip maker Broadcom has made an unsolicited US$103 billion bid for Qualcomm on Monday, setting the stage for a takeover battle that could reshape the industry at the heart of mobile phone hardware.