Electronic device makers such as Hong Kong-listed SUGA (0912.HK) and other start-ups are looking to cash-in on a boom in China in so-called pet wearable’s, like smart collars, leashes and feeders.

Jailbreaking: Pros and cons

May 24, 2017 23:20 pm

KATHMANDU, May 24: You might have heard about the term ‘jailbreaking’ especially if you’re an IOS/Iphone user. As the Iphone/IOS has to go by Apple’s rules and strict guidelines, there are certain limitations on using the device. It is as if you are trapped inside a box and have no way out because of the tight security outside. The only option you will have is to jailbreak. Jailbreaking is the process of removing the software restrictions implemented by Apple.

US President Donald Trump’s plans for sharp cuts to corporate taxes will lead Israeli technology companies, a lynchpin of Israel’s economy, to consider shifting their domicile to the United States, industry and accountancy executives say.

With the rising trend of communicating through social media, many social media threats have also been increasing accordingly. Here, Republica talked to a few people about their views on the prevalent social media threats and the ways to prevent such online risks.

BRUSSELS, May 18:  The European Union's competition watchdog has fined Facebook 110 million euros ($122 million) for providing misleading information over its buyout of mobile messaging service WhatsApp.

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian ‘1984’ future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.

Chinese state media on Wednesday criticized the United States for hindering efforts to stop global cyber threats in the wake of the WannaCry ‘ransom ware’ attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide in recent days.

A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking Siri for saving his life.

An 11-year-old ‘cyber ninja’ stunned an audience of security experts Tuesday by hacking into their bluetooth devices to manipulate a teddy bear and show how interconnected smart toys ‘can be weaponized’.

Why netiquette is important?

May 17, 2017 23:00 pm

Maintaining decorum is a must, be it in your personal life or when you go online. With internet ruling our world, net etiquette is a set of guidelines that will help you maintain a balance between the real and the virtual world. Here, Republica talked to a few people about their views on net etiquette and its importance.