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Apple unveils new MacBook Pro laptop with 16-inch screen
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Apple unveils new MacBook Pro laptop with 16-inch screen

California (Reuters): Apple Inc unveiled a new MacBook Pro with a bigger screen and a better keyboard, replacing its 15-inch model.

Facebook launches new payment system

The social networking site has launched a new payment system known as Facebook Pay which is available for WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook. ...

SpaceX sends up 60 mini-satellites with plans for thousands more

Washington (AFP): The private SpaceX company on Monday launched a second set of mini-satellites as it builds a huge constellation of the small orbiting devices aimed at greatly expanding internet access around the globe. ...

NASA unveils its first electric airplane - a work in progress

California (Reuters): NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” on Friday at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California desert. ...

Instagram test of hiding ‘likes’ spreading to US

San Francisco (AFP): Instagram chief Adam Mosseri on Friday said that a test of hiding "likes" at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the US. ...

WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature, courting e-commerce

San Francisco (Reuters): Facebook Inc on Thursday launched a catalog feature for its WhatsApp messaging app, it said in a blog post, building out the service’s e-commerce tools as it moves slowly toward monetizing the app it bought in 2014 for $19 billion. ...

Netflix no longer supported on older Samsung smart TVs

Samsung has announced that Netflix will no longer be supported on some of its older smart TVs. ...

Facebook will widen access to encryption feature, test safety measures

Lisbon (Reuters): Facebook will outline on Wednesday an expanded test of encryption on its Messenger platform, moving ahead with a controversial plan for enhanced security that regulators and government officials warn will aid criminals. ...

Microsoft rolls out new cloud tool for analysing business data

San Francisco (Reuters): Microsoft Corp announced a new service aimed at helping large businesses put to use the huge amounts of data stored in corporate systems. ...