Apple drops Bing search for Google

San Francisco , Sep 26

Apple has switched the default provider of its web searches for Siri on iOS and Spotlight on the Mac to Google from Microsoft's Bing.

New Afghan policy to bring regional stability: US tells UNSC

United Nations , Sep 26

The US has made clear its new policy on Afghanistan looks to the whole region to bring stability to that nation in a move away from relying mostly on Pakistan as Washington has during the 16 years it has been mired there.

WhatsApp blocked in China

San Francisco , Sep 26

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has been largely blocked in China, the media reported.

Red Hat earns $723mn in revenue in Q2, raises forecast

San Francisco , Sep 26

Open Source Solutions leader Red Hat registered $723 million in revenue -- up 21 per cent year-over-year -- in the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 that ended August 31, the company announced on Tuesday.

Trump's tweets are 'newsworthy', will stay: Twitter

San Francisco , Sep 26

As twitteratis wondered why the micro-blogging platform did not remove US President Donald Trump's latest controversial tweet on North Korea that clearly violated its guidelines, Twitter has given a confusing reply.

Global economy to continue faster expansion: IMF official

Washington , Sep 26

The global economy will expand faster next year while still facing challenges, such as low productivity, high income inequality and low inflation, according to a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official.

Trump directs $200 mn annually to sci-tech education

Washington , Sep 26

US President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Education Department to invest at least $200 million annually in grants funding schools in the country so they can expand their teaching in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).