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Under Armour at CES highlights digital transformation efforts as clothing, wearables, apps, data merge

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Under Armour has lofty goals that'll need a hefty dose of technology to make its ongoing digital transformation efforts a reality in the years to come.


Year of upheaval: These are the trends shaping Middle East tech

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Private messenger platforms such as WhatsApp are popular in the Middle East because of their low data usage.


How 3,000 Uber rides could replace New York's entire taxi fleet

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New York City could operate with no more than a few thousand taxis or rides if we took carpooling more seriously, researchers have suggested.


The 4 tech trends that will shape 2017, predicted by ZDNet editors

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Automation, AI, and robotics are the real forces behind the disruption to the global job market, and they will accelerate in 2017.


Three new year's resolutions for Apple

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It was certainly a year of ups and downs for Apple, which took steps to shore up many of its products outside the core iOS portable offerings. The Apple Watch got a new user interface, but the smartwatch category drags. Apple TV got a new content navigation app (but not an integrated Apple television service). The redesigned MacBook, of course, got a wee strip of touchy goodness. Even the EarPods evolved into a game-changing wireless successor. But while Apple delivered on its annual iPhone update, there wasn't much beyond a revised Home button with an odd click feel and dual cameras that have been cropping up elsewhere.



Tencent and NavInfo buy into Here maps and form Chinese joint venture

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Chinese technology giant Tencent, along with Beijing-based mapping company NavInfo and Singapore state-owned investment firm GIC, announced this week the trio intended to jointly take up a 10 percent share of mapping company Here, with current owners Audi, BMW, and Daimler reducing their indirect holding by the same amount.


Singapore tech should have much to expect in 2017

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This year has been tough-going in more ways than one and, by most accounts, Singapore's economy is expected to be heading for rougher seas in 2017.