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No dating app has more engagement than Grindr

View gallery .Grindr users spend an average of 165 minutes inside the app each week. Source: California Cow/Flickr Smartphone app stores are chock-full of dating apps, all vying for screen…

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Sharp warns on earnings as takeover talks with Foxconn drag on

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sharp Corp said its annual earnings were likely to fall short of its official guidance citing a slowing China market, a factor that Taiwan's Foxconn is expected…

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Sharp liabilities list covered worst-case scenarios: source

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sharp Corp's list of liabilities that prompted Taiwan's Foxconn to suspend signing a takeover deal was an unverified study of worst-case scenario risks, rather than liabilities requiring…

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Toshiba sees bigger loss as restructuring costs mount

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese industrial conglomerate Toshiba Corp <6502.T> expects a bigger full-year loss than previously anticipated, amid mounting restructuring costs after a $1.3 billion accounting scandal. Toshiba said on…

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Image of Asia: The disorienting view of virtual reality

In this photo by Wally Santana, a video game player experiences a virtual reality headset at the Taipei Game Show in Taiwan, which attracted more than 130 game companies &…

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Blue light from screens, bulbs may be too weak to damage eyes

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) – Despite concerns that staring at devices putting out high amounts of the blue light wavelength could damage human retinas, a recent study finds that…

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Taiwan president visits island in disputed South China Sea

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president, defying criticism from key ally the United States, departed Thursday to visit to an island holding in the disputed South China Sea. Accompanied by…

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U.S. slams Taiwan president's planned visit to contested South China Sea island

By J.R. Wu TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou's planned trip to the Taiwanese-held island of Itu Aba in the disputed South China Sea is "extremely unhelpful" & won't…

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Taiwan 'Sunflower' activists turn lawmakers in vote victory

Taipei (AFP) – Beijing not only has to contend with a new president in Taiwan who is wary of relations with China, yet moreover a fresh batch of activists-turned-lawmakers from…

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After vote, China tells Taiwan to abandon independence 'hallucination'

By James Pomfret, Matthew Miller & Ben Blanchard TAIPEI/BEIJING – Taiwan should abandon its "hallucinations" approximately pushing for independence, as any moves toward it would be a "poison", Chinese state-run…

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