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Vietnam jails music teacher for 11 years over 'anti-state' Facebook posts

November 15 2019
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HANOI, Nov 15: A court in Vietnam jailed a music teacher for 11 years on Friday for a series of posts on Facebook that the government said were “anti-state”.

Google claims 'quantum supremacy'; others say hold on a qubit

October 23 2019
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BERLIN, Oct 23: Google (GOOGL.O) said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computer research, by solving a complex problem in minutes with a so-called quantum computer that would take today’s most powerful supercomputer thousands of

Twitter beats on revenue, sees rise in daily users viewing ads

July 26 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 26: Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) posted a better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Friday and an uptick in daily users who see advertisements on the site, driven by changes to show users more relevant content.

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations

July 24 2019
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WASHINGTON, July 24: The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter sa

Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier

July 20 2019
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Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others.

Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes

July 18 2019
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NEW YORK, July 18: Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.

Twitter to act against ‘rule-breaking politicians’

June 27 2019
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Washington, June 27: Twitter said today it would label and deprioritise tweets from politicians that break its rules — in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump.

Canadian, Russian, American back on Earth from space station

June 25 2019
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MOSCOW, June 25: Three astronauts safely returned to Earth on Tuesday after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station.

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

June 19 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, June 19: Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.

WeChat Pay and Alipay banned in Nepal

June 01 2019
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Kathmandu, Nepal June 1, 2019 Chinese digital wallets, WeChat Pay and Alipay, have been banned in Nepal. The Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of the country, decided to ban the use of Chinese digital wallets WeChat Pay and Alipay in the count

WhatsApp suffers security breach

May 15 2019
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San Francisco, May 14: WhatsApp today encouraged its users to upgrade the app to plug a security breach that allowed sophisticated attackers to sneak spyware into phones, in the latest trouble for its parent Facebook.

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source

May 14 2019
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WASHINGTON, May 14: The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the d

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures

May 03 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 3: Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was banning Alex Jones and other controversial U.S. political personalities for violating the social media company’s policies on “dangerous individuals and organizations.”

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in British jail for skipping bail

May 02 2019
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LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a British court on Wednesday for skipping bail when he holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy for seven years until police dragged him out last month.

Satellite images may show reprocessing activity at North Korea nuclear site - U.S. researchers

April 17 2019
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WASHINGTON, April 17: Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea’s main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb fuel, a U.S. think tank said on Tuesday.