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Facebook switches news back on in Australia, signs content deals

February 26 2021
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SYDNEY, Feb 26: Facebook Inc ended a one-week blackout of Australian news on its popular social media site on Friday and announced preliminary commercial agreements with three small local publishers.

India plans new social media controls after Twitter face-off

February 25 2021
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NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 25 Chafing from a dispute with Twitter, India plans to oblige social media companies to erase contentious content fast and assist investigations, according to a draft regulation.

Facebook 'unfriends' Australia: news pages go dark in test for global publishing

February 18 2021
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SYDNEY, Feb 18: Australians woke to empty Facebook news feeds on Thursday, after the social media giant blocked all media content in a surprise escalation of a dispute with the government, which could be a test for the future of online publishin

United Arab Emirates publishes first photo from Mars probe

February 14 2021
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DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates on Sunday published the first image for its Mars probe now circling the red planet.

Twitter CEO says banning Trump was right decision but sets dangerous precedent

January 14 2021
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Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday that banning President Donald Trump from its social media platform after last week’s violence at the US Capitol was the “right decision,” but said it sets a dangerous precedent.

TikTok CEO Mayer quits after three months, just as firm challenges U.S. ban

August 27 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 27: TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has left the Chinese-owned video app firm just three months since joining, and only days since the company sued the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump over an executive order effectively b

Apple reaches $2 trillion market value as tech fortunes soar

August 20 2020
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BERKELEY: Apple has become the first US company to boast a market value of $2 trillion as technology continues to reshape a world where smartphones are like appendages and digital services are like instruments orchestrating people’s lives.

Facebook bashes Apple for refusing to waive commission fees, seizing on backlash

August 15 2020
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Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) had declined its request to waive a 30% commission fee the iPhone maker charges apps listed on iOS devices, taking a shot at its fellow Big Tech peer as developers challenge the policy.

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

August 07 2020
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NEW YORK, Aug 7: President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from th

Chinese-backed hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine firm Moderna

July 31 2020
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WASHINGTON: Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading US-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, according to a US security official tracking Chines

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

July 19 2020
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WASHINGTON, July 19: Twitter Inc disabled a campaign-style video that President Donald Trump retweeted on Saturday, citing a copyright complaint.

Biden, Gates, other Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

July 16 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 16: Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam.

Tesla ‘very close’ to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says

July 09 2020
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING: US electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is “very close” to achieving level 5 autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday, referring to the capability to navigate roads without any driver input.

Rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse on the longest day of the year

June 21 2020
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CHIAYI, Taiwan: A shimmering ring of light flashed into view on Sunday in parts of the eastern hemisphere as the moon drifted across the face of the sun in a rare eclipse on the longest day of the year.

Twitter attaches disclaimer to Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

May 29 2020
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Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump on Friday and accused him of breaking its rules by “glorifying violence”, after he tweeted that looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.