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    Amazon launches Luna cloud-based video game service

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 11:05am on September 25, 2020

    Amazon on Thursday unveiled its Luna streaming video game service, challenging Microsoft and Google in the fast-growing segment. Gamers in the US were invited to...

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    Millions hit by US WeChat block

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:42am on September 20, 2020

    Washington's crackdown on WeChat will disrupt communications between millions of people in the United States and their friends, families and business partners in China. But...

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    Social networks should archive hate speech as evidence: HRW

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 12:22pm on September 10, 2020

    Social media networks should start archiving hate speech and other illegal posts after taking them down so they can be used as evidence in prosecutions,...

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    China rails against 'discriminatory' India app ban

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:37pm on September 03, 2020

    China on Thursday decried a fresh ban by India on scores of Chinese apps—including the hit game PUBG—as a bitter border showdown seeped out into...

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    Pakistan blocks dating apps over 'immoral' content

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad | Updated at 10:45am on September 02, 2020

    Pakistan on Tuesday blocked access to Tinder and several other dating apps in a bid to control ‘immoral’ and ‘indecent’ content, just days after regulators...

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    CEO of TikTok resigns amid US pressure

    Associated Press/UNB. Hong Kong | Updated at 02:00pm on August 27, 2020

    Kevin Mayer, CEO of TikTok, resigned on Thursday amid US pressure for its Chinese owner to sell the popular video app, which the White House...

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    Facebook News feature to expand beyond US

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 12:10pm on August 26, 2020

    Facebook on Tuesday said it is speeding up plans to go international with a news tab feature that involves paying publishers for stories delivered through...

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    YouTube video removals soar as software enforces rules

    Agence France-Presse.San Francisco | Updated at 10:48am on August 26, 2020

    YouTube said on Tuesday that video removals soared in the second quarter of this year as the company relied more on software to enforce content...

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    Google services restored after glitch

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 01:49pm on August 20, 2020

    Popular Google services including Gmail, Docs and Drive were down for many users around the world on Thursday, but were restored after a few hours,...

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    Facebook a major threat to public health: Report

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:14pm on August 19, 2020

    Health misinformation on Facebook was viewed 3.8 billion times in the past year, peaking during the COVID-19 crisis, said a report of activist group Avaaz....

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