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    Court tells Uber, Lyft to classify drivers as employees

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:32pm on August 12, 2020

    A California court has given Uber and Lyft until the middle of next week to reclassify drivers as employees in compliance with a new state...

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    Apple must pay $500m over patent violations, US court rules

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:31pm on August 12, 2020

    Apple must pay more than $500 million in damages and interest for 4G patent infringements held by intellectual property company PanOptis, a Texas court has...

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    Google turning smartphones into quake detectors

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:59pm on August 12, 2020

    Google added an earthquake alert system in California on Tuesday, saying it is working on letting Android-powered smartphones double as tremor detectors. Android phones will...

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    FB creates unit devoted to financial services

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:33pm on August 11, 2020

    Facebook on Monday said that it had created a new unit devoted to financial services to harmonise payment systems on its platform. The new group,...

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    US frees more bandwidth for 5G network use

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:25pm on August 11, 2020

    The United States on Monday announced that a chunk of bandwidth long reserved for the military will be auctioned off to telecommunications firms for use...

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    Uber earnings hit hard as pandemic stalls revenue

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:34pm on August 07, 2020

    Uber on Thursday reported a $1.8 billion loss in the recently ended quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic caused its shared-ride business revenue to plunge. Overall...

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    Instagram adds video clips in challenge to TikTok

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:29pm on August 05, 2020

    Instagram on Wednesday added a new short-form video feature to the image-focused platform in a direct challenge to TikTok, which is in the crosshairs of...

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    Twitter hit by major hack targeting high-profile users

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:18am on July 17, 2020

    Twitter is investigating a massive hack in which high-profile users from Elon Musk to Joe Biden had their accounts hijacked by scammers who the social...

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    Amazon tells workers to take TikTok app off phones: report

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:09pm on July 11, 2020

    Amazon workers were given a Friday deadline to dump the TikTok mobile application because of unspecified security concerns, according to a Wall Street Journal report...

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    PC sales climb as pandemic keeps consumers at home

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:08pm on July 11, 2020

    PCs, somewhat left behind in the mobile internet age, are making a comeback as people stuck at home due to the coronavirus rely on them...

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