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    Facebook stored millions of unencrypted Instagram passwords

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    ‘Millions’ of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said Thursday, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands.‘We...

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    Facebook to tighten live stream access after mosque attacks

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:22am on March 31, 2019

    Facebook on Friday said it was tightening live video streaming rules in response to the service being used to broadcast deadly attacks on mosques in...

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    Qualcomm scores $31m win in patent battle war with Apple

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:22pm on March 16, 2019

    US smartphone chip titan Qualcomm said Friday it won a $31 million verdict in its multifront war with Apple over patented technology used...

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    A day not to ‘like’ for Facebook, hit by outage, criminal probe

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:03pm on March 14, 2019

    Facebook grappled with challenges on two fronts Wednesday, an hours-long outage and intensified scrutiny from investigators reportedly probing data deals struck by the world’s largest...

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    Twitter co-founder Evan Williams leaving board

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:49am on February 23, 2019

    Twitter co-founder and one-time chief executive Evan Williams is stepping down from the board, leaving the one-to-many messaging service to focus on ‘other projects.’ Williams...

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    Facebook lets senders undo sent Messenger missives

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    Facebook on Tuesday added a Messenger feature for anyone who has fired off a comment they regretted — a way to take it back.Messenger users...

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    Once red-hot smartphone market sees cooler trend

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    The smartphone market is down but not out, with high prices and other factors combining to chill what had previously been a red-hot sector.Fresh surveys...

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    Facebook getting its messaging apps to be friends

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:42am on January 27, 2019

    Facebook said Friday it is trying to get its messaging apps to be friends, allowing encrypted missives be exchanged no matter which of its services...

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    Facebook election 'war room' goes quiet

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:45am on November 27, 2018

    Facebook said on Monday a ‘war room’ set up to defend the social network from abuses aimed at influencing elections in Brazil and the US...

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    Uber loss tops $1b as it seeks to diversify

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Ride-share company Uber on Wednesday said that its net loss topped a billion dollars in the recently ended quarter as it pumped money into bikes,...

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