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    Facebook investigates latest data breach

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 12:23pm on December 20, 2019

    Facebook on Thursday said that it was investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was...

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    Facebook knows user location even when turn off tracking

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:43pm on December 18, 2019

    Facebook can determine where users are even if they opt out of having their whereabouts tracked, the company revealed in a letter sent to the United States senators...

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    Instagram finally deploys AI to fight misinformation

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 04:15pm on December 17, 2019

    Instagram on Monday went global in its fight against misinformation, making alliances with fact-checkers around the world to expose deception in shared photos or videos....

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    China accelerating shipments of 5G handsets in Nov

    Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 02:49pm on December 14, 2019

    China reported accelerating shipments of 5G handsets in November as smartphone makers race to tap the emerging market...

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    YouTube bans ‘implied’ threats

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:07am on December 13, 2019

    YouTube broadened its anti-harassment policies on Wednesday to include a ban on ‘implied’ threats along with insults based on race, gender identity or sexual orientation...

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    Twitter to ban political ads worldwide

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:40pm on October 31, 2019

    Twitter said Wednesday it would stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social...

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    Sundar Pichai appointed as new Alphabet CEO

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:38pm on December 04, 2019

    Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles at the helm of parent firm Alphabet and handing the reins to current Google chief executive officer Sundar Pichai, the company said Tuesday...

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    China to introduce face scans for phone users for online safety

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:10pm on December 01, 2019

    China will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting Sunday, according to the country’s information technology authority, as Beijing continues to tighten cyberspace controls...