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    Pakistan blocks online game PUBG

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad | Updated at 10:50am on July 02, 2020

    Pakistan on Wednesday temporarily blocked the hugely popular online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) after receiving complaints it was addictive and following media reports linking the...

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    Facebook declares to ban ‘hateful contents’ in advertisements

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 10:38am on June 27, 2020

    Facebook said on Friday that it would ban a ‘wider category of hateful content’ in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond...

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    HGC and aamra form SDN alliance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:37pm on June 25, 2020

    Hong Kong based IT service providers HGC Global Communications Limited on Thursday announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Bangladeshi internet and...

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    TikTok joins EU code of conduct on disinformation

    Agence France-Presse. Brussels | Updated at 04:57pm on June 23, 2020

    The social media phenomenon TikTok joined the EU's disinformation code of conduct on Monday as tech giants seek to persuade Europe to back away from...

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    Google adds fact-check to images

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:09am on June 23, 2020

    Google said Monday it was adding fact-check labels to images as part of its efforts to stem visually misleading information. The new labels will be...

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    Facebook offers a hug from a distance with emoji update

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:56am on April 19, 2020

    Facebook is reaching out to give the world a hug — in the form of an emoji people can share while staying safely apart. The...

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    Police use mobile app to monitor movement of people in home quarantine

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 05:01pm on April 16, 2020

    The police in Chattogram are supervising the movement of people in home quarantine through a mobile application titled ‘Nirapad: Stay Home Stay Safe’ to prevent...

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    Google to publish user location to help govts tackle coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 05:07pm on April 03, 2020

    Google says it will publish users’ location data around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought...

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    Superfast 5G on slow road at Las Vegas gadget show

    Agence France-Presse . Las Vegas | Updated at 02:52pm on January 06, 2020

    It will be revolutionary when superfast 5G mobile networks come to our gadgets, cars and digital lives...

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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...