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    Huawei to assist Ukraine developing broadband communication

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 02:57pm on November 27, 2019

    Chinese telecom company Huawei is ready to provide the Ukrainian government with a draft plan for the development of broadband communications, a Huawei official said...

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    New internet plan launched to stop govt, companies abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 02:57pm on November 25, 2019

    World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on Monday unveiled a ‘Contract for the Web’ to halt ‘misuse’ by governments, companies and individuals, bringing several capitals...

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    Google, FB business models threat to rights, says Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:30am on November 22, 2019

    The data-collection business model fuelling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. The...

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    Google updates political ads policy to prevent misleading voters

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:54pm on November 21, 2019

    Google on Wednesday updated the policy how it handles political ads as online platforms remain under pressure to avoid being used to spread misleading information...

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    Facebook sued for biased ad policy

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:15pm on November 01, 2019

    A lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses Facebook of letting ad targeting tools be used to exclude women and older people from offers regarding loans, investments...

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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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    Facebook to deliver News Corp stories following mass demand

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:56pm on October 19, 2019

    Facebook on Friday confirmed that some stories from News Corp, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, will be delivered at a new ‘tab’ planned at...

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    Facebook deploys numbers for better translations

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:17pm on October 13, 2019

    Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable.  But now there is a new way: numbers. Facebook...

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    Google to change algorithm to promote original news reports

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:40pm on September 14, 2019

    Original reporting will be highlighted in Google’s search results, the company said as it announced changes to its algorithm...

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    400mn Facebook users' phone numbers exposed in privacy lapse

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 06:24pm on September 05, 2019

    Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media...

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