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    Facebook announces to ban advertisements discouraging vaccines

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:52am on October 14, 2020

    Facebook on Tuesday announced a ban on ads that discourage people from getting vaccinated, in light of the coronavirus pandemic which the social media giant...

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    Italy probes Uber’s exploit of drivers, including Bangladeshis

    Agence France-Presse. Milan | Updated at 10:48am on October 13, 2020

    Milan prosecutors have submitted a report into practices at food-delivery service Uber Eats in Italy, where a senior manager is accused of exploiting vulnerable migrant...

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    Microsoft allows employees to work from home if they want

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:12am on October 10, 2020

    Software giant Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently if they choose to, the United States media reported on Friday, becoming the latest employer...

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    Samsung heir charged with fraud

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:48pm on September 02, 2020

    South Korean prosecutors indicted the heir to the Samsung empire Tuesday over a controversial merger of two business units seen as a key step towards...

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    Musk shows off progress merging brains and machines

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 07:07pm on August 29, 2020

    Futurist entrepreneur Elon Musk late Friday demonstrated progress made by his Neuralink startup in meshing brains with computers, saying the work is essential to the...

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    Facebook removes accounts of 17-year-old held over US shootings

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:06am on August 27, 2020

    Facebook on Wednesday removed accounts of a teenager accused of a deadly shooting spree during protests in the United States city of Kenosha, along with...

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    Microsoft declares to close worldwide physical stores permanently

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press . New York | Updated at 11:13am on June 27, 2020

    Microsoft announced on Friday that it is permanently closing nearly all of its physical stores around the world...

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    Zuckerberg not to mess up with Trump

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 06:48pm on June 03, 2020

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended his decision not to interfere with the posts by US president Donald Trump, US media reported, after the social...

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    Google makes video meeting service free to all

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco, United States | Updated at 07:32pm on April 29, 2020

    Google on Wednesday made its business videoconferencing service free to all users, ramping up competition for Zoom as people flock online to stay connected during...

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    Alphabet sees higher revenue, profits amid coronaviruas pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 04:32pm on April 29, 2020

    Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday outshined dim earnings expectations, showing higher revenue and profits despite a coronavirus-induced slowdown in its core digital advertising operations in...

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