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    FIN7 hacking group member sentenced to US prison

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:45pm on April 17, 2021

    A Ukrainian national arrested for his role in a hacking group that compromised millions of financial accounts was sentenced to a decade in prison, US...

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    Apple announces $200mn forestry fund to reduce carbon

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:55am on April 16, 2021

    Apple on Thursday announced a $200 million fund to invest in timber-producing commercial forestry projects, with the goal of removing carbon from the atmosphere while...

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    Monkey plays video game, with its brain

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:13pm on April 10, 2021

    Elon Musk’s startup devoted to meshing brains with computers was closer to its dream on Friday, having gotten a monkey to play video game Pong...

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    Facebook launches experimental online forum called Hotline

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 04:17pm on April 08, 2021

    Facebook on Wednesday launched an experimental online forum called Hotline, an attempt by the social media giant to keep up with the live audio trend...

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    US lawmakers press online ad auctioneers over user data

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:07am on April 05, 2021

    A bipartisan group of US senators has sent letters to major digital ad exchanges, including Google and Twitter, asking whether user data was sold to...

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    Facebook sets reopening for Silicon Valley campuses

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:10pm on March 27, 2021

    Facebook on Friday said that its Silicon Valley offices would begin reopening to workers in May after a yearlong pandemic shutdown, but without perks such...

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    Prince Harry joins US counselling startup

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:52pm on March 24, 2021

    Britain’s Prince Harry on Tuesday added to a growing portfolio of post-royal jobs, becoming ‘chief impact officer’ at a San Francisco startup that provides mobile-based...

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    US Congress to grill internet giants over disinformation

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:41pm on March 24, 2021

    The heads of Facebook, Google and Twitter will testify before Congress Thursday on disinformation, following a tense US election, Capitol attack and rise of a...

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    Google cuts mobile app store fee in half

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:24am on March 17, 2021

    Google on Tuesday said it will halve the controversial fee it charges developers at its online shop for digital content tailored for Android-powered mobile devices...

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    Huawei listed anew as threat to US national security

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:23pm on March 13, 2021

    US regulators on Friday listed Huawei among Chinese telecom gear firms deemed a threat to national security, signalling that a hoped for softening of relations...

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