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    Apple to press ahead on mobile privacy, despite Facebook protests

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:55pm on November 20, 2020

    Apple confirmed Thursday it would press ahead with mobile software changes that limit tracking for targeted advertising — a move that has prompted complaints from...

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    Google to integrate bank accounts in payments app

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:57pm on November 19, 2020

    A Google bank account? The internet giant said on Wednesday that it would be partnering with commercial banks and credit unions starting next year to...

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    COVID-19 keeps Uber in red as revenue plunges

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:44pm on November 06, 2020

    Uber on Thursday reported that it lost $1.1 billion in the recently ended quarter as the pandemic walloped its ride-hailing business, while boosting its food...

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    FB removes pro-Trump ‘Stop the Steal’ election group

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:59pm on November 06, 2020

    Facebook on Thursday shut down a pro-Trump group organising protests against vote-counting, saying it was being used to delegitimise the election process and included ‘worrying’...

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    YouTube to remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:41am on October 15, 2020

    YouTube said on Wednesday that it would take down content which contradicts expert consensus about COVID-19 vaccines, updating its policies on misinformation about the pandemic....

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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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    Celebrities found earth squeezing like an orange

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:30am on October 11, 2020

    Celebrities from filmmaker Ava DuVernay to Britain’s Prince William to the Pope himself issued powerful calls on Saturday calling for people to mobilise and unify...

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    Mobile games thrive, even as pandemic keeps players home

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:06pm on October 10, 2020

    Mobile games are thriving as players turn to them for fun and friendship during the pandemic, with increasing numbers of women joining the trend. ‘Being...

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    Facebook pulls Trump post for minimising COVID-19 danger

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:59am on October 07, 2020

    Facebook on Tuesday removed a post by US president Donald Trump for downplaying COVID-19 danger by saying the season flu is more deadly, in a...

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    Facebook encourages groups in time of division

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:47pm on October 02, 2020

    Facebook on Thursday said that it was raising the profile of member groups, hoping people with different views will find common ground on the leading...

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