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    Women fight for funding in man’s world of tech startups

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:01am on February 28, 2021

    Lauren Foundos has excelled at just about everything she has put her mind to, from college sports and Wall Street trading to her Forte startup...

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    Twitter considers charging users for special content

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:21pm on February 26, 2021

    Twitter said on Thursday it plans to offer a subscription service in which users would pay for special content from high-profile accounts, part of an...

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    YouTube to roll out parent-approved accounts for tweens

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:22am on February 25, 2021

    YouTube on Wednesday said it will roll out new accounts that let tweens or young teens explore the streaming video service within boundaries set by...

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    Maryland becomes first US state to tax digital ad revenue

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

    Maryland on Friday became the first US state to tax digital ad money taken in by internet giants. Legislators in the state senate mustered enough...

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    Trading app Robinhood sued over suicide of college student

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:47am on February 09, 2021

    The family of a college student who killed himself after thinking he’d lost a fortune using Robinhood sued the free trading app on Monday...

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    Google moves away from diet of ‘cookies’ to track users

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:08pm on February 07, 2021

    Google is weaning itself off user-tracking ‘cookies’ which allow the web giant to deliver personalised ads but which also have raised the hackles of privacy...

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    FB, Apple chiefs unleash barbs over App Store

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:19pm on January 29, 2021

    A feud between tech giants heated up on Thursday as Apple’s chief executive implied Facebook’s business model promotes disinformation and violence, while the social network...

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    Embattled Intel says earnings better than expected

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:08pm on January 22, 2021

    Intel said on Thursday that earnings topped prior expectations, as the computer chip giant faces pressure to come up with bold ways to fend off...

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    Trump pardons engineer who stole Google trade secrets

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:18am on January 21, 2021

    A former Google engineer who pleaded guilty to stealing secrets from its self-driving car programme was among those pardoned by Donald Trump on his last...

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    YouTube extends ban on Trump channel ahead of inauguration

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:48pm on January 20, 2021

    Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday confirmed it extended a ban on new video being added to US president Donald Trump’s channel due to the potential for...

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