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EU Parliament To Broadcast Zuckerberg Hearing

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: A European Parliament meeting on Tuesday with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be broadcast live, parliamentary officials and the company said on Monday after controversy over plans for a closed-door hearing.

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Grab To Partner With Maybank For Mobile Wallet In Malaysia

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: Ride-hailing firm Grab will partner with Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Malaysia’s biggest bank, to drive the usage and adoption of its GrabPay mobile wallet, the companies said in a statement on Monday.

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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Spaceship Nears First Orbital Launch Test

After roughly five years of concerted development, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has released the first official photo of the company’s Crew Dragon, a version of their orbital spacecraft designed and optimized to reliably return humans to orbit from United States soil.

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China Launches Satellite To Explore Dark Side Of Moon: Xinhua

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SHANGHAI: China launched a relay satellite early on Monday designed to establish a communication link between earth and a planned lunar probe that will explore the dark side of the moon, the official Xinhua news agency said.

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Britain To Tackle 'Wild West' Internet With New Laws

LONDON - Britain will tackle “the Wild West elements” on the internet from cyberbullying to online child exploitation by introducing new laws for social media companies, digital minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday.

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US Mugshot Website Owners Face Criminal Charges

The four alleged owners of a website which publishes photos of people taken soon after they have been arrested, have been arrested themselves.

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Broadband Speeds 'Far Slower Than In Ads'

180518 Tech 2Which? says many UK households get half the broadband speed they pay for.

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Ethereum Is Top Public Blockchain, Bitcoin No. 13 In China's New Index

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Ethereum is the top public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space, while that of bitcoin, the original virtual currency, is ranked 13th, according to the Chinese government’s first monthly Global Public Chain Assessment Index released on Thursday.

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Backstory: Calculating The Gender Gap In The Technology Sector

NEW YORK - As she reported on sexual harassment issues at big companies, Jennifer Saba, a Breakingviews columnist, looked for a concrete way to quantify the gender gap in the technology sector.

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YouTube To Revamp Music Service, Charge More For Ad-Free Shows: Recode

Google’s YouTube is launching a new version of its music service and also getting ready to charge more on its original shows like “Cobra Kai”, Recode reported on Wednesday.

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