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Uber Says Appeals One-Month Philippine Suspension, Resuming Services

Pic: ReutersMANILA: Uber said on Tuesday it had appealed to the Philippine authorities to reconsider a one-month suspension handed out to the ride-hailing firm a day earlier, and was resuming services as it waits for a decision.

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M'sian Men More Into Digital Dating Than Taiwanese, S'porean, iPhone Users More Likely To Establish Relationship On First Date

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SMARTPHONE-centric youths are turning to their handsets for love, according to JustDating, who reported in a survey that young men in Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia are more comfortable with initiating relationships digitally.

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Google Says It Will Ban Neo-Nazi Site After Domain Name Switch

Just hours after being dropped by GoDaddy, prominent white nationalist publication The Daily Stormer attempted to find a home at Google. As of press time, the site’s registration info pointed to domains.google.com, indicating the web giant had taken over services as registrar.

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Police Cracking Down On Illegal Streaming As Game Of Thrones Piracy Grows

Police are developing new techniques to disrupt piracy online as illegal streams and legitimate viewership figures for Game of Thrones both break record levels.

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Uber Investor Gave Kalanick A Month Before Suing To Force Him Off Board

Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital said on Monday it gave Uber and its ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, a month to review its recommendations before filing a lawsuit last week to force him off the board and rescind his ability to fill three board seats.

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Tech Companies In The Crosshairs On White Supremacy And Free Speech

TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO - The neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer had its internet domain registration revoked twice in less than 24 hours in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, part of a broad move by the tech industry in recent months to take a stronger hand in policing online hate-speech and incitements to violence.

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Philippines Suspends Uber Operations For One Month

Pic: ReutersMANILA: The Philippines on Monday suspended the accreditation and operation of Uber for one month, in a decision that followed a government crackdown on unregistered drivers offering app-based ride-hailing services.

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We've Been Writing Passwords Wrong For Years

Pic: iStock/ S-Cphoto'Your password is not strong enough' is up there with 'unexpected item in the bagging area' as one of the most annoying phrases of the modern day.

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GoDaddy Boots White Supremacist Web Site After Offensive Post

The web hosting company GoDaddy said on Sunday it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider after the extremist web site posted an article denigrating the woman who was killed at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

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Hackers Release More HBO Episode Shows: Report

Hackers have released more unaired episodes of popular HBO shows but the latest leak did not include anything on the hit series "Game of Thrones," the Associated Press reported on Sunday.

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