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Google Faces EU Antitrust Fine Over Android Case In July - Sources

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: Google is expected to be hit with a second EU antitrust fine in mid-July for using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, three people familiar with the matter said.

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Facebook Says Software Bug Made 14mn Users’ Private Posts Public

Facebook has revealed that up to 14 million of its users had their privacy settings accidentally changed by a software bug – causing some posts that were intended to be private to be made public.

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Yahoo's EU Regulator Orders Privacy Changes Over Data Breach

Pic: ReutersDUBLIN: Yahoo’s European regulator has ordered it to make privacy changes following a probe into what it said was one of the largest ever data breaches to impact EU citizens.

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Google Bars Uses Of Its Artificial Intelligence Tech In Weapons

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Google will not allow its artificial intelligence software to be used in weapons or unreasonable surveillance efforts under new standards for its business decisions in the nascent field, the Alphabet Inc unit said on Thursday.

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Britain Remains Top European Hub For Tech Investors: Study

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Britain remains the leading European destination for international tech investors, with UK tech companies attracting almost three times more venture capital investment than any other European country over the past two years, according to a study on Friday.

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Tencent Eyes WeChat To Banish Travel Papers For Trips Between Hong Kong And China

Pic: ReutersHONG KONG: Tencent Holdings is working with China’s authorities for its popular WeChat app to replace travel documents on border crossings between Hong Kong and China, the technology giant said on Wednesday.

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Ex-Cambridge Analytica Boss Admits Getting Facebook Data From Researcher

Pic: ReutersLONDON: The former head of Cambridge Analytica admitted on Wednesday his firm had received data from the researcher at the center of a scandal over Facebook users’ personal details, contradicting previous testimony to lawmakers.

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Steam Games Store To 'Allow Everything'

The Steam video game store has changed its content policy to "allow everything", unless it is illegal or "straight up trolling".

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Facebook Enlists Anchors From CNN, Fox News, Univision For News Shows

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would introduce U.S. news programs this year hosted by Anderson Cooper of CNN, Shepard Smith of Fox News and Jorge Ramos of Univision to try to improve the quality of news on the social network.

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Sonos Makes Siri Be Friends With Alexa

Premium speaker maker Sonos is expected to float on the markets later this year - but if it's going to do well, the company will need to prove to investors why it has staying power.

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