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LAST_UPDATETue, 24 Apr 2018 10am

Blackberry Modified To 'Help Drug Cartels'

The chief executive of a company that created highly-secure smartphones allegedly used by some of the world's most notorious criminals has been indicted.

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Omega Labyrinth Z Anime Game Banned In The UK

PlayStation game Omega Labyrinth Z has been banned from sale in the UK because it "promotes the sexualisation of children".

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Uber To Share Its London Data In Latest Charm Offensive

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Uber said on Thursday it will share data gathered from the millions of trips its cars make in London in the latest move to meet requests from the city’s regulator, which stripped the taxi app of its license last year.

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What Is 5G And Who Are The Major Players?

Pic: ReutersLONDON/SAN FRANCISCO: U.S. President Donald Trump has blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s $117 billion takeover of rival Qualcomm amid concerns that it would give China the upper hand in the next generation of mobile communications, or 5G.

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Regulators Raid Amazon Japan On Suspicion Of Anti-Trust Violation

Pic: ReutersTOKYO - Amazon Japan said on Thursday it had been raided by the country’s fair trade regulator on suspicion of a possible anti-trust violation.

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Logitech Expands Its Gaming Lineup With New LED-Equipped Speakers

Logitech is no stranger to the PC speaker market, but now the company is making something new: the Logitech G560, a PC speaker set specifically designed for gaming as part of the Logitech G line.

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Samsung Electronics Says To Start Building New China Memory Chip Line This Month

Pic: ReutersSEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to begin building a new memory chip production line in China in late March, a spokesman said on Thursday, as the tech giant ramps up efforts to boost NAND flash technology to meet future demand.

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Time Limit 'Protects YouTube Moderators' From Disturbing Content

Pic: Getty Images (YouTube plans to employ 10,000 more moderators to address violent and unsuitable content)Workers employed to sift through and remove disturbing content on YouTube will be limited to doing so for four hours per day.

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France To Sue Google, Apple Over Developer Contracts: Minister

Pic: ReutersPARIS: France said on Wednesday it will take Google and Apple to court and seek fines of 2 million euros ($2.5 million) over what it termed “abusive” contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers.

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Facebook Bans Far-Right Group Britain First For Inciting Hatred

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Facebook said on Wednesday it banned Britain First from its platform for breaking rules against inciting hatred, blacklisting a far-right group brought to global attention when U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted its anti-Islamic posts.

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