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Nazi-Themed Goods Found On Amazon Marketplace

Amazon is helping hate groups profit by letting them sell Nazi-themed goods on its store, a report suggests.

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YouTube Aims To Crack Down On Fake News, Support Journalism

NEW YORK — Google’s YouTube says it is taking several steps to ensure the veracity of news on its service by cracking down on misinformation and supporting news organizations.

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Twitter Says Removal Of Fake Accounts Does Not Hurt User Metrics

Pic: ReutersTwitter Inc said on Monday it has removed fake accounts but that does not impact its reported user metrics as was indicated in a report by The Washington Post.

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House Republicans Query Apple, Alphabet On Privacy, Data Practices

Pic: ReutersFour senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc and Google parent Alphabet Inc asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data.

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Twitter’s Fake Account Purge Drags Stock Lower

NEW YORK — It’s no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people.

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Electric Cars: New-Build Homes Could Be Fitted With Charge Points

New homes in England could be required to be fitted with electric car charging points, under proposals announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

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How To Get The Best Android P Features On Any Android Phone

Google’s upcoming Android release, Android P, brings a new look to the popular operating system — we particularly liked the colorful, rounded interface — as well as a cavalcade of new features. Although the latest developer preview for Android P is only available for select devices, some clever developers have made apps to replicate some of P’s most notable new features, ones that will work on phones that don’t have access to Android P as of yet.

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Netflix Is Removing Subscribers Movie Reviews

User reviews are the latest feature Netflix is removing from its streaming platform, citing a decline in use “over time.”

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Singapore's Temasek Set To Report Record Portfolio; Tech Deals In Focus

SINGAPORE - Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd [TEM.UL] is likely to book a record S$300 billion ($221 billion) for the value of its portfolio, powered by gains in DBS Group Ltd and Chinese banks, while it steps up investment in tech startups.

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Banks Told To Reveal Tech Meltdown Plans

UK banks have been told to explain how they would cope with a technology failure or cyber-attack.

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