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LAST_UPDATEThu, 19 Jul 2018 2pm

Kim Dotcom Loses Latest Appeal Against US Extradition

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has lost his latest court battle against extradition from New Zealand to the US.

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Facebook Mute Button Finally Lets Users Snooze Keywords In Their Newsfeed

Facebook has launched a new feature that lets users rid their newsfeeds of anything from Game of Thrones spoilers, to news about Donald Trump.

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AI-Powered Instant Camera Turns Photos Into Crude Cartoons

Most cameras are designed to capture scenes as faithfully as possible, but don't tell that to Dan Macnish.

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China’s First Fully Self-Driving Electric Bus To Operate In Japan

Apolong

KUALA LUMPUR -- China’s first fully self-driving electric bus -- Apolong – will be exported to Japan in early 2019.

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WhatsApp Gets Stern Warning In India After Lynchings

NEW DELHI -- India has warned WhatsApp to prevent abuse on its platform after a spate of lynchings were blamed on rumours circulated on the popular mobile messaging service.

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WhatsApp To India: Need Partnership With Government, Civil Society To Curb Spread Of False Messages

MUMBAI - Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp messenger has told India that curbing the spread of false messages through its platform is a challenge that required a partnership between the tech firm, civil society and the government.

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China Court Bans Micron Chip Sales In Patent Case: Taiwan's UMC

TAIPEI - A Chinese court has temporarily barred Micron Technology Inc from selling 26 chip products in the mainland in a ruling over a patent infringement case with Taiwan’s United Microelectronics Corp (UMC), UMC said.

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Drone Technology Can Pose A Risk To Airspace Security

KUALA LUMPUR -- The fourth industrial revolution or IR 4.0 heralds the digitisation and automation of manufacturing processes. And, when the technological advancements bring forth more sophisticated aircraft, including drones, concerns about airspace security are bound to arise.

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Sony Posted A Whole Movie To YouTube Instead Of The Trailer

That's certainly one way to drum up hype around a direct-to-DVD movie that's apparently getting a theatrical release some nine months after hitting retail. 

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India Asks WhatsApp To Curb Spread Of False Messages

Pic: ReutersMUMBAI: India has asked Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp messenger to take steps to prevent the circulation of false texts and provocative content that have led to a series of lynchings and mob beatings across the country in the past few months.

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