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US social networks withhold data on spread of livestreamed Germany shooting video

US tech companies have declined to release data on the online spread of footage of last week's shooting in Halle, Germany, despite pledging greater...

Startup headed by ex-Apple engineer aims to eliminate smartphone buttons

Sentons, a startup led by chip industry veterans, on Thursday began marketing technology that aims to do away with gadget buttons and said it is...

Google unveils Pixel 4 phones with radar, more affordable laptop

Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor to track hand gestures and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but the...

Trump joins video streaming platform Twitch for re-election campaign

U.S. President Donald Trump has joined Amazon Inc's Twitch, his verified account on the video game live-streaming platform showed in the run-up to the...

Uber launches boat service in Nigeria’s megacity Lagos

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking...

Livestreamed killings test social media measures to block extremist content

Social media companies scrambled on Wednesday to scrub footage of a shooting outside a German synagogue from their platforms, in the first major test...

Vodafone tests new network tech in UK in challenge to ‘big three’ suppliers

Vodafone is testing innovative open access radio technology in Britain - a first for Europe - in a move that could break the grip Huawei,...

PayPal becomes first member to exit Facebook’s Libra Association

US payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build global digital...

Facebook urged to provide legal backdoor to encrypted messages

The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have called on Facebook to not go ahead with end-to-end encryption across its messaging services unless...

Facebook can be forced to remove content worldwide after landmark EU court ruling

Facebook can be ordered to police and remove illegal content worldwide, Europe's top court said on Thursday, in a landmark ruling that rights activists...