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Facebook ‘unintentionally uploads’ email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook said on Wednesday (17 April) it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems...

TikTok blocked in India after court order

The Chinese video app TikTok is no longer available in Google and Apple app stores in India after a state court prohibited its downloads,...

Intel withdraws from 5G smartphone modem business

US electronics giant Intel said Tuesday (16 April) it was withdrawing from the 5G smartphone modem business, hours after Apple and American microchip manufacturer Qualcomm announced...

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation...

Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples after defect reports

Samsung Electronics is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday (23 April), as...

No more ‘likes’ – Britain’s child privacy push targets social media

Social media giants including Facebook and Instagram could be forced to switch off "like" buttons and geolocation services for children in Britain under a...

Cows in Britain flaunt 5G connection

They may look like regular cows, but a herd of Friesian dairy cattle at a British farm are internet pioneers and they are enjoying...

Profits, ‘monetizable’ user base rise for Twitter  

Twitter said Tuesday profits soared in the past quarter, and President Donald Trump immediately claimed credit for the success of the short messaging platform...

Screen time has little impact on teen well-being: study

A higher amount of screen time - which may involve gaming, or watching TV - before bedtime may not have a direct impact on...

UK outlines online safety laws to battle harmful content

Britain proposed new online safety laws on Monday that would slap penalties on social media companies and technology firms if they fail to protect...