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Japan Launches Satellite For Advanced GPS Operation

The H IIA rocket blasts off from the Tanegashima space centre in Kagoshima Prefecture southern Japan

TOKYO - Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said.

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U.S. Formally Launches Probe Of China's Intellectual Property Practices

WASHINGTON - The United States on Friday formally launched an investigation into China's alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, a widely expected move following a call from President Donald Trump earlier this week to determine whether a probe was needed.

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Former Uber CEO Says Investor Lawsuit A 'Public And Personal Attack'

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: The ousted chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc rejected a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company's top investors as a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday.

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Spotify Removes White Supremacy Music After Events In Charlottesville

Pic: BBCEarlier this week, a music news website published a list of 37 "white power" bands which were being streamed online.

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Ericsson Sues Smartphone Maker Wiko Over Patent Infringement

Pic: ReutersSTOCKHOLM: Swedish mobile infrastructure firm Ericsson is suing French-Chinese smartphone maker Wiko in two German regional courts over patent infringements, it said on Thursday.

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HBO Social Accounts Hacked In Latest Cyber Security Breach

HBO's Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm.

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NAFTA Talks Must Include Discussion On Fintech: Mexican Negotiator

WASHINGTON: Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) must include a discussion of new financial services, a Mexican negotiator said on Wednesday, singling out so-called fintech companies rapidly gaining ground in the region.

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Internet Firms Shift Stance, Move To Exile White Supremacists

SAN FRANCISCO: Silicon Valley joined a swelling backlash against neo-Nazi groups in the United States on Wednesday as more technology companies removed white supremacists from their services in response to weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Sabah RTM First To Launch Mobile App For Its Radio Stations

KOTA KINABALU -- Sabah Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) becomes the first to launch a mobile application to enable the local communities to tune in and listen to any Sabah RTM radio stations.

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To Stop Nude Pics From Strangers, Change This iPhone Setting

Pic: ReutersSome iPhone users are getting unpleasant surprises from a sharing feature they may not realize allows anyone to send pictures to their phones.

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