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Twitter To Ban Cryptocurrency Ads From Tuesday As Online Crackdown Widens

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Twitter Inc will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks to avoid giving publicity to potential fraud or large investor losses.

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Arizona Governor Suspends Uber's Ability To Test Self-Driving Cars

File pic: ReuteresTEMPE, ARIZ.: The governor of Arizona on Monday suspended Uber’s ability to test self-driving cars on public roads in the state following a fatal crash last week that killed a 49-year-old woman pedestrian.

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Megaupload Founder Wins Battle In Ongoing Fight Against U.S. Extradition

Pic: ReutersWELLINGTON: Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom won one battle with New Zealand authorities on Monday when a Wellington court ruled the attorney general broke the law by refusing his request to be given all information about him held by public agencies.

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Apple, IBM Chiefs Call For More Data Oversight After Facebook Breach

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Executives from Apple Inc and IBM Corp have called for more oversight on how personal data is used following the Facebook Inc breach that saw roughly 50 million users’ data misused by consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

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Egyptian Version Of Facebook Launched

A new social media network similar to facebook was launched in Egypt recently, under the name ‘Egypt Face’. Founders of the website remain unknown, however it is believed that it is a project by the Egyptian government.

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Indian Agency Denies Security Lapse In ID Card Project; ZDNet Defends Report

NEW DELHI - Tech news site ZDNet said on Sunday it stood by its report that identified a security vulnerability in data-linked to Aadhaar - India’s national identity card project, after a semi-government agency that manages the database sought to discredit the report.

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Furor Erupts Around Indian PM Modi's App Over Alleged Data Sharing

MUMBAI - Allegations that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official mobile applicatihere.narendramodiapp&hl=en was sending personal user data to a third party without their consent caused a furor on social media in India and drew criticism from the leader of the main opposition party on Sunday.

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This Malaysian Made Game Is Heading To Steam Early Access This September

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A Malaysian game studio Ammobox has revealed that its game which is called EXIMIUS: Seize The Frontline will be heading to Early Access on Steam later this year.

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EU Antitrust Chief Keeps Open Threat To Break Up Google - Report

Pic: ReutersThe European Union holds “grave suspicions” about the dominance of internet giant Google and has not ruled out breaking it up, according to a warning by the EU’s antitrust chief, Britain’s Telegraph reported on Sunday.

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Americans Less Likely To Trust Facebook Than Rivals On Personal Data: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Fewer than half of Americans trust Facebook to obey U.S. privacy laws, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday, illustrating the challenge facing the social media network after a scandal over its handling of personal information.

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