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LAST_UPDATESat, 17 Feb 2018 10pm

A Twitter Employee 'Inadvertently' Took Down Trump's Account For 11 Minutes

President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account appeared to be offline on Thursday at around 7:00 p.m. eastern time.

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App Developer Access To iPhone X Face Data Spooks Some Privacy Experts

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc (AAPL.O) won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself.

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WhatsApp 'Delete For Everyone' Feature Finally Lets You Unsend Messages, Here's How To Use It

Pic: The Next Web

If you have ever tried removing a message sent by mistake on WhatsApp, you will know how useless it actually is as it only removes a message for the person who sent it.

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U.S. Lawmakers Release Sample Of Russian-Bought Facebook Ads

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: U.S. lawmakers released a batch of Russian-bought Facebook Inc ads on Wednesday that showcased politically charged content allegedly spread on social media by Moscow ahead of the 2016 U.S. election.

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Google Will No Longer Offer Its Flight Price Data To Other Sites

Google is getting serious about its role as a travel service. Come April 10, 2018 the search giant will shut down access to its QPX Express API that's used by the likes of Kayak and Orbitz for airfare data, as spotted by Hacker News.

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Sony Revives Pet AI Project With Updated AIBO Robot Dog

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japan’s Sony Corp said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovation after years of restructuring.

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Brazil Joins International Energy Agency (IEA) As Move To Develop Clean Energy

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) as an associate country on Tuesday, a move that will further drive the country to develop clean energy.

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Mexico's Puebla State Implements Stricter Rules For Uber, Cabify

Pic: ReutersMEXICO CITY: Lawmakers in the central Mexican state of Puebla approved new rules on Tuesday aimed at better vetting and monitoring rideshare drivers working for companies like Uber and Cabify after the recent murders of two female college students.

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You Can Stymie The iPhone X Face ID - But It Takes Some Work

Pic: APNEW YORK: Apple is offering a nifty way to unlock its new iPhone X — just stare at it.

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