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EU's Controversial Copyright Law Rejected By Parliament

A controversial overhaul of the EU's copyright law that sparked a fierce debate between internet giants and content creators has been rejected.

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Facebook Finds Independence Document 'Racist'

Facebook's algorithms have ruled that parts of the US Declaration of Independence are hate speech and removed excerpts of them posted to the platform.

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India's Reliance Unveils Fiber Broadband Service In 1,100 Cities

MUMBAI - Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries unveiled a fiber broadband system and said it will extend connectivity to 1,100 cities, stepping up its push to expand in the country’s telecoms and internet services sector.

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Uber Returns To Finnish Roads After Taxi Market Deregulation

HELSINKI - Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] will re-start its ride-hailing business in Finland on Wednesday after a one-year pause, it said, seeking to benefit from the country’s transport law reform.

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Mobike To Scrap China User Deposit In Bike-Sharing Race

BEIJING - Mobike, one of the world’s biggest bike-sharing companies, is doing away with deposits for all customers in China, amid a fierce battle to win users.

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MEPs To Vote On Controversial Copyright Law

MEPs are due to vote on major changes to copyright law, which has divided experts and proved controversial.

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Kim Dotcom Loses Latest Appeal Against US Extradition

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has lost his latest court battle against extradition from New Zealand to the US.

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Facebook Mute Button Finally Lets Users Snooze Keywords In Their Newsfeed

Facebook has launched a new feature that lets users rid their newsfeeds of anything from Game of Thrones spoilers, to news about Donald Trump.

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AI-Powered Instant Camera Turns Photos Into Crude Cartoons

Most cameras are designed to capture scenes as faithfully as possible, but don't tell that to Dan Macnish.

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China’s First Fully Self-Driving Electric Bus To Operate In Japan

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KUALA LUMPUR -- China’s first fully self-driving electric bus -- Apolong – will be exported to Japan in early 2019.

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