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In Japan, Twitter Sees A Surge Of Users - And Revenue

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO - Riding a wave of new users, improved advertising options and an embrace of video content by users and advertisers alike, Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) revenue has leaped in Japan, helping lead the company to its first quarterly profit.

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Waymo Seeks To Reassure Potential Riders With New Self-Driving Video

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO - Waymo on Wednesday showed off a 360-degree video to help people envision what it is like to ride inside an autonomous vehicle, as the Alphabet Inc company on the cusp of launching self-driving rides with real people hopes to win over potential passengers.

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U.S. House Passes Bill To Penalize Websites For Sex Trafficking

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, chipping away at a bedrock legal shield for the technology industry.

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Anti-Defamation League: YouTube Should Delete Neo-Nazi Videos 'Immediately'

Monday, YouTube told The Daily Beast that the company would not block a couple of accounts belonging to Atomwaffen Division, a neo-Nazi organization associated with several recent murders that the nonprofit publication ProPublica called "one of the country's most notorious extremist groups.”

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8 Reasons The iPhone X Beats The Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 boasts a faster new processor, redesigned camera and a host of other new features that Samsung hopes vaults its latest product to the top of the smartphone heap. Run down the specs for the S9, and there's no denying that Samsung has built an formidable phone that's likely to top last year's model, which was a pretty impressive device in its own right.

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Moon To Get First Mobile Phone Network

Pic: ReutersBARCELONA: The moon will get its first mobile phone network next year, enabling high-definition streaming from the lunar landscape back to earth, part of a project to back the first privately funded moon mission.

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Vero: The 'New Instagram' Everyone's Talking About

Vero is the Instagram rival that's topping the App Store.

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Google Not Obligated To Vet Websites, German Court Rules

FRANKFURT - Google (GOOGL.O) is not obligated to ensure websites are free from defamatory content before displaying links to them in search results, Germany’s highest court ruled on Tuesday.

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Chinese Capital Dangles Carrots To Lure Foreign Talent To Its Silicon Valley

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Beijing, a major hub for artificial intelligence (AI) and semiconductors in China, is touting a new list of incentives to try and bait foreign talent for its equivalent of Silicon Valley in the Chinese capital.

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