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Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline

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(HeadlineNews) – One of Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers accused Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the...
Health

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses – ‘Dank Vapes’

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(HeadlineNews) – As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line...
Tech

Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts

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HAVANA (HeadlineNews) – Twitter Inc has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although...
Tech

France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks

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HELSINKI (HeadlineNews) – The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks...
Tech

Three U.S. senators urge Amazon’s Bezos to check driver abuse

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FILE PHOTO: Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin speaks during the JFK Space Summit, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, at...
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Roku targets UK as smart TV platform duel with Amazon hots up

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BERLIN (HeadlineNews) – Streaming company Roku, whose software runs one in three smart TVs in the United States, is turning to the British market as...
Politics

Democrat O’Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation

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(HeadlineNews) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto ORourkes campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabets Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of...
Tech

Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google findings

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FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at the screen of her mobile phone in front of an Apple logo outside its store in Shanghai, China July...
Politics

Big Tech companies like Facebook, Amazon to face antitrust probe by U.S. state attorneys general

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(HeadlineNews) – A bipartisan group of state attorneys general will announce on Monday an investigation into large tech companies, like Facebook and Google, for potential...
Tech

Soccer: Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain

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(HeadlineNews) – Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of abuse and hateful conduct related to football in Britain in the...

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