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Facebook labels state-controlled media posts, will block ads

San Francisco - Facebook on Thursday began labelling media organizations whose editorial calls may be under the influence of governments and said ads from...

Facebook takes aim at Zoom with video chat upgrade

San Francisco - Facebook on Friday unveiled a new video chat service with virtual "rooms" where people can pop in to visit friends, aiming...

Video app Zoom rockets to fame, with some hiccups, amid pandemic

San Francisco - What does British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have in common with virtual happy hour celebrants and thousands of students around the...

Google to publish user location data to help govts tackle virus

Google will publish location data from its users around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures...

Tech must be treated like tobacco says Facebook whistleblower

Facebook and other tech companies need to be regulated like the tobacco industry, warned Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who exposed the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The...

Using tech to guard Africa’s wildlife

East and Southern African nations are turning to technology to preserve their most valuable tourism asset, wildlife. Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is trialling a technology...

New tech taking telemedicine to the next level

Telemedicine has gone way beyond conference calls: new technologies allow doctors to monitor blood pressure and other vital signs -- take x-rays even --...

New tech regulation ‘inevitable,’ Apple CEO says

Apple CEO Tim Cook predicts that new regulations of tech companies and social networks to protect personal data are "inevitable." In an interview with news...

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