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Facebook algorithms ‘will identify terrorists’

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has outlined a plan to let artificial intelligence (AI) software review content posted on the social ...

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UN experts condemn internet shutdown in Cameroon

A UN expert has called on Cameroon to restore net access to English-speaking parts of the country. Net services in ...

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Samsung chief in second grilling over corruption claims

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Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong is being questioned for a second time as a suspect in South Korea’s biggest political corruption ...

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Sony takes $1bn charge on movie business

Sony has taken a hefty writedown on the value of its movie business as the unit suffers from falling DVD ...

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Silicon Valley lashes out at Trump ban

For months, Silicon Valley seemed to be heeding the advice of one of its most powerful figures, billionaire investor Peter ...

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Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys MoneyGram for $880m

Ant Financial, the digital payments arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba, is buying US-based MoneyGram for $880m (£700m). MoneyGram has about ...

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Three jailed for stealing $2.6m from ATM

Three Eastern European men have been jailed in Taiwan over the theft of $2.6m (£2.1m) from cash machines around the ...

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Cambridge scientists consider fake news ‘vaccine’

The appearance of fake news on websites and social media has inspired scientists to develop a “vaccine” to immunise people ...

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Uber to pay $20m to ‘misled’ drivers


Between January and March 2015, ride-sharing service Uber put out ads on Craigslist in the hope of attracting new drivers ...

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Former Android chief ready to take on the iPhone again

The man who created Android, the most popular mobile software on the planet, is preparing his follow up act and ...

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