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Facebook steps up fight on state-led propaganda

Facebook said Thursday it is stepping up its security to counter efforts by governments and others to spread misinformation or manipulate discussions for political reasons.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple Music could transform into a video streaming app

Jimmy Iovine plans to transform Apple Music from just a 'bunch of songs and a few playlists' to 'an overall movement in popular culture' by focusing more on streaming videos.

43 minutes ago from Daily Mail

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Google now lets hardware developers tinker with its Assistant

 Google has long said that it wants to open up its Assistant to a broader ecosystem of hardware companies and developers. Today it’s taking a major step in this direction with the ...

7 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg spends spends day at Ford

Mark Zuckerberg stopped at the Ford plant in Dearborn, Michigan in his latest stop as part of his pledge to visit and meet people in all 50 states by the end of the year.

13 minutes ago from Daily Mail

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Facebook Messenger Lite Expands To 150 Countries

Facebook Messenger Lite was launched for Android late last year. The lightweight app is meant to provide the Messenger experience to more users across the globe irrespective of how old their ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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User growth brightens outlook for Twitter despite losses

Twitter said Wednesday user growth picked up in the past quarter, offering an upbeat outlook despite a decline in revenue and another loss for the social network.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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The FCC’s plan to kill net neutrality is here and it’s a vague, open-ended mess

The FCC put out its draft proposal for reversing the 2015 net neutrality order today, and the oddest thing about it may be how little the commission has thought through what to do ...

4 hours ago from The Verge

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Google data servers begin going live in Cuba

Google has become the first foreign company to go live with a data server in Cuba. The launch should improve the speed and reliability of Google services within the country, though ...

8 hours ago from The Verge

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Verizon report finds ransomware instances have doubled over the last year

It’s obvious from the number of reported incidents that ransomware attacks are on the rise, but the speed at which they’re increasing is shocking. According to Verizon's 2017 ...

10 hours ago from Techspot

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Instagram hits 700M users by adding 100M in 4 months 

It seems people are flocking to Instagram - the firm has added 100 million more monthly users in the past four months. The Facebook-owned app now boasts a user base of 700 million.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Daily Mail

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