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Amazon, Google agree to allow each other's streaming apps

Amazon and Google announced Thursday they had agreed to allow each other's streaming media applications to work on their platforms, ending a spat over video between the tech giants.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook ‘unintentionally uploaded’ email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook said it may have uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in another privacy-related issue faced by the social media company.

12 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Facebook says more Instagram passwords exposed than thought

Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations: report

Amazon plans to close down its online retail operations that cater to consumers in China in an apparent admission of defeat to local e-commerce rivals such as Alibaba and JD.com, a report said ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook bans UK far-right groups

Social media giant Facebook on Thursday banned various far-right British groups including the English Defence League from its network for promoting hate and violence.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook is working on an AI voice assistant similar to Alexa, Google Assistant

There's no indication that it will extend outside Facebook's own hardware—yet.

5 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Google offers Android users choice to satisfy EU

Google on Thursday said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company's effort to meet EU competition concerns.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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You can now play YouTube Music on your Google Home for free - CNET

Listen to the ad-supported free tier of the music streaming service on your smart speaker.

8 hours ago from CNET

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Mueller report PDF download: How to get explosive Trump document – and why it could be one of the most read files ever

Justice Department website will be the official home to the report – though free ebooks are already being made available

13 hours ago from The Independent

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