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Facebook wallet for Libra digital coins renamed ‘Novi’

Facebook wallet for Libra digital coins renamed ‘Novi’

The Novi digital wallet set to launch when Libra coins debut promises to give Facebook opportunities to build financial services into its offerings, offer...

YouTube says removal of China comments ‘an error’

YouTube says removal of China comments ‘an error’

The comments from the Google-owned video service came after a media report in The Verge prompted by complaints from technology entrepreneur Palmer Luckey. WASHINGTON: YouTube...

Zong releases campaign titled #humhainone

Zong releases campaign titled #humhainone

Zong 4G marks this Eid as a tribute to the resilience of the Pakistani nation as it releases its much-awaited campaign titled #humhainone. As the...

UK set to scale back Huawei role in 5G network

UK set to scale back Huawei role in 5G network

Britain will reduce Chinese tech giant Huawei's controversial involvement in its 5G network in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. Prime...

Canada to ramp up COVID-19 testing and tracing, recommend digital app

Canada to ramp up COVID-19 testing and tracing, recommend digital app

Businesses and citizens "need to know that we have a coordinated approach to gradually reopen that is rooted in science, evidence and the ability...

US House Republicans press TikTok on use of kids’ data, ties to Beijing

US House Republicans press TikTok on use of kids’ data, ties to Beijing

"TikTok's seemingly close ties to the Chinese government raise serious concerns about your data practices, including what information your company collects on Americans and...

Facebook ramps up remote work service

Facebook ramps up remote work service

Facebook on Thursday bulked up the Workplace version of its social network that helps employees get their jobs done remotely, investing in a trend it...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg embraces more permanent remote work

Facebook’s Zuckerberg embraces more permanent remote work

Mark Zuckerberg told employees in a publicly broadcast livestream on Thursday. Zuckerberg said the world's largest social network would start "aggressively opening up remote...

Apple, Google launch contact tracing platform

Apple, Google launch contact tracing platform

"Google and Apple are clear that this is not a panacea but we do believe Exposure Notifications can make a contribution to the broader...

Apple-Google contact tracing tech launches, with 23 countries seeking access

Apple-Google contact tracing tech launches, with 23 countries seeking access

The companies said will be able to reliably log users who are in physical proximity for at least five minutes. Some governments have applauded...

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