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Facebook Must Adhere to German Holocaust Denial Laws, Says Berlin

Facebook must stick to German laws which ban Holocaust denial, the Justice Ministry in Berlin said on Thursday after Mark Zuckerberg caused outrage by saying his platform should not delete such comments. Zuckerberg’s remarks have fuelled further criticism of Facebook after governments and rights groups have attacked it for not doing enough to stem hate speech. In the […]

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IOC, E-Sports Seek Closer Ties at ‘Historic’ Summit

The Olympic movement may be dedicated to celebrating world-class athleticism but some say its growth can be helped by something that requires hardly any movement at all: gaming. At a first-of-its-kind summit in Lausanne on Saturday, e-sports leaders will meet International Olympic Committee executives to explore how the enormous popularity of gaming can draw more young fans […]

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Instagram Testing Non-SMS, Two-Factor Authentication System

Facebook-owned Instagram is working on a non-SMS, two-factor authentication system that would work with security apps like Google Authenticator and generate a special login code in case of theft or hacking. “We’re continuing to improve the security of Instagram accounts, including strengthening 2-factor authentication,” TechCrunch quoted an Instagram spokesperson as saying. A prototype version of the updated two-factor feature […]

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Uber Names New Privacy Chief, Data Protection Officer

Uber Technologies appointed Ruby Zefo as chief privacy officer and Simon Hania as data protection officer, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Wednesday. The ride-hailing company has had a rough history when it comes to protecting driver and passenger data, even while it gears up for a public listing next yea Hackers previously stole information about […]

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Google Boils Down Water Data for New UN Environment Site

Vast quantities of raw satellite imagery and data will be distilled into an online platform showing how water ecosystems have changed, and how countries can manage them to prevent further loss, said Google and the United Nations. Focussing initially on freshwater ecosystems such as rivers and forests, Google will produce geospatial maps and data for a publicly available platform […]

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Yahoo Messenger Is Now Dead, but You Can Still Get a Copy of Your Chats: Here’s How

Yahoo Messenger, the pioneering messaging app that changed the way users communicated over the Internet, is now officially dead. To recall, California-based company Yahoo announced last month that it would be killing off Yahoo Messenger. Users can now no longer access chats in-app, and the service will no longer work. While you cannot log in to the app, even if […]

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Facebook Blocks Accounts of Terrorist Hafiz Saeed’s Political Party

ISLAMABAD: Ahead of the general election in Pakistan, Facebook has disabled numerous accounts and pages of the Islamist Milli Muslim League (MML), in a setback to the political outfit launched by Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa, according to a media report today. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg had said that it was his […]

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Daemon X Machina Producer Believes A Lot Of Modern Games Look The Same

The annual video game convention E3 is commonly associated with dark, gritty and seemingly cutting-edge reveals. Whilst many of these titles do in fact go on to be huge successes, the producer of Daemon X Machina, Kenichiro Tsukuda, is of the belief there’s nothing particularly distinctive – from a visual standpoint – about a lot of game […]

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Recover All The Data And Make Sure That You Have Fully Recovered The Files

Recovery is till date considered something that is important when you are doing any sort of business at a big or small scale. Those who are willing to spend money can always get some good options but there are some software that are not as good even after the amount is paid for it. So, […]

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Facebook’s Fifth Annual Diversity Report Shows Female Employees Have Increased 5 Percent in 5 Years

The number of women employees at Facebook has increased five percent over the past five years and there has been a modest growth in the proportion of Asian, Black and Hispanic employees across the company, the social media giant revealed on Friday. Releasing its fifth annual diversity report, Facebook said people from all backgrounds rely on Facebook to […]