The Independent
‘Big Brother’ satellite launched
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A British video that could one day provide footage of individual people on earth from orbit in high definition and is capable of gathering 50 frames of images per second has been launched. If the pre-production prototype performs well the Briti...
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Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies
Shanghai, China | AFP | Internet titans Google and Tencent on Friday signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement. The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the pote...
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The Independent
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content
Washington, United States | AFP | Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard Wednesday. Islamic State, Al Qaeda, and others have stepped up th...
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Apple says will pay $38 bn in taxes on repatriated profits
San Francisco, United States | AFP | Apple announced Wednesday it would pay some $38 billion in taxes — likely the largest payment of its kind — on profits repatriated from overseas as it boosts investments in the United States. The iPhone maker said in a statement it plans to us...
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The Independent
Volkswagen clinches record sales in 2017
Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP | Germany’s Volkswagen said Wednesday it sold a record number of vehicles in 2017, putting it on track to hold on to the title of world’s largest carmaker two years after its “dieselgate” emissions scandal. Some 10.74 million vehicles from VW or i...
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YouTube toughens rules regarding which videos get ads
San Francisco, United States | AFP | YouTube on Tuesday announced ramped-up rules regarding when it will run ads with videos as it scrambled to quell concerns by brands about being paired with troublesome content. “There’s no denying 2017 was a difficult year, with several issues...
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