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Facebook Messaging Apps Getting Unified Payment System

Facebook on Tuesday said it is consolidating the system that handles payments at the social network and in its family of messaging apps.

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UK Labor Suffers 'Major Cyber Attack' ahead of Election

Britain's main opposition Labor party said Tuesday it had suffered a "large-scale cyber attack" which undermined some of its campaign efforts for next month's election.

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Facebook Hit by 'Tsunami' of Bogus Political News

A "tsunami" of political disinformation is pounding Facebook users with the US presidential election still a year away, online activist network Avaaz said in a report released on Wednesday.

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Twitter to Ban Political Ads Worldwide on Its Platform

Twitter will stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, the company said, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social media.

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Group behind Facebook's Libra Coin Push Meet in Geneva

The Libra Association, created by Facebook to launch its new cryptocurrency, kicked off its first council meeting in Geneva on Monday, despite defections by previous supporters like Visa and Mastercard.

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Facebook Researchers Use Math for Better Translations

Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is a new way: numbers.

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High-Tech Start-Up Tackles Online Extremism

Vidhya Ramalingam believes it's always possible to change, even for people deeply involved in the murky online world of jihadist and far-right extremism.

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More Companies Back away from Facebook's Libra Coin

Facebook's digital currency alliance lost more companies on Friday amid heavy criticism from regulators around the world on the planned Libra global cryptocurrency.

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Google Yanks Hong Kong Protester Role-Playing App

Google on Thursday removed from its online marketplace a mobile game that let people play as a Hong Kong protester, saying it violated a policy against cashing in on conflicts.

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Li-ion Batteries: Science 'Directly into Your Hand'

They are omnipresent and essential to navigating modern life. Small, light, rechargeable: lithium ion batteries have revolutionized our world in less than three decades.

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