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Lawyers for Huawei Due in U.S. Court in Iran Sanctions Case

Lawyers for the Chinese electronics giant Huawei (HWAH'-way) are due in court in a U.S. case charging the company with violating Iran trade sanctions.

The company is to be arraigned Thursday morning on an indictment filed in federal court in Brooklyn.

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Life Without Facebook? Social Network Outage Triggers Moans and Soul Searching

Facebook grappled Thursday with a widespread outage, forcing millions of people to taste life without the world's largest social media platform.

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Murdoch's News Corp Calls for Google Breakup

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has called for Google to be broken up in Australia, the latest salvo in a battle between the corporate media giants.

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Trump Says 'Tim Apple' Gaffe was on Purpose

Widely mocked for calling Apple CEO Tim Cook "Tim Apple" to his face, President Donald Trump came up with an explanation Monday: it wasn't a gaffe, he was just being succinct.

Trump said his apparent slip-up at a White House roundtable with business leaders last Wednesday had been on purpose.

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Thousands Protest Russia's 'Internet Isolation'

Thousands of people rallied against Russia's increasingly restrictive internet policies Sunday which critics say will eventually lead to "total censorship" and isolate the country from the world.

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How Facebook Stands to Profit from Its 'Privacy' Push

At first glance, Mark Zuckerberg's new "privacy-focused vision " for Facebook looks like a transformative mission statement from a CEO under pressure to reverse years of battering over its surveillance practices and privacy failures.

But critics say the announcement obscures Facebook's deeper motivations: To expand lucrative new commercial services, continue monopolizing the attention of users, develop new data sources to track people and frustrate regulators who might be eyeing a breakup of the social-media behemoth.

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Huawei Says No Legal Case against Australia, for Now

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said Friday it had no immediate plans to mount a legal challenge over Australia's decision to bar the company's equipment from the 5G network Down Under. 

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Facebook's Privacy Move: Major Pivot or Headfake?

After building the world's biggest and most powerful social network in history, Mark Zuckerberg says the future of Facebook is something else.

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Canada Launches Extradition of Top Huawei Executive to U.S.

Canada on Friday launched the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to the United States -- the latest move in a case that has roiled relations between the North American neighbors and China.

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As The Web Turns 30, Is It an 'Out-of-Control Monster'?

Thirty years ago this month, a young British software engineer working at a lab near Geneva invented a system for scientists to share information that would ultimately change humanity.

But three decades after he invented the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee has warned that his creation has been "hijacked by crooks" that may spell its destruction.

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