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Twitter May Tag Rule-Breaking Trump Tweets

Twitter said Thursday it could start tagging tweets from newsworthy figures such as U.S. President Donald Trump that break its rules, while stopping short of deleting them.

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U.S. Judge Recommends Partial Ban on iPhone Imports to U.S.

A U.S. trade judge ruled Tuesday that Apple had violated a Qualcomm chipmaker patent and said she would recommend banning imports of some iPhones.

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European Parliament Adopts Copyright Reform in Blow to Big Tech

The European Parliament on Tuesday adopted copyright reforms championed by news publishers and the media business, in defiance of the tech giants that lobbied against it.

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Facebook Blocks More Accounts over Influence Campaigns

Facebook said Tuesday it shut down more than 2,600 fake accounts linked to Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo and aiming to influence political sentiment in various parts of the world.

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Asus Pushed Malware on Thousands of Computers, Says Kaspersky

Taiwanese laptop maker Asus unknowingly pushed malware to thousands of computers after one of its servers was hacked last year, potentially affecting more than one million people, Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab said.

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Instagram Moves into E-Commerce with Shopping Button

Facebook-owned Instagram on Tuesday made a move into potentially lucrative e-commerce by adding an option to buy products shown off in posts by selected brands.

A new "checkout" button for instant purchasing launched in a beta version of the app in the US with a limited number of businesses, according to the popular image-centric messaging service.

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Cubans Use New Found Social Media Heft to Challenge Leaders

Cubans are using new found social media muscle to challenge their leaders in ways hitherto unseen on the communist-run island.

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Germany Launches 5G Auction amid Row with U.S. over Huawei

Germany launched its auction Tuesday for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network as a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei.

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Fisker Relaunches Tesla Rivalry with $40K Electric Car

Fisker, the electric car brand which was an early rival to Tesla, announced Monday it would produce a new sport utility vehicle priced below $40,000 that will be available next year.

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Lyft Seeks to Raise Some $2 Billion in IPO

Lyft said Monday it would seek to raise some $2 billion in its public share offering, in the first major listing in the ride-hailing sector.

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