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Ericsson, Nokia Say Ready to Step in after UK 5G Huawei Ban

Network equipment providers Ericsson and Nokia, Huawei's biggest competitors, said Tuesday they were ready to step in after the UK announced it was phasing out the Chinese telecoms giant from its budding 5G network.

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Israel Court Rejects Amnesty Petition against Spyware Firm NSO

An Israeli court Monday rejected a bid by rights group Amnesty International to revoke the export license of spyware firm NSO group over hacking allegations. 

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Top Trump Aide Warns of 'Strong Actions' on TikTok, Angering China

A top White House official said he expected President Trump to act firmly against the TikTok and WeChat social media apps, prompting an angry response from China on Monday.

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Inventor of Israel's Iron Dome Seeks Coronavirus 'Game-Changer'

Daniel Gold, who led the team that invented Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, has a history of safeguarding the country against what he identifies as existential threats. 

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Israeli, UAE Technology Firms Pen Deal on Virus Research

A state-linked technology company in the United Arab Emirates has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defense firms to research ways of combating the coronavirus pandemic.

The agreement, announced late Thursday, comes just weeks after the UAE warned Israel that proceeding with its planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank would upend its efforts to improve ties with Arab states.

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Google Tightens Privacy Settings for New Users

Google has begun auto-deleting new users' search data and location history on a rolling 18-month basis, CEO Sundar Pichai announced, as the tech giant moves to tighten privacy settings.

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YouTube Hit with Discrimination Suit by Black Video Artists

A lawsuit filed this week in federal court accuses YouTube of discriminating against African American video makers and viewers by factoring in race when it comes to filtering or monetizing content.

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Zuckerberg Promises Facebook Policy Review

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Friday promised to review the social network's policies that led to its decision to not moderate controversial messages posted by US President Donald Trump.

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Facebook in Turmoil over Refusal to Police Trump's Posts

The clash between Twitter and Donald Trump has thrust rival Facebook into turmoil, with employees rebelling against CEO Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to sanction false or inflammatory posts by the U.S. president.

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Facebook Slams 'Severe' Singapore Misinformation Law

Facebook said Monday Singapore's use of an online misinformation law is "severe" and risks stifling free speech, after the company was again forced to block a page in the city-state.

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