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Telecoms Giant EE Launches Britain's First 5G Services

British mobile phone operator EE on Thursday became the first in the country to launch a high-speed 5G service, but without smartphones from controversial Chinese technology giant Huawei.

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Will Apple's Roots in China Hold Fast amid Political Storm?

Apple is seen as a prime target for retaliation over U.S. moves against the Chinese tech giant Huawei, but the roots planted by the company in China should help it weather the storm, analysts say.

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Lebanese Telecom Ministry Orders Blocking of Grindr

Lebanon's Telecommunications Ministry has ordered the blocking of the popular dating application Grindr, used mainly by gay men and trans men, saying it facilitates meetings between bisexuals or people of the same sex.

Amnesty International called the decision "a deeply regressive step, and a blow" to the LGBT community in Lebanon.

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Facebook, Twitter Say Iran Social Media Scheme Impersonated Press

Facebook and Twitter said Tuesday they shuttered accounts used in an Iran-based social media campaign to sway public opinion by impersonating reporters, politicians and others.

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Apple Unveils First New iPod Model in Four Years

Apple on Tuesday introduced its first new iPod model in four years, highlighting music and games as it continued to make a priority of serving up digital content.

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Facebook Figures Five Percent of Accounts are Fake

Facebook on Thursday said it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts set up by "bad actors" and that five percent of active accounts are likely fakes.

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Huawei's Own OS System May Be Ready this Year

Chinese telecom giant Huawei says it could roll out its own operating system for smartphones and laptops in China by the autumn after the United States blacklisted the company, a report said Thursday.

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Facebook Shuts Dozens of Fake-News Pages ahead of EU Vote

Facebook has taken down nearly 80 pages spreading fake news or using tactics that appeared aimed at unfairly influencing the European Parliament vote this weekend, an NGO reported Wednesday.

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Council of Europe Explores AI to Reshape Prisons

From monitoring inmates on suicide watch to detecting cryptic messages in phone calls, artificial intelligence is reshaping the way prisons are run, a Council of Europe director said Wednesday.

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SAS and Airbus to Research Electric Aircraft Infrastructure

Scandinavian airline SAS and aircraft maker Airbus said Wednesday they were partnering to research eco-system and infrastructure requirements for hybrid and electric aircrafts.

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