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Does North Korea's Kim Get Trump Tweet Alerts?

How people stay informed in the Hermit State of North Korea is always a question, and U.S. President Donald Trump may have answered it Thursday: by Twitter alerts.

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Huawei Launches Own Operating System to Rival Android

Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating U.S.-China trade tensions.

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Privacy Watchdogs Warn Facebook over Libra Currency

Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra.  

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After El Paso Killings, Renewed Focus on Online Hate Forums

Efforts to take down the 8chan website where a racist "manifesto" was posted shortly before the El Paso shooting highlight the legal and ethical difficulties in curbing online hate speech that foments violence.

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As iPhone Sales Sputter, Apple Moves toward Reinvention, again

With its latest financial results, Apple is showing it can move beyond the iPhone with gadgets and services that can help the California tech giant weather the slumping smartphone market.

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Huawei Still Number Two Smartphone Seller despite U.S. Sanctions

Huawei remained the number two global smartphone vendor in the past quarter despite tough U.S. sanctions imposed on the Chinese technology giant, market trackers said Wednesday.

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WhatsApp to Launch Digital Payments Service in India

Messaging giant WhatsApp plans to launch its first payment service this year in India, its biggest market with 400 million users, the company said Friday.

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Australian Watchdog Calls for Controls on Facebook, Google

Australia's competition watchdog on Friday recommended tighter controls on the use of personal data and measures to ease Facebook and Google's dominance of online advertising among a slew of measures to better police the internet giants.

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Suspected Hackers Target Brazil President's Phones

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's cell phones were allegedly targeted by a group of hackers who are also accused of breaching the devices of the investigators in a massive corruption probe, the justice ministry said Thursday.

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Samsung to Launch Foldable Smartphone in September

South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced Thursday it will release its cutting-edge foldable smartphone in September, despite a trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo which analysts say will affect delivery.

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