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Pakistan’s prime minister has appealed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to ban Islamophobic content on the site, warning of an increase in radicalisation amongst Muslims, the government said on Sunday. In a letter, which the Pakistani government posted on Twitter, Imran Khan said that “growing Islamophobia” was encouraging extremism and violence across the world, especially
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Representatives of Amazon in India have refused to appear before a parliamentary panel reviewing the country’s privacy bill, an Indian lawmaker said on Friday, an allegation the US commerce giant said was a result of a misunderstanding. Meenakshi Lekhi, head of a parliamentary panel which is reviewing the Indian government’s Personal Data Protection Bill, had said
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Facebook independent Oversight Board, which can overrule company decisions on whether to take down posts and recommend policy changes, started accepting cases for review on Thursday. The board, which the world’s largest social network created in response to criticism of its handling of problematic content, is open for cases both from users who have exhausted the
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Britain and the United States on Monday condemned what they said were a litany of malicious cyber-attacks orchestrated by Russian military intelligence, including attempts to disrupt next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. British and US officials said the attacks were conducted by Unit 74455 of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency, also known as the
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Amazon Great Indian Festival 2020 and Flipkart Big Billion Days sales are currently underway with hundreds of deals and offers. Both Amazon and Flipkart sales are promising exciting discounts on a large selection of laptops, TVs, smart home devices, and other electronics. But not all of these deals are ideal for everyone, and we’ve scanned
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website data has allegedly been leaked on the dark Web. The leaked data is said to include a “substantial amount” of personally identifiable information of lakhs of people. This includes name, email addresses, and mobile numbers, according to a report. The latest development comes just over a month after Prime
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Amazon and Flipkart are busy preparing for their festive sales that are kicking off now. Both online marketplaces have planned massive offers to persuade customers. But even before any lucrative deals and discounts were announced this year, major e-commerce platforms have seen record sales of smartphones in India. The growth in smartphone sales on platforms
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A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the US government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control. To many average people, it’s simply a mystery. What, exactly, is 5G wireless, and
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The best Hindi-language movies on Amazon Prime Video are a mix of contemporary and nostalgic fare, and hence much less dependent on Bollywood’s biggest studios of today than Netflix. Sure, the likes of Yash Raj, Dharma, Excel, Eros STX, Viacom18, and Reliance Entertainment are involved, but a chunk of the collection is thanks to legacy
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International Business Machines is splitting itself into two public companies, capping a years-long effort by the world’s first big computing firm to diversify away from its legacy businesses to focus on high-margin cloud computing. IBM will list its IT infrastructure services unit, which provides technical support for 4,600 clients in 115 countries and has a backlog
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