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U.S. Supreme Court backs Facebook in case about unwanted texting

U.S. Supreme Court backs Facebook in case about unwanted texting

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for businesses to pester consumers with phone calls or text messages by tossing out a lawsuit accusing Facebook Inc of violating a federal anti-robocall law. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 2, 2021  2:10 pm

Facebook freezes Venezuela President Maduros page over COVID misinformation

Facebook freezes Venezuela President Maduros page over COVID misinformation

Facebook has frozen Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros page for violating policies against spreading misinformation about COVID-19 by promoting a remedy he claims, without evidence, can cure the disease, a company spokesman said on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 28, 2021  12:36 am

China, Russia unveil plans to build lunar space station

China, Russia unveil plans to build lunar space station

Russian space agency Roscosmos says it has signed an agreement with Chinas National Space Administration to develop research facilities on the surface of the moon, in orbit or both. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 10, 2021  12:21 pm

Japanese billionaire seeks eight people to fly to Moon

Japanese billionaire seeks eight people to fly to Moon

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has invited eight members of the public to join him for a trip around the Moon on Elon Musks SpaceX flight. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 3, 2021  5:40 pm

Twitter to permanently ban users who spread COVID misinformation

Twitter to permanently ban users who spread COVID misinformation

Twitter says it will start labelling misleading tweets about COVID vaccines and ban users who continue to spread such misinformation. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 2, 2021  11:08 pm

NASA releases first video and audio of rover landing on Mars

NASA releases first video and audio of rover landing on Mars

The US space agency NASA on Monday released the first audio from Mars, a faint crackling recording of a gust of wind captured by the Perseverance rover. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 23, 2021  9:19 pm

Facebook reverses ban on news pages in Australia

Facebook reverses ban on news pages in Australia

Facebook has announced it will restore news content to its users in Australia. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 23, 2021  6:52 pm

WhatsApp to go ahead with changes despite backlash

WhatsApp to go ahead with changes despite backlash

WhatsApp is pushing ahead with controversial changes to its terms of service, but altering the way it notifies users following a backlash. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 20, 2021  7:26 pm

Facebook blocks users in Australia from finding or sharing news

Facebook blocks users in Australia from finding or sharing news

Facebook said Wednesday that people and publishers in Australia cannot share and view news from local and international outlets. The announcement is a response to proposed legislation in Australia that would force tech platforms to pay news publishers for content. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 18, 2021  4:27 pm

Over 300 million emails, passwords leaked, check if your account has been hacked

Over 300 million emails, passwords leaked, check if your account has been hacked

In another major cyberattack, an online hacking forum has claimed that it has leaked over 300 million emails and passwords. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 12, 2021  6:03 pm

Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars in historic flight

Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars in historic flight

A spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars on Tuesday in a triumph for the Arab worlds first interplanetary mission. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 10, 2021  3:38 pm

Anti-vax content and vaccine misinformation now banned on Facebook

Anti-vax content and vaccine misinformation now banned on Facebook

Almost a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Facebook is taking its strictest stance yet against vaccine misinformation by banning it entirely. The ban wont just apply to Covid-19 vaccine misinformation. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 9, 2021  10:06 am

Several .lk domains under cyber attack

Several .lk domains under cyber attack

UPDATE: The .lk domains that came under a cyber attack this morning (February 06) have been restored. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 6, 2021  12:00 pm

Microsoft backs Australian plan to make Google pay for news

Microsoft backs Australian plan to make Google pay for news

Microsoft said on Wednesday it supports Australias plans to make the biggest digital platforms pay for news and would help small businesses transfer their advertising to Bing if Google quits the country. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 5, 2021  5:02 pm

Why GameStops stock surge is shaking Wall Street

Why GameStops stock surge is shaking Wall Street

Its not just you. Whats going on with GameStops stock doesnt make sense to a lot of people. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 29, 2021  7:23 pm

Google threatens to shut down search in Australia

Google threatens to shut down search in Australia

Google says it will shut down its search engine in Australia if a controversial bill designed to benefit the news media becomes law. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 23, 2021  12:47 am

New PUBG-related game set to launch next year

New PUBG-related game set to launch next year

A new PUBG-related game is reportedly set to come to PC and consoles. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 19, 2021  7:09 pm

Signal sees meteoric rise in daily installs as people look for WhatsApp alternatives

Signal sees meteoric rise in daily installs as people look for WhatsApp alternatives

The number of new users installing messaging app Signal every day is on track to cross 1 million, putting it closer to levels seen by larger rival WhatsApp, following an update to the Facebook Inc-owned apps privacy policy. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 12, 2021  6:55 pm

Trumps Twitter account permanently suspended

Trumps Twitter account permanently suspended

US President Donald Trump has been permanently suspended from Twitter due to the risk of further incitement of violence, the company says. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 9, 2021  9:54 am

Twitter & Facebook temporarily lock Donald Trumps accounts

Twitter & Facebook temporarily lock Donald Trumps accounts

Donald Trump has been suspended from Twitter and Facebook after tweeting to supporters who attacked the US Capitol. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 7, 2021  10:54 am

Jack Ma not missing but keeping a low profile, says report

Jack Ma not missing but keeping a low profile, says report

After various reports claimed that Chinese billionaire Jack Ma may have gone missing, CNBC, citing a person familiar with the matter, reported on Wednesday that the Alibaba founder has been lying low for the time being. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 6, 2021  6:11 pm

Alibaba under investigation by China over monopoly tactics

Alibaba under investigation by China over monopoly tactics

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is being investigated by regulators over monopolistic practices. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 24, 2020  4:36 pm

Chinas lunar capsule returns to Earth with new moon samples

Chinas lunar capsule returns to Earth with new moon samples

For the first time in more than four decades, humanity has brought moon rocks down to Earth. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 17, 2020  2:43 pm

YouTube, Gmail, Google Meet, and Google Docs crash for users across the world

YouTube, Gmail, Google Meet, and Google Docs crash for users across the world

Gmail, YouTube and Google Docs seem to down be down for users in Sri Lanka as well as across the world. Googles online services within G Suite like Google Meets are unable to load. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 14, 2020  6:08 pm

Instagram and Facebook Messenger down for users across the globe

Instagram and Facebook Messenger down for users across the globe

In what seems to be a cross-platform issue, both Facebook Messenger and Instagram users are reporting glitches with their apps. But, the Mark Zuckerberg-owned enterprise, which is currently in the throws of two massive anti-trust lawsuits in the US, has no update on whats wrong. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 10, 2020  6:26 pm
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