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Myanmar defends Twitter CEO blasted for 'tone deaf' tweets

Patriotic internet users in Myanmar have rushed to defend Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose tweets following a visit to the "beautiful" country drew global scorn for failing to mention the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.

Twitter warns global users their tweets violate Pakistani law

Washington - When Canadian columnist Anthony Furey received an email said to be from Twitter's legal team telling him he may have broken a slew of Pakistani laws, his first instinct was to dismiss it as spam.

French govt bristles as foreign leaders seize on 'yellow vest' crisis

Paris - The "yellow vest" protests that have made headlines around the world are garnering France some unwanted attention, particularly from foreign leaders not exactly known for their defence of liberal democracy.

Gamer charged by Australia police after 'livestreaming assault'

Sydney - A Sydney gamer heard on a livestream allegedly hitting a woman was charged with assault by Australian police Monday, after the incident went viral on social media.

How Facebook fuelled France's 'yellow vest' protests

Paris - With names like "Angry Drivers of Normandy", Facebook groups are the nerve centre of the "yellow vest" protest movement raging across France -- and increasingly, a breeding ground for fake news.

Cuba finally rolls out mobile 3G, though too costly for most

Havana - Cuba became one of the last countries in the world to get 3G mobile internet services on Thursday, though most citizens on the communist-run island won't be able to afford it.

Russian tech giant Yandex unveils first smartphone

Moscow - Russian internet giant Yandex on Wednesday launched its first ever smartphone in a highly anticipated move into hardware that builds on its popular service apps.

Trump fears sap EU digital tax plans

Apo - A top EU official Tuesday said the fear of retaliation by US President Donald Trump has blunted Germany's ambition for a European digital tax, with Paris and Berlin now proposing a scaled down version.

Fix Facebook, whether it wants to or not: whistleblower

Apo - Eight months after revealing the links between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica (CA), whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for the internet giant to be regulated -- whether it wants to or not.

Op-Ed: The facts on immigrant aid according to Trump — So very wrong

President Donald Trump is an Internet troll - and he loves keeping the country in turmoil with endless tweets used primarily to stir up his base with mindless false statements taken from dubious third-party Twitter accounts.

Facebook election 'war room' goes quiet — for now

San Francisco - Facebook said on Monday a "war room" set up to defend the social network from abuses aimed at influencing elections in Brazil and the US has gone quiet.

Austrian councillor sent to learn online manners after hate posts

Vienna - A far-right councillor in Austria will have to attend a course to learn good behaviour online after posting hateful comments on social media, a court decided on Monday.

New international standard for the Internet of Things

A new international standard has been produced for the Internet of Things, signifying the growing use of connected technology and the need for a global commonality of practice for the various types of emerging technologies.

Spanish Amazon workers in 'Black Friday' strike

Madrid - Workers at Amazon's biggest logistics centre in Spain went on strike on the day of the online retailer's "Black Friday" sales bonanza, a union and the company said.

Bollywood's T-Series to take YouTube top-spot from PewDiePie

Mumbai - A Bollywood music giant is on course to overtake controversial Swedish vlogger PewDiePie at the top of the YouTube channel subscribers chart in the coming days in a new landmark for India's digital rise.

No room for climate delay, UN chief tells online summit

Majuro - The world is not moving fast enough to curb global warming and needs immediate action to address the issue, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told an online climate change conference Thursday.

Online climate meet offers talkfest without the gas

Majuro - World leaders will participate in an innovative climate change summit on Thursday that will take place entirely online so it is carbon neutral.

SpaceX advances plan to build a global wireless Internet network

SpaceX's mission to construct a global, high-speed wireless internet network using satellites has edged closer to realization. The company's is to place in orbit over 7,000 satellites for its Starlink network.

Italy's 'anti-Netflix' law to protect film industry

Rome - Italy is to introduce an obligatory delay between Italian films screening in cinemas and being shown on streaming services like Netflix, in a bid to protect its domestic film industry.

China ups cash rewards for citizens who report porn

Bejing - China is raising the cash rewards paid to citizens for reporting pornographic and "illegal" publications to authorities, government regulators said Friday.

Facebook shuts more accounts aimed at political meddling

San Francisco - Facebook on Tuesday said it shut down more accounts aimed at influencing the US midterm election and that it is exploring a possible link to Russia.

Bahraini charged over tweet on upcoming elections

Dubai - Bahrain's public prosecutor on Tuesday detained and charged a man for a tweet saying he would boycott elections this month, with a rights group identifying him as a former lawmaker.

With sister in jail, is this Kenji Fujimori's moment in Peru?

- With Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in prison and no obvious successor in place, the movement created by her father Alberto Fujimori now faces a key decision on its leadership.

51 states pledge support for global cybersecurity rules

Paris - Fifty-one states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the internet, the French government said Monday.

Tim Berners-Lee plans to re-decentralize the web

Professor Tim Berners-Lee has lifted the veil off a project called Solid, which is an attempt to re-decentralize the World Wide Web and is run from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dating apps use artificial intelligence to help search for love

Lisbon - Forget swiping through endless profiles. Dating apps are using artificial intelligence to suggest where to go on a first date, recommend what to say and even find a partner who looks like your favourite celebrity.

Brussels backs efforts to save EU digital tax proposal

Lisbon - The European Commission on Wednesday urged backers of an EU-wide tax on high-tech giants to keep pushing the proposal, which has stalled due to opposition from Ireland and Nordic countries.

No extradition request for Assange, says Ecuador

Quito - Ecuador said Wednesday it has received no extradition request for Julian Assange, which his lawyers have long cited as the reason the WikiLeaks founder has refused to leave its London embassy.

Google workers walk out in global protest over harassment

San Francisco - Thousands of Google employees joined a coordinated worldwide walkout Thursday to protest the US tech giant's handling of sexual harassment as the chief vowed "concrete steps are coming" in response to the concern.

Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally: study

Washington - Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power, a human rights watchdog study found Thursday.
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