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YouTube Bans Dangerous Challenges And Pranks

YouTube has toughened its stance on dangerous pranks and challenges, unveiling updated community guidelines for creators, with a new section on dangerous challenges and pranks.

Netflix Raises Prices For U.S. Subscribers

Netflix said on Tuesday it had raised prices for its U.S. subscribers by 13 percent to 18 percent, as the video streaming service spends heavily on original content and expands internationally.

Facebook To Invest $300 Million To Help Local News Survive

Facebook will invest $300 million over three years in local news globally as it faces blistering criticism over its role in the erosion of the news business worldwide.

NITDA To Enforce Compliance On The Use Of Public Internet

National Information Technology Development Agency, is set to enforce compliance with the Public Internet Access Regulation, issued pursuant to Section 6 of the NITDA Act 2007.

Amazon Launches New Free Movies, TV Streaming Channel

The movie and TV website owned by Amazon, IMDb, on Thursday launched a free streaming channel.

Google Backed On Limiting Search Results

Google's legal bid to limit individuals' "right to be forgotten" to searches in Europe has been backed by a senior adviser to the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

Amazon To Invest In French Firm’s Technology For Self-driving Forklifts

Amazon could build a stake of almost a third in warehouse robotics firm Balyo in the next seven years, as part of a deal that could boost sales of the French company’s technology for self-driving forklift trucks.

Samsung’s Foldable Phone To Arrive In First Half Of 2019

After years of rumors, Samsung's foldable phone is slowly turning into an actual product.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Wife Divorce After 25 Years

Jeff Bezos’ Wife To Become World’s Richest Woman After Divorce

Jeff Bezos, billionaire and founder/CEO of Amazon, on Wednesday announced that he and his wife MacKenzie are getting a divorce.

Tim Cook Reveals Apple’s Biggest Contribution To Mankind

Apple's CEO Tim Cook on Monday on CNBC's Mad Money, said the companies biggest contribution to mankind is health, saying that Apple will announce new services this year.

Boeing Unveils Refreshed Set Concept With Ultra-thin Wings

Boeing Co unveiled a speedier and higher-flying version of a concept plane on Tuesday aimed at sharply reducing fuel use thanks to its elongated ultra-light wings.

Huawei Demotes Employees For Tweeting With ‘iPhone’

Telecommunication company, Huawei has demoted its employees, who tweeted a new year message from an iPhone rather than the brand’s device.

Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn Set For Court Hearing In Japan

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn will appear in a Japanese court next week Tuesday to hear the reasons for his detention.

Device To Treat Parkinson’s Disease Invented

A wirelessly controlled neuro-stimulator that could provide fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson has been invented by Scientists from University of California, Berkeley.

Teenagers Flood TikTok As Parents Battle To Keep Up

Millions of fame-seeking teenagers are crowding top Chinese social network TikTok even as many of their parents are reported to be only now learning about the video app.

Apple To Remove Old Models iPhones From German Stores

Apple Inc on Thursday has said that it would pull some older models of iPhones from its German stores.

SpaceX Launches First US National Security Space Mission

A SpaceX rocket carrying a US military navigation satellite blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Sunday, marking the space transportation company’s first national security space mission for the United States.

FBI Takes Down ‘Hacks For Hire’ Sites

US intelligence and security service FBI has seized control of 15 websites that let people pay to knock individuals and other sites offline.

Twitter releases 2018 Transparency Report

Twitter on Thursday released its biannual Transparency Report outlining current trends in government information requests, content removal requests, and other privacy matters regarding the network.

Farm Drone In Near-miss With Tornado Jet

An RAF Tornado travelling at 517mph (832km/h) came within 22m (72ft) of hitting a drone, a report has revealed.
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