Silicon Valley & Technology

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the awarding ceremony of the newly established Axel Springer Award in Berlin, Feb. 25, 2016.
Facebook says it plans to appeal a decision by German authorities to fine it 2 million euros ($2.3 million) under a law designed to combat hate speech
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July 19, 2019
FaceApp is displayed on an iPhone, July 17, 2019, in New York.
Viral smartphone application, which has seen a new surge of popularity due to a filter that ages photos of users’ faces, requires 'full and irrevocable access to their personal photos and data'
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By Reuters
July 18, 2019
FILE - Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to logos of social media apps Signal, Whatsapp and Telegram projected on a screen in this picture illustration.
International Conference on Social Media and Society comes as governments, nonprofits and consumers grapple with the negative effects of social media
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July 18, 2019
Emojis are seen in this screengrab from an iPhone.
Apple Inc. is releasing new variants of its holding hands emoji that allow people to pick any combination of skin tone and gender, 75 possible combinations in all
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July 17, 2019
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager addresses a news conference in Brussels, Belgium, Jan.11, 2016, after the EU demanded Monday that Belgium recover millions of euros from 35 large companies in back taxes.
EU antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she is taking a 'very close look at Amazon's business practices and its dual role as marketplace and retailer, to assess its compliance with EU competition rules'
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July 17, 2019
FILE- A sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas, Jan. 9, 2019.
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Qualcomm, the largest supplier of modem chips that connect smartphones to wireless data networks, on May 21 lost in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission earlier this year
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By Reuters
July 16, 2019
The Lotus logo is seen during the first press day of the Paris auto show, in Paris, France, Oct. 2, 2018.
British sports car maker Lotus revealed its pure electric 'hypercar', the first completely new vehicle to be launched under the stewardship of Chinese firm Geely which acquired a majority stake in 2017
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By Reuters
July 16, 2019