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EU industry chief tells Facebook to adapt to EU, not other way round

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton said on Monday it was for Facebook to adapt to Europe’s standards, not the other way round, as he criticized the U.S. social media giant’s proposed internet rules as insufficient. Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with European Commissioner for Values and Transparency Vera Jourova at Read More

Malaysia to choose 5G partners based on own security standards

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s own security standards will dictate which companies take part in its planned 5G rollout this year, its communications minister told Reuters on Monday, as the United States pushes countries to exclude China’s Huawei . FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a logo of Maxis at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Read More

Facebook sees risks to innovation, freedom of expression ahead of EU rules

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook warned of threats to innovation and freedom of expression on Monday, ahead of the release of a raft of rules by the European Union this week and in the coming months to rein in U.S. and Chinese tech companies. Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with European Commissioner for Values Read More

UK digital bank Monzo plans to hire 500 and relaunch paid accounts

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LONDON (Reuters) – Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo plans to hire up to 500 people and forecasts it will get 5.5 million users this year, as it prepares to have another crack at charging some customers to turn a profit. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone displays a Monzo logo on top of banknotes in this illustration Read More

Amazon, Flipkart seek rollback of new Indian tax on online sellers

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart are among online retailers demanding that India scale back a proposed tax on third-party sellers on their platforms, saying the burden of compliance will hurt the fledgling industry, according to documents seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO – A shipment moves on a conveyor belt at an Amazon Read More

New York attorney general will not appeal court ruling approving T-Mobile-Sprint merger

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FILE PHOTO: Smartphones with the logos of T-Mobile and Sprint are seen in this illustration taken September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic (Reuters) – New York Attorney General Letitia James said on Sunday the state has decided not to appeal on a court ruling approving a merger between No.3 and No.4 wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc Read More

Thailand’s AIS wins 23 spectrum licenses for 5G, True bags 17: regulator

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FILE PHOTO: Customers wait for service at the AIS shop in Bangkok, Thailand, February 25, 2016. Picture taken February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s Advanced Info Service Pcl (ADVANC.BK) won 23 spectrum licenses for 5G in auctions on Sunday, while True Pcl (TRUE.BK) won 17, the country’s telecoms regulator said. Thailand’s Read More

Thailand raises $3.2 billion at 5G license auctions

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s telecoms regulator raised 100.52 billion baht ($3.2 billion) in 5G spectrum auctions on Sunday, with operators snapping up 48 licenses ahead of an expected commercial rollout later this year. Thailand’s top mobile operator, Advanced Info Service Pcl (ADVANC.BK), emerged as the biggest winner with 23 licenses across all three spectrum bands Read More

Google marks Susan B. Anthony birthday, women’s suffrage with doodle

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Susan B. Anthony’s long fight for women’s right to vote and the suffrage movement are getting their moment in the spotlight on Google’s homepage. The search engine’s newest doodle honors Anthony on what would be her 200th birthday and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. Anthony, born in western Massachusetts in 1820, had a passion Read More

The fake ‘kitchen hacks’ with billions of views

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Videos showing off “kitchen hacks” and baking ideas have clocked up billions of views – but do all the tips featured actually work? BBC Click’s Chris Fox tried out recipes from some of the biggest lifestyle channels on YouTube and Facebook and found not all was as it seemed. Read More