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Facebook Expands Marketplace Trading Service Across Europe

Facebook is stepping up its modest moves into e-commerce by expanding its service for connecting local buyers and sellers into 17 new European markets, the U.S. company said on Monday. Marketplace, which sits alongside Facebook’s mainstay newsfeed, photo, video, messaging and other services, marks fresh competition for community-based e-commerce pioneers …

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YouTube’s In-App Messaging Now Available Globally, Lets You Share, Discuss Videos

Following its soft launch in Canada earlier this year on both its Android and iOS apps, YouTube on Monday started rolling out in-app messaging features globally, essentially allowing users to share videos with their friends and family within the app and have discussions over them. As users mostly share links …

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Apple, Amazon and Netflix are in Talk with Eros to Sell its Film and Music Library

Indian movie production house Eros is in early talks with Apple, Amazon and Netflix to sell its film and music library, a source familiar with the matter said. Global content streaming companies are jockeying to boost their Indian television, movie and music offerings in the world’s fastest growing Internet services …

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Pakistan Government Website hacked; Indian National Anthem, Independence Day Greetings Posted

Unidentified hackers have posted Indian national anthem and Independence Day greetings on a Pakistani government website on Thursday. The incident comes almost four months after a Pro-Pakistan group hacked the official websites of four prominent Indian institutes—Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), IIT Varanasi, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and …

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White House, Intelligent Chiefs Want to Make Digital Spying Law Permanent

The White House and U.S. intelligence chiefs Wednesday backed making permanent a law that allows for the collection of digital communications of foreigners overseas, escalating a fight in Congress over privacy and security. The law, enshrined in Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, is due to expire on …

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Trump’s blocking of Twitter users violates U.S. Constitution: rights institute

A free-speech institute on Tuesday sent a letter to President Donald Trump demanding the prolific tweeter unblock certain Twitter users on grounds the practice violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Trump’s @realDonaldTrump account recently blocked a number of accounts that replied to his tweets with commentary that criticized, …

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After London Attack, Facebook wants to be ‘Hostile Environment’ For Terrorists

Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a “hostile environment” for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms. Three attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and …

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