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Europe's controversial ‘link tax' in doubt after member states rebel

Europe's controversial ‘link tax' in doubt after member states rebel

19 hours ago   |   The Verge

Copyright activists just scored a major victory in the ongoing fight over the European Union's new copyright rules. An upcoming summit to advance the EU's copyright directive...
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This is what Google says search will look like under EU copyright laws

This is what Google says search will look like under EU copyright laws

1 day ago   |   The Verge

Last September, the European Parliament voted in favor of the Copyright Directive : a sweeping piece of legislation intended to update copyright for the internet age, but which...
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Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria, Ukraine, EU and India in coming months

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Facebook is launching some of its self-styled ‘election security' initiatives into more markets in the coming months ahead of several major votes in countries around the...
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Transparency-seeking OPEN Government Data Act signed into law

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

The federal government produces one hell of a lot of data, but despite desultory lurches towards usability there's little guarantee that it's available in a way that makes it...
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Global committee on Cambridge Analytica might come to Canada

Global committee on Cambridge Analytica might come to Canada

4 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Conservative Member of Parliament Bob Zimmer indicated that the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and ‘Fake News' may be coming to Canada with more country...
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Ritual is launching in two new Toronto neighbourhoods with food festivals

Ritual is launching in two new Toronto neighbourhoods with food festivals

5 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Ritual is coming to two new Toronto neighbourhoods and is launching two festivals to celebrate. First up, Ritual is launching in Cabbagetown starting January 14th with the...
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Tickets Alert: Pink Parliament Peregrinations

7 days ago   |   Cellular news

Visits to Parliament are going queer next month, with two special gay-themed guided tours being offered. This 75 minute guided tour highlights the significant part played by...
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MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS Spin-Off Gets a Cool Poster and Trailer

MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS Spin-Off Gets a Cool Poster and Trailer

8 days ago   |   GeekTyrant

It was recently confirmed that Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans was getting a spin-off and now we have a poster, a trailer, and some new details. The spin-off is called...
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Germany seeks to bolster cyber defenses ahead of European Parliament election

9 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

German officials are racing to bolster cyber security after a far-reaching data breach carried out by a 20-year-old student laid bare the vulnerability of Europe's largest...
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Facebook and PayPal pull pages of far right British activist filmed intimidating public figures

Facebook and PayPal pull pages of far right British activist filmed intimidating public figures

10 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Facebook has confirmed it has removed the pages and profiles of a far right political activist in the UK after concerns were raised in parliament about aggressive intimidation...
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This Chevy Silverado pickup truck is made from more than 300,000 Lego bricks

This Chevy Silverado pickup truck is made from more than 300,000 Lego bricks

To promote The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Lego and Chevrolet teamed up on a life-size replica of the automaker's Silverado pickup truck made from more than 300,000 plastic... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 vs. Galaxy S9: Biggest Changes to Expect

Galaxy S10 vs. Galaxy S9: Biggest Changes to Expect

With Samsung's Galaxy S10 launching soon, here's a closer look at how the new phone should differ from last year's models. Read more ...

First 10 things every Huawei Mate 20 Pro owner should do

First 10 things every Huawei Mate 20 Pro owner should do

So you've just picked up the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, a device that may be the pinnacle of Android hardware. However, its software can be kind of funny and many changes have been... Read more ...

Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector's Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask

Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector's Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask

Fighting game fans are eagerly poring over all the newly released details on the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. Following an announcement teaser back in December, this week saw the... Read more ...

Redmi's first Android Go phone hits the rumor mill

Redmi's first Android Go phone hits the rumor mill

Redmi, a sub-brand of Xiaomi has started well by releasing the cost-effective Redmi Note 7 and it appears that the upcoming Redmi Note 7 Pro will even be better. Recent reports... Read more ...

Nokia 3.1 Plus running Android Pie surfaces on GeekBench, update is imminent

Nokia 3.1 Plus running Android Pie surfaces on GeekBench, update is imminent

The Nokia 3.1 Plus was released back in October, while Android 9 Pie was already available, it came with Android 8.1 Oreo. Despite this HMD Global promised to update the device... Read more ...

Sonos Beam is $50 off in time for the Super Bowl

Sonos Beam is $50 off in time for the Super Bowl

If you want to improve on your television's built-in speakers, which are likely to be terrible, there are a lot of ways to do it. The Sonos Beam soundbar is one of them, and... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10E, S10, and S10+ shown off in press render side by side

Samsung Galaxy S10E, S10, and S10+ shown off in press render side by side

Samsung is gearing up for its “Unpacked” event, this year scheduled to take place on February 20. Although we're still one month away from the Galaxy S10's big reveal, the... Read more ...

Pourquoi la Terre est frappée de plus en plus fréquemment par des astéroïdes ?

Pourquoi la Terre est frappée de plus en plus fréquemment par des astéroïdes ?

Des chercheurs ont mis en évidence qu'un nombre plus important d'astéroïdes ont frappé la Terre ces dernières 290 millions d'années. C'est deux fois et demi plus que les 700... Read more ...

From ‘Avengers: Endgame' to ‘Episode IX': The most anticipated movies of 2019

From ‘Avengers: Endgame' to ‘Episode IX': The most anticipated movies of 2019

This year is shaping up to be one of the biggest in a long time for Hollywood fare, with everying from Avengers: Endgame to Star Wars: Episode IX hitting theaters over the next... Read more ...