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New Zealand to VCs and hedge fund managers buying up its land: No more

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Over the last couple of years, a once well-kept secret began to gain traction in New York media outlets: wealthy American investors, including VCs and hedge fund managers, had...
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7 simple steps to creating a great brand identity

7 simple steps to creating a great brand identity

10 days ago   |   Creative Bloq

There are many ways to approach a rebrand. A trend of late has been to focus on reawakening a brand's heritage by looking to the past, but sometimes a huge overhaul of a visual...
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ACCC hopes to fine companies ninefold for misleading consumers

10 days ago   |   ZDnet

New legislation being considered by Australian Parliament would increase fines from AU$1.1 million to AU$10 million for companies that engage in misleading or deceptive conduct.
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Brussels in EU-wide drive to combat voter manipulation online

13 days ago   |   The Guardian

Initiative will coordinate efforts to tackle fake news and misuse of personal data Brussels is to launch an EU-wide initiative to combat voter manipulation through social...
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UK Parliament calls for fake news crackdown, Amazon speaks up on Rekognition video - CNET

17 days ago   |   CNET

In today's stories, the UK Parliament calls for tighter regulation of social media, Amazon asks the US government to "weigh in" on facial recognition and Netflix reveals its...
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UK politicians blame Facebook for the rise of fake news

17 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

After an 18 month investigation, the UK parliament has issued a scathing report on the handling of fake news and illegal election ads by tech companies, especially Facebook...
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UK lawmakers say Facebook hasn't played straight with them on fake news - CNET

19 days ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

A Parliament report set for release Sunday says Facebook has been less than candid in addressing questions about disinformation on its platform, according to The New York Times.
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Tech firms fear regulation nightmare if MPs get their way

20 days ago   |   The Guardian

Report into fake news could put legal burden on firms such as Twitter and Facebook to remove harmful and illegal content Facebook, Twitter and Google could face their worst...
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Facebook finally hands over leave campaign Brexit ads

Facebook finally hands over leave campaign Brexit ads

21 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

The UK parliament has provided another telling glimpse behind the curtain of Facebook's unregulated ad platform by publishing data on scores of pro-Brexit adverts which it...
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India's CBI to investigate Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data theft

21 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The Indian government has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe political consultancy Cambridge Analytica's misuse of Facebook user data, India's law minister Ravi...
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Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

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Diablo III On Switch Has Exclusive Content From The Legend Of Zelda Series

Diablo III On Switch Has Exclusive Content From The Legend Of Zelda Series

With Diablo III on Switch having been revealed, the question of whether there's any Nintendo-specific content to get Switch fans on board with the action RPG is an obvious one... Read more ...

Free Weekend - Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege

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Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

We have earlier seen how Google is slowly implementing Material Design 2 to all of its application. We have earlier reported on Google Maps getting the latest iteration of the... Read more ...

Google brings native hearing aid support to Android

Google brings native hearing aid support to Android

Accessibility is a critical consideration for manufacturers when they're building devices. Around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health... Read more ...

Pokemon Go adds parental controls with Niantic Kids login portal

Pokemon Go adds parental controls with Niantic Kids login portal

Pokemon Go is adopting the digital well-being and parental controls trend with a new login platform for kids. Niantic, the developer behind the popular AR mobile game, has... Read more ...

Google might be opening a retail store in Chicago

Google might be opening a retail store in Chicago

Google's latest plan to tackle the retail market involves a two-floor store in Chicago's Fulton Market. If it pans out, this would be the tech company's first permanent retail... Read more ...