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Why the novel coronavirus became a social media nightmare

Why the novel coronavirus became a social media nightmare

The biggest reputational risk Facebook and other social media companies had expected in 2020 was fake news surrounding the US…
Egypt’s internet companies increases bundle quotas by 20% for free: Ministry

Egypt’s internet companies increases bundle quotas by 20% for free: Ministry

During a phone-in on Sunday with the Sada al-Balad TV channel, Minister of Communication and Information Technology Amr Talaat said…
Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable

Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable

With each passing quarter, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have been setting new records, while cloud computing has become the invisible…
UK announces plan to fine firms for harmful online content

UK announces plan to fine firms for harmful online content

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it will give regulators the power to fine social media companies for harmful…
Twitter moves to curb manipulated content including ‘deepfakes’

Twitter moves to curb manipulated content including ‘deepfakes’

Twitter unveiled a plan Tuesday to curb the spread of manipulated content including “deepfake” videos as part of a move…
Facebook’s settlement puts spotlight on ‘biometric privacy’

Facebook’s settlement puts spotlight on ‘biometric privacy’

Facebook’s massive settlement in a class action case over violating a state law on how it uses facial recognition is…
US feds, states could join forces on Google probes: report

US feds, states could join forces on Google probes: report

The US Justice Department and state attorneys general are meeting this week for talks on their concurrent investigations into possible…
Police to roll out live facial recognition cameras in London

Police to roll out live facial recognition cameras in London

LONDON (Reuters) — British police are to start operational use of live facial recognition (LFR) cameras in London, despite warnings…
James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just…
Egypt, France sign space cooperation agreement

Egypt, France sign space cooperation agreement

The Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) and France’s Center National d’Etudes Spatiale (CNES) signed a space cooperation agreement on Tuesday. The…
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