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Cannes 2019: Taxi drivers block Nice airport over dispute with online ride-hailing services amidst high film festival footfall
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Cannes 2019: Taxi drivers block Nice airport over dispute with online ride-hailing services amidst high film festival footfall

Ahead of the Cannes Film Festival, traffic in and out of the airport's two terminals was disrupted and a woman taxi driver was knocked down, with the driver's union threatening to stage another blockade on Friday

WhatsApp users in China report service disruption sparking fear of censorship
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WhatsApp users in China report service disruption sparking fear of censorship

WhatsApp users in China on Tuesday reported problems with the messaging app, sparking fears that the service could have been blocked by authorities.

Twitter has finally added the much needed tools to stop abuse and improve user experience
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Twitter has finally added the much needed tools to stop abuse and improve user experience

It was a persisting complaint by Twitter users that the company is not doing anything about other users who break rules, abuse and troll others on the platform.

Government will set up a specialized agency to block cybercrimes
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Government will set up a specialized agency to block cybercrimes

The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that it will set up a specialized agency mechanism to block and curb sharing of sexual offence videos on social networking platforms in order to check cybercrimes.

Lego introduces digital space for kids under 13 to share their lego creations
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Lego introduces digital space for kids under 13 to share their lego creations

Lego Life is a digital space where children under 13 can share their block-based creativity. Designed for tablets and available as an app for Android, Apple and Amazon devices, the platform has been in beta testing mode for several months.

Twitter working to make the platform safer; to release new updates to stop harassment
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Twitter working to make the platform safer; to release new updates to stop harassment

Twitter is making sure to make the service a safer place and do a better job in stopping harassment by rolling out new updates.

Facebook censors image of Neptune's statue in Italy for being
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Facebook censors image of Neptune's statue in Italy for being "sexually explicit"; retracts

Facebook courted another controversy after an art historian claimed it blocked a photo of Italy's famous Neptune statue for being "sexually explicit".

Revised draft  will give chinese police the power to censor online content on disasters
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Revised draft will give chinese police the power to censor online content on disasters

China's county-level police will be able to censor internet coverage of natural and man-made disasters, according to a revised draft of the country's policing law that the Chinese Public Security Bureau released late on Thursday.

You will lose your Google account if you sell your Google Pixel device
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You will lose your Google account if you sell your Google Pixel device

Some of Google's unwitting users are learning a harsh lesson: If you violate the company's policies, it can abruptly cut you off from your Gmail account, online photos and other vital digital services.

Chinese websites block web searches mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
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Chinese websites block web searches mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Chinese websites have again blocked searches for "Fatty Kim the Third", as many Chinese mockingly call North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with China's foreign ministry saying it did not approve of ridiculing foreign leaders.

Twitter accounts of alt-right figures suspended according to USA Today
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Twitter accounts of alt-right figures suspended according to USA Today

Twitter has suspended several accounts linked to the alt-right movement, a loosely organized group that embraces far-right ideologies including white nationalism, USA Today reported.

US Elections results push AT&T-Time Warner and other mergers in a limbo
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US Elections results push AT&T-Time Warner and other mergers in a limbo

U.S. corporate dealmakers were likely to put major merger plans on hold as they assess whether U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will follow through on his populist promises and a threat to block AT&T Inc's purchase of Time Warner Inc

Facebook is being sued by a 14-year-old over naked picture on
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Facebook is being sued by a 14-year-old over naked picture on "shame page"

In a major setback for the social media giant Facebook, the company has lost a legal bid to prevent a 14-year-old girl from suing it over a her naked picture that was posted on a "shame page" on the platform as an act of revenge.

Reddit introduces improved blocking features for managing trolls on the site
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Reddit introduces improved blocking features for managing trolls on the site

Reddit announces a site-wide block feature, the first in a series of measures towards improving the user experience

Much-needed 'Block' button is on! Now keep annoying senders away in Gmail
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Much-needed 'Block' button is on! Now keep annoying senders away in Gmail

By using the "Block" option, the sender is blacklisted, and any future mails from this sendor automatically goes to the spam folder.

Now, block pesky contacts on Google+
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Now, block pesky contacts on Google+

The pesky GIF animations on Google+ are bound to be one of the reasons you might hate Google+ so much. Now, Google has added an ignore and block feature on

Google Strikes at .co.cc Subdomains, Blocks Them
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Google Strikes at .co.cc Subdomains, Blocks Them

In order to cut down on malware, Google has gone ahead and blocked some 11 million .co.cc subdomain sites.

Microsoft Approaches the EC, Google is the Target
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Microsoft Approaches the EC, Google is the Target

This time it's Microsoft that has filed complaints against Google.

New Google Tool to Ward Off Unwanted Sites
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New Google Tool to Ward Off Unwanted Sites

New Google tool enables you to block unwanted sites.