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Mozilla to launch own VPN soon; likely to be available first in US at $4.9 per month
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Mozilla to launch own VPN soon; likely to be available first in US at $4.9 per month

Currently under beta testing, Firefox Private Network will be released as a stand-alone product, Mozilla VPN, in the US in the coming weeks

Firefox Private Network is Mozilla's new browser-based VPN like feature
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Firefox Private Network is Mozilla's new browser-based VPN like feature

Mozilla claims that this service will be free for the time being. This doesn't rule out the fact that it could be paid later.

Russia threatens to block access to popular VPN-services, asks 10 of them to join state IT system
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Russia threatens to block access to popular VPN-services, asks 10 of them to join state IT system

Russia has introduced tougher internet laws, requiring search engines to delete some results.

Opera Browser for Android to come with free, unlimited built-in VPN service
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Opera Browser for Android to come with free, unlimited built-in VPN service

The VPN service on the Opera browser can be activated with a toggle switch and offers enhanced online privacy protection

Bing’s outage in China last week was a technical error say Chinese authorities
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Bing’s outage in China last week was a technical error say Chinese authorities

Bing’s outage came a day after a widely read article criticizing the quality of search results from Baidu.

Apple removes Facebook-owned Onava app from app store for violating privacy rules
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Apple removes Facebook-owned Onava app from app store for violating privacy rules

Onavo lets users access a virtual private network, or VPN, to browse and download apps with privacy.

Hackers can remotely control fully-functional unsecured robots on the internet
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Hackers can remotely control fully-functional unsecured robots on the internet

Hackers could spy on camera feeds and even send commands to move robots around.

Unencrypted data being transmitted over HTTP increases the risk of hacking says Kaspersky Labs
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Unencrypted data being transmitted over HTTP increases the risk of hacking says Kaspersky Labs

The key reason that can cause this to happen is that some applications use "third-party" ready-to-go advertising "Software Development Kits (SDK)," Kaspersky said in a statement on Saturday.

China has shut down 13,000 websites since 2015, says Xinhua; Google, Facebook, Twitter and NYT among those blocked
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China has shut down 13,000 websites since 2015, says Xinhua; Google, Facebook, Twitter and NYT among those blocked

China has shut down or revoked the licenses of 13,000 websites since 2015 for violating the country's internet rules, state media reported

Google, Facebook have to accept China's online censorship laws for accessing its 751 million internet users
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Google, Facebook have to accept China's online censorship laws for accessing its 751 million internet users

Google and Facebook are blocked in China, along with Twitter Inc and most major Western news outlets.

Apple's Tim Cook says that 1.8 million developers using its platform have earned $17 billion from the App Store in China
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Apple's Tim Cook says that 1.8 million developers using its platform have earned $17 billion from the App Store in China

Tim Cook shared the data on Sunday during a speech at China’s top public cyber policy forum, organised by the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC).

WeChat will now disclose user information to the Chinese government on request
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WeChat will now disclose user information to the Chinese government on request

Earlier this year, various Chinese social media platforms like WeChat, Baidu Teiba, Weibo had come under the Chinese scanner for alleged violation of cybersecurity laws.

China is planning to create a working committee to oversee Apple's data center
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China is planning to create a working committee to oversee Apple's data center

The Guizhou government in China said on its website (www.gzgov.gov.cn) that the Apple iCloud working committee would be made up of around 10 members.

Apple is putting more efforts in the Chinese market as smartphone share takes a dip
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Apple is putting more efforts in the Chinese market as smartphone share takes a dip

Apple's China revenues have stalled, falling for a fifth straight quarter in January-March, when sales grew in every other region.

Putin signs law that prohibits VPNs in Russia to prevent access to banned websites
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Putin signs law that prohibits VPNs in Russia to prevent access to banned websites

Russia will ban the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) and other technologies, known as anonymizers, that allow people to surf the web anonymously.

Apple complies with China's request to remove VPN apps from the Chinese App Store
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Apple complies with China's request to remove VPN apps from the Chinese App Store

Enlisting telecoms firms in its bid to control the country's internet will extend China's control of its cyberspace

Google is all set to enter China, after a seven year gap following disagreements over censorship rules
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Google is all set to enter China, after a seven year gap following disagreements over censorship rules

China and Google are in talks for the internet giant's return to the Chinese mainland after it was pulled out seven years ago following a bitter spat with Beijing over censorship rules.

Study finds that most Android VPNs are not as secure as they claim, compromise on anonymity
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Study finds that most Android VPNs are not as secure as they claim, compromise on anonymity

If you intend to mask your data traffic and protect your anonymity, the first place you’ll turn to is a VPN (Virtual Private Network).

Opera is the first major browser to include unlimited and free VPN
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Opera is the first major browser to include unlimited and free VPN

Opera offers free and unlimited VPN to all its users for getting around content restrictions and for improving privacy and security.

U.S. Justice Dept probes data breach at Uber: Sources
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U.S. Justice Dept probes data breach at Uber: Sources

The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation of a May 2014 data breach at ride service Uber, including an examination of whether any employees at competitor Lyft were involved in the episode, sources familiar with the situation said.