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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s YouTube, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc warned on Monday that more videos and other content could be erroneously removed for policy violations, as the companies empty offices and rely on automated takedown software during the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile device users are seen next to a
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will only receive vital supplies at its U.S. and UK warehouses until April 5, its latest move to free up inventory space for medical and household goods in high demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The change does not mean that Amazon will stop selling non-essential
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google sister company Verily launched a website late on Sunday that invites adults in northern California to answer questions about their recent health and travel that could result in their getting a free coronavirus test. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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FILE PHOTO: Staff members install plastic shield inside a vehicle at a service centre of car-hailing service Didi Chuxing, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Didi Chuxing said on Monday it had launched delivery services in
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel plans to use anti-terrorism tracking technology and a partial shutdown of its economy to minimise the risk of coronavirus transmission, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he delivers a speech at his Jerusalem office, regarding the new measures that will be taken to
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FILE PHOTO: Founder and Chairman of Chinese internet giant Alibaba Jack Ma gives a speech at Paris’ high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech, in Paris, France May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has pledged to donate two million protective masks for distribution
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Italian IT shop owner Simone Merlini joined a 2 p.m. call on Wednesday to do something that sounded fairly straightforward: demo three Amazon.com Inc cloud services to a new client. Simone Merlini, chief executive officer, chief technology officer and co-founder of Italian IT consulting company beSharp, is pictured at his office,
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during the daily Coronavirus-related briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials have postponed for a second time a critical meeting originally set for Wednesday to discuss potential new U.S. restrictions on sales of technology
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An Uber pick-up location is pictured in San Diego, California, California, September 30. 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) is considering temporarily suspending the accounts of riders and drivers who have tested positive for the coronavirus or have been exposed to it, CNN reported on Wednesday. Uber did not immediately respond to
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Europe’s privacy rulebook does not create obstacles to taking action to curb the coronavirus epidemic but mass tracking of people’s movements and contacts using smartphone location data would represent a clear violation. FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a face mask checks her phone outside the Teatro alla Scala, closed by authorities due
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian privacy regulator filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc accusing the social media giant of sharing the personal details of more than 300,000 people with political consultant Cambridge Analytica without their knowledge. FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
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