Friday, 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: Facebook

Prince William launches anti-cyber bullying plan

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LONDON: The Duke of Cambridge is expected to launch a guide for children on how to cope with a “banter escalation scenario”, after bringing together social media giants to help combat cyberbullying. The Duke announced a “green cross code” for the 21st century, teaching young people aged 11-16 what to ...

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Nutella faces boycott from customers after tweaking recipe

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BERLIN: It’s the gloopy chocolate and hazelnut spread that has become a worldwide food phenomenon, whether slathered on toast or eaten straight from the jar by the spoonful. But aficionados of Nutella are up in arms after discovering that the recipe has been secretly changed, with more sugar and fat ...

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Malta journalist Daphne Galizia’s sons reject million euro reward

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MALTA: The sons of an investigative journalist killed in a car bomb attack in Malta have refused to endorse a one million euro (£890,000) reward for evidence leading to a conviction in the case. Daphne Caruana Galizia’s three sons have also called for the country’s prime minister to resign. Caruana ...

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Me Too: Alyssa elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

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NEW YORK: Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ...

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Facebook to sell portable headset for virtual reality

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SAN JOSE: Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said. Zuckerberg, speaking at a conference for virtual reality developers, said the “Oculus Go” device ...

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg rejects Trump’s bias allegation

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NEW YORK: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has fired back at US President Donald Trump after he accused the leading social network of being ‘always anti-Trump.’ Mr Zuckerberg rejected the idea, saying Facebook worked to ensure “free and fair elections” with an online platform that does not favour one side over another. ...

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Technology billionaires lose $16 billion as stocks sink

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LONDON: Technology tycoons lost $15.5 billion from their fortunes on Monday as a sell-off of the sector’s most valuable companies intensified. Facebook Inc.’s Mark Zuckerberg saw the biggest drop in net worth of $3.2 billion, followed by a $1.3 billion decline for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s Jack Ma and a ...

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Trump’s UK visit still on despite terror tweets

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WASHINGTON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a long-awaited state visit by Donald Trump will go ahead as planned despite a diplomatic spat triggered by the US president’s comments after a terror attack in London. She added that London was in talks with internet giants Google and Facebook about ...

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France, Germany to propose new tax on internet giants

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PARIS: France and Germany plan to issue a new proposal to tax internet giants so that they pay a “fair contribution” in every country where they earn money, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Sunday. “We will unveil a new plan along with our German partners at the next ...

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Facebook launches Watch tab of original video shows

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LONDON: Facebook has a new home for original video content produced exclusively for it by partners, who will earn 55 percent of ad break revenue while Facebook keeps 45 percent. The “Watch” tab and several dozen original shows will start rolling out to a small group of U.S. users tomorrow ...

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