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'Dark day for internet freedom': EU lawmakers approve controversial copyright reform

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The European Parliament has voted to adopt the highly controversial Article 13 provision which would govern the production and distribution of content online under the auspices of increasing copyright protections. Tuesday’s move will update the EU’s 20-year-old copyright rules and will govern audiovisual content, much to the dismay of many social media users who have Read More

StanChart sees China slowdown, trade war fears receding, eyes digital push

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Fears over a slowdown in Chinese economic growth and the impact of the Sino-United States trade tensions are “receding a bit”, the chief executive of London-based bank Standard Chartered, which makes the bulk of its revenue in Asia, said. Standard Chartered PLC Group Chief Executive Bill Winters attends the China Development Read More

Apple News+, at $10 a month, could deliver more content than multiple subscriptions

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(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s Apple News+ service will offer content from 300 popular magazines and newspapers for just $10 a month. Unless you are wedded to print, it may be time to consider dumping your subscriptions. Roger Rosner, Vice President of Applications for Apple, speaks during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theater Read More

Apple spotlights services with TV, gaming and credit card offerings

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple Inc attempted to reintroduce itself on Monday as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade. Director Steven Spielberg speaks during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, Read More

Apple partners with Goldman to add a credit card to Wallet

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc said on Monday it will launch a credit card with Goldman Sachs Group Inc this summer that will be synched with iPhone users’ Apple Wallet and can be used to buy Apple products at a discount. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, speaks during an Apple special event at the Read More

Apple enters video streaming, updates news, game and payment apps

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple lifted the curtain on Monday on a television and movie streaming service that will allow users of its 1.4 billion gadgets worldwide to stream television shows and movies, both Apple originals and those from other creators, in a first step to challenge streaming video leaders Netflix and Amazon. Director Steven Read More

Apple updates news app, digital wallet; set to enter video streaming

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple prepared to lift the curtain on Monday on a television and movie streaming service that will allow users of its 1.4 billion gadgets to stream television shows and movies, both Apple originals and those from other creators, in a first step to challenge streaming video leaders Netflix and Amazon. Tim Read More

ABB launches Customer Experience Center for digital leadership

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3/24/2019 Photo: ABB Customer Experience Center. ZURICH — ABB has opened a new Customer Experience Center at its R&D Competence Center in Bergamo, Northern Italy. Designed to support customers, the center will introduce them to more intelligent electrical distribution and energy management solutions and will speed up product development and project execution, by testing and Read More

‘Save the Internet’: 1,000-strong rallies against EU copyright bill hit European cities

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Tens of thousands of protesters marched all across Europe to vent their anger at the controversial EU copyright bill critics say will curb freedom to upload content on social media platforms like YouTube or Tumblr. Europe saw massive rallies on Saturday with countless protesters united by a motto ‘Save our Internet’. In Germany alone, as Read More

Why bots probably aren't gaming the 'Cancel Brexit' petition

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Questions have been asked about whether a government petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled has been swamped by bots. Bots are automated programmes which can carry out a command thousands of times. The BBC spoke to three cyber-security experts about how likely it is that a number of the 3m signatures gathered so far Read More