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Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

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Pages from a confidential whistleblower’s report obtained by The Associated Press, along with two printed Facebook pages that were active on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, are photographed in Washington. Facebook likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported. But Read More

India tells tech firms to protect user privacy, prevent abuse

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A man walks past the sign of “Google for India”, the company’s annual technology event in New Delhi, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Sankalp Phartiyal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms, India’s IT minister said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law Read More

Kvaerner invests to increase productivity and competitiveness

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Kvaerner is taking new steps to increase competitiveness and position the company for future growth. At the Group’s advanced facilities at Stord, the capacity in the yard area, storage area and offices is expanded. In addition, Kvaerner establishes its own inhouse capacity to supply insulation boxes, which often makes up a significant part of offshore Read More

Airbus to boost cooperation with China, Tianjin to be firm’s manufacturing center in Asia

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Airbus has announced plans to enhance its long-term collaboration with China’s aviation industry, ramping up single-aisle production at its Tianjin final assembly line and forming new ties with Chinese suppliers. The European aircraft manufacturer will begin plans to assemble six A320 planes a month at the Tianjin facility by the year’s end, which is a 50 Read More

Garments for lease: ‘rental’ apparel brings new wrinkles for retail stores

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MADRID/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lisa Batitto, 54, says she has virtually stopped buying clothes ever since she started renting them. FILE PHOTO: Lisa Batitto, demonstrates how she browses a clothing rental site at her home in Montclair, New Jersey, U.S., August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton The New Jersey-based museum publicist spends $277 a month on Read More

Huawei to invest $1.5bn in its developer program

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The Chinese tech company Huawei said on Wednesday that it will offer more than $1 billion in investment over the next five years to attract global developers. The offer is part of the company’s broader computing strategy, which includes investing in basic research around its products to support new technology such as artificial intelligence. The Read More

Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the attacks involved both cruise missiles and Read More

Official says U.S. believes Saudi attacks came from southwest Iran

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, giving an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the attacks involved both cruise missiles Read More

Iraq signs deal with Boskalis that could almost double oil exports capacity

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Amman, Jordan — Iraq signed a heads of agreement with Dutch firm Boskalis to build an artificial island south of the Abot tanker terminal in the Persian Gulf to almost double its export capacity and increase storage room in three years. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

France’s Canal+ pairs up with Netflix in pay-TV shift

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PARIS (Reuters) – Vivendi’s Canal+ has agreed a deal to add Netflix shows to its TV bundles in France and elsewhere, the French broadcaster said on Monday, in the latest such alliance to counter pressure from streaming giants. FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July Read More