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Facebook aims for video-loving teenagers with new app

San Francisco, United States | AFP |  Facebook on Friday took direct aim at video-loving adolescents, and Snapchat, with the release of a new iPhone app that allows teens to watch clips about the lives of their classmates. The app, called Lifestage, was released with no fanfare, and is available …

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Ad blockers out-flank Facebook

    San Francisco, United States | AFP |  Ad blockers on Thursday said they foiled a move by Facebook to sidestep software used to stop marketing messages at social network pages visited on desktop computers. Adblock Plus announced that it is updating its free software with a new filter …

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Brazilian judge blocks WhatsApp nationwide

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | AFP | A judge on Tuesday suspended the WhatsApp smartphone messaging service across Brazil, where it is hugely popular, for failing to surrender user data in a police investigation. “WhatsApp is blocked across the whole national territory,” a spokesman for the court in Rio de …

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Singapore PM defends Internet blockage of civil servants

Singapore, Singapore | AFP | Singapore’s prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has defended the country’s controversial decision to cut off civil servants’ work computers from the Internet, calling the move “absolutely necessary” to keep information systems secure. “Are we happy? I don’t think so, because it will slow us down …

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Making Internet a valuable reality

By the Independent Team New Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins spoke to Mercury News about his vision for the company amid the second Internet revolution. Excerpts You joined Cisco in the midst of the first Internet revolution, and now you say there’s another one underway. How would you describe the …

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