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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission confirmed on Friday it voted to propose fining four major U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 million for failing to protect consumers’ location information. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo
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FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft logo is pictured ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo JAKARTA (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is keen to invest in data centers in Indonesia which will soon make regulatory changes to facilitate the move, the country’s president said after meeting with the software
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican joined forces with tech giants Microsoft and IBM on Friday to promote the ethical development of artificial intelligence (AI) and call for regulation of intrusive technologies such as facial recognition. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis waves during the weekly general audience at Vatican, February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli The three
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(Reuters) – Vatican officials on Friday planned to release principles promoting the ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), with the backing of Microsoft Corp and International Business Machines Corp as the first two technology industry sponsors. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis waves during the weekly general audience at Vatican, February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli The “Rome
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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The video game “Plague Inc”, which has surged in popularity amid the coronavirus epidemic, has been removed from Apple’s China app store after regulators said it contained illegal content, its developer said. FILE PHOTO: An advertisement for “Plague Inc.”, a strategy simulation app that allows users to create and evolve a pathogen
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(Reuters) – Baidu Inc, China’s biggest search engine company, said first-quarter revenue could fall as much as 13% from a year earlier as the coronavirus epidemic puts the brakes on economic activity and advertising. FILE PHOTO: Baidu’s logo is pictured at the 2018 Baidu World conference and exhibit to showcase its latest AI technology in
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election, it said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration/File Photo The
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election, it said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration/File Photo The
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FILE PHOTO: A Google logo is displayed at the entrance to the internet based company’s offices in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 9, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren TORONTO (Reuters) – Alphabet’s proposed “smart” city development in Toronto is facing fresh questions over the project’s data-gathering technology from a panel advising the Canadian government-mandated body in charge of
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FILE PHOTO: Visitors gather outside the Nokia booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo (Reuters) – Shares in Finnish telecom network equipment maker Nokia Oyj (NOKIA.HE) outperformed a falling market on Thursday, following a Bloomberg report it was weighing options for potential asset sales and mergers. “If
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(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Waymo and General Motors Co’s Cruise are leading a backlash against a California reporting requirement on self-driving vehicle test data that the companies claim is not relevant or accurate in measuring performance or progress. FILE PHOTO: A Waymo self-driving vehicle is parked outside the Alphabet company’s offices where its been testing
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SAN FRANCISCO/TAIPEI (Reuters) – Travel restrictions to China because of the coronavirus have come just as Apple Inc’s engineers usually jet off to Asia to perfect the production of this fall’s new iPhones, former employees and supply chain experts told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks wait for checking their temperature in an Apple
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