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(Reuters) – In addition to disputing misleading claims made by U.S. President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots this week, Twitter has added fact-checking labels to thousands of other tweets since introducing the alerts earlier this month, mostly on posts about the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo and binary cyber codes are seen in this
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A visitor at University Hospital Antwerp (UZA) interacts with a robot called CRUZR, made available by the Belgian company ZoraBots to hospitals and other locations to control temperature and good positioning of the protective face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Antwerp, Belgium May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman ANTWERP (Reuters) – Robots that
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FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Italian magistrates have placed an Italian unit of Uber Technologies under special administration as part of an investigation into alleged exploitation of food delivery riders, three people familiar with
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FILE PHOTO: A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children’s privacy. In their letter,
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BENGALURU (Reuters) – India’s Wipro Ltd on Friday named Thierry Delaporte as the new chief executive officer and managing director of the IT company, replacing Abidali Neemuchwala. Delaporte was most recently the chief operating officer of French consulting and technology firm Capgemini Group. (reut.rs/3gxAKNY) Wipro said in January Neemuchwala had decided to step down due
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FILE PHOTO: People visit Tencent’s booth at the World 5G Exhibition in Beijing, China, Nov. 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo (Reuters) – Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) is in talks to invest $200 million in Warner Music Group, ahead of the record company’s slated initial public offering next week, the Wall Street Journal
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FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Wirecard AG, an independent provider of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions is seen in Aschheim near Munich, Germany April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s market regulator said on Friday it was investigating whether Markus Braun, the CEO of payments firm Wirecard, had
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FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry said on Friday that Canada is an accomplice to the U.S. government’s efforts to bring down Chinese tech giant Huawei and said
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. networks giant Cisco Systems is seen at their headquarters in Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) has agreed to acquire privately held software maker ThousandEyes Inc, the network gear maker said on Thursday. The deal is worth nearly $1 billion,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized. The proposed legislation is part of an executive order Trump signed on Thursday afternoon.
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(Reuters) – Salesforce.com Inc cut its annual revenue and profit forecasts on Thursday, as the cloud-based business software maker allowed clients to defer payments and provided its sales team one-time commissions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Salesforce.com is displayed on the Salesforce Tower in New York City, U.S., March 7,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media that experts said was unlikely to survive legal scrutiny. Trump signed an executive order on Thursday afternoon after attacking
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg distanced his company from Twitter and its fight with U.S. President Donald Trump, as the White House readied an executive order about social media companies. FILE PHOTO: Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23,
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(Reuters) – Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) said on Thursday it was partnering with software provider Medable to speed up the adoption of virtual clinical trials, as many participants are dropping out of ongoing studies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Medable’s modular software platform will help patients registered with LabCorp’s drug development unit Covance to participate
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