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Canberra says not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Canberra says not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia does not know why Chinese authorities have detained Australian citizen and television anchor Cheng Lei, Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said on [more…]

Australian government says it was not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Australian government says it was not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s trade minister, Simon Birmingham, said Canberra didn’t know why Chinese authorities had detained Australian citizen Cheng Lei, as he warned that [more…]

Facebook to block news on Australian sites after new law, riling lawmakers

Facebook to block news on Australian sites after new law, riling lawmakers

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Tuesday said it would stop Australians sharing news content on its platforms if a proposal to make it [more…]

Explainer: Facebook, Google battle Australia over proposed revenue-share law

Explainer: Facebook, Google battle Australia over proposed revenue-share law

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said it will block news sharing on its platforms in Australia if the government goes ahead with a law [more…]

Apple preparing 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year: Bloomberg

Apple preparing 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year: Bloomberg

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has asked suppliers to make at least 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year, along with new Apple Watch [more…]

Vivendi and Amber to go to court over Lagardere’s EGM refusal

Vivendi and Amber to go to court over Lagardere’s EGM refusal

Published 01/09/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French media conglomerate Vivendi (VIV.PA) and activist fund Amber Capital - the two biggest shareholders in French company Lagardere (LAGA.PA) - said [more…]

Facebook improving hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election

Facebook improving hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that it was preparing for Myanmar’s general election in November by improving the detection and removal of hate [more…]

Porn star Ron Jeremy faces 20 more sex charges, one involving 15-year-old

Porn star Ron Jeremy faces 20 more sex charges, one involving 15-year-old

Published 01/09/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Porn star Ron Jeremy was charged on Monday with 20 additional counts of rape and sexual assault, including one involving a [more…]

Facebook partners with external researchers to study its impact during U.S. election

Facebook partners with external researchers to study its impact during U.S. election

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday it is partnering with external researchers to examine the impact of the social media site on society during [more…]

Heads of Hungary’s top arts university quit amid fears of state control

Heads of Hungary’s top arts university quit amid fears of state control

Published 31/08/2020

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The management of Hungary’s prestigious University of Theatre and Film Arts resigned on Monday in protest over the imposition of a government-appointed [more…]