Facebook, Google could face new tax in Britain for failing to tackle extremism

Tech giants like Google and Facebook, already under fire for not doing enough to combat extremism and fake news, could face new taxes in the United Kingdom if a government official has his way.

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Apple iPhone 8 event: Tech giant makes final preparations for new devices

Apple’s online store is down ahead of the anticipated launch of the tech giant’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X devices Tuesday.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Why we removed VPN apps in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the tech giant’s controversial move to remove some virtual private network (VPN) apps from its China App Store, saying that Apple is complying with the country’s laws.

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Apple kowtows to China, pulls some VPN apps from Chinese App Store

The tech giant’s move has sparked criticism from service providers, who say that Virtual Private Networks are crucial for users bypassing the so-called “Great Firewall of China.”

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Google celebrates exoplanets discovery with charming Doodle

Google is celebrating the discovery of seven new exoplanets in a charming Doodle on the search giant’s homepage.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook sends memo to employees after Trump victory, urges unity

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to the tech giant’s employees urging unity Wednesday following Donald Trump’s shock victory in the Presidential election.

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Apple extends its reach with new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro

Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro will extend the reach of the tech giant’s smartphones and tablets among consumers, experts say.

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Microsoft founder Gates backs FBI in encryption fight with Apple

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has broken with other Silicon Valley giants by backing the FBI in its battle with Apple over hacking into a locked iPhone as part of the investigation into last December’s San Bernardino terror attack.

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Apple quietly supporting Silicon Valley's Super Bowl Host Committee with products & equipment

Article Image Apple is among the Silicon Valley tech giants who have raised millions of dollars to support the upcoming Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in California, though the iPhone maker has apparently requested that its logo and name not be associated with any of the NFL’s marketing materials.

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Automakers better positioned to build self-driving cars than Silicon Valley, study claims

Article Image The existing giants of the auto industry are better equipped to produce self-driving cars, at least when considerng the amount of patents they control, a study said on Tuesday.

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Google introduces YouTube Music app, Facebook adds 360 degree video support

Article Image Two web giants released major updates for iOS users Thursday, with YouTube announcing a brand new music discovery app and Facebook adding support for 360-degree video in its existing iOS app.

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Apple, Amazon, Google, others join forces in finance technology lobby

Article Image Tech giants Apple, Amazon, Google, PayPal and Intuit on Tuesday announced the formation of Financial Innovation Now, a financial services lobby that seeks to steer Washington policy as new technologies emerge.

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Social media giants clamp down on sickening Virginia shooting footage

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter, along with video sharing site YouTube, rushed to remove shocking video footage that appeared to show the shooting of two television news journalists Wednesday.

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Intel and Micron's new '3D XPoint' memory is 1000x faster, more durable than NAND

Semiconductor technology giants Intel and Micron on Tuesday announced 3D XPoint memory, the fruits of a joint endeavor into non-volatile memory technology the companies claim is the first major breakthrough in the space since the introduction of NAND flash in 1989.

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Would you buy a Microsoft smartphone? Reasons are getting scarce

Microsoft is not a force in phones and never has been. The software giant’s $7.6 billion write-off of its phone business makes it even less likely now that consumers will opt for its phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/13/would-buy-microsoft-smartphone-reasons-are-getting-scarce/

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