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Nokia signs its first official 5G equipment deal with NTT DoCoMo

Finland's Nokia said on Friday it signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo, which boasts nearly half of the country's mobile subscribers.
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Philippine lawmakers worry China Telecom may be a 'Trojan horse'

Opposition members of the Philippine Congress raised concern on Wednesday that China Telecom Corp Ltd, which may enter the Philippine industry, could be a "Trojan horse" aimed at giving China access to state secrets.
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Facebook should pay 'trusted' news publishers carriage fee: Murdoch

News Corp's Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook Inc to pay "trusted" news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies.
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Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during US elections

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc, which is reviewing Russian interference during the 2016 United States election, said on Friday (Jan 19) it would notify some of its users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service. The company said it would em
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Where Netflix goes, Big Tech may follow

SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix Inc's <NFLX.O> quarterly report on Monday may offer an advanced preview of whether Facebook Inc <FB.O>, Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> and other heavyweights behind much of the U.S. stock market's record-breaking rally can keep delivering. M
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Social media companies accelerate removals of online hate speech

Social media companies Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube have greatly accelerated their removals of online hate speech, reviewing over two thirds of complaints within 24 hours, new EU figures show.
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Apple unveils major US investment

Citing the benefits of a recently passed tax reform package, Apple on Wednesday (17 January) ...
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Huawei throws weight behind RCS with Google tie-up

Huawei announced its backing for Rich Communications Services (RCS) after striking a partnership with Google ...
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WhatsApp inches closer to revenue plan with accounts for businesses

Messaging application WhatsApp said on Thursday that it would begin allowing business accounts for the first time, a step that brings the free service closer to a plan that would make money for its corporate parent, Facebook Inc .
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SoftBank is now Uber's largest shareholder as deal closes

A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday, making SoftBank the largest stakeholder in the ride-services firm and providing a much-needed boost to controversy-ridden Uber.
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Ericsson books Q4 goodwill impairment in digial and media arms

Swedish mobile network gear maker Ericsson booked an impairment of 14.2 billion crowns (US$1.8 billion) in the fourth quarter, related primarily to goodwill in its digital and media operations, hitting operating income but not cashflow.
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Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, falls 7 percent on extended selloff

The price of bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, dropping more than seven percent on the Bitstamp exchange on Wednesday, spooked by worries regulators may try to clamp down on the highly-volatile trading in the digital currency.
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U.S. Companies List Blockchain ETFs As Bitcoin Proposals Languish

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors looking to profit from excitement surrounding bitcoin technology will get a new opportunity this week.
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YouTube again revises rules to protect advertisers from offensive content

Alphabet Inc's Google is making its second attempt in less than a year to protect advertisers on its YouTube user channels from being associated with videos featuring violence, gore or bad language.
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Microsoft tops Thomson Reuters top 100 global tech leaders list

(Reuters - Thomson Reuters Corp on Wednesday published its debut "Top 100 Global Technology Leaders" list with Microsoft Corp in the no. 1 spot, followed by chipmaker Intel Corp and network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc .
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Bitcoin falls 25 percent to $10,200 on Bitstamp exchange

Bitcoin had lost a quarter of its value in early Asian trading on Wednesday as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports that South Korea's finance minister said banning trading in cryptocurrencies was still an option.
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