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SKY New Zealand pulls Sky News Australia from its platform after it aired disturbing footage of the deadly mosque shootings

Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019, where one of the two mass shootings occurred Friday.AP Photo/Vincent Yu Sky News Australia has been dropped by New Zealand’s biggest satellite television provider after it aired distressing …

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Facebook and Instagram launch their first lawsuit over fake accounts and likes from Chinese companies, following legal concerns

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees joint hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., on April 10, 2018.REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Facebook announced Friday that the company, along with Instagram, have filed a federal …

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Facebook has banned prominent far-right activist Tommy Robinson for spreading Islamophobia

Tommy Robinson.Getty Facebook has banned British far-right activist Tommy Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon. In a blog on Tuesday, Facebook said Robinson had repeatedly broken its community standards by targeting Muslims with “dehumanizing language” and “calls for violence.” Facebook has previously banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones and …

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Apple says it does not want to be an ‘elitist’ company as iPhone prices continue to rise

Apple COO Jeff Williams speaking about the Apple Watch Series 4in September 2018.AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez Apple COO Jeff Williams said Apple does not want to be an “elitist” company when asked about rising iPhone prices on Friday. Speaking at Elon University in North Carolina, Williams also said analysts “don’t …

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A whole crop of new Android phones just got dedicated Google Assistant buttons, whether people want them or not

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Some of the most popular Android manufacturers are launching phones with a dedicated Google Assistant button on the handset. The buttons will simply launch Google Assistant, which can also be triggered by voice. LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, and Vivo are all bringing out new devices with the button, …

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