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Twitter planning to ban cryptocurrency ads

Following Facebook and Google’s footsteps, Twitter is reportedly planning to ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), according Sky News.

House of Representatives temporarily lifts ban on IHS masts installation nationwide

‎The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.

Investigation after claims 50 million Facebook users affected by data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office is to investigate a possible data breach affecting more than 50 million Facebook users.

Facebook suspends Donald Trump campaign data firm

Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm that helped Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, for failing to delete user data.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde calls for crackdown on bitcoin criminals

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has called for a crackdown on the misuse of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin by using the blockchain technology behind the digital currency to fight the criminals.

Institute: Russia, US to hold joint test flight to Moon in 2019

Russia and the US will hold a joint four-month experiment imitating a flight to the lunar orbital station Deep Space Gateway in 2019 in Moscow, Russian Institute of Science said.

Sierra Leone records world’s first blockchain-powered election

Sierra Leone’s 7 March election, which has gone into a run-off scheduled for 27 March, marked a global landmark: the world’s first ever blockchain-powered presidential elections.

Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating advertisement

Rihanna on Thursday denounced Snapchat after an advertisement made light of her beating by fellow pop star Chris Brown, sending the company’s share prices tumbling.

Rihanna sends Snapchat shares tumbling

Rihanna on Thursday denounced Snapchat after an advertisement made light of her beating by fellow pop star Chris Brown, sending the company’s share prices tumbling.

French court throws out Facebook ‘censorship’ case

A French court on Thursday dismissed a case brought by a French teacher who wanted to sue the US social media giant over his claims that his page was censored when he posted a nude painting by Gustave Courbet.

US announces new sanctions against Russian trolls and hackers

The US Treasury Department has instituted a new set of sanctions against five entities and 19 individuals tied to Russian hacking and influence operations.

Broadcom abandons Qualcomm takeover bid after Trump block

Broadcom has dropped its takeover bid for rival chipmaker Qualcomm after US President Donald Trump blocked the deal for national security reasons.

France to sue Google and Apple over developer contracts

France will take Google and Apple to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers, said Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire.

Apple Music hits 38 million paid subscribers

Apple Inc’s streaming music service now has 38 million paid subscribers, up from 36 million in February, the company said on Monday.


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China waives income tax for foreign investors trading yuan crude futures

China will waive income tax for three years for foreign investors trading the country’s new crude futures contract, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday.

Recep Erdogan vows to extend Turkey’s operation to Syria’s northeast

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Israel, US slam Abbas for calling American ambassador ‘son of a dog’

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