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Russia threatens to ban end-to-end encrypted messaging app Telegram



News June 23, 2017


Alexander Zharov, head of communications regulator Roskomnadzor, said repeated efforts to obtain the information had been ignored and warned that "time is running out" for the app.If Telegram hands over the details and joins Rosko...

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Facebook reveals plans to tackle online extremism



News June 23, 2017


The social network has launched the Online Civil Courage Initiative (OCCI), which will act as a forum for non-profit organisations to share experience of extremism and develop "best practices" to confront the issue.Founding partne...

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UK tech firm Imagination Technologies up for sale amid Apple dispute



News June 22, 2017


Imagination Technologies, whose shares trade on the FTSE 250, lost 70% of its market value at one stage on 3 April when the world's most valuable listed company announced plans to stop buying Imagination's processing products and ...

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Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election



News June 21, 2017


Opening a Congressional session, the vice chair of the Select Committee on Intelligence, Mike Warner, described the hacking as marking a watershed in political history."At a minimal cost, Russia sowed chaos in our political system...

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ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets



News June 21, 2017


Dubbed PLATO, the mission may fundamentally change what humanity believes of its place in the universe.PLATO is going to "address fundamental questions such as 'how common are Earth-like planets?' and 'is our solar system unusual ...

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