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Saudi Arabia Threatens Anyone Spreading ‘Fake News’ Online with 5 Years in Prison, Heavy Fines

Saudi Arabia is threatening to give 5-year prison terms and heavy fines to anyone caught spreading “fake news” online, a warning to those discussing the suspected murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The threat, published over the weekend in the Saudi Gazette, echoes one of President Trump’s favourite phrases to demean any journalism that he finds unfavourable to his regime. Read More >>

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Yelp and TripAdvisor Team Up to Pile On Google Over Search Monopoly

Google found itself in an uncomfortable position Sunday night, as US TV show 60 Minutes placed a magnifying glass on the company that accounts for 90 percent of all search traffic and asked if it is operating as a monopoly. Following the broadcast, Yelp and TripAdvisor announced a new initiative designed to restore more diverse local search results that have been undermined by Google’s own first-party services. Read More >>

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US Justice League Warns of Chinese Cyberspy ‘Security Emergency’

Stories of Chinese government organisations hacking American corporations are not new. But in a segment aired on news investigation programme 60 Minutes , US business leaders, government officials and security experts paint a picture of a particularly sophisticated attack on the intellectual property of “thousands” of companies. Read More >>

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How the GoPro Became the Best Selling Camera In the World

The GoPro is an amazing action camera that lets people record extreme sports, daredevil feats, and other spectacles. Just a few years ago it would have been impossible. But now it has become the best selling camera in the world. Read More >>