Zuckerberg to ‘go to the mat’ to fight breakup: report

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to “go to the mat” to fight a government attempt to break up the social media giant, according to a report Tuesday based on a leaked audio recording. Tech news site The Verge released leaked comments from a meeting of Facebook employees in July in

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Despite third quarter decline, Tesla’s Model 3 stays on top in Norway

OSLO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s electric Model 3 remained Norway’s top-selling car in the third quarter, although its sales declined from earlier in the year, registration data showed on Tuesday. Tesla sold 3,300 Model 3s in Norway in July-September, beating Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Golf by some 900 cars. But the Model 3 total was down from

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Twitter, TweetDeck suffer global outage, thousands hit

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said late on Tuesday that the social media website and its dashboard management platform TweetDeck was hit with an outage, with thousands of global users left in the dark. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We re currently working on a fix, and should be

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Samsung ends mobile phone production in China

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has ended mobile telephone production in China, it said on Wednesday, hurt by intensifying competition from domestic rivals in the world’s biggest smartphone market. The shutdown of Samsung’s last China phone factory comes after it cut production at the plant in the southern city of Huizhou in June

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Google rolls out updated privacy tools for YouTube, Maps

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is rolling out more tools for users to control their privacy settings. The company and other tech giants are facing increased scrutiny over the amount of data they collect from their users. Google and Facebook both debuted new privacy tools this year. Now, YouTube users will be able to set

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Security tight at “Joker” Hollywood premiere

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Joaquin Phoenix walked the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of “Joker” . Variety reported that Warner Brothers had restricted access to the premiere to photographers and videographers only, with interview press being disinvited. “Our red carpet is comprised of photographers only,” a studio spokesperson told Variety, “a lot has

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Google marks 81st birth anniversary of Waheed Murad

ISLAMABAD : Google, on Wednesday, paid tribute to legendary Pakistani actor, producer and script writer Waheed Murad on his 81st birth anniversary with a doodle. Born on October 2, 1938, Waheed Murad also known as Chocolate Hero, was a Pakistani film actor, producer and script writer. He graduated from the S.M. Arts College Karachi, and

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Vuitton closes Paris Fashion Week with vintage flashback

(Reuters) – Louis Vuitton showcased on Tuesday a collection that mixed fashion inspirations, colors and patterns for the last show of the Paris Fashion Week. Nicolas Ghesquière, the artistic director of Vuitton’s women’s collections, set the runway extravaganza in makeshift space inside a courtyard of the Louvre museum, with showbusiness power couple Justin Timberlake and

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