• Gmail users can now unsend emails

    Gmail users can now unsend emails

    Gmail users will be pleased to hear that they can now click “undo send” on emails that contain mistakes or embarrassing content.

  • Social media, smartphones threaten online news providers

    Social media, smartphones threaten online news providers

    Social media’s growing influence and the rise in the use of smartphones as the main device for accessing online news could result to an uncertain financial future for news providers, said the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) in a report. In its annual Digital News Report, RISJ noted that most news outlets
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  • Belgium sues Facebook

    Belgium sues Facebook

    The Belgian Privacy Commission (CBPL) has initiated a legal case against Facebook’s local subsidiary because of the latter’s alleged illegal tracking of users, according to a report from The Independent. Commission Chairman Willem Debeuckelaere said that “the way the social network secretly tracks members but also non-members and processes data is flagrant. Even people who
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  • Will the US ban internet access tax forever?

    Will the US ban internet access tax forever?

    A bill that permanently prohibits taxes on internet access has been passed by the House of Representatives in the United States, according to a report from PC World. Dubbed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, the bill extends the 17-year moratorium on such taxes. The bill also forbids states from imposing any new levies on
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  • Google to build second data centre in Singapore

    Google to build second data centre in Singapore

    Google has announced that it is expanding its data centre in Singapore with the addition of a second large multi-level data centre next to its current site. The move was prompted by a significant increase in data usage in Singapore and across the globe. It also comes barely 18 months after Google’s first data storage
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  • Internet.org faces growing criticism

    Internet.org faces growing criticism

    Facebook’s effort to bring free internet service to developing countries is facing major backlash as 65 advocacy organisations across 31 countries protest Internet.org.   In an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO and founder, the group said the project violates the principles of net neutrality and threatens freedom of expression, security, equality of opportunity,
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