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Google threatens to withdraw search engine from Australia

Google has threatened to remove its search engine from Australia over the nation’s attempt to make the tech giant share royalties with news publishers. Australia is introducing a world-first law to make Google, Facebook and potentially other tech companies pay media outlets for their news content. But the US firms …

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook may block Trump ‘indefinitely’

Facebook’s restrictions on President Donald Trump’s account will continue for at least the next two weeks and perhaps “indefinitely,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a blog post on Thursday. “We believe the risks of allowing the President to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great,” …

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The antitrust lawsuits against Google just keep coming

Google is now facing its third antitrust lawsuit. As many as 38 state attorneys general filed the latest suit against Google Thursday. The suit alleges that the company has operated an illegal monopoly in the markets for online search and search advertising. The lawsuit is being led by eight states: …

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Telcos promise to provide stable network during 2020 polls

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications says its members are devising measures to provide quality network across the country during the general elections. The assurance from the industry association follows individual network audit assessments undertaken by its members which led to numerous deployments and actions to ensure stable network connections across …

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Office of JJ Rawlings reports fake Kimathi Twitter account to Police

The Office of the late President Jerry John Rawlings has reported the activities of an account impersonating his son on micro-blog Twitter to the Ghana Police Service and the social media company. According to a statement issued by the office, the account which has now been suspended was publishing falsehoods …

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PBAY officials arrested for alleged scam of customers

Officials of National Security in Ho have arrested leaders of a group allegedly attempting to scam customers of defunct banks in Ho and registering unsuspecting clients. Officers of PBAY limited had set up camp at the premises of the Assemblies of God Church in Ho and attracted thousands of desperate …

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Parliament approves Cybersecurity Act to Promote & Regulate Cybersecurity Activities

Parliament has passed the landmark Cybersecurity Act 2020 to protect people from fraudulent online transactions as well as safeguard the country’s digital space. The Law establishes the Cyber Security Authority, protects the critical information infrastructure of the country, regulates cybersecurity activities, provides for the protection of children on the internet …

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