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Russia lifts Wikipedia ban after it edits drugs entry

Russia's media watchdog said it had lifted a short-lived ban on Russian-language Wikipedia over an entry on a form of cannabis.

Russia lifts Wikipedia ban after it edits drugs entry
Ashley Madison sued over membership data leak
Ashley Madison sued over membership data leak

A Can$760 million (US$578 million) class action lawsuit has been launched against the owner of affair-seeking website Ashley Madison.

Ashley Madison sued over membership data leak
BuzzFeed moves to Japan in Yahoo partnership
BuzzFeed moves to Japan in Yahoo partnership

BuzzFeed announced plans to launch a Japanese news website in a partnership with Yahoo Japan, the latest step in a global expansion push.

BuzzFeed moves to Japan in Yahoo partnership
Twitter lifts limits on direct messages between users
Twitter lifts limits on direct messages between users

Twitter lifted its character limit for direct messages between users, saying it would help make the private side of Twitter "more powerful and fun."

Twitter lifts limits on direct messages between users
Google turns a page with Alphabet
Google turns a page with Alphabet

Google's reshaping under newly formed parent Alphabet gives the tech giant more ability to focus on its core business.

Google turns a page with Alphabet
Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore
Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore

Yahoo on Friday said it is adding to its lengthy roster of acquisitions with a deal to buy social shopping website Polyvore.

Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore
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Zuckerbergs share news: baby girl on the way

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, revealed on Friday that their first child is on the way after a series of miscarriages.

Zuckerbergs share news: baby girl on the way
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Facebook ready to test Internet-beaming drones

Facebook said it is ready to begin test flights of a high-altitude drone designed to provide Internet access to remote locations of the world

Facebook ready to test Internet-beaming drones
New facets sparkle in Windows 10
New facets sparkle in Windows 10

Microsoft's new Windows 10 computer operating system is out to win the love its predecessor never got.

New facets sparkle in Windows 10
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Google removes Chinese name on map after Philippine furore

Google has quietly removed the Chinese name for a South China Sea shoal bitterly disputed by Beijing and Manila from its maps service, following an outcry from Filipinos.

Google removes Chinese name on map after Philippine furore
Microsoft tweaks streaming music plan for Windows 10
Microsoft tweaks streaming music plan for Windows 10

Microsoft has rebranded its subscription-based music services as part of a ramped-up effort to compete with the likes of Apple, Google Spotify and others.

Microsoft tweaks streaming music plan for Windows 10
Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals
Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals

Fluffy clouds waft across a blue sky as you log in and while you chat with friends, Gospel music rings out: welcome to Facegloria, the social network for Brazilian Evangelicals.

Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals
Russian MPs pass 'right to be forgotten' Internet law
Russian MPs pass 'right to be forgotten' Internet law

Russian lawmakers passed a bill allowing people to force Internet search engines to remove links to data about them.

Russian MPs pass 'right to be forgotten' Internet law
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Mobile Internet speed in Kazakhstan increases

The average speed of mobile Internet in Kazakhstan has increased to 10.47 megabit per second.

Mobile Internet speed in Kazakhstan increases
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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to figure out social equation

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg figures there could be a formula that explains how people think.

Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to figure out social equation
Instagram targets real-time events in Twitter challenge
Instagram targets real-time events in Twitter challenge

Instagram began letting users easily tune into hot topics of the moment as the Facebook-owned image sharing service stepped squarely into Twitter's domain.

Instagram targets real-time events in Twitter challenge
YouTube plays to video game loving viewers
YouTube plays to video game loving viewers

YouTube is wading confidently into turf dominated by Amazon-owned Twitch, with a service tailored for the hot trend of videogame play as a spectator sport.

YouTube plays to video game loving viewers
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Russian MPs back 'right to be forgotten online' law

Russia's lower house of parliament gave initial backing to a bill requiring Internet search sites to remove access to inaccurate and outdated personal information.

Russian MPs back 'right to be forgotten online' law
Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts
Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts

Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo is surrendering his post, handing the reins back to co-founder Jack Dorsey as the popular service struggles to boost its ranks of users.

Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts
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Nazarbayev slams social networks, Internet, pseudo-culture

President of Kazakhstan speaks harsh words about the current state of culture, in which social networks and the Internet undermine moral principles and spirituality.

Nazarbayev slams social networks, Internet, pseudo-culture