The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns U.S. treatment programmes.Read more
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is planning to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of the WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger services and incorporate end-to-end encryption into these apps, the New York Times reported on Friday.Read more
A woman uses her phone as she walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas PeterRead more
YouTube took down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies, the unit of Alphabet Inc’s <GOOGL.O> Google said on Thursday in an effort to demonstrate progress in suppressing problem content.
Government officials and interest groups in the United States, Europe and Asia have been pressuring YouTube, Facebook Inc <FB.O> and other social media services to quickly identify and remove extremist and hateful content that critics have said incite violence.
The European Union has proposed online services should face steep fines unless they remove extremist material within one hour of a government order to do so.
An official at India’s Ministry of Home Affairs speaking on the condition of anonymity on Thursday said social media firms had agreed to tackle authorities’ requests to remove objectionable content within 36 hours.Read more
Pictured – Huawei consultant, Simon Tsang at ICT workshop in Port Moresby, Wednesday, December 12, 2018. By Fidelis Sukina – EMTVRead more
U.S. President Donald Trump sits for an exclusive interview with Reuters journalists in the Oval Office at the White HouseRead more
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by ReutersRead more
Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills.
The National University of Singapore team said it had found a way to convert bottles made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into aerogels that have many potential uses – from insulation and fire safety to cleaning up oil spills.Read more
FILE PHOTO: Journalists follow the presentation of a Huawei smartphone ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, Germany, SeptemberRead more
Among additions to infrastructure in Port Moresby for the recent APEC Leaders Meeting, was the installation of Closed Circuit Television cameras in various parts of the city.Read more