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Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook’s Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives. “As soon as an issuer of a digital currency dominates the market it becomes difficult for competitors,” conservative lawmaker Thomas Heilmann […]

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Trump says he looks orange because of energy-efficient light bulbs

During a speech for House Republicans on Thursday night, Donald Trump blamed his orange appearance on the most nefarious political villain of our time: light bulbs. The Trump administration announced earlier this month that it would soften federal rules requiring light bulbs to meet certain energy efficiency standards. The rules, which eliminated light bulbs that […]

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How to Sync Faces Across Devices in Apple Photos

Khamosh Pathak Apple Photos has a built-in facial recognition feature that gives you full control over identifying and syncing faces across your devices. Here’s how you can add names to faces in Photos app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. How Faces and People Synching Works in Apple Photos Apple’s People feature automatically recognizes people […]

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Apple introduces a ‘grace period’ for lapsed App Store subscriptions

Apple is changing how subscriptions work on its App Store. Before, any lapse in payment could cut off the customer from being able to use the app’s subscription-based features — and make it more difficult for the developer to reacquire that customer’s business in the future. Now, Apple says developers will have the option to […]

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Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says

Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online platforms in response to new laws from foreign governments, regardless of whether U.S. lawmakers act to change a U.S. law that has allowed social media platforms to flourish.

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