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Elon Musk slams Apple’s App Store fees as ‘30% tax on the Internet ‘

Elon Musk slammed Apple’s widely scrutinized practice of taking a 30% slice of revenue from transactions within its App Store on Monday – asserting that the fee was “definitely not ok.” The Tesla CEO raised his concerns in response to detailing a complaint from European regulators who say Apple “abused” its leading market position to …

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Paytm parent’s quarterly loss widens as expenses surge

Paytm app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 20 (Reuters) – India’s One 97 Communications Ltd (PAYT.NS), the parent of fintech firm Paytm, on Friday reported a wider fourth-quarter loss due to higher …

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China pledges ‘purification’ of the internet ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Lunar New Year

The Cyberspace Administration of China announced Tuesday that its month-long internet “purification” campaign is intended to create a “healthy, happy, and peaceful online environment.” The powerful internet watchdog – which President Xi Jinping set up in 2014 in the name of protecting China’s internet and data security – tied the campaign to the start of …

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Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on private jet

Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. REUTERS / Rebecca Cook // File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to denounce as “utterly untrue” claims …

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Google ‘private browsing’ mode is not really private, Texas lawsuit says

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The Google search engine collects data on users who think they can be anonymous if they use a “private browsing” mode, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton claimed on Thursday, filing an amended privacy lawsuit against the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit. Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia filed …

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Samsung leader Lee excused from trial hearing as Biden to tour S.Korea chip plant

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman, Jay Y. Lee, leaves the Seoul high court in Seoul, South Korea, October 25, 2019. REUTERS / Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 20 (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee has been excused from attending an accounting fraud trial hearing on …

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Elon Musk accused of exposing himself to private flight attendant: report

Elon Musk was accused of exposing himself to a flight attendant aboard one of his private planes in 2016 – and SpaceX later paid the woman $ 250,000 to settle her sexual misconduct claim, a new report said. Musk was also accused of rubbing the flight attendant’s leg without permission and offering to buy her …

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EXCLUSIVE Malaysia’s biggest telcos seek majority stake in 5G agency – document

People use their mobile phones at a university in Semenyih, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 3, 2017. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Four telcos seek at least 51% of 5G agency DNB – letter to govt Telcos say majority shareholding ‘most viable’ for agreement Telcos want review …

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Canada to ban Huawei, ZTE 5G equipment, joining Five Eyes allies

“We intend to exclude Huawei and ZTE from our 5G networks,” Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters in Ottawa. “Providers who already have this equipment installed will be required to cease its use and remove it under the plans we’re announcing today.” Champagne added that companies will be required to remove their 5G gear by …

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