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Twitter users in France can tweet money

Messaging platform teams up with Groupe BPCE on person-to-person transfers Asia homepage

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Apple says ‘Shellshock’ no risk to vast majority of Mac users

BOSTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc said the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified "Shellshock" computer bug, which security experts have warned affect operating systems, including Mac's OS X. "The vast majority of … Continue reading

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Google is no longer forcing new users into making Google+ accounts

Google has lifted its requirement that new Google users also create a Google+ account, Marketing Land reports. When you sign up for a Gmail, Google Docs, or other Google account, a new "No thanks" button lets you opt out of Google's … Continue reading

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Apple to add security alerts for iCloud users, says Cook: WSJ

(Reuters) – Apple Inc is planning additional steps to keep hackers out of user accounts in the face of the recent celebrity photo scandal, but denied that lack of security allowed intruders to post nude photographs of celebrities on the … Continue reading

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Apple to warn users of iCloud hack attempts

US tech group pledges to warn customers when hackers try to access their iCloud accounts, in aftermath of attack on celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence Asia homepage

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Facebook goes down for some U.S. users

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc went down for an unknown number of U.S. users on Wednesday afternoon, in what appeared to be the latest outage to affect the world's largest social network. Several users reported getting an error message, … Continue reading

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Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review. Max Schrems, who already has a case involving the social network pending at the … Continue reading

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Russia demands Internet users show ID to access public Wifi

Russia further tightened its control of the Internet on Friday, requiring people using public Wifi hotspots provide identification, a policy that prompted anger from bloggers and confusion among telecom operators on how it would work. The decree, signed by Prime … Continue reading

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Facebook service disrupted for some users

Facebook Inc, the world's No.1 social network, suffered a service disruption on Friday that made the website unavailable to some users. Facebook has 1.32 billion monthly users. "We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook. We’re working … Continue reading

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BlackBerry opens up BBM to Windows phone users

BlackBerry Ltd said on Thursday its popular messaging system BBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, would now be open to those using the Windows phone platform, a move that potentially makes the messaging service more appealing to its enterprise clients. BlackBerry, which … Continue reading

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