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Russian internet watchdog launches procedure to block access to Telegram messenger

The Russian telecommunications watchdog has issued an order to internet providers restricting access to web resources used by Telegram messenger, which lost a court battle with the authorities over encryption. “The information on web resources used by the Telegram company was sent to internet service providers on Monday in order to restrict access to them,” read a message posted on ...

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Amazon rolls out remote access to its FreeTime parental controls

Amazon is making it easier for parents to manage their child’s device usage from their own phone, tablet, or PC with an update to the Parent Dashboard in Amazon FreeTime. Since its launch in 2012, Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited has been one of the better implementations of combining kid-friendly content with customizable profiles and parental controls. Today, parents can monitor and ...

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Facebook will cut off access to third party data for ad targeting

In a surprise change, Facebook will give up one major data source that the company uses to help advertisers target relevant users on the platform. The company just announced that it will end a feature called Partner Categories, launched back in 2013 out of a partnership between Facebook and major data brokers. Third party data helps Facebook further atomize its ...

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47.3 million U.S. adults have access to a smart speaker, report says

Nearly one in five U.S. adults today have access to a smart speaker, according to new research out this week from Voicebot.ai. That means adoption of these voice-powered devices has grown from around 1 percent reach among U.S. adults to nearly 20 percent in just two years – or 47.3 million U.S. adults. To clarify, “access to a smart speaker” ...

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'Iranian women will have access to their football stadiums soon’ – FIFA boss Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said Iranian authorities have assured him that women will soon be provided with access to football stadiums. They are currently banned from attending games. The announcement follows reports that 35 Iranian women seeking to watch a game between local teams Esteqlal and Persepolis, which was attended by Infantino, had been denied entry to the stadium. ...

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Facebook Watch to live-stream ‘The Oscars: All Access’

Awards season might be coming to a close, but there is still one awards show left, and it’s a big one. The Academy Awards airs Sunday, March 4. The awards show will air live on ABC, but Facebook users will also have the ability to tune in to “The Oscars: All Access” via Facebook Watch. The Academy’s show page, ABC ...

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Facebook Watch to live-stream ‘The Oscars: All Access’

Awards season might be coming to a close, but there is still one awards show left, and it’s a big one. The Academy Awards airs Sunday, March 4. The awards show will air live on ABC, but Facebook users will also have the ability to tune in to “The Oscars: All Access” via Facebook Watch. The Academy’s show page, ABC ...

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Trump vows to open access to experimental drugs, drop prices ‘substantially’

President Donald Trump pushed for greater access to experimental medication for terminally ill patients and also called for drug prices to come down during his first State of the Union. Read more Trump lauded the FDA Tuesday night for approving more drugs and medical devices last year than ever before, but then called for reforms. Patients with terminal illnesses should ...

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Saudi women score access to football matches

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 03:31 Saudi Arabian women will be able to attend major sports events for the first time this Friday, as the Kingdom introduces one of its promised reforms to allow female fans at football matches. Opening football stadiums to women is part of the Gulf kingdom’s “Vision 2030” economic plan to modernize the conservative monarchy and ...

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Amazon’s a la carte TV service, Amazon Channels, adds CBS All Access

Amazon’s a la carte TV subscription service, Amazon Channels, just added another big name to its lineup. Today, the companies announced that CBS’s over-the-top streaming service, CBS All Access – yes, the home to the new “Star Trek” – will now be available on Amazon Channels. However, only the higher-priced, $ 9.99/month commercial-free subscription will be offered for the time ...

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