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Legacy telcos make peace with Internet services in Africa

Telecom execs face the facts and believe Web-based services are here to stay, an Ovum poll indicates

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Privacy group complains about Uber data collection

EPIC asks the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Uber's new privacy policy

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Visa's NotATourist campaign taps social sharing for travelers

The Explore app uses geo-fencing to find the best deals around a visitor's location

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Apple hears Taylor Swift, to pay artists during free music trial

The pop star had earlier complained about Apple's decision not to pay artists during the free trial

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Taylor Swift slams Apple for not paying artists during Apple Music trial

'We don't ask you for free iPhones,' the singer said this weekend, so Apple shouldn't demand free music

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Twitter tests a new way to sell goods

Two new features provide new areas of content around retail items and places

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Why SoftBank's Pepper could become the iPhone of robots

Pepper can't do housework, but it's a spearhead in the coming robotics wave

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Lyft to pay $300,000, make insurance changes in settlement with New York

The company had been accused of operating an illegal car for-hire service in the state

Twitter adds autoplaying videos

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Videos will play automatically in users' feeds, without sound, until they're tapped on

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KakaoTalk users will get streaming video in chat rooms

South Korean users will be able to comment on live sports matches with KakaoTV

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Smartphone beacons power crowdsourced weather forecasts

Japan's Weathernews is giving out atmospheric sensors to improve its crowdsourced weather app

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Alibaba prepares to launch Netflix-like service in China

The service would be offered through smart TVs and set-top boxes running Alibaba software

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FCC says PayPal 'robocall' policy could break rules

FCC has told PayPal that it needs to take written permission from customers for telemarketing robocalls and robotexts

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Virginia teen pleads guilty to giving Islamic State help on bitcoin

Ali Shukri Amin, 17, used Twitter to link to an article on how to use bitcoin, according to U.S. officials

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Four challenges for Twitter's next CEO

Identity problems, slowing user growth and abuse, oh my!