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Mexico says cryptocurrencies are not money, warns of risks

Mexican financial authorities have said that crypto assets are not legal tender in Mexico and are not considered currencies under current laws, warning that financial institutions ...

Platform Industry: Google search engine

Google dangles paid upgrade to businesses using Gmail addresses

Google has unveiled an option for small businesses to upgrade their Gmail accounts for greater calendaring, video chat and email newsletter functionalities.

Platform Industry: Facebook Twitter

Does Mexico’s social media plan violate North America trade deal?

A Latin American industry group that includes Facebook and Twitter said a reform in Mexico would violate an international trade pact, in swift backlash to a draft bill that seeks t...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Mexico’s TV Azteca invests in music streaming firm Deezer

Mexico’s TV Azteca, a unit of Grupo Salinas, is investing in music streaming company Deezer with an agreement that includes an equity stake and commercial partnerships, the c...

Platform News: fake news, political bias, section 230 and misinformation on social media

Mexican president to invite Twitter boss to talk about fighting fake news

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he would invite the head of Twitter Inc Mexico to talk about controlling bots and fighting the spread of fake news on ...

Platform News: Streaming services, including Netflix

Mexican Senate to vote on proposal to compel Netflix, Amazon Prime to boost local content

Mexican senators are set to vote Tuesday on a proposal that would force streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon to ensure national content makes up at least 30% of their catalo...