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Facebook’s cryptocurrency venture to wind down and sell tech assets

Meta Platforms Inc’s digital currency venture Diem Association is winding down and selling its technology to California-based Silvergate Capital Corp for about $200 million, ...

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Amazon shortens COVID isolation, paid leave for U.S. workers Inc has told workers they only have to isolate for a week after testing positive for COVID-19, instead of 10 days, following updated US health guidance.

Platform Industry News: Facebook India

Facebook to curb hate speech as Indian states go to polls

Facebook Inc said it was taking steps to combat hate speech and misinformation in India as the world’s biggest democracy started its months-long multi-phase elections in four...

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Google removes some IAC browser extensions for ‘policy violations’

Google said on Sunday it’s removed lots of browser extensions of online conglomerate IAC/InterActive Corp for “policy violations” and is reviewing “enforcem...

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Amazon says ‘appropriate’ executive to be available, as US panel calls on Bezos to testify Inc has it would make an “appropriate” executive available to the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee to testify about allegations related to how...

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Apple to delay mass production of 2020 flagship iPhones – WSJ

Apple is delaying the production ramp-up of its flagship iPhones coming later this year by about a month as the coronavirus pandemic has weakened global consumer demand and disrupt...


Expedia nearing deal to sell stake to Silver Lake and Apollo – WSJ

Online travel services company Expedia Group Inc is in advanced talks to sell a stake to private-equity firms Silver Lake Partners and Apollo Global Management Inc for about $1 bil...