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Facebook opens to developers amid open web debate in India

MUMBAI - Facebook Inc opened up its platform to new websites and applications from developers on Monday, a move the social media giant said would boost efforts to get people online in low-income and rural areas in emerging markets.

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Bid to end mass collection of phone data advances in Congress

WASHINGTON - A bill to end spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, setting up a potential showdown over the program, which expires on June 1.

Politics 30 Apr 2015

Rocket Internet cuts stakes in lending sites: Spiegel

FRANKFURT - Rocket Internet, a tech investor focused on emerging market ventures, has reduced its stakes in two of its Europe-focused financial services start-ups after facing setbacks there, Germany's Spiegel magazine said.

02 May 2015

California ACLU group launches app to record possible police misconduct

LOS ANGELES - A California civil liberties group launched a mobile application on Thursday that will let bystanders record cell phone videos of possible cases of police misconduct and then quickly save the footage to the organization's computer servers.

U.S., 30 Apr 2015

Apple Watch has lowest hardware cost to price: IHS

- Apple Inc's Watch has the lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price across any Apple phone, according to a preliminary estimate by research firm IHS after a teardown study.

30 Apr 2015

China blames hacking attack for recent Internet problems

BEIJING - A hacking attack using malware from overseas servers was to blame for Internet problems in China earlier this week that prevented users accessing a number of popular foreign websites, an official state-run newspaper said on Friday.

01 May 2015