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India bans social media sites to quell unrest in Kashmir
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in the disputed region after videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. But the sites remained online Thursday as the local telecom company struggled to block them....

FCC chief lays out attack on 'net neutrality' rules
NEW YORK (AP) -- Internet companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality....

AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. The head of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, on Wednesday proposed undoing the Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015....

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO
NEW YORK (AP) -- You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline Wednesday, a first since going public....

Twitter reports 1Q loss
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twitter Inc. is reporting a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter....

Old car, new tricks: Adding safety tech to an older car
DETROIT (AP) -- Old cars can learn new tricks....

Security firm: Cyberattacks against Saudi Arabia continue
PARIS (AP) -- Researchers at U.S. antivirus firm McAfee say the cyberattacks that have hit Saudi Arabia over the past few months are continuing, revealing new details about an unusually disruptive campaign....

Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) -- The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video....

As Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concern
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- As Dubai races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its high-rise-studded skyline, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern in a region replete with examples of cyberattacks....

UAE's first solar-powered gas station opens in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A government oil company in the United Arab Emirates says it has opened the country's first solar-powered gas station in Dubai....

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Telecom struggles to block 22 social media banned in Kashmir

FCC chief lays out attack on 'net neutrality' rules

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Israel says it repelled a wide-ranging cyberattack

Old car, new tricks: Adding safety tech to an older car

Romania: hundreds of taxis, buses protest against Uber

Twitter reports 1Q loss

As Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concern

UAE's first solar-powered gas station opens in Dubai

Security firm: Cyberattacks against Saudi Arabia continue

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