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    Syria: Fake Images, Real War

    Powerful images defining the horrors of war in Syria are proliferating wildly on social media and are increasingly finding space in the mainstream media.

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    'Holy Defence': Hezbollah issues call of duty to video gamers

    Heroic music, gunshots, and street fighting: Holy Defence has all the ingredients of a traditional first-person shooter video game, except this time, the player is a Hezbollah fighter.

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    India test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

    According to defense sources, the nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-II was fired from a mobile launcher from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast on Tuesday morning.

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    Iran media 'being targeted by American and British hackers'

    A Sunday statement carried by the official IRNA news agency quotes the officials as saying the hackers targeted 30 websites on Saturday, including some belonging to Iranian newspapers.

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    Google fined in India for abusing dominant position

    Google has been fined more than $21 million in India for “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, competition regulators said Thursday.“Google was found to be indulging in practices of search bias.

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    Nepal ends India’s monopoly on internet access with new Chinese link

    Nepal’s information and communication minister Mohan Bahadur Basnet and Chinese ambassador Yu Hong inaugurated the link during a ceremony in Kathmandu, reflecting China’s growing engagement.

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    India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites

    Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, A.S. Kiran Kumar, said the satellites successfully reached orbit after the polar satellite launch vehicle took off from Sriharikota, an island off Andhra Pradesh.

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    India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

    India Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence (AAD) supersonic interceptor missile, capable of destroying any incoming ballistic missile in low altitude.

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    India ranks on the top in improving its broadband download speed

    According to Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index 2017, India ranks on top in terms of improving its broadband download speeds in 2017. India also captured the second slot in terms of showing.

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    Google 'declares' Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    Google and Russia's Yandex on Thursday started showing Jerusalem as Israel's capital on their search engines and maps, not long after President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. recognized.

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    Google sued over illegally tapping user data from iPhones

    Consumer group “Google You Owe Us” has started a class action against Google alleging the search giant illegally gathered personal information from more than five million iPhone users to target them.

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    How social media played a part in luring footballer militant back in Kashmir

    For the first time in three decades of insurgency, a campaign, triggered by mother’s passionate appeal, persuaded a promising footballer to come out of the militant fold. 

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    Afghanistan temporarily bans WhatsApp over ‘security concerns’

    In a move that can curb “freedom of expression”, the Afghanistan government has asked several private telecommunication companies to suspend WhatsApp and Telegram instant messaging services in the country.

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    Indian seminary issues fatwa banning Muslims from posting pictures on social media

    The Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur has issued a fatwa prohibiting Muslim men and women from posting their or their families’ photographs on social media sites.

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    Worn down by censors, Iran's Facebook shuts down

    The Iran's oldest social media network announced on Monday it is shutting down after years of battling censors, saying they had allowed foreign sites such as Instagram to take over.

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    Email users at highest risk of cyber threats

    Email users are more than twice as likely to encounter cyber threats through emails than any other malware, a new report said on Wednesday.One out of every nine users would have received.

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    Galaxy Note8 sales beat iPhone 8, Samsung India set for record year

    Samsung Galaxy Note8 that came to India last month and saw over 250,000 registrations within no time is selling like hot cakes and has left Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus behind in the race.

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    Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia on govt's request

    Global image messaging service Snapchat has blocked Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia at the request of Saudi authorities, the company said on Monday.

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    Five billion Bluetooth devices at risk as 'BlueBorne' malware spreads

    "BlueBorne" allows attackers to take control of devices, access corporate data and networks, penetrate secure "air-gapped" networks, and spread malware laterally to adjacent devices, the researchers noted. 

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    India tops list of countries where people 'can't live without the internet'

    India has trumped China, the UK, Germany, and even the US to become the number one country where people simply cannot live without the internet in a survey of internet users across the world.

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    India's workhorse rocket fails for the first time in decades

    India’s premier rocket failed to put a navigation satellite into orbit during a launch this morning, after some unknown malfunction prevented the satellite from leaving the vehicle.

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    Facebook updates timeline for 'improved readability', 'easier navigation'

    According to the press release, Facebook has, "updated the comment style and made it easier to see which comments are direct replies to another person."

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    Google denies hiring 16-year-old Indian boy for over Rs23 million a year

    Sometimes certain things feel too good to be true because they aren’t true. For example, the much-publicised story about a 16-year-old Indian student ‘landing’ a dream job at Google.

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    Iran 'successfully tests' long-delayed space rocket

    Iranian state television described the launch as involving a "Simorgh" rocket that is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 pounds). The state media report did not elaborate on the rocket's payload.

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