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Facebook’s privacy update: 5 things to know

Facebook’s privacy update: 5 things to know

NEW YORK – Facebook is once again trying to simplify its privacy policy, largely to address criticisms that it’s too complex and lengthy for the average user.

Facebook again tries to simplify privacy policy

Facebook again tries to simplify privacy policy

NEW YORK — One more time, Facebook is trying to simplify its lengthy privacy policy — and make it much shorter — to explain how it targets advertisements to its 1.35 billion users.

YouTube adds subscription service to music mix

YouTube adds subscription service to music mix

SAN FRANCISCO – Google is remixing the music on its YouTube video site with the addition of ad-free subscription service Music Key and a new format designed to make it easier to...

Yahoo! buys video ad platform for S$826m

Yahoo! buys video ad platform for S$826m

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo! agreed to acquire video-advertising service BrightRoll for about US$640 million (S$826 million) in cash, adding marketing tools to drive chief executive...

Obama calls for equal access to the Internet

NEW YORK — United States President Barack Obama’s proposal for an open Internet would be a victory for Netflix and its binge-watching users, and may be a bigger boon for a...

BlackBerry seeks partnerships to expand in China

BlackBerry seeks partnerships to expand in China

BEIJING — BlackBerry chief executive officer John Chen said he was interested in partnerships to expand in China — the world’s largest smartphone market — after meeting the...

Gallery: Gold-plated iPhone 6 on sale for S$9,440

Gold-plated iPhone 6 on sale for S$9,440

SINGAPORE — Not satisfied with your gold-tinted iPhone? For US$7,300 (S$9,439.85), consumers can now buy an iPhone 6 plated in 24-carat gold, with the Apple logo encrusted in...

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