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Month: January 2019

Netflix Removes Hasan Minhaj Comedy Episode After Saudi Demand

Netflix has removed from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia an episode of a comedy show critical of the kingdom. The second episode of Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj was removed following a legal demand, which reportedly said it violated a Saudi anti-cybercrime law. It features Minhaj mocking the actions of Saudi officials following the […]

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Apple Loses $50 B in Market Value After Tech Giant Warns of Rare Revenues Miss

Apple has fallen victim to the Asian contagion, according to CEO Tim Cook as sales in China plummeted. Shares of the iPhone maker cratered nearly 8 percent in extended trading Wednesday — knocking some $50 billion off the market cap after the company took the unusual step of cutting its revenue guidance. In a letter […]

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Net’s Founding Father Dr Larry Roberts Dies Aged 81

American scientist Larry Roberts who helped design and build the forerunner of the internet has died aged 81. In the late 1960s, he ran the part of the US Advanced Research Projects Agency (Arpa) given the job of creating a computer network called Arpanet. He also recruited engineers to build and test the hardware and […]

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