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China blog site shuts accounts over 'rumors'

(AP) -- China's most popular microblogging site is cracking down on what it says is the spread of false rumors after the ruling Communist Party told Internet companies to tighten control over information online.

Aug 29, 2011
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NASA scientist: No Doomsday in 2012

According to NASA scientist David Morrison, the widespread Internet rumor that the world will end in 2012 due to some astronomical event is a hoax. Dr. Morrison attributes the hype to 'cosmophobia' fueled ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

Oct 28, 2014
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Korean chat app vows to protect user privacy

(AP)—Popular South Korean messaging app Kakao Talk said Monday it will stop fully cooperating with authorities seeking to access private messages as part of a government crackdown on online criticism.

Oct 13, 2014
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S. Korea rumor crackdown jolts social media users

South Korea's president is cracking down on rumors in cyberspace in a campaign that threatens the popularity of Kakao Talk, the leading social media service in a country with ambitions to become a global ...

Oct 05, 2014
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Web marketer stands trial amid China crackdown

The founder of a web marketing company has pleaded guilty to helping delete Internet posts and spreading false information to make money and gain followers, Chinese media reported Friday, using the case to praise a government ...

Aug 15, 2014
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