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Facebook Unveils New Controls for Kids Using Its Platforms

NEW YORK —  Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging” teens if they are repeatedly looking at the same content that’s not conducive to their …

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Google on Friday announced a new monetisation policy for Google advertisers, publishers, and YouTube creators that will prohibit ads that contradict consensus around the existence and causes of climate change.   Google said in recent years, it has heard directly from a growing number of its advertising and publisher partners, …

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govt-invites-proposal-on-optimal-water-use-in-industrial-sector

The Department of Science and Technology has invited proposals on optimal water use in the industrial sector to research solutions on issues such as near zero liquid discharge options for effluents and waste water treatment and management.   “The focus is on research and development proposals, where R&D and the …

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Chinese Cyber Operations Scoop Up Data for Political, Economic Aims 

Mustang Panda is a Chinese hacking group that is suspected of attempting to infiltrate the Indonesian government last month. The reported breach, which the Indonesians denied, fits the pattern of China’s recent cyberespionage campaigns. These attacks have been increasing over the past year, experts say, in search of social, economic …

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facebook-rolls-out-new-mental-health-resources-center-across-app

Facebook announced that it is rolling out a new mental health resources center across all its apps.   Facebook has been working with mental health experts and organisations around the world to connect people with the support they need. "We’re launching new content and tools to encourage people to start …

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china-s-shenzhou-13-manned-spacecraft-ready-for-launch

China is all set to send a second crew into space on Shenzhou 13 spacecraft that would carry three Chinese astronauts to the Tianhe core module of the national space station.    The China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) said the Shenzhou 13 spacecraft, mounted on a Long March 2F Y13 …

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icmr-releases-dementia-research-and-assessment-tool

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday released a dementia research and assessment tool in five languages.   The tool consisting of various tests and questionnaires is available in five Indian languages — Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam — and is freely accessible to professionals and researchers …

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