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Did Manchester City drop the Premier League trophy? The truth behind online video

Did Manchester City drop the Premier League trophy? The truth behind online video

Sports
PRANK A video emerged of the trophy being smashed to smithereens at City's training ground but all is not as it seems... A video has surfaced online of Manchester City allegedly dropping the Premier League trophy, however, all is not as it seems… City paraded the trophy across Manchester city centre after they became the first English team to complete the domestic treble of winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup in the same season. GETTY Vincent Kompany holds the Premier League trophy to the adoring City fans The party atmosphere at the club looked to have taken an awkward turn when a video surfaced online of the Premier League trophy allegedly being smashed to bits at their training ground. City striker Sergio Aguero ca
Google tracking your online purchase history

Google tracking your online purchase history

Finance
SAN FRANCISCO: Google is quietly keeping track of every single purchase you have made in years, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account. According to a report in CNBC on Friday, the information is made available to users via a private web tool which, the company claims, keeps your data private. Google, however, stressed it does not use the information for personalized ad tracking. In 2017, the tech giant said it would stop using data collected from Gmail messages to personalize ads. "To help you easily view and keep track of your purchases, bookings and subscriptions in one place, we've created a private destination that can only be seen by you," Google told The Verge in a statement. "You can delete this information at any time. We don't use any information from you...
US says it will not join Christchurch Call against online terror

US says it will not join Christchurch Call against online terror

World
The US has declined to join an international initiative aimed at tackling the spread of terror online.The White House said on Wednesday it supported the Christchurch Call's aims but was "not in a position to join", citing the need for freedom of speech.The comments came as five of the world's biggest tech companies pledged to tackle extremist material.The Christchurch Call was launched in response to a deadly terror attack that was live streamed on Facebook.The March attack launched by a lone gunman on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch left 51 people dead.What is the Christchurch Call? The Christchurch Call is a voluntary commitment by governments and tech companies to improve their efforts to tackle extremist c...
When misinformation online leads to death threats

When misinformation online leads to death threats

Technology
Ethan Lindenberger, Tun Khin and Jessikka Aro have all had false information spread about them on social media sites, which has led to harassment and even death threats.They spoke about their stories as they came face-to-face with tech companies in Silicon Valley to try and tackle the problem.By Cody Godwin and Dave LeeLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology