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Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police, protesters

SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement, following sharp criticism of the U.S. tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software. Apple’s decision to bar the HKmap.live app, which crowdsources the locations …

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PayPal Pulls Out of Libra, Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project

SAN FRANCISCO — PayPal said on Friday that it had pulled out of the coalition of companies involved in a Facebook-backed cryptocurrency initiative, in the latest headache for the social network’s effort. The proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, has been in the works at Facebook for more than a year and was announced to much fanfare in …

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PayPal pulls out of Facebook’s digital currency Libra due to hightened scrutiny- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffOct 05, 2019 09:43:50 IST PayPal has pulled out of Facebook’s digital currency project, known as Libra, a blow to the social media company that has faced stronger-than-expected scrutiny over its proposed creation of an alternative payment system. Facebook Libra. Image: Reuters. The digital payments company said Friday it is withdrawing from the …

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Apple reportedly pulls app that warns Hong Kong citizens about police activity

Apple has reportedly pulled an app that allows people in Hong Kong to keep track of protests and police activity in the city state from its App Store. The app, called HKmap.live, is a Waze-like live map of the anti-extradition law amendment bill (ELAB) demonstrations that have gripped the autonomous region since June, keeping people …

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