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Facebook’s parent company cited "safety and security concerns" as the reason why. But it raises questions about the legitimacy of the board it set up to make judgments on content decisions. Meta rescinded a request to have its own Oversight Board weigh in on content moderation policy related to the Russia-Ukraine war, citing “ongoing safety and security concerns.” It’s the first time Meta has withdrawn such a request, setting a

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Google Play users in Russia can no longer update or download paid apps: All you need to know

On March 10, Google Play billing was paused in Russia due to sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine. Google Play has started blocking the downloading of paid apps and updates to paid apps in Russia. Google in the Q&A of its support article said, “you can still publish new free apps, and update existing free apps. Updates to

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DJI is halting all shipments to Russia and Ukraine to slow weaponization of drones

Chinese drone maker DJI has confirmed to The Verge that it is halting all shipments of its products to both Russia and Ukraine and will no longer provide aftersales support. Chinese drone maker DJI has confirmed to The Verge that it is halting all shipments of its products to both Russia and Ukraine and will no longer provide aftersales support because it’s worried about its products being used for combat purposes

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Ukraine says it stopped a Russian cyberattack on its power grid

A hacking group tied to the Russian government was foiled in its attempt to shut down Ukrainian power infrastructure. The attack is similar to another successful one in 2016. An attack on Ukraine’s power grid was foiled by cybersecurity analysts and officials, as reported by Reuters. After investigating the methods and software used by the attackers, cybersecurity firm ESET says that it was likely carried out by a

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The US government reportedly paid to send Starlink terminals to Ukraine

SpaceX implied that it donated Starlink terminals to Ukraine without any financial assistance from the US. A federal agency reportedly paid it millions. Despite SpaceX implying that the US didn’t give money to send Starlink terminals to Ukraine in March, a report from The Washington Post reveals that the government actually paid millions of dollars for equipment and transportation. The report

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Fortnite raised $144 million for Ukraine relief

Developer Epic Games has announced that, following two weeks of fundraising efforts, it has managed to raise $144 million through Fortnite to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. In two weeks, Fortnite has raised a total of $144 million for Ukraine relief efforts. Ahead of its most recent season, developer Epic Games said that it would be donating all of its proceeds from the game, along with those from Microsoft, to

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Russian regulator says it will fine Google over Ukraine war videos

Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor is threatening to fine Google for failing to comply with the country’s orders to remove "illegal materials" from the platform. Russia’s communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, has threatened to fine Google over its failure to follow the country’s orders to remove certain “illegal” YouTube videos, as first reported by The Washington Post. In a translated version of

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How news podcasts quickly popped up to cover Ukraine

NPR, BBC, CNN, The Telegraph, and other news outlets quickly launched podcasts or pivoted existing shows to cover Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. These are short-term series, but creators say they’re worth the effort. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has dominated headlines for the last month, with updates being prioritized across newspapers, TV outlets, and social media. But coverage has also popped up in a space that’s less known for handling breaking news:

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Russian military reportedly hacked into European satellites at start of Ukraine war

US officials have reportedly concluded that Russian military hackers are behind a cyberattack on satellite internet systems that disrupted Ukrainian communications at the start of the invasion. American government officials told The Washington Post that the Russian military was responsible for a cyberattack on a European satellite internet service that affected Ukrainian military communications in late February. The hack affected the

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Dota 2’s The International will take place in Southeast Asia for the first time

Heading to Singapore this fall Dota 2’s annual tournament, The International, will take place in Singapore this October. While Valve has held The International in the US, Canada, China, Germany, and Romania in the past, this is the first time the global esports competition is

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Hyundai is building EV and battery production facilities in Georgia

Hyundai is building facilities dedicated to manufacturing electric vehicles and batteries in Savannah, Georgia. The plant will create over 8,000 jobs and produce 300,000 vehicles annually. Hyundai is building facilities dedicated to manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries in Savannah, Georgia, marking Hyundai’s first EV-only plant in the US (via CNBC). The South Korean automaker will spend $5.5 billion on the new

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