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Twitter removes 5,929 Saudi accounts it deems to be state-backed

Twitter says it has removed nearly 6,000 accounts it deemed to be tied to a state-backed information operation in Saudi Arabia. In a blog post on Friday, the social media giant said the removed Saudi accounts were amplifying messages favourable to Saudi authorities, mainly through “aggressive liking, retweeting and replying”. Twitter said the tweets – the majority of which were in […]

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Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G rollout

BRUSSELS – (warsoor) – Telenor (TEL.OL) will use equipment from Huawei in building Norway’s 5G network, the telecoms operator said on Sunday, one of several companies to continue working with the Chinese company despite U.S. pressure. Huawei faces increased official scrutiny in Europe amid U.S. allegations that it poses a security threat. The company rejects […]

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Huawei drops lawsuit against U.S. over seized equipment: court filing

China – (warsoor) – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has dropped a lawsuit against the U.S. government after Washington released telecommunications equipment it had seized on suspicion of violations of export controls, according to a court filing on Monday. Huawei, which has been placed on a U.S. trade blacklist since May, had sued the Commerce […]