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In a first, Twitter adds “Get the Facts” label to Trump’s Tweets

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In a first, Twitter adds “Get the Facts” label to Trump’s Tweets

Twitter on Tuesday took an unprecedented step by adding a fact check label on U.S President Donald Trump’s tweets. Twitter has slapped this label on series of tweets tweeted by President Trump. The screenshot of these tweets has been posted above. The latest action by micro-blogging giant is likely to sour the relationship between White House and Twitter and this comes during the critical election year.

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Amazon is damn serious about ‘autonomous vehicle;’ in talks to acquire self-driving car company Zoox

In a move that will help Amazon to expand its reach in the autonomous vehicle space, the e-commerce giant is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire self-driving company Zoox. Over the years, the Seattle based e-commerce giant has been making steady strides in the autonomous vehicle space to streamline its logistics. However, this is probably for the first time that it is planning to acquire a self-driving company.

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Despite banned in China, Youtube deletes controversial comments against China’s Communist party

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Youtube has confirmed to The Verge that it is deleting comments that have been labeled as derogatory by China’s ruling Communist party. But The Verge claims that its investigation has found that the comments were deleted in October last year itself. Interestingly, Youtube has banned in China for years, making this censorship even more baffling.

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Now Spotify Users can add as many songs in their personal library   

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Music streaming giant Spotify has probably done a huge favor on its users, after it finally removed the 10,000 limitation cap on the library size. This means that now Spotify Users can add as many songs in their personal library.  However, this new modification only applies to the ability to save songs in Spotify library and not on ‘individual playlists’ and ‘downloads.’

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After all the hype, HBO Max is ready for launch in the U.S

Following months of hype, HBO Max is finally ready for the launch in the U.S. market. HBO’s entry will only further intensify the streaming war that has already reached the peak. But with a huge catalogue that includes big blockbuster movies and hit TV shows, HBO Max is likely to give tough competition to Disney, Amazon Prime Video and Netfllx.

 

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