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Hong Kong authorities arrest Uber drivers

Taxi company Uber faces another legal challenge in Hong Kong, following the arrest of 21 drivers

Facebook to tackle organised misinformation campaigns

Facebook has announced new steps to fight ‘information operations’ led by governments and organisations designed to sway public opinion

US regulators plan to loosen net neutrality

The US FCC has announced a proposal to scrap Obama-era net neutrality laws in favour of lighter regulations

EU votes to extend geoblocking ban to Spotify and iTunes

EU regulators have voted in favour of a proposal to prevent geoblocking among music streaming and e-book services

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Baidu launches Apollo self-driving platform

Baidu has announced the launch of its new Apollo platform to develop self-driving technology in collaboration with other firms

Boring financial jargon or critical info? Cardinal rules for investment writing

Financial writing should be kept simple, but this principle must not be taken too far – crucial legal information cannot be dumbed down, even if it does seem ‘boring’

China cracks down on data transfer

China has introduced new draft rules to restrict the flow of data from companies in a move that boosts data localisation

YouTube blocks ads on smaller channels

In an attempt to appease advertisers, YouTube will only allow ads to be run on channels with over 10,000 total views

Germany takes aim at fake news and illegal content with €50m fines

As Germans head to the polls later this year, the government is cracking down on influential fake news

India makes biometric database registration mandatory for tax returns

Iris scans and fingerprint identification will be made mandatory for filing tax returns and owning a mobile phone

China signs $6bn mining deal with Australia

China and Australia announced joint construction plans for the proposed $6bn Balla Balla iron ore project in Western Australia

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Airbnb becomes latest Silicon Valley titan to take on China

Airbnb has moved to seize a slice of China’s sharing economy, rebranding itself as ‘Aibiying’ to appeal to local customers