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A look at Zameen, a Pakistani online real estate marketplace, estimated to initiate 70% of all sale and rental transactions in the country (Rest of World)

Rest of World:A look at Zameen, a Pakistani online real estate marketplace, estimated to initiate 70% of all sale and rental transactions in the country  —  In 15 years, the company went from a bland classified ads site to hosting two-thirds of all real estate transactions.  —  • KARACHI, PAKISTAN


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Analysis: Apple’s App Store grossed an estimated $64B+ in 2020, up 28% from an estimated $50B in 2019 and $48.5B in 2018 (Kif Leswing/CNBC)

Kif Leswing / CNBC:Analysis: Apple’s App Store grossed an estimated $64B+ in 2020, up 28% from an estimated $50B in 2019 and $48.5B in 2018  —  – Apple’s App Store grossed more than $64 billion in 2020, according to an analysis by CNBC.  — That’s up from an estimated $50 billion in 2019 and $48.5…
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9 January 2021 0

Twitter and Facebook’s ban on Trump is not censorship, and demanding clear rules for social media moderation is “stupid” because the context is always changing (Mike Masnick/Techdirt)

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:Twitter and Facebook’s ban on Trump is not censorship, and demanding clear rules for social media moderation is “stupid” because the context is always changing  —  When I started writing this post, it was about Facebook’s decision to suspend Trump’s account indefinitely …


9 January 2021 0

Tesla Model Y = 2020 CleanTechnica Car of the Year

It’s time to announce the 2020 CleanTechnica Car of the Year. Shocking no one and no one’s grandmother


9 January 2021 0

Twitter permanently suspends @TeamTrump after the account posted quotes from Trump’s now removed @POTUS tweets, says evading suspension is against its rules (Jack Morse/Mashable)

Jack Morse / Mashable:Twitter permanently suspends @TeamTrump after the account posted quotes from Trump’s now removed @POTUS tweets, says evading suspension is against its rules  —  Twitter kept its word.  —  After permanently suspending the @realDonaldTrump account late Friday, Twitter also moved to suspend the @TeamTrump account.


9 January 2021 0

Equifax says it has acquired Kount, which uses AI for digital ID and fraud prevention services, for $640M; Kount becomes part of Equifax’s Luminate platform (Chris O’Brien/VentureBeat)

Chris O’Brien / VentureBeat:Equifax says it has acquired Kount, which uses AI for digital ID and fraud prevention services, for $640M; Kount becomes part of Equifax’s Luminate platform  —  Equifax announced today that it would pay $640 million to acquire Kount, a company that uses artificial intelligence to drive …


9 January 2021 0

Twitter has taken down tweets from @POTUS in which Trump criticized his ban and suggested looking “at the possibilities of building out our own platform” (Sean Hollister/The Verge)

Sean Hollister / The Verge:Twitter has taken down tweets from @POTUS in which Trump criticized his ban and suggested looking “at the possibilities of building out our own platform”  —  They’re gone  —  Twitter permanently banned Donald Trump today.  For a brief moment, he managed to tweet anyhow …


9 January 2021 0

Trump Admin Trying To Force Banks To Finance Fossil Fuel Projects — Wall Street’s Pissed

Wall Street banks slammed a proposed rule that would force lenders to finance fossil fuel projects, Bloomberg reports, questioning both its legal underpinnings and fast-tracked process


9 January 2021 0

Oil Lobby Cheers Trump Policy That Lets Oil Companies Kill Birds

With just two weeks left in office, the lame duck Trump administration published a rule to allow industries to kill migrating birds so long as they don’t intentionally kill them


9 January 2021 0

Google suspends Parler from the Play Store over moderation and enforcement policies, citing an “ongoing and urgent public safety threat” (Shawna Chen/Axios)

Shawna Chen / Axios:Google suspends Parler from the Play Store over moderation and enforcement policies, citing an “ongoing and urgent public safety threat”  —  Google has pulled Parler, a social media app for conservatives and far-right extremists, from its app store following the company’s role in the deadly U.S. Capitol siege this week.


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