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Facebook removes online network in Philippines over ‘inauthentic behaviour’

Facebook Inc said on March 28 the company removed 200 pages, groups and accounts on Facebook and Instagram in the Philippines, citing "coordinated inauthentic behaviour".

Puerto Rico lures tech developers as hurricane season looms

Young tech developers are roving Puerto Rico with laptops, transmitters and drones to test new systems that might help survivors communicate with authorities after a natural disaster and speed up response times to minimise deaths.

Union accuses Amazon of breaking US law by firing activist

A union organising Amazon.com Inc employees in New York has filed a complaint accusing the company of illegally firing one of the labour group’s most prominent supporters.

Airbnb loses major fight over California city’s rental law

Airbnb Inc and Expedia Group Inc’s HomeAway failed to persuade a US court of appeals to strike down a Santa Monica law that makes the companies liable for illicit rentals in the Southern California beach city.

Paris region to boost cycle commuting with bike parks and e-bikes

The Paris region wants to boost the number of people who cycle to work by investing in new cycle lanes and infrastructure and a subsidised electric bike rental scheme.

From videogame to day job: How ‘SimCity’ inspired a generation of city planners

Jason Baker was studying political science at UC Davis when he got his hands on SimCity. He took a careful approach to the computer game.

Bezos, Gates and Buffett still top the world’s ultra rich: Forbes

Jeff Bezos remains the world’s richest person, ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the latest Forbes list of the ultra wealthy, while far behind US President Donald Trump jumped 51 spots in the ranking.

Philadelphia bans cashless stores with carve-outs for some businesses

Philadelphia will become the first major US city to force shops to take cash after Mayor Jim Kenney signed off Feb 28 on a law that would ban so-called cashless stores.

Business leaders, lawmakers to Amazon: please come back to NY

Top business leaders, lawmakers and others are urging Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos to reconsider his decision not to move forward with plans for a new headquarters in New York, to build an “exciting future” for the city.

Facebook, Google bikes lead to tension with neighbours

It started with a Facebook post.