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Facebook has announced that it is pausing its Instagram Kids project following criticism from child protection authorities and legislators. Instagram’s parent company said that building the new app, meant for children aged under 13, was “the right thing to do” but that it is now going to re-evaluate the project. It follows a series of
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A “human logjam” has formed at Heathrow as crowds of people struggle to get through customs after e-gates failed, with some being left stuck on their planes. The unspecified technical problem has been confirmed to have hit other airports including Edinburgh and Manchester. In a statement to Sky News, Heathrow said the issue has impacted
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The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has announced that all cryptocurrency-related financial activities are illegal, including transactions, providing pricing services, and launching new tokens. According to a notice published on the central bank’s website, it will be illegal for Chinese residents to purchase cryptocurrencies from overseas and even be involved in marketing or technical support
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Llamas produce a unique kind of antibody which scientists believe could offer a new frontline treatment against COVID-19, administered via a nasal spray. Nanobodies, a smaller and simpler form of antibody produced by llamas and camels, can effectively target the novel coronavirus, new research published in the journal Nature Communication has found. Scientists at the
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