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Quotes of the week: "They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored."

“[VR is] clunky, not particularly fast, cumbersome, but kind of amazing at the same time because you could do things you couldn't do before.”

Greg Ivanov, Business Head for Google Daydream, likened VR to the web in the 90s at this year’s Wearable Tech Show in London


“Facebook and other service providers should share all information about the people behind this blasphemous content with us.”

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on the country’s crackdown on blasphemous content on social media


“We accept that we don't always get it right and that sometimes, ads appear where they should not...We will make changes to our policies and brand controls for advertisers.”

Google statement after the UK government and The Guardian removed adverts from YouTube amid concerns they are appearing next to "inappropriate" material


“As we have said repeatedly, there can be absolutely no question of any official involvement by any Russian agency, including the FSB [intelligence agency], in any illegal actions in cyberspace”

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov on allegations by US authorities that the FSB intelligence agency was involved in a huge data breach affecting Yahoo


“They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored.”

GCHQ spokesman responds to allegations made by Judge Andrew Napolitano about GCHQ being asked to conduct 'wiretapping' against Trump


“We deleted the tweet, secured our account and are now investigating this.” 

McDonald’s say its Twitter account was "compromised" after it sent an insulting message to President Donald Trump


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