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Why did Twitter suspend Geofeedia over ACLU surveillance report?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 43 min ago

Twitter's decision to suspend the startup drew praise from privacy activists and highlighted tensions between police and the American public.

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At Alibaba, you pay by nodding. Yes, really.

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 43 min ago

Alibaba pay by nodding: Eager to improve the virtual reality shopping experience, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba developed a payment system where customers can pay by nodding.

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Amazon launches streaming music service: Can it compete?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 43 min ago

Once just a shopping site, Amazon hopes that Music Unlimited will increase the rate at which customers return to the site and allow it to compete with other streaming services.

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Hinge's redesign bets that Millennials are looking for deeper relationships

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 43 min ago

Hinge, the dating app, has a new look. The 'story' format is intended to spark deeper connections between users, with a view to forming long-term relationships. The company hopes this will become the 'new normal' for dating apps.

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Could Facebook's Workplace platform replace email at work? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 43 min ago

Many of the more than 1,000 businesses and organizations that have been testing the platform during the past year have showered praise on the product.

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Who is behind cyberattack on U.S. websites?

CBS - 2 hours 53 min ago
James Norton, founder and president of Play-Action Strategies, a cybersecurity firm, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the New World Hackers, the hacking group that has claimed responsibility for downing a string of major U.S. websites, and precautions to take in the wake of the new cyberattacks.
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Iraqi army drives Islamic State from Christian region near Mosul

Reuters - 3 hours 2 min ago
QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi army troops on Saturday stormed into a Christian region that has been under Islamic State control since 2014 as part of U.S.-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants' last major city stronghold in Iraq.
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Trump says will not approve AT&T-Time Warner deal if elected U.S. president

Reuters - 3 hours 4 min ago
(Reuters) - Donald Trump, the Republican Party's candidate in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election, said on Saturday he would not approve a proposed deal for AT&T Inc to buy Time Warner Inc if he is elected.
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Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012

Reuters - 3 hours 15 min ago
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, government officials and a maritime expert said on Saturday.
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New Climate-Friendlier Coolant Has a Catch: It’s Flammable

NY Times - 3 hours 33 min ago
An alternative to hydrofluorocarbons for use in cars’ air-conditioners has far less impact on global warming but raises concerns about safety as well as cost.
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Shadowy group claims internet disruption attack

CBS - 3 hours 38 min ago
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites, online services
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Massive cyberattack takes down some of biggest U.S. websites

CBS - 3 hours 59 min ago
Investigators are trying to determine who was responsible for a string of sophisticated cyberattacks that caused major outages for some of the largest websites in the U.S. The rolling attack began Friday. The sites are up and running again. The disruptions happened in the wake of recent breaches that targeted organizations and election agencies. Marlie Hall reports.
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Venezuela's Maduro says oil producers close to output cap deal

Reuters - 4 hours 27 min ago
BAKU (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was quoted on Saturday as saying that OPEC and non-OPEC nations were "very close" to an agreement on oil production curbs, Azerbaijan's state news agency Azertag reported.
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Aleppo city quiet on third day of ceasefire, no aid yet

Reuters - 4 hours 35 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Calm prevailed across the divided Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, the third day of a unilateral ceasefire announced by Russia, but medical evacuations and aid deliveries have yet to take place, a war monitor and the United Nations said.
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Egyptian court confirms 20-year prison sentence on Mursi

Reuters - 4 hours 38 min ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court confirmed a 20-year prison sentence against former president Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, judicial sources told Reuters.
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Singer kneels while performing anthem at Miami NBA game

Reuters - 4 hours 49 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A singer knelt while performing the national anthem at a Miami Heat basketball game on Friday and opened her jacket to reveal a shirt that read "Black Lives Matter," a variation on a protest that has punctuated many U.S. sporting events since the summer.
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White substance found at Clinton office not hazardous: police

Reuters - 5 hours 11 sec ago
(Reuters) - Preliminary analysis has found that a white substance that prompted the evacuation of Hillary Clinton's campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, was not harmful, police said on Saturday.
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Clinton far ahead in Electoral College race: Reuters/ipsos poll

Reuters - 5 hours 38 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency, according to the latest States of the Nation project results released on Saturday.
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Philippines says to keep U.S. ties but will not be subservient

Reuters - 6 hours 31 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - The United States remains the "closest friend" of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a "mindset of dependency and subservience" and forge closer ties with other nations, the Philippine foreign minister said on Saturday.
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Meet the Metallic Means

Scientific American - 6 hours 43 min ago
The golden ratio is familiar to many math enthusiasts—what about the silver ratio? Bronze? Aluminum?

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