• Australia political leaders use Chinese app to chase votes
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    Associated Press

    Australia political leaders use Chinese app to chase votes

    Australia's prime minister and his political rival said on Wednesday they were not tailoring their political messages to suit Chinese censors as the politicians increasingly use Chinese social media to woo Chinese-speaking voters. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten

  • Theresa May to let Huawei help build UK 5G network despite fears over Chinese spying
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    The Independent

    Theresa May to let Huawei help build UK 5G network despite fears over Chinese spying

    Theresa May will allow Huawei to build key parts of the UK's new 5G network – despite fears the company will allow the Chinese government to spy on people using it. The government is said to be satisfied that the company will only be allowed to build "non-core" parts of the infrastructure

  • New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror
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    Associated Press

    New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror

    New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that she and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terrorism from being shown online. Ardern said she and Macron will ask world leaders and chief executives

  • Innovate? Big tech would rather throw us a broken Samsung Galaxy Fold
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    The Guardian

    Innovate? Big tech would rather throw us a broken Samsung Galaxy Fold

    The launch of Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold, which was then delayed. Photograph: Stephen Nellis/ReutersIf you ever wondered whether the tech business is thrashing around in search of something – anything – to make people Buy More Unneeded Stuff, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is all the proof you need. Heralded as

  • Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit
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    Associated Press

    Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit

    Tesla has lost nearly $6 billion since setting out to revolutionize the auto industry 15 years ago, but CEO Elon Musk foresees a profitable future fueled in part by electric cars driven by robots as part ...

  • Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints
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    Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he had a "great meeting" Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, hours after bashing the company and accusing it of not treating him well because he's a Republican.

  • Tech firm VMware faces DACA discrimination lawsuit
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    Associated Press

    Tech firm VMware faces DACA discrimination lawsuit

    The case is one of several filed recently against major U.S. corporations that allegedly refused to employ people enrolled in the federal program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. On Tuesday, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund sued VMware in federal court

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    Associated Press

    Google's Wing Aviation gets FAA OK for drone deliveries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received federal approval allowing it to make commercial deliveries by drone.

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    Associated Press

    Mississippi shipyard gets $746M contract for icebreaker

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi shipyard won a $746 million contract Tuesday to design and build the first of what could be three heavy polar icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard.

  • Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns
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    The Canadian Press

    Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

    Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain said Tuesday that it will accept Amazon returns at all its 1,150 stores starting in July, expanding its nearly two-year test of the service from 100 stores. Kohl's sees the partnership

  • Nasa InSight lander detects first ever ‘Marsquake’ on Red Planet
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    The Independent

    Nasa InSight lander detects first ever ‘Marsquake’ on Red Planet

    A Nasa spacecraft on Mars has recorded the first “marsquake” ever detected. The InSight lander’s quake monitor recorded a gentle rumble on 6 April, scientists said. “We’ve been waiting months for a signal like this,” Philippe Lognonne, a member of the InSight team, said.

  • Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints
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    The Canadian Press

    Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints

    President Donald Trump said he had a "great meeting" Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, hours after bashing the company and accusing it of not treating him well because he's a Republican. Trump uses Twitter extensively to get his message out, particularly since the release of special

  • 'Marsquake' detected for first time, Nasa says
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    The Telegraph

    'Marsquake' detected for first time, Nasa says

    Nasa has detected a probable "Marsquake" for the first time.

  • Snapchat finally pulls out of its tailspin with a surprise surge in daily users
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    The Telegraph

    Snapchat finally pulls out of its tailspin with a surprise surge in daily users

    Snapchat has increased its number of daily active users for the first time in twelve months, surpassing analysts' expectations for the speed of its recovery.

  • Mars lander picks up what's likely 1st detected marsquake
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    The Canadian Press

    Mars lander picks up what's likely 1st detected marsquake

    NASA's InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected. InSight's quake monitor recorded and measured the faint signal April 6, and scientists announced the finding Tuesday. The Paris Institute of Earth Physics' Philippe Lognonne, who

  • Mars lander picks up what's likely 1st detected marsquake
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    Associated Press

    Mars lander picks up what's likely 1st detected marsquake

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected.

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    Ex-GE engineer charged with stealing trade secrets for China

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former General Electric engineer and his business partner in China were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole the company's trade secrets from a New York plant for the Chinese government in what federal prosecutors called "a textbook example" of industrial espionage

  • Even light rain increases your risk of a deadly car crash
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    Even light rain increases your risk of a deadly car crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even light rain significantly increases your risk of a fatal car crash, a new study finds.

  • Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex
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    Associated Press

    Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex

    A camera could be watching you. It's a new technology being trotted out to retailers, where cameras try to guess your age, gender or mood as you walk by. The intent is to use the information to show you targeted real-time ads on in-store video screens.

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    Syria calls Instagram account closure 'war,' site says error

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian Presidency says its official account on the social media site Instagram has been shut down, calling it an "unjustified" closure that is part of the war against the government of President Bashar Assad.

  • Scientists Discover Gene Mutation That Prevents Obesity
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    People

    Scientists Discover Gene Mutation That Prevents Obesity

    Scientists Find Gene Mutation That Mutes Appetite

  • Putin views launch of new submarine to carry nuclear drones
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    Associated Press

    Putin views launch of new submarine to carry nuclear drones

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has watched the launch of a new submarine intended to carry prospective underwater nuclear drones — a doomsday weapon capable of causing a devastating tsunami.

  • Square Enix Sets Date For E3 2019 Showcase
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    Variety

    Square Enix Sets Date For E3 2019 Showcase

    Square Enix announced the date and time for its upcoming E3 2019 presentation, which will take the place of Sony's PlayStation conference. Square Enix Live E3 2019 will feature an "exciting lineup of titles" when it takes place on Monday, June 10 at 6 PM PT, though Square Enix didn'

  • U.S. Network Is Way Off On Banff Map. Like, Way Off.
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    HuffPost Canada

    U.S. Network Is Way Off On Banff Map. Like, Way Off.

    There are plenty of videos online of Americans struggling with world geography, but a U.S. television station was way off with its graphic for Banff National Park. Twitter user Don Kollins shared a clip from KTVU, a Fox-owned station servicing California's Bay Area. The video shows Banff National

  • EU says Google, Facebook and Twitter must do more to fight bots and fake accounts
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    The Telegraph

    EU says Google, Facebook and Twitter must do more to fight bots and fake accounts

    Google, Facebook and Twitter have to do more to tackle fake news and disinformation ahead of the European Union elections next month, the European Commission has claimed.