• China, Liu Xiaobo and human rights
China, Liu Xiaobo and human rights

The prominent democracy advocate, a veteran of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, had been sentenced to 11 years in jail in 2009 for "subversion". The death of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo after years of incarceration is another black mark on China's human rights record.

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  • Snap Inc. (SNAP) Downgraded by Cowen and Company to
Snap Inc. (SNAP) Downgraded by Cowen and Company to "Market Perform"

It also uses computer vision to detect when a video switches scenes, and allows users to quickly and automatically cut the video with these scene changes or select just a single scene for the ad. Today's change to Multi-Snap recording is at least a step in the right direction. Updates will be available for iOs and Android systems. Now longe...

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  • Rex wasn't a runner after all but it had a great excuse
Rex wasn't a runner after all but it had a great excuse

If it were to run, it would have buckled under its own weight and broken its legs, they found. Scientists at the University of Manchester have new proof that T. "It certainly would not have been able to chase down faster-moving prey animals", Sellers told the Reuters news agency. " Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the largest bipedal animals to h...

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  • Apple Patents Secret 911 Calling Tech for the iPhone
Apple Patents Secret 911 Calling Tech for the iPhone

When the "panic command" is activated, the phone would provide the users' location to responders, and could also livestream audio or video from the iPhone . Patent and Trademark office on Tuesday. The company has suggested that the technology would look for a sequence of fingerprints or applied pressure to trigger a 911 call.

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  • Idaho Professor Fired For Refusal To Retract Pro-LGBT Facebook Post
Idaho Professor Fired For Refusal To Retract Pro-LGBT Facebook Post

Ruthie Robertson was an adjunct professor of political science at BYU-Idaho and is a lifelong member of the LDS church. It seems the Facebook post was set to private mode, meaning only Robertson's friends could view it. "I will always and forever stand up for the equality of the LGBT community", Robertson wrote. 'In honor of LGBT Pride Month,...

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  • Mayawati quitting Rajya Sabha exposes her `theatrical' nature: BJP
Mayawati quitting Rajya Sabha exposes her `theatrical' nature: BJP

In a dramatic development, Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) chief Mayawati resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday evening after complaining that her voice was being muzzled, as both Houses of Parliament adjourned for the day after frequent disruptions by the Opposition.

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  • Xiaomi expects $2 billion revenue from its India business
Xiaomi expects $2 billion revenue from its India business

The new device comes with the 6.44-inch display, 4 GB RAM, 12MP rear and 5MP front cameras and 5,300 mAh battery . There's 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage under-the-hood which should be good enough to hoard oodles of multimedia files.

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  • Republican women killed the Obamacare repeal
Republican women killed the Obamacare repeal

McConnell could afford to lose only two members of his caucus in the Senate where Republicans hold a slim 52-seat majority. And that is what the Republican's proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act , or Obamacare , would have done, according to multiple health care analysts.

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  • Apple names new China head to bolster slowing China growth
Apple names new China head to bolster slowing China growth

Apple Inc . has appointed one of its top wireless software engineers the new head of its Chinese operations, as it tries to reverse a persistent sales decline in its largest market after the US. Ge Mahe is now located in California, where she has spent the last nine years heading up Apple's wireless technologies software engineering teams. She has ...

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  • Honor 9 Premium with 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage gets official
Honor 9 Premium with 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage gets official

Late last month, Honor took the wraps off of the Honor 9 . As such, it makes ideal sense to be priced higher than the Honor 9. As mentioned earlier, the standard Honor 9 that comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, the Premium model has more storage (128GB) and RAM (6GB).

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  • Analyst Activity - Rosenblatt Securities Reiterates Buy on Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)
Analyst Activity - Rosenblatt Securities Reiterates Buy on Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)

The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 14.19%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 3.96% and above its 200 day moving average with value 23.95%. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.20, for a total transaction of $960,829.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the ...

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  • UIDAI intros mAadhaar app for Android users
UIDAI intros mAadhaar app for Android users

The app is now available for Android users and one can download it from Google Play Store . The Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ) has launched the mAadhaar for Android smartphone users in India. Notably, the app also allows users to lock or unlock biometrics data. Time-based One-Time Password is basically an automaticall...

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  • Overwatch's Doomfist Fully Released Next Week On PC, Xbox One & PS4
Overwatch's Doomfist Fully Released Next Week On PC, Xbox One & PS4

Crews remains a fan of Blizzard and Overwatch , suggesting that a collaboration in the future could be possible. Checking in with the second coolest dad on Earth, PC Gamer learned that Terry Crews has made PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds his go-to game when gaming with his son.

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  • Confirmed: 2018 Indian Scout Bobber to be launched in India this September
Confirmed: 2018 Indian Scout Bobber to be launched in India this September

In keeping with the bobber-style school, the Scout Bobber is lowered by 25 mm, and new forks round out the suspension package. The price of the Scout Bobber will be revealed towards the end of 2017. But there's a whole range of accessories available, including a premium leather passenger seat with sissy bar, slip-on exhausts, saddlebags, mid-rise h...

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  • Porsche May Get Rid of Diesels
Porsche May Get Rid of Diesels

Porsche will continue to offer the Panamera with a diesel outside of North America. "For the generations that will follow there are different scenarios", Chief executive officer Oliver Blume told Reuters . Earlier in July, Geely's Volvo said all its cars launched after 2019 would be electric or hybrids, making it the first large auto maker to set ...

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  • Disney Cruise Line is growing with three new ships by 2023
Disney Cruise Line is growing with three new ships by 2023

Ship names, design plans and itineraries are still in development. This is slightly bigger than the newest of Disney Cruise Line's existing vessels. Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy feature what are billed as the first water coasters at sea. The D23 Expo is the Walt Disney Company's official bi-annual convention for Disney fans and Disney ...

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  • Destiny 2: How to Fix the Termite Error Code
Destiny 2: How to Fix the Termite Error Code

Players will have access to one Strike activity. Destiny 2 may not be releasing until September, but you can access the Destiny 2 beta right now if you've preordered the game - or gotten a key through other means. Xbox One players will get to test it out one day later on the 19th of July at the same time. The Strike that is available...

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  • Kareena Kapoor Khan Launches Rujuta Diwekar's Much-Awaited Pregnancy Book
Kareena Kapoor Khan Launches Rujuta Diwekar's Much-Awaited Pregnancy Book

I rather enjoy watching a good movie and a home cooked meal which keeps me healthy and happy. Mira had planned to celebrate her baby Misha's first birthday with a theme party arranged by Peppa Pig. But we are not feeling anything different. "So he is cooking pasta and is eating all of that". "The culture today has changed, anywhere you go you'r...

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  • Microsoft Cloud Joins Baidu's Apollo Autonomous Driving Program
Microsoft Cloud Joins Baidu's Apollo Autonomous Driving Program

Among more than 50 companies around the world taking part are USA automaker Ford Motor and chipmaker Intel, also of the U.S. "Today's vehicles already have an impressive level of sophistication when it comes to their ability to capture data", said Kevin Dallas, Microsoft's corporate vice president, in a statement.

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  • Jagga Jasoos actress Bidisha Bezbaruah kills herself in Gurgaon
Jagga Jasoos actress Bidisha Bezbaruah kills herself in Gurgaon

The broker of the flat, where Bidisha lived, informed the police about the incident, said the Gurgaon police. But Jha had left for Mumbai on official work and did not return, which had upset her, Kaushik said. The complaint stated that the couple got married on April 28, 2016, but victim "clearly expressed her distress from April 2017 onwards". ...

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  • Yankees trade talks heating up with A's
Yankees trade talks heating up with A's

Meanwhile, the A's are engaged in a rebuild which has already seen them unload a pair of veteran relievers and will likely jettison a couple more of their big-name players by the end of the month. This means that someone like Korean prospect Ji-Man Choi, who has two home runs and five RBI in 18 plate appearances this year, could become expendable...

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  • New York Will Bring Lawsuit If Health Care Bill Passes
New York Will Bring Lawsuit If Health Care Bill Passes

At a packed auditorium at Mount Sinai Hospital Monday afternoon, four of the state's top elected Democrats united in a show of force to rally against a common enemy: the Republican-led U.S. Cuomo started a fund to try to defeat Collins, Faso and several other GOP congressmen and women in the 2018 elections. "I will sue the Trump administration", ...

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  • Brokers Issue New Targets On AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)
Brokers Issue New Targets On AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price objective on shares of United States Steel Corporation from $45.00 to $50.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 2.50 on the stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $19.94 per share, wi...

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  • When Is the Next Total Solar Eclipse?
When Is the Next Total Solar Eclipse?

Our friends at eclipse2017.org have put together a listing of all the cities and small towns along the path of totality from coast to coast. California is expected to see the biggest impact from the eclipse because solar power on some days serves as much as 40% of the state's load.

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  • Mass Effect Director Returns To Head Up BioWare, As Current Boss Departs
Mass Effect Director Returns To Head Up BioWare, As Current Boss Departs

The change in leadership at BioWare marks Hudson's return to the company after leaving three years ago , where Hudson worked at Microsoft in a lead role to develop the company's HoloLens technology and experiences. Flynn has shared his thoughts about the departure, and thanks players for all the fun years. Are you happy to see Hudson back at ...

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  • Kieran Trippier signs new five-year deal at Tottenham
Kieran Trippier signs new five-year deal at Tottenham

The England worldwide featured 12 times in the Premier League for Spurs last season, filling in for injured right-back Kyle Walker and impressing as his side finished second . "I've progressed a lot and I thank my teammates and manager for that". His consistent performances earned a call-up to the England squad in May and he made his first...

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  • Major League Baseball in Trademark Dispute With Overwatch League
Major League Baseball in Trademark Dispute With Overwatch League

Major League Baseball apparently needed more time to think about it, so it requested a 90-day extension after 29 days. However, the big question isn't whether the two are similar, but whether it appears OWL is trying to cash in on the MLB's commercial property with the logo.

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  • Mercedes-Benz Pickup Unveiled at Long Last
Mercedes-Benz Pickup Unveiled at Long Last

However, the X-Class isn't scheduled to be brought to the USA market - yet. Taking its lead from the C-Class and V-Class passenger cars, the new X-Class will look to combine luxury and comfort with hard work. There are two transmission choices, a six-speed manual and a seven-speed automatic. A more powerful X350d option will be available mid-2018...

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  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for Android gets a redesign
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for Android gets a redesign

While both apps can be used on iOS devices, a number of features - including the ability to sync photos across devices - requires a subscription to Adobe's Creative Cloud. The improvements include a completely overhauled user interface that appears to be more in alignment with Material Design concepts. You can download Lightroom for iOS and A...

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  • White House hires attorney Ty Cobb to coordinate Russian Federation response
White House hires attorney Ty Cobb to coordinate Russian Federation response

What's left is a shallow pool of candidates - the likes of Jay Sekulow, Marc Kasowitz (last seen warning a man who sent him a critical email to "watch your back, bitch"), and other examples of the " Trump Lawyer", a particular breed Jonathan Mahler recently explored in The New York Times Magazine.

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  • 'American Horror Story' Fans Think They Know Season 7's Title
'American Horror Story' Fans Think They Know Season 7's Title

The anthology mastermind has been sharing hints about the show's next chapter ever since he joined Instagram in May, posting a series of casting announcements , nightmarish potential monsters , haunting patriotic decor (no doubt in reference to the election theme), and even a tease for the return of Freak Show's serial killer clown Twisty .

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  • Your Kid's Internet-Connected Toys Might Be Spying on Them
Your Kid's Internet-Connected Toys Might Be Spying on Them

This is because it would enable a company to have a huge amount of data about the child at its disposal - including an address, date of birth, pictures, voice messages, conversation recordings, past and real-time physical locations, internet use history and IP addresses.

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  • New Healthcare Plan to Be Elaborated After Obamacare Fails
New Healthcare Plan to Be Elaborated After Obamacare Fails

Senator Moran said the bill 'fails to repeal the Affordable Care Act or address healthcare's rising costs'. "We have the House, the Senate , and the White House ". for all Republicans' complaints about the death spiral of Obamacare , they don't fix it. Already two other Republicans , Susan Collins of ME, a moderate, and Rand Paul of Ken...

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  • London acid attack victim could go blind in one eye, court hears
London acid attack victim could go blind in one eye, court hears

He will appear in custody before Thames Magistrates' Court on Tuesday. The court heard that one of the alleged victims could lose sight in one eye as a result of the attacks. Those attacked were described as being "from a variety of backgrounds". The government will also work with retailers to agree measures to restrict the sales of acid and ot...

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  • Google's new 'Hire' recruiting app launches w
Google's new 'Hire' recruiting app launches w

Hire , by contrast, is created to address the needs of G Suite customers. Employers can turn to Hire to quickly see resumes, contact information, calendar invites, and other details related to their candidates, and they can even share feedback with their partners right within the candidate's profile so that everything's easy to find.

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