• Instagram joins crackdown on hate speech
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    The Telegraph

    Instagram joins crackdown on hate speech

    Instagram joins crackdown on hate speech

  • Today’s best deals: Crock-Pot for $15, Vizio soundbar, $22 Bluetooth earbuds, life-sized Porg, more
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    BGR News

    Today’s best deals: Crock-Pot for $15, Vizio soundbar, $22 Bluetooth earbuds, life-sized Porg, more

    OK seriously, how on Earth have you survived this long without a life-sized plush Porg from Star Wars: The Last Jedi ? Other highlights from today's top deals roundup include a Crock-Pot slow cooker for just $15 (how?!?), one of Amazon's top-selling sound bars for under $61, $40 off a hot Vizio

  • Amazon raises monthly fee for Prime service by 18 percent
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    Reuters

    Amazon raises monthly fee for Prime service by 18 percent

    The company also hiked the monthly subscription fee for Amazon Prime Student members, its service targeting college students, to $6.49 from $5.49. Existing monthly Prime and Prime Student members will pay the new price for renewals after Feb. 18, Amazon said on its website. The annual Prime membership

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    Associated Press

    Brexit costs Britain data center for Europe's satnav system

    BERLIN (AP) — Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit.

  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick ignored multiple warnings about hiring Anthony Levandowski
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    BGR News

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick ignored multiple warnings about hiring Anthony Levandowski

    As we've seen time and time again in Silicon Valley, the same qualities that can propel founders to incredible success can also from the basis for their eventual fall from grace. The most recent example of a tech CEO being done in by his own hubris is Travis Kalanick, the Uber co-founder and former

  • IBM shares fall on soft profit outlook
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    Reuters

    IBM shares fall on soft profit outlook

    Shares in International Business Machines fell 2.6 percent on Friday as analysts judged a "disappointing" full-year profit forecast showed that the company would take more time to get back on a path of steady growth. IBM's results call after U.S. markets closed on Thursday forecast an

  • Catalan ex-president to risk arrest, travel to Denmark
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    Associated Press

    Catalan ex-president to risk arrest, travel to Denmark

    Catalonia's former president, a fugitive sought by Spain over a foiled secession bid, will travel to Denmark next week for a university debate, officials said Friday, despite the possible risk of arrest. ...

  • Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first
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    Associated Press

    Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

    A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. Monty Greenslade and Gabe Vidler ...

  • Amazon raises monthly Prime subscription price from $10.99 to $12.99
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    BGR News

    Amazon raises monthly Prime subscription price from $10.99 to $12.99

    If you pay for Amazon Prime month-to-month rather than on a yearly basis, your budget is about to take a hit. On Friday, the online retailer announced that the monthly subscription fee for the Prime service will increase from $10.99 to $12.99 -- a jump of 18% -- effective immediately. The price of the

  • The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week
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    HuffPost

    The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week

    The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom.

  • U.S. CFTC sues three virtual currency operators for fraud
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    Reuters

    U.S. CFTC sues three virtual currency operators for fraud

    The U.S. derivatives watchdog said on Friday that it has filed charges against three separate virtual currency operators alleging the defendants had defrauded customers and broken other commodity trading rules, in a further sign regulators globally are cracking down on the emerging asset class. The

  • NASA is testing tiny nuclear reactors that can sustain life on Mars
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    BGR News

    NASA is testing tiny nuclear reactors that can sustain life on Mars

    Mars is very much en vogue right now. NASA is focused on exploring Mars, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars, and astronomers all around the world want to learn more about Earth's nearest neighbor. The discovery earlier this month that the planet is hiding massive water ice reserves just

  • Elliott says chipmaker NXP worth more than $135 per share
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    Reuters

    Elliott says chipmaker NXP worth more than $135 per share

    (Reuters) - Elliott Management Corp said on Friday NXP Semiconductors NV is worth much more than its previous assessment of $135 per share and Qualcomm Inc's $110 offer to buy the chipmaker. "The current $110 offer is not even in the right zipcode and a credible offer from Qualcomm requires

  • Koreans join backlash against Apple iPhone slowdown
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    Reuters Videos

    Koreans join backlash against Apple iPhone slowdown

    A South Korean consumer group has filed a criminal complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook over slower iPhone devices, after probes in Europe into allegations the firm had deliberately shortened the life of its handsets. Amy Pollock reports.

  • WhatsApp Business: New messenger app launches, letting companies chat to you
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    The Independent

    WhatsApp Business: New messenger app launches, letting companies chat to you

    It’s completely separate to the standard version of WhatsApp, but it works in much the same manner – only its purpose is connecting businesses and customers, rather than friends and family. It’s designed to make it easier for them to communicate with customers and manage their orders. WhatsApp Business

  • The Latest: Catalan president to travel to Denmark next week
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    Associated Press

    The Latest: Catalan president to travel to Denmark next week

    The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political situation (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Officials say that former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Brussels to avoid arrest in Spain nearly three ...

  • This $50 massaging seat cushion with heat makes any car feel like a $300,000 Rolls Royce
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    BGR News

    This $50 massaging seat cushion with heat makes any car feel like a $300,000 Rolls Royce

    Only ultra high-end luxury cars have the option for heated seats that also give you a back massage, but you don’t need to be a millionaire to get your hands on the FIVE S FS8812 10-Motor Vibrating Massager Seat Cushion with Heat . This $50 seat cover packs deep-kneading massage balls spread out into

  • SEC says bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues'
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    Reuters

    SEC says bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues'

    A top division chief at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission detailed the agency's concerns about the wild-trading investment in a letter to two trade groups representing fund managers who unleashed a range of proposals for funds holding bitcoin or related assets. The SEC's division of

  • Xiaomi to expand store network in Indian tussle with Samsung
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    Reuters

    Xiaomi to expand store network in Indian tussle with Samsung

    China's Xiaomi plans to expand its Indian store network as it attempts to grab the lead in a smartphone market which Korea's Samsung has dominated for more than five years. A little over three years after Xiaomi entered India, its cheap, high-spec handsets have helped the start-up, which is

  • Usan dron para rescatar a dos jóvenes en Australia
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    Associated Press

    Usan dron para rescatar a dos jóvenes en Australia

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Un dron dejó caer un dispositivo de flotación para ayudar a dos adolescentes atrapados en aguas revueltas frente a la costa australiana, en lo que las autoridades describieron como el primer rescate de este tipo en el mundo.

  • Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs
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    Associated Press

    Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs

    DETROIT (AP) — For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they're advised to not make the same kind of promises to just anyone.

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    IANS India Private Limited

    'Cyber Surakshit Bharat' aims to secure Aadhaar data: Alphons

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Securing the nation's cyberspace is vital and the 'Cyber Surakshit Bharat' initiative will aim to ensure that Aadhaar data is safe and protected, Union Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons said here on Friday. "India is home to over 118 crore Aadhaar accounts. "

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    IANS India Private Limited

    TRAI recommends in-flight mobile calls, Internet services

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian telecom regulator on Friday recommended that both Internet access and mobile phone calls should be permitted on board aircraft in Indian airspace. "The operation of mobile communication on aircraft (MCA) services should be permitted with minimum height restriction

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    Associated Press

    Lithuania probing fake news story after TV station hacked

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania's Defense Ministry says an investigation has been launched into a cyberattack against a Lithuanian news outlet.

  • Indian call centre closure sees TalkTalk top broadband complaints league
    Finance
    The Telegraph

    Indian call centre closure sees TalkTalk top broadband complaints league

    Indian call centre closure sees TalkTalk top broadband complaints league