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Your monthly Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase

If you’re on-board for Amazon’s monthly Prime membership, I’ve got a bit of bad news for you on this cold January morning. The company’s bumping up pricing from $ 10.99 to $ 12.99. Not the end of the world, of course, but that comes out to about $ 156 a year — a $ 24 increase over the old price. ...

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Spending at Trump properties raise questions about conflicts of interest – report

Dozens of foreign governments, trade groups are using Trump properties for accommodation and events, raising questions about a possible conflict of interest regarding the president, an ethics group says. “The Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC has become the central location for currying favor with President Trump,” wrote Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, (CREW) in their 36-page report, ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos falls for fake news story about male cervical smear tests live on air (VIDEO)

Far-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos has fallen for a fake news story, taking to YouTube to rant about a “landmark case” that will now (apparently) force the National Health Service (NHS) to offer cervical smear tests to men. No stranger to controversy, the former senior editor of Breitbart News shot the five-minute live video to rant about what he believed ...

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Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones

Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. The company has been asked to respond to the Council’s letter by Friday. The Council ...

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Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones

Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. The company has been asked to respond to the Council’s letter by Friday. The Council ...

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‘Not the language used’: Trump after reports of ‘s***hole’ countries remark about African nations

Published time: 12 Jan, 2018 12:51 Edited time: 12 Jan, 2018 12:58 US President Donald Trump has apparently shrugged off his reported remarks referring to African states, tweeting that “this was not the language used.” Trump’s alleged statement drew international condemnation. The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What ...

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MP calls for action after BBC men caught joking about gender pay row

The BBC has come under fire over its gender pay gap again after male presenters were caught laughing about the shameful conduct of the corporation. The Beeb’s own staff and an MP have been left reeling, calling for urgent action. Read more John Humphrys and Jon Sopel feature in a leaked video, recorded before Monday’s Radio 4 Today program, in ...

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Apple adds a documentary series about extraordinary homes to its streaming lineup

Apple has greenlit a new documentary series called “Home,” according to a new report from Variety out today. The series will give viewers an “inside look” at extraordinary homes from around the world — and those who built them — over the course of 10 one-hour episodes. The show is the latest addition to Apple’s growing lineup of original shows, ...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s personal challenge is all about fixing Facebook before it implodes

Mark Zuckerberg is arguably the public face of the internet we never chose, but also the one we deserve based on the time we all spend using Facebook products. At some point, Facebook became so big that Zuckerberg’s personal challenges became news. And this year’s personal challenge is not personal at all — it’s all about work. In 2017, Zuckerberg ...

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Google is about to force you to use its new Calendar design

Last October, Google announced a redesigned look and feel for Google Calendar on the desktop. Not everybody loves the design (including me, though some people have told me I’m wrong), but soon your opinion won’t matter because Google is about to upgrade your Calendar to the new design anyway. As the company announced today, G Suite users whose admins chose ...

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