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We’re kicking off Startup Battlefield MENA, here are the startups and agenda

We’re kicking off Startup Battlefield MENA here in Beirut, where 15 startups will be taking the stage, along with speakers from Facebook (our partner on the event through its FB Start program), Instabug, Eventus, Wuzzuf, Careem and Myki. For those of you who can’t be here in person, check back on TechCrunch later today, where we’ll be sharing videos and ...

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Announcing the agenda for TC Sessions: AR/VR in LA on October 18

TechCrunch is heading to UCLA on October 18 and we’ve assembled some of the AR/VR industry’s most prescient founders, investors and executives to chat about the startups and trends driving virtual and augmented reality in 2018. The world’s top tech companies have heavily invested in AR/VR and are persistent in broadcasting the technologies’ potential to blur the lines of how consumers ...

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Facebook’s policy on white supremacy plays right into a racist agenda

In an ongoing series over at Motherboard, we’re learning quite a bit about how Facebook polices hate speech and hate organizations on its platform. Historically, the company has been far less than transparent about its often inconsistent censorship practices, even as white supremacist content — and plenty of other forms of hate targeted at marginalized groups — runs rampant on ...

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Bypassing US sanctions, countering China: Why Modi’s ‘no agenda’ meeting with Putin is anything but

Narendra Modi arrives in Sochi for an “agenda-less” meeting with Vladimir Putin, but there won’t be time for chit-chat: the two must save key arms deals left up in the air by US sanctions, and find common ground on China. “This is a very different kind of meeting. Normally, we have a system of annual bilateral summits, that are very ...

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Italy’s Lega Nord, M5S reportedly agree to ditch Russia sanctions, Russia on agenda source tells RT

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and Euroskeptic party Lega Nord reportedly want to get rid of anti-Russian sanctions in their coalition deal. A source confirmed to RT that Russia is part of the agreement. A draft of a joint program of the two parties was leaked and published by Italian media on Thursday. The 40-page document reportedly calls for ...

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Western pattern: ‘Seek out ethnic tensions, inflame & use as leverage to serve your agenda’

Presenting Russia as a boogeyman crushing an oppressed minority serves the ideological interests of the West and is part of an established pattern of Western behavior, independent political analyst Dan Glazebrook told RT. Some media outlets are accusing Russia of trying to erase Crimean Tatar culture after authorities moved to repair the crumbling Big Khan Mosque, which is one of ...

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‘How did you catch Down’s syndrome?’: Report lays bare Tories’ shocking welfare agenda

It seemed like the Tory reign over welfare couldn’t get any worse. Bedbound pensioners asked to travel to assessment centers, disabled people unable to access buildings, poor people being made to beg for benefits. But it happened. The latest official report on Personal Independence Payments (PiP) has shown that the government is still failing to treat disabled people with dignity ...

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Project Veritas talks Twitter’s prying eyes & MSM agenda

HomeWorld News Published time: 16 Jan, 2018 20:13 Edited time: 16 Jan, 2018 22:44 Get short URL Project Veritas’ communication director, Stephen Gordon, speaks to RT about allegations of Twitter’s prying eyes and the agenda of social media’s big guns. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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What's at stake for GOP agenda as Trump and McConnell feud

President Trump’s relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has descended into a bitter cold war — and the GOP’s legislative agenda could be the casualty. Trump has threatened some of his own party’s highest legislative priorities after his private feud with McConnell has spilled into the open, pitting the two men essentially at war with each other over the ...

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Anthony Scaramucci deletes tweets that don't match Trump agenda

Anthony Scaramucci isn’t hiding the fact that he’s scouring his Twitter feed for opinions that oppose views held by his new boss, President Trump. On Saturday, Scaramucci, the White House’s new Communications Director, announced that he was scrubbing his profile for old tweets that don’t jibe with Trump’s agenda. “Full transparency: I’m deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn’t ...

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