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Stripe hires Niels Provos away from Google to be its new head of security

On the heels of raising new funding on a $ 20 billion valuation, payments and financial services startup Stripe is making a key hire to reinforce its message to the world that it’s taking security of its cloud-based services seriously. Today the company is announcing that it has hired Niels Provos as its new head of security. Provos was most ...

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Apple reportedly plans to give away its TV content, because that worked well with U2

Apple has answered two questions in one day, or rather a CNBC report citing someone within the company has. Why are the shows it’s planning so allegedly boring? And what does it plan to do to get a foot in the door in an increasingly competitive streaming-media market? They’re going to repeat the success they had with U2’s “Songs of ...

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‘Near collision’: Leaked photos show Chinese ship chasing away US destroyer in South China Sea

Four photos apparently depicting the moment a Chinese destroyer had a close encounter with USS Decatur in the South China Sea have surfaced online, showing the blockbuster ‘near collision’ encounter of the two navies. The US Navy pictures, obtained by gCaptain website and authenticated by a naval source to Stars and Stripes, depict the tense encounter of the Arleigh Burke-class ...

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Russia’s Su-57 jet gets hypersonic missile that can shoot down enemy aircraft ‘300km away’

A hypersonic anti-aircraft missile with a range of over 300km will be part of the arsenal of the Su-57, Russia’s most-advanced multipurpose fighter jet. The weapon is meant to take out high-value targets with impunity. The Su-57 is Russia’s first 5th-generation aircraft, designed to be a formidable threat to major air powers such as the US. It is normally expected ...

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Tourist bus swept away by raging river in monsoon-struck India (VIDEO)

Incredible footage shows the moment a luxury tourist bus in India was dragged away by swollen river waters as the area was battered by monsoon rain. Video from the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh shows the bus being tossed around by the swelling waters of the Beas River, which rose to dangerous levels as a result of monsoon rains ...

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AI detects ‘mysterious repeating’ signals from ‘alien galaxy’ 3 billion light years away

Researchers at Breakthrough Listen, a project involved in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), have used AI to study signals from distant galaxies and found that we may have missed a lot in the hunt for alien life. The team, led by UC Berkeley doctoral student Gerry Zhang, examined a phenomena known as Fast Radio Bursts or FRBs. These are ...

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MSM one step away from McCain myth-making – well, you can learn from Lenin classic!

With the US media venerating the late John McCain, one can only wonder if the stories will soon cross into the realm of pure mythology. If so, Russia’s Soviet history may offer the MSM some quality myth-making inspiration. The ‘nil nisi bonum’ maxim became a matter of utmost importance in the case of McCain. His many panegyrists are praising his ...

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New Israeli missiles could target places further away than Lebanon – analyst to RT

Israel is developing a new missile system, capable of striking anywhere across the Middle East. It’s not about targeting terrorists, analyst Ammar Waqqaf told RT, but about maintaining superiority. The system, developed by state-owned Israel Military Industries (IMI) will be ready in “a few years,” and will “allow precise hits…on every point in the region,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday. The ...

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‘Who are you to warn us?’: Duterte hits back after US warning to stay away from Russian arms

Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, slammed Washington for telling his country what weapons to buy, but appeased the Americans by saying that the submarines it may purchase from Russia won’t be used against them. Duterte was outraged by last week’s statement from US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Affairs, Randall Schriver, who said that the Philippines “should think ...

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has passed away – United Nations

Published time: 18 Aug, 2018 09:40 Edited time: 18 Aug, 2018 09:55 Kofi Annan passed away from a “short illness” on Saturday, his family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announced in a statement. Annan, a former diplomat from Ghana, led the United Nations from 1997 to 2006. In 2001, Annan and the UN were co-recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize. ...

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