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Putin: OPCW meeting could put full stop to Russia-blaming in Skripal case

Russian President Putin said he hopes the upcoming UN chemical watchdog meeting will put to rest the UK’s accusations against Russia in the Skripal poisoning case, adding that 20 other countries could produce the nerve agent used. “Tomorrow we convene a session of the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in order to sort out ...

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Facebook & Google becoming too big, could be broken up – Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested internet giants Facebook and Google could be forced to pay for the “disruption” they cause in society and submit to French or European privacy regulations. In an interview with Wired magazine, the French leader warned the tech firms are becoming too big to be governed and could face being dismantled. According to Macron, Google ...

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‘There will be serious consequences’: Facebook could be fined millions for violating consent deal

Former Federal Trade Commission officials said that the social media giant may be liable for hundreds of millions of dollars worth of fines for breaching a 2011 consent agreement to protect user data. Speaking to Bloomberg, Jessica Rich, former head of the FTC’s consumer protection bureau, said that the social media giant could be fined $ 40,000 per violation per ...

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60mn ‘potential Jews’ could be converted to promote Israel – govt report

An Israeli government committee’s recommendation to target “potential Jews” around the world to promote Israel, and even be converted, has been slammed by religious groups. According to the committee, created by Israel’s Diaspora Affairs’ Ministry in 2016, there are 60 million people around the world who have an “affinity” to Judaism or Israel. The report includes a ‘strategic plan’ to ...

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New York could ban work emails outside office hours

Despite being the city that famously never sleeps, New York could ban the answering of work emails and texts outside work hours. The legislator behind the bill  hopes to improve work-life balance in the Big Apple. The Council is to consider a bill which would prohibit private companies with more than 10 employees from requiring their workers to reply to ...

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Regulation could protect Facebook, not punish it

You know what tech startups hate? Complicated legal compliance. The problem is, Facebook isn’t a startup any more, but its competitors are. There have been plenty of calls from congress and critics to regulate Facebook following the election interference scandal and now the Cambridge Analytica debacle. The government could require extensive ads transparency reporting or data privacy protections. That could ...

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Apple could be announcing a new cheap iPad

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple could be unveiling a new version of its entry-level iPad at its event next week. The company is holding a press event on March 27 in Chicago. And the only thing that we know is that the event is going to be focused on the education market. Apple launched a cheap iPad ...

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Apple could be announcing a new cheap iPad

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple could be unveiling a new version of its entry-level iPad at its event next week. The company is holding a press event on March 27 in Chicago. And the only thing that we know is that the event is going to be focused on the education market. Apple launched a cheap iPad ...

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Hawking’s final work could be key to unlocking parallel universes

Physicist Stephen Hawking has reportedly left behind a final research paper that could provide the key to finding parallel universes. The paper was completed on his deathbed, according to reports. The world-famous physicist died at his home in Cambridge earlier this week at the age of 76. He left behind a final scientific paper, which reportedly presents the theoretical basis ...

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Easter Island statues could be lost to sea, warns UNESCO

Easter Island, the remote volcanic island home of nearly 900 ancient monumental statues, is at risk of disappearing into the sea, according to the latest report from UNESCO. The world heritage body blamed rising tides, which have been rapidly eroding the island’s coasts for years. However, the group is now warning that rising sea levels could completely destroy the island’s ...

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