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Why gear rental marketplace Lumoid shut down

Lumoid, a tech gear rental startup is no longer in business and its founder Aarthi Ramamurthy is moving on to Facebook. The startup launched as just a “crazy idea,” when it came out of Y Combinator four and half years ago, Ramamurthy wrote on a Facebook post this weekend announcing the shut down. Lumoid went on to raise nearly $ 6 ...

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Pakistani Air Force ordered to shoot down US drones

Pakistan’s Air Force (PAF) commander has reportedly ordered to take down drones violating the country’s sovereignty, including that of the US. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman also recalled a historic breach of trust incident over a batch of US-made F-16’s which Pakistan paid for, but never received. The jabs against America, a key ally, came Thursday in a speech Aman ...

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Only way is down: Man has reached his physical peak, says French study

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 15:19 Mankind has had a good innings: people have become physically stronger, average life expectancy has risen in almost all nations, global population has topped 7 billion. But now scientists have issued a dire warning – the only way is down. Humans have reached the maximum limit for physical performance, height and lifespan, according to ...

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ICE cracks down on immigrants far from border, new data reveals

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 23:53 President Donald Trump made building a wall on the southern US border the centerpiece of his election campaign. But new data shows border detentions are at the lowest level in several decades. “Build that wall” was a common chant at rallies in support of Trump, but border crossings are decreasing and US Border Patrol ...

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St. Paul's station closed in central London, streets locked down over 'suspicious package'

HomeUK News Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 11:27 Edited time: 5 Dec, 2017 11:31 Get short URL St Paul’s underground station in the London’s financial district has been closed as police respond to a security alert in the area. Suspicious package at #stpauls. Police dogs present. pic.twitter.com/OEHMlx5lOh — Latif Yahya (@LatifYahya) December 5, 2017 Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT UK ...

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UK to crack down on bitcoin amid reports of fraud and money laundering

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 17:28 The UK government is cracking down on criminals using bitcoin to launder money and dodge tax. New regulations aim to regulate the £145 billion global cryptocurrency. Policies come as part of a broader update to EU rules on the virtual currency that would see bitcoin traders having to reveal their identities and report any ...

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Trouble Down Under: Australia to probe Facebook & Google

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 10:02 Australia’s competition regulator has begun an inquiry into whether the influence of the US tech giants Facebook and Google has harmed the media sector. The probe is part of the country’s broader media reforms. “We will examine whether platforms are exercising market power in commercial dealings to the detriment of consumers, media content creators, ...

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‘Treated worse than prisoners’: Submissive wife school shut down in China

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 13:46 Chinese authorities have closed down controversial “women’s virtue” courses in the country’s Liaoning province. The female students were reportedly taught the “traditional” value of being submissive to their husbands. The school in question, run by the Fushun Traditional Values Association in Liaoning province in the north-east of China, was shut down on Sunday, the ...

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Apple’s hand is down and its $1 trillion dream now rests with consumers

As we head into the end of 2017, it’s pretty safe to say that Apple’s fate — barring any major issue with its phones — is now in the hands of its consumers. With the iPhone X now in stores (well, sort of — if you catch them at the right time), Apple has now laid down its hand and ...

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Apple’s hand is down and its $1 trillion dream now rests with consumers

As we head into the end of 2017, it’s pretty safe to say that Apple’s fate — barring any major issue with its phones — is now in the hands of its consumers. With the iPhone X now in stores (well, sort of — if you catch them at the right time), Apple has now laid down its hand and ...

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