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Instagram adds a status indicator dot so people know when you’re ignoring them

In a blog post today, Instagram announced a new feature: a green status dot that indicates when a user is active on the app. If you’re cruising around Instagram, you can expect to see a green dot next to the profile pics of friends who also are Instagramming right then and there. The dot will show up in the direct ...

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Longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming: What you need to know

The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century and the chance to see Mars up close is almost upon us, here’s everything you need to know to catch the mesmerizing event. On Friday July 27 the lunar eclipse will stretch across most of Europe and Asia, Australia, Africa and part of South America. North and central Americans won’t be able ...

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‘We know where you live’: Anti-Trump #resistance threatens Senate leader Mitch McConnell

Protesters heckled Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he left a Kentucky restaurant on Saturday. Incensed at the Trump administration’s immigration policy, they chanted “abolish ICE” and shouted “we know where you live.” McConnell was accosted as he left Louisville’s Bristol Bar & Grille, with protesters chanting “where are the babies, Mitch?” a reference to the 2,400 children of illegal ...

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Want to know when your meat is spoiled? There’s a gadget for that

You no longer need to sniff the meat that’s been languishing in your fridge for days to make sure it’s safe to eat. A wireless device can now do it for you and send all the information you need directly to your smartphone. A group of scientists from the University of Texas at Austin and China’s Nanjing University created ‘nano-structured’ ...

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Trump says he will know if Kim talks are a success ‘within 1st minute’ by using his ‘touch & feel’

Donald Trump says he is prepared to be wowed by Kim Jong-un at their “one-shot” talks on Tuesday, but added that he will sense straight away if the meeting is futile and “won’t waste Kim’s time.” “It’s a one-time shot and I think it’s going to work out very well,” Trump told reporters during a lengthy press briefing at the ...

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What President Trump Doesn’t Know About ZTE

David Kline Contributor David Kline is a journalist, author and intellectual property strategist. More posts by this contributor Where human intelligence outperforms AI A new (old) way for product makers to defeat patent roadblocks After meeting with Chinese Vice Premiere Liu He this week, President Trump is still considering easing penalties on Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE over its violation of ...

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Russian diplomats must be allowed access to Yulia Skripal to know she’s not held forcibly – embassy

Russia’s Embassy urged London to give direct access to Yulia Skripal after the release of her first interview since the Salisbury attack, since there are doubts that she has been held against her will or forced to make statements. “We are glad to have seen Yulia Skripal alive and well,” the Russian Embassy in the UK said in a statement. ...

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What we know about Google’s Duplex demo so far

The highlight of Google’s I/O keynote earlier this month was the reveal of Duplex, a system that can make calls to set up a salon appointment or a restaurant reservation for you by calling those places, chatting with a human and getting the job done. That demo drew lots of laughs at the keynote, but after the dust settled, plenty ...

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‘Born to kill’: What we know about Texas school shooting suspect

The suspect in the Texas school shooting which left 10 people dead and a further 10 injured has been named by police sources as 17-year-old student Dimitrious Pagourtzis. Here’s what we know about him so far. Pagourtzis was reportedly arrested and charged with capital murder and aggravated assault of a police officer. According to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the shooter, ...

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Google and Levi’s ‘connected’ jacket will let you know when your Uber is here

Remember Project Jacquard? Two years ago, Google showed off its “connected” jean jacket designed largely for bike commuters who can’t fiddle with their phone. The jacket launched this past fall, in partnership with Levi’s, offering a way for wearers to control music, screen phone calls, and get directions with a tap or brush of the cuff. Today, Google is adding more ...

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