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Facebook taps banks, but for chatbots not purchase data like Google

Backlash swelled this morning after Facebook’s aspirations in financial services were blown out of proportion by a Wall Street Journal report that neglected how the social network already works with banks. Facebook spokesperson Elisabeth Diana tells TechCrunch it’s not asking for credit card transaction data from banks and it’s not interested in building a dedicated banking feature where you could ...

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This is what the next iPhone could look like

Several dummy units of future iPhone models have leaked over the weekend. It gives a good idea of what you should expect to see in September when Apple introduces the next iPhone. Most likely, the iPhones in these photos aren’t actual iPhones. They are just dummy units. Every year, a few manufacturers create objects that look exactly like future iPhones. ...

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Petition aims to shape Turkey’s Batman province like superhero logo

A petition started last week on the website change.org is seeking to change the borders of Turkey’s southwestern Batman province so that it resembles the logo of the eponymous superhero on maps. Over 10,000 people have subscribed. Submitted by a user named Kemal Atakan Kırca, the online petition includes a map showing how the province should look. “Batman needs some ...

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This is what the next iPhone could look like

Several dummy units of future iPhone models have leaked over the weekend. It gives a good idea of what you should expect to see in September when Apple introduces the next iPhone. Most likely, the iPhones on these photos aren’t actual iPhones. They are just dummy units. Every year, a few manufacturers create objects that look exactly like future iPhones. ...

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Time magazine’s ‘creepy’ Putin-Trump cover is what media subversion really looks like

Staring out from the front cover of this week’s ‘Time’ magazine is a striking, unsettling picture of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump morphed into one. The hidden, yet unsubtle messaging behind the image is equally unsettling. Time describes the image as “meaning to represent this particular moment in US foreign policy, following the pair’s recent meeting in Helsinki, Finland.”  However, ...

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Cute kids recreating World Cup final causes online race debate. Must it always end like this?

A video of young footballers recreating the World Cup final between France and Croatia kicked off a vicious race debate online. Does everything in the era of online comments and identity politics have to be like this? RT is winding down its World Cup coverage after a successful tournament in Russia, and produced the video recreation as part of that. ...

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‘It looks like it will catch us’: Russian fishermen film stunning waterspout (and it did catch them)

They got their viral video, but maybe these Russian fishermen should have moved away a bit faster. “A whirlwind. A Twister. 500 meters from us. Very beautiful. It’s huge,” said Pavel Chernyavsky, as he narrates his Instagram video, geolocated off the coast of Gelendzhik in the Black Sea. “Maybe it will catch up with us,” he joked in the next ...

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Western Europe or US may try to invade Russia like Napoleon & Hitler did – filmmaker Kusturica to RT

There is a scenario where Russia may be invaded by Western Europe or the US, Serbian movie director Emir Kusturica told RT, pointing out that Napoleon and Adolf Hitler tried to do that once, but both failed. “Western Europe or America will try to do what Napoleon tried,” the award winning film director suggested while speaking about relations between Moscow ...

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Trump tells NATO allies to spend more… like thrifty Pentagon buying $1.2k mugs & $10k toilet seats?

Toilet seat covers that cost $ 10,000? Coffee mugs for $ 1,200 apiece? No wonder NATO countries aren’t too keen to follow US military spending benchmarks. Even the Pentagon is looking for better deals and 3D printing for savings. While President Donald Trump browbeats NATO allies into increasing their military spending, the US Department of Defense is spending untold amounts ...

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California father ‘swings baby like a baseball bat’ in fight with girlfriend (VIDEO)

A man in California is facing child abuse charges for using his 18-month-old son as a weapon to fend off his girlfriend during a skirmish. In the CCTV clip, the man is seen swinging the child around and dropping him on the ground. A domestic brawl at Riverwalk Montecito Estates has led the District Attorney office to file charges against ...

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