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Ex-Uber Maps exec Brian McClendon running for office

Brian McClendon, a notable engineering executive at startups and large tech companies, including Google and Uber, has announced his candidacy to run for the open seat of secretary of state of Kansas. He will compete in the Democratic primary scheduled for August 7th. McClendon has been a lifelong engineer, growing up in the state and receiving his undergraduate degree in ...

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Speeding car takes flight, plows into 2nd floor of office building (PHOTOS)

By some improbable fluke of physics, a speeding car went airborne and plowed into the second floor of a California office building. The bizarre crash left two people injured. The vehicle became partially wedged in the side of a dental office building after it hit a road divider in the Orange County city of Santa Ana shortly before 5:30am, Sunday. ...

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Uber used secret program to block office computers and thwart police raids – report

Apart from evading law enforcement and flouting local laws and bans, ride-hailing company Uber allegedly used special technology to remotely lock down equipment in order to protect files from police raids. Read more From spring 2015 until late 2016, the firm’s employees in San Francisco regularly deployed the secret tool to shut off computers in Uber foreign offices to hide ...

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Gone in 30 seconds: Homeless man at Paris airport takes €490,000 from unlocked office & vanishes

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 23:51 Edited time: 4 Jan, 2018 23:51 Christmas came early for a homeless man at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport who stumbled on two bags of cash holding €490,000, after he “accidentally” leaned on a door at one of the terminals. The man, only identified by airport police as a 40-year old of North African ...

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Home Office blasted for ‘Dad’s Army’-style border security proposal

The UK Home Office has come under fire after unveiling plans to enlist teams of volunteers to help patrol the British coastline, with critics comparing it to the popular ’70s sitcom, ‘Dad’s Army.’ After years of Tory cutbacks and layoffs to the UK Border Force, which handles customs and immigration, authorities may have found a ‘solution’ to the staffing crisis. ...

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Sex abuse, box office bombs: Disastrous year for Hollywood comes to merciful end

Published time: 31 Dec, 2017 06:10 Hollywood may be eager to say goodbye to 2017 which was one of the worst and craziest years in its history, and there’s a number of reasons for that. Read more Statistics show Americans are falling out of love with going to the movies. Audiences have steadily shrunk as home entertainment options improved and ...

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Ron-ing for office – World Cup winner Ronaldinho announces political career

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 18:13 Brazil football icon Ronaldinho has announced he intends to make a move into politics and run for the senate in his home country Brazil with the right-wing Patriota political party. The 2002 World Cup winner will run in the state of Minas Gerais for the Patriota (Patriots) Party, formerly known as the “National Ecological ...

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‘Thousands’ of porn images on Damian Green’s office computer, detective claims

Theresa May’s cabinet is facing yet another setback as her effective deputy Damian Green has been accused of “extensively engaging with” pornographic material in his Commons office. The allegations date back to 2008. A former Scotland Yard detective said he was shocked by the “thousands” of pornographic images he allegedly discovered on Green’s computer at the time Green was the ...

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Amazon is putting Alexa in the office

The interface is evolving. What has long been dominated by screens of all shapes and sizes is now being encroached upon by the voice. And while many companies are building voice interfaces — Apple with Siri, Google with Assistant, and Microsoft with Cortana — none are quite as dominant as Amazon has been with Alexa. At the AWS reinvent conference, ...

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Microsoft Office arrives on Chromebooks via Google Play Store

Microsoft Office is now available for Google Chromebook users through the Google Play Store – a notable addition, given the two companies offer competing products in terms of office productivity software. Neither Google nor Microsoft are making a formal announcement about the Office applications’ arrival on Chromebooks. But we understand the Office Android apps will only be free to users ...

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