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Amazon launches a last-mile delivery program powered by entrepreneurs

Amazon has gotten flack in the past for some of the challenges its crowdsourced “last-mile” delivery drivers face, but now it’s offering those with entrepreneurial ambitions the option to do more. Instead of showing up for gig work, drivers can opt for a new program where Amazon helps them establish their own delivery business. The program will include access to Amazon’s ...

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Russia extends free land giveaway program beyond Far East

Russia’s northwestern Vologda region will give out unused land to Russian citizens. The program, which started in the country’s Far East, has proven to be popular. Read more The bill on free land in Vologda will be introduced in the regional parliament in September and is likely to be introduced starting January. According to the program launched in Russia’s Far ...

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Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campaigns around the November 2016 presidential election reached 150 million Americans, has been increasing its efforts at fact-checking news through a ...

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Israeli banks ‘pillage’ Palestine through settlement program and may be guilty of war crime – HRW

Deep involvement of Israeli banks in the building of illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank may amount to the war crime of pillage, HRW has said. While the settlements are condemned worldwide, Israel keeps building more. “Israeli banks are facilitating their expansion and thus bankrolling these abuses,” said the Israel/Palestine Advocacy Director of Human Rights Watch (HRW), Sari Bashi, ...

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Microsoft program provides a decade of updates for Windows IoT devices

If you have an essential Internet of Things device running Windows 10 IoT Core Service, you don’t want to be worried about security and OS patches over a period of years. Microsoft wants to help customers running these kinds of devices with a new program that guarantees 10 years of updates. The idea is that as third-party partners build applications ...

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Europe’s plans to curb Iranian missile program ‘a dream that will never come true’ – Khamenei

Europe’s attempts to limit Iran’s ballistic missile program will never become reality, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said, adding that Tehran has no plans to limit is influence across the Middle East, either. “Some Europeans are talking about limiting our defensive missile program. I am telling the Europeans: Limiting our missile development is a dream that will never come ...

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US torture program is greatest recruiting mechanism for our enemies – John Kiriakou

We like to believe, and we want other countries to believe, the US is a shining beacon for human rights, civil rights and civil liberties. It’s simply not true, whistleblower John Kiriakou told RT’s On Contact host Chris Hedges. Hedges discussed the CIA and torture with whistleblower and former CIA analyst and case officer John Kiriakou. John Kiriakou is the ...

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Gina Haspel faces the Senate, promises not to restart CIA torture program (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 9 May, 2018 14:54 Gina Haspel, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director, says that the intelligence agency will not restart a detention and interrogation program under her watch. Speaking before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Haspel said the spy agency would focus on “collection and analysis” missions and that the US had ...

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Google’s Advanced Protection program now allows access from Apple’s mobile apps, too

Last October, Google launched its Advanced Protection Program for users who want to ensure the highest degree of protection for the data they store in services like Gmail, Google Calendar and Drive. Users who need that kind of protection can opt into this program, but, in return, they have to use security keys for the two-step verification and can only ...

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Google’s Advanced Protection program now allows access from Apple’s mobile apps, too

Last October, Google launched its Advanced Protection Program for users who want to ensure the highest degree of protection for the data they store in services like Gmail, Google Calendar and Drive. Users who need that kind of protection can opt into this program, but, in return, they have to use security keys for the two-step verification and can only ...

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