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Facebook Workplace adds algorithmic feed, Safety Check and enhanced chat

Workplace, the version of Facebook tailored to enterprises that has over 30,000 organizations as paying customers, is ramping up the service today with a rush of new features to help it competes with the likes of Slack and Microsoft’s Teams. The additions are being announced at a new, standalone conference called Flow — the first time Facebook has built what’s ...

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Chilling VIDEO shows tourist’s safety cord snapping during jump across 150m-high bridge in China

A hair-raising video, in which a tourist narrowly escaped plunging hundreds of feet to his death after a safety cord he was tied to while jumping a bridge suddenly snapped, has sparked a buzz on social media. The terrifying footage shows the unidentified tourist happily leaping across a gapped,150 meter-high (500 feet) bridge at the Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park in ...

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New home in Russia: White South African farmer seeks safety as land seizure looms (VIDEO)

As South Africa mulls a constitutional amendment that would allow the expropriation of land from white farmers, one such man is seeking Russian citizenship and a new start far from his African birthplace. RT caught up with Johannes Du Toit and his father Leon Francois during their visit to Russia’s Kaluga region, located around three hours by car from Moscow. ...

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Thousands flee to safety after massive quake strikes Venezuela (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 21 Aug, 2018 22:41 Edited time: 21 Aug, 2018 22:52 A major earthquake that struck just off the coast of Venezuela has sent thousands into the streets seeking safety. A number of videos have emerged showing the magnitude of the jolts, felt as far away as Trinidad and Tobago. The social media community in Caracas was quick to ...

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Sex workers slam crypto-based ‘Uber for escorts’ over safety fears

A self-described ‘Uber of escorting’ sex industry booking app isn’t impressing sex workers, who have raised concerns about the cryptocurrency platform’s security and lack of transparency. PinkDate matches sex workers with clients, who can pay for services with crypto such as bitcoin or monero. The startup, still in beta, has raised $ 1 million through its initial coin offering (ICO). ...

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19yo Indian girl pushed to her death in disastrous college safety drill (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

A 19-year-old college student in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu hit a railing and died after a fake disaster-preparedness trainer pushed her from the second floor of a building onto a net held by other students during a drill. The horrific incident at a private college in Coimbatore took place during a disaster management and first aid exercise on ...

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TEPCO aims to build more Fukushima-type nuclear reactors, vows to ‘excel in safety’ this time

TEPCO is conducting an independent geological survey to confirm the absence of active faults in Aomori Prefecture, where it wants to resume the construction of a Fukushima-type nuclear plant, frozen following the 2011 disaster. “It’s necessary to form a consortium for building a nuclear plant that is excellent in safety, technology and economy,” TEPCO President Tomoaki Kobayakawa said in Tokyo, ...

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Flight safety in CIS worsening, according to aviation authority report

More aircraft disasters and fatalities occurred in Russia than in any other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) nation last year, according to a report by the bloc’s top civil aviation authority. The report presented by the Interstate Aviation Committee reveals that the safety level of aircraft transport in the CIS demonstrated “stable negative dynamics” during 2017. The paper’s authors noted ...

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Price of safety? IDF snipers ordered to shoot at any ‘threat,’ even if it is child – ex-general

Anyone, including children, who gets close enough to the Israeli-Gaza border poses a “threat” and could be considered a legitimate target by IDF forces, a retired general said, adding that such a policy ensures Israel’s safety. “At the tactical level, any person who gets close to the fence, anyone who could be a future threat to the border of the ...

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Flight safety office in UK apologizes for Russian plane search in Heathrow – Moscow

The flight safety center in the UK operating under the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has apologized for the search of a Russian Aeroflot plane by UK officials in March, the Russian transport minister said. After elaborating on the case, which triggered outrage in Moscow, the center “even apologized,” Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov told journalists on Friday. The Montreal-based ...

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