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Pew: Social media still growing in emerging markets but stalled elsewhere

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s (so far) five-year project to expand access to the Internet in emerging markets makes plenty of business sense when you look at the latest report by the Pew Research Center — which shows social media use has plateaued across developed markets but continues to rise in the developing world. In 2015-16, roughly four-in-ten adults across the emerging nations surveyed ...

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Erdogan hopes for ‘joint production’ of S-500 with Russia, even as S-400 is still being delivered

Turkey has proposed that it co-produce Russia’s next-generation S-500 air systems, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. It comes as Washington is trying to dissuade Ankara –and prospective buyer Riyadh– from acquiring the S-400. “Russia provided us with a loan for the S-400 systems on very reasonable terms. We will get to joint production during the second and third stages [of ...

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Facebook still wants to be a media company

Facebook may have disbanded its “Trending” news section, but the social network is not abandoning its media company ambitions, despite whatever CEO Mark Zuckerberg said to Congress. In fact, the opposite of “not being a media business” is now occurring: Facebook is directly paying news publishers to create video, even as it claims its focus is on you and your ...

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He's still at it: Trump launches new barrage at 'bragging' Trudeau & 'unfair' Europe

US President Donald Trump, apparently still fuming over “dishonest and weak” Justin Trudeau for threatening to respond to US tariffs in kind, took to Twitter to slam the Canadian PM again and vent his anger at the tight-fisted EU. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s ill-fated press conference, where he vowed to retaliate to the tariffs imposed by the US on ...

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Apple’s AR bet still has a lot to prove

As Apple gears up for its developer keynote conference tomorrow, one of its bigger announcements is likely to be new changes coming to its augmented reality platform. Since announcing ARKit last year, the tech giant has hardly been sheepish about its belief in AR’s potential. “I think AR is big and profound,” Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC. “I don’t ...

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‘If Roseanne was fired, why does Joy Reid still have a job?’ Twitter highlights liberal hypocrisy

It seems hateful and bigoted comments get you in trouble only if you’re a conservative. That’s the message many have taken from the firing of controversial actress Roseanne Barr yesterday. Liberals were outraged when Barr tweeted that former advisor to Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett — who is black and was born in Iran — looked like a combination of the ...

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Trump says he's still looking at June 12, Singapore for Kim summit, 'that hasn't changed'

US President Donald Trump has once again said talks are back on track to hold the planned-then-cancelled summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. News of the upcoming summit has been a rollercoaster for the past three days. “We’re doing very well in terms of the summit with North Korea,” Trump said at the White House. “It’s moving along very ...

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N. Korea says it still wants to resolve issues with US despite Trump's summit cancellation

The decision by US President Donald Trump to cancel the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is “not in line with the world’s wishes,” the government in Pyongyang has announced. Kim has made the “utmost efforts” to hold a summit with Trump, said the North Korean first vice minister for foreign affairs, Kim Kye-gwan, according to the state news ...

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Xiaomi is bringing its smart home devices to the US — but still no phones yet

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker that’s looking to raise as much as $ 10 billion in a Hong Kong IPO, is continuing to grow its presence in the American market after it announced plans to bring its smart home products to the U.S.. The company is best known for its well-priced and quality smartphones, but Xiaomi offers hundreds of other ...

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Iran still complying with nuclear deal says UN atomic watchdog chief

The Iranian regime has complied with its nuclear commitments made under the deal signed in 2015, the IAEA director general said in a statement, just one day after US President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal. “Iran is subject to the world’s most robust nuclear verification regime under the JCPOA, which is a significant verification gain,” Yukiya Amano said Wednesday, ...

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