Saturday, 17 November 2018

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Trump’s UK visit still on despite terror tweets

WASHINGTON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a long-awaited state visit by Donald Trump will go ahead as planned despite a diplomatic spat triggered by the US president’s comments after a terror attack in London. She added that London was in talks with internet giants Google and Facebook about ...

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Facebook reaches 2 billion users

PARIS: Facebook has reached more than 2 billion active users — that’s around a quarter of the world’s population. The social network reached 1 billion active users in 2012. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the milestone was reached early Tuesday morning. He made the announcement in a Facebook post, saying he’s proud of the work his company is ...

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Music stars unite in Manchester as fans face down fears

MANCHESTER: Cheers drowned out tears in Manchester on Sunday as Ariana Grande was joined by fellow music stars for a charity concert where fans vowed to face down fears of terrorism after two deadly attacks in Britain. “Let the world hear your resilience,” Pharrell Williams told a sell-out crowd of ...

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Richa Chadha’s debut production ‘Khoon Aali Chithi’

MUMBAI: Richa Chadha dons a new hat now apart from being a stellar actress, that of a producer. Richa has now partnered with Royal Stag Barrel Large Short Films to release her debut production, a Punjabi short titled ‘Khoon Aali Chithi’. The film directed by Rupinder Inderjit is now available ...

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Facebook, Twitter, other social media banned in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have banned Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after the Indian government said social media services were “being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements”. It is the first time the government has taken such a step, although it regularly blocks mobile internet signal in the Kashmir Valley. Internet ...

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Google to revamp policies, hire staff after UK ad scandal

LONDON: Google vowed to police its websites better by ramping up staff numbers and overhauling its policies after several companies deserted the internet giant for failing to keep their adverts off hate-filled videos. Google has found itself at the center of a British storm in recent days after major companies ...

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How Social Media Is Making Us Anti-Social

Take a look around you. Most likely, the majority of people you see are bent forward towards the glow of their phones and tablets. Maybe they look up occasionally so they don’t stumble and fall on the sidewalk, or periodically to check the time, but whatever is streaming on their ...

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