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Zuckerberg urges post-Trump world not to 'disconnect'
- November 21, 2016

One report even suggested that the social network had created a fix for the issue but top executives didn't implement it over fears of backlash. Now he suddenly takes it seriously in new post he published on Facebook . Zuckerberg said Facebook employees were not trying to be "arbiters of truth" but instead would rely on users to moderate the vast amount of content on the site. (more...)
Trump's meeting with Indian partners raises concerns
- November 21, 2016

In a picture posted on Twitter , all four men are smiling and giving a thumbs-up. "It was not a formal meeting of any kind", Breanna Butler , a spokeswoman for the Trump Organization, said when asked about the meeting on Saturday. The Trump Organization is now involved in five different projects in India , at least two of which are with the Chordias' Panchshil Realty. State Department officials noted that Ivanka Trump does not have security clearance and is an executive at the ... (more...)
Apple offers free battery replacements for certain iPhone 6S handsets
- November 21, 2016

Lawsuits were also launched, citing Apple's policy response to the problem. Consumers are not happy with Apple's solution for the dreaded "touch disease,", writes CBC News . "Touch Disease", discovered by third-party fix specialists, is a defect that causes an iPhone's display to flicker and touchscreens to become unresponsive. (more...)
A goal-line stand for the ages clinches Florida's road win over LSU
- November 21, 2016

And Jefferson was straight savage on the first attempt from the 1, stuffing a fullback dive that LSU pounded the Gators with earlier. The Gators settled for a 36 yard field goal by Eddy Pineiro to cut the deficit to 7-3 with 13:19 to play in the half. (more...)
Obama vows Smooth Transition of Power to Trump
- November 21, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is busy finalising his team, and many are watching with trepidation. He has sought to soothe fears by pledging to smooth the transition to the Trump administration and expressing optimism the Republican would act differently in office than he did on the campaign trail. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg shares what Facebook is doing about fake news
- November 21, 2016

Just a week ago, Mark Zuckerberg was calling it a "crazy idea" that a proliferation of fake news stories on Facebook , majority favoring a conservative bias, helped Donald Trump win the election. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg recently claimed that 99% of what appears in people's feeds was authentic, but has admitted that steps need to be taken to stop the dissemination of false news. (more...)
Giroud-earns-arsenal-1-1-draw-at-man-united
- November 21, 2016

Arsenal, on the other hand, were also left without Hector Bellerin forcing Arsene Wenger to field Carl Jenkinson in the starting XI for a league match after nearly two and a half years. Wenger has never had much luck against Mourinho but his substitutions did the trick with Oxlade-Chamberlain causing havoc down the right, floating in a fine cross and watching Giroud head home his 10th goal for Arsenal as a "super sub". (more...)
South Korean leader to face investigation after political scandal
- November 21, 2016

Choi Soon-sil, 60, is alleged to have pressured big companies into donating 77.4 billion won (66.3 million USA dollars) to two nonprofit foundations she actually controls. They are also looking into whether it was involved in the group handing over 3.5 billion won (US$3 million) to a company in Germany owned by Choi and her daughter Chung Yoo-ra to fund Chung's equestrian training. (more...)
Weather satellite rockets into space
- November 21, 2016

R Series (GOES-R) satellite launched successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Stephen Volz from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's director of satellites said the satellite was "really a quantum leap above any satellite NOAA has ever flown". (more...)
Alec Baldwin to return as Trump on 'SNL' this weekend
- November 21, 2016

And he's dismayed when he realizes the wall he plans to build on our southern border with Mexico will cost $25 billion. "So, maybe, let's not do it", he said , to Pence's surprise. When Pence tells Trump that some millions of people actually use it and actually like it, Trump reacts quickly. McKinnon played Hillary Clinton in previous weeks. (more...)
Dogged by Trump, UN climate talks wind down Dogged by Trump, UN climate talks wind down
- November 21, 2016

But Trump has pledged to tear up that agreement, to re-open coal mines and push ahead with shale oil and gas projects. As I woke to the news that Donald Trump had become the president-elect, my mind went immediately to the Paris agreement on climate change. (more...)
Here's why the moon looked so big on Monday night Here's why the moon looked so big on Monday night
- November 21, 2016

Here are few shots of the #supermoon from around the globe. But don't fret too much, because there is in fact another chance later this year, when clearer skies are forecast over areas north of the M4. According to experts, at Supermoon the satellite looked by 12.5 percent larger than at the distance from the planet. Monday's supermoon is considered to be the largest and brightest it has ever been in close to 69 years. (more...)
Elon Musk gets green light to merge Tesla and SolarCity
- November 21, 2016

But traditional electric utilities shouldn't worry just yet. "Why would you get anything else?" While the initial amount consumers could save by switching to a solar roof was unclear, Musk said customers who purchased a roof would save "considerable" amounts of money over a traditional roof. (more...)
What's different about Donald Trump's phone calls with world leaders?
- November 20, 2016

Obama has had a series of side meetings with world leaders at the APEC conference, which is the final stop on the last scheduled trip overseas of his presidency. Congressional leaders said there is no hope that TPP will pass before Obama leaves office January 20. "Experts say one of the biggest threats facing Donald Trump's presidency could be North Korea". (more...)
Best US weather satellite ever awaits sunset launch Best US weather satellite ever awaits sunset launch
- November 20, 2016

There are three GOES satellites in operation now, but a brand new, "next generation" satellite, the GOES-R, will be faster and more advanced than any of the other satellites in use now. It's aiming for a 22,300-mile-high equatorial orbit. "I think it's going to make a big difference". Currently, the average lead time for tornado warnings is 13 minutes, but with the launch of GOES-R, meteorologists believe that could improve with a significantly longer lead time. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg lays out Facebook's plan to tackle fake news Mark Zuckerberg lays out Facebook's plan to tackle fake news
- November 20, 2016

Facebook is exploring labelling stories that have been reported as false by third parties or the community so people are warned before they read or share them, Zuckerberg said. A personnel from Facebook told Buzzfeed that these 20 stories are very small fraction of the content shared on the site every day and might not represent all the news shared on the social network about the election. (more...)
'Best weather satellite ever built' rockets into space
- November 20, 2016

GOES-R is the latest satellite in the GOES system that is now used by NOAA's National Weather Service. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Saturday, November 19, blasted off a new satellite created to offer a "huge leap" in weather forecasting by sending back more frequent and higher-definition images of severe weather patterns. (more...)
Obama to meet Australia, Canada leaders
- November 20, 2016

Throughout his campaign, Trump strongly criticized US free-trade deals, vowing to pull the world's biggest economy out of the TPP and promising to impose tariffs on imports from trade partners China and Mexico. The leaders made no public comments as they appeared before a contingent of US and Peruvian news media. On Friday, before Obama arrived in Peru's oceanfront capital, Kuczynski warned that the USA presidential election is a sign of intensifying hostility toward free trade that ... (more...)
Xi pushes China-backed trade deals to fill USA void Xi pushes China-backed trade deals to fill USA void
- November 20, 2016

Other TPP members, including staunch United States ally Australia, have said they will pursue other free trade options in Asia. Chinese President Xi Jinping pushed Beijing's free trade plans Saturday at a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders, stepping up to fill the void left by USA president-elect Donald Trump's protectionism. (more...)
Online retailers warned to expect 'one million cyber attacks a day'
- November 20, 2016

Black Friday; 9 a.m. -10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26; 9 a.m. -7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. If you're looking for all the best Black Friday deals of 2016, we've got you covered. Many stores opening and offering deals , before dinner is even served. Still, there's a good chance you can get a better deal on Thanksgiving for certain items. (more...)

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