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The examples were pretty unsettling, including Holocaust denials , a claim that President Barack Obama was running for a third term , and a wide range of other conspiracy theories . He further added saying, "This includes enhancements in Search ranking, direct feedback feature to users and greater transparency around how Search works ".
  • Google Russia agrees to pay $8mn antitrust fine

    Google Russia agrees to pay $8mn antitrust fine

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    Google has also agreed to soon offer a "Chrome widget" that will let Android users in Russian Federation choose a default search engine aside from Google. The FAS Russia, driven by the necessity to eliminate consequences of the violation and to restore competition in the market, agreed to sign the settlement agreement.
  • YouTube channels must win audiences before winning ads

    YouTube channels must win audiences before winning ads

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    Qingzhen Chen, a senior analyst for IHS, an advertising research firm, said most creators shouldn't have a problem reaching 10,000 views from YouTube's global audience of more than a billion users. If the result turned out to be good, ads would be served to the content. Bardin added that such new moves will help them ensure that revenue flows to those creators who adhere to the rules.
  • Hacked files suggest NSA penetrated SWIFT, Middle East banks

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    Hickey provided The Intercept with a video of FUZZBUNCH being used to compromise a virtual computer running Windows Server 2008-an industry survey from 2016 cited this operating system as the most widely used of its kind. Additionally, the release included previously unknown tools, including an exploitation framework identified as "FUZZBUNCH". Reuters could not independently confirm that EastNets had been hacked.
  • Turkey referendum: What are the main issues and process?

    Turkey referendum: What are the main issues and process?

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    The referendum will take place under a state of emergency that has been in place since last summer's failed coup, which has seen some 47,000 arrested in the biggest crackdown in Turkey's history. Erdogan's supporters reject such charges, saying the 18 constitutional amendments being put to a simple "Yes/No" vote contain sufficient checks and balances, such as the provision that a new presidential election would be triggered should the president dissolve parliament.
  • RCB vs MI: Virat Kohli announces comeback date

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    Head to Head Overall: Matches - 19, RCB Won - 8, MI Won - 11 In Bengaluru: Matches - 7, RCB Won - 1, MI Won - 6 Trivia Virat Kohli was the top run-getter in IPL 2016; he scored 973 runs in 16 matches. His teammate and South Africa's 360 degree batsman AB de Villiers had also missed the first two games due to a back injury he suffered during a 50-overs domestic tournament in South Africa.
  • Will 'Quantico' Star Priyanka Chopra Join Tom Cruise In 'Mission: Impossible 6'?

    Will 'Quantico' Star Priyanka Chopra Join Tom Cruise In 'Mission: Impossible 6'?

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    Mission: Impossible 6 is scheduled to be released on July 27, 2018. The announcement came after paparazzi captured shots of Cruise filming a sequence for the sequel in Paris, France that appeared to involve helicopters. The " Top Gun " star will once again play the character of Ethan Hunt in the newest instalment. Jeremy Renner, who joined the series with the fourth film, Ghost Protocol , was reported earlier in the year to be struggling with dates for the new Mission: Impossible .
  • Email-based attacks exploit unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word

    Email-based attacks exploit unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word

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    Once opened , the exploit connects to a remote server and downloads a file containing a HTML application dressed up as a Microsoft document. Researchers at McAfee , who first reported the discovery Friday, said because the HTML application is executable, the attacker can run code on the affected computer while evading memory-based mitigations created to prevent these kinds of attacks.
  • Rep.Pelosi on internet privacy: "you should be very very scared".

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    While everybody was busy discussing how disastrous the GOP health care plan (aka Trumpcare) had turned out, House Republicans quietly voted to take away your internet privacy. Representative Michael Burgess, a Republican, described the rules as "duplicative regulation" on the House floor and said the repeal would "level the playing field for an increasingly anti-competitive market".
  • The Final Dodge Demon Teaser is Here, Launch Date Revealed

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    Of course, if you want to conquer the drag strip, then you need the right fuel for the job. Now while it won't hurt the engine to combine the fuels, Dodge warns customers that the high-octane fuel only reaches its full potential if it is not mixed with unleaded fuel.
  • Raphael Guerreiro scores stunning long-range strike against Bayern Munich

    Raphael Guerreiro scores stunning long-range strike against Bayern Munich

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    Quickfire goals from the recalled Franck Ribery and Robert Lewandowski saw the home side race into a 2-0 lead inside 10 minutes before a stunning Raphael Guerreiro strike halved the deficit. In a match with little action for long periods, it suddenly came to life with two minutes remaining when Leipzig's Willi Orban picked up a second yellow card for hauling down Diego Demme.
  • Fake Explosive Grounds Flight in Toronto

    Fake Explosive Grounds Flight in Toronto

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    After declaring "no threat" to the aircraft, all operations at Pearson returned to normal. United Airlines flight 547 was scheduled to leave for Chicago O'Hare International Airport at 7 a.m. Baggage was initially unloaded from the plane while passengers remained on board. A United flight from San Francisco to Chicago was also delayed but it was due to a maintenance issue, the airline said.
  • Comcast enters US wireless business with unlimited data plans

    Comcast enters US wireless business with unlimited data plans

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    While the mobile plan will mainly be powered by its 16 million Wi-Fi hotspots, it will also leverage Verizon's (VZ - Free Report) wireless network. Unlimited data, talk and text will be available by mid-year for $65 per line for up to five lines, or $45 per line for customers with Comcast's top X1 packages, which bundle TV, internet and phone services, the company said.
  • YouTubers Will No Longer Make Money Until They Hit 10000 Lifetime Views

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    The company believes that this "new threshold gives us enough information to determine the validity of a channel". "[This threshold] allows us to confirm if a channel is following our community guidelines and advertiser policies ". This model helped YouTube grow into the web's biggest video platform, but it has also led to some problems. Starting today, ads will no longer be served on YouTube Partner Program videos until a channel reaches 10,000 lifetime views .
  • Facebook launches tool to help users spot false news

    Facebook launches tool to help users spot false news

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    These consist on a list that will make for more discerning readers, Facebook writes. The headlines of fake news stories are often catchy, and contain lots of capital letters and exclamation marks. This began with simply asking users to flag news stories as fakeFacebook Wants You to Fix Its Fake News Problem Facebook Wants You to Fix Its Fake News Problem Facebook has a fake news problem in need of fixing.