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In reality, Amazon informally looked at acquiring Whole Foods previous year, according to people familiar with the matter. It's also not clear if Amazon will sell the technology to other companies - for the sake of being able to profit off this vertical when the competition's already sealed off from its customers anyways.
  • Teens scale Golden Gate Bridge tower, perform stunts

    Teens scale Golden Gate Bridge tower, perform stunts

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    The California Highway Patrol is investigating the stunt and the climbers could face misdemeanor trespassing charges and fines, said Mulligan, the bridge's general manager. Two teens recently did a unsafe stunt by climbing the Golden Gate Bridge without any safety gear and the video which has now gone viral is terrifying and risky.
  • Instagram rips off Snapchat, again -- this time with face filters

    Instagram rips off Snapchat, again -- this time with face filters

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    Instagram is offering only eight face filters at first, but it will add more options later on. Copying Snapchat's best features probably won't convert many 16-year-olds from Snapchat to Instagram , for example, but it also won't give many 30-year-olds a reason to try Snapchat , either.
  • McKayla Maroney Posts Racy Video On Instragram

    McKayla Maroney Posts Racy Video On Instragram

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    And previous year, Instagram followers are accused her of getting lip injections , which she denied. Captioning the short video , "another world premiere", McKayla did not hesitate to defend her sexy post - which is nearly at 1 million views.
  • Apple releases iOS 10.3.2 update for iPhone and iPad

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    The update itself effects a number of elements of the OS, but of particular note to digital publishers are those parts concerning iBooks. Identified improvements include a fix for an issue where audio may stutter when played through USB headphones, a mysterious claim of enhanced Mac App Store compatibility with future updates, and added support for media-free installations of the Windows 10 Creators Update in Boot Camp.
  • Russia's telecom watchdog blocks China's WeChat

    Russia's telecom watchdog blocks China's WeChat

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    Tencent told Reuters it was checking the status of its WeChat app in Russian Federation and was in talks with the relevant authorities. Tencent was aware of the move and communicating with Russian authorities over the matter, according to a brief statement from the Shenzhen-based company.
  • Buffett Admits to Selling 'Large Amount' of Shares in IBM

    Buffett Admits to Selling 'Large Amount' of Shares in IBM

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    In addition, several other key analysts have also reduced their price target for IBM shares. The disclosure led IBM to tumble 3.8 per cent to US$153.05 (S$214.06) in premarket trading Friday . The massive event will be held in the 18,975-seat CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha and include a six-hour Q&A with Buffett and Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger.
  • Is Hulu's New Live TV Service Worth What You Pay?

    Is Hulu's New Live TV Service Worth What You Pay?

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    Hulu has made a decision to go head-to-head with YouTube and other streaming services that are now offering what can be described as "light" cable subscriptions. However, this also means that Hulu Live lacks some notable channels, as it doesn't offer anything from programmers such as Discovery, Viacom , or AMC.
  • Google Maps now automatically translates local reviews into your preferred language

    Google Maps now automatically translates local reviews into your preferred language

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    The new technology translates full sentences instead of doing it in pieces and, therefore, offers better quality translation. We have identified gaps that bar Indians from accessing the internet. Google said it does one billion translations everyday and 95% of Google Translate has its usage outside of the US. For users who often switch back and forth between Hindi and English, they will also be able to use Hinglish language option with new text editing tool that makes it easier to select, ...
  • Centre moots Aadhaar-like UID number for cows

    Centre moots Aadhaar-like UID number for cows

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    In its report, the government has also decided that the responsibility of ensuring the care and safety of abandoned animals fell on the state. The other important recommendation says that every district must have shelter home provision for abandoned animals with a minimum capacity of 500.
  • Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

    Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

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    NASA will be broadcasting the call live on NASA Television, from NASA's Ustream and YouTube websites , and on its Facebook page, and is making NASA "STEM on Station" materials available for classroom use. John Glenn has arrived on the space station. Trump's daughter Ivanka and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will join the President in the Oval Office for the call; NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, who arrived yesterday for his first stay on the ISS, will join Whitson on the call.
  • Activision Officially Announces Call of Duty

    Activision Officially Announces Call of Duty

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    Call of Duty started with a plethora of World War II games to the point where people wanted something different so in 2007 Infinity Ward introduced Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. While the images were quickly taken down and replaced , a vigilant Reddit user managed to capture them beforehand, seen below. For now, here's everything we know about this year's Call of Duty .
  • 'Russia tried to use Trump advisers to influence election'

    'Russia tried to use Trump advisers to influence election'

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    But that didn't stop the Obama administration from using it to secure a FISA warrant against former Trump advisor Carter Page . Don't mind me, I'm just hear because a secret court told me I should be. Page said Saturday that the only "unwitting element" he's concerned about is the "unwitting media and the unwitting members of Congress" who accepted a " dodgy dossier " of information from Russian Federation concerning Trump.
  • Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

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    It is the first trip to the majors this season for Plawecki, who will provide the Mets some depth at catcher and an extra bat off the bench as starting C Travis d'Arnaud recovers from a right wrist contusion. Michael Conforto has tremendous upside as a hitter, but Collins didn't seem comfortable giving him consistent playing time past year. DeGrom is 0-0 in three starts this season despite a 1.89 ERA.
  • Trump pledges 'big rally' to mark 100 days in office

    Trump pledges 'big rally' to mark 100 days in office

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    Further details about the event have yet to be revealed. U.S. president Donald Trump has pledged to mark his 100th day in office with a "BIG" rally in Pennsylvania. As many quickly pointed out, Trump himself had often referred to the 100-day marker as an important point of his presidency . His absence from the dinner and the decision by top White House officials to shun the event in solidarity with the president has put a damper on the affair next Saturday.