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An online battle for 900 million hearts and minds: India braces for election
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JAIPUR/TONK, India (Reuters) – When India votes in a general election next year, it will be the world’s largest democratic exercise, and the biggest ever test of the role of social media in an election. Volunteers of India’s main opposition Congress party monitor TV news channels and social media inside their war room which was […]

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An Open Letter from Steve Jobs to Tim Cook
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Time passes quickly and the WiFi is spotty here in Trāyastriṃśa, so I apologize for taking so long to check out how you’ve been doing with our company. Of course, truth be known, Apple was already on that trajectory when I handed you the company, but props anyway. Beyond that, though, I feel I must ask: Is that ALL you could […]

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Exclusive: Kaspersky Lab plans Swiss data center to combat spying allegations – documents
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MOSCOW/TORONTO (Reuters) – Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab plans to open a data center in Switzerland to address Western government concerns that Russia exploits its anti-virus software to spy on customers, according to internal documents seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab is displayed at the company’s office in Moscow, Russia October 27, […]

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Addressing Mental Health Effects, a Year After the Tubbs Fire in Sonoma
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A year ago, while on a tourist visit to Latvia, Sharon Bard was awoken at 4 am by a buzzing alert from her phone. It was an email from a friend who’d been checking on her home in Santa Rosa, California. Given the alarming news, the email’s phrasing was rather gentle: A fire had broken […]

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The Best Games of 2017, From 'Nier: Automata' to 'Legend of Zelda'
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2017 was an incredible year for videogames—a mixed bag of genre, style, and mood. The best titles ranged from sweeping adventures to tense shooters to meditations on the existential burden of life. Some of the games released this year will go on to be lauded as the most important, profound videogames of this generation. If […]

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Facebook CEO's compensation jumps to $8.9 million as security costs soar
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s compensation rose 53.5 percent to $8.9 million in 2017, a regulatory filing showed on Friday, largely due to higher costs related to the 33-year old billionaire’s personal security. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing regarding the company’s […]

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Why 'Ant-Man and the Wasp''s Heroine Is a Crystal Ball for Marvel
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There’s no need for a clever introduction to make this point: Ant-Man and the Wasp is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature a female hero in its title. It’s the 20th film in the franchise. Every other one has been named after a man, or a group dominated by men. That’s […]

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Elon Musk considers taking Tesla private
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(Reuters) – Elon Musk is considering taking Tesla Inc private, the electric car maker’s chief executive tweeted on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk listens at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo “Am […]

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Rocket Lab Test Flight Launches Three CubeSats to Orbit
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The launch company Rocket Lab has amusing names for its missions. The first, in May, was called “It’s a Test” (it was). When the staff debated what to call the second launch of their diminutive Electron rocket, so sized (and priced) specifically to carry small satellites to space, they said, “Well, we’re still testing, aren’t […]

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