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  • 2 days ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Google is "pausing investment" in Allo

    If you’ve been using Google’s messaging app, Allo, it’s probably a good time to start thinking about switching to something else. The app isn’t getting dropped in a Google-style “Spring Cleaning,” but development on the app is being “paused.” Specifically, the new head of the communications group at Google, Anil Sabharwal, has made the decision to “pause investment” in Allo and move that team over to focus on Android Messages.

  • 8 days ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Canada Supports the decision by the USA,UK and France to take action to degrade the Assad regime's ability

    Mr.Justin Trudeau the Prime Minister of Canada says  Canada condemns in the strongest possible terms the use of chemical weapons in last week’s attack in eastern Ghouta, Syria. Canada supports the decision b the United States, the United Kingdom , and France to take action to degrade the Assad regime’s ability to launch chemical weapons attacks against its own people. We will continue to work with our international partners to further investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Those ...

  • 9 days ago
    Analysis melaniee

    Sitting is Bad for Your Brain, Not Just Your Heart or Metabolism

    A new study reports people who sit down too much during middle to older age show signs of thinning in the medial temporal cortex, an area of the brain associated with the formation of new memories.

  • 10 days ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Mueller Seeks Subpoenas for 35 Witnesses for Manafort Trial

    U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller asked a judge in Alexandria, Virginia, to issue 35 sets of subpoenas to witnesses for a trial set to begin on July 10. That’s when President Donald Trump’s former campaign Chairman Paul Manafort is set to go on trial on tax and bank fraud charges. Mueller asked for blank subpoenas, with names to be filled in later.

  • 13 days ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Homophobic, religious and race hate crimes on public transport are soaring

    The number of hate crimes reported to police across the country’s transport network has doubled over the past five years. Religious hate crimes on the railways, tubes and buses increased almost five-fold since 2013, while homophobic incidents saw a 200 per cent rise. British Transport Police (BTP) figures, obtained by The Independent through a freedom of information request, showed faith-linked attacks more than quadrupled from 64 in 2013 to 294 last year.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event melaniee

    John Cusack Is Skeptical of the ‘High Fidelity’ TV Remake: ‘It’ll Suck’ If Nick Hornby Isn’t Involved

    As you may have noticed over the last decade or so, reboots and remakes are all the rage these days. Though often complained about by audiences, many of them do quite well — hence why Hollywood keeps churning them out. Following the news that “High Fidelity” is set to be adapted as a TV series, John Cusack chimed in on the new project, saying “it’ll suck” if original author Nick Hornby isn’t involved.

  • 3 weeks ago
    Current Event melaniee

    The case for an artificially intelligent POTUS

    Let’s face it, the current political system in the US isn’t working. Cambridge Analytica just used our personal data to circumvent our common sense, like a thief tossing a pork chop laced with tranquilizer to distract a guard dog before nonchalantly scaling our privacy fences. It’s obvious our two party system is failing us. Here’s a better solution: let’s replace White House’s occupants with AI.

  • 3 weeks ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Toronto Stock Exchange Operator Launches Crypto Brokerage

    TMX Group, the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, has announced it’s launching a cryptocurrency brokerage platform. The service will be offered through its Shorcan Digital Currency Network subsidiary and focused on bitcoin and ethereum. The project will be implemented in partnership with the local fintech startup Paycase Financial Corp.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Mark Zuckerberg reportedly deploys 'secret police' to catch leakers at Facebook

    Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg deploy a "secret police" to catch leakers in the company, The Guardian reported Friday, citing a person who worked there. The unnamed employee said he was called into a meeting last year under the guise of a promotion and found himself in front of Facebook's investigative team armed with proof he'd been leaking to the press.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event melaniee

    These 9-year-old girl scouts are taking on tech’s bro culture

    If you think being a Girl Scout is all camping, crafting, and cooking, think again. For the first time, millions of Girl Scouts nationwide are taking on hacking and cybercrime as they work towards earning newly introduced cybersecurity badges. Girl Scouts of the USA teamed up with security company Palo Alto Networks to devise a curriculum that educates young girls about the basics of computer networks, cyber attacks, and online safety.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Britain First leaders guilty of hate crime

    The leader and deputy leader of far-right group Britain First have been found guilty of religiously-aggravated harassment. Paul Golding, 36, and Jayda Fransen, 31, were arrested over the distribution of leaflets and posting of online videos during a Muslim gang-rape trial. Fransen was convicted of three counts of religiously aggravated harassment. Golding was found guilty of one charge.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Loot boxes should face gambling regulation

    Playing a game of football isn’t gambling. However, playing a game of football where the winning team gets hard cash and the losing team pays out is gambling. Equally, playing a standard game of poker is gambling, but playing a game of poker for no money — yes, some people do that — is not gambling.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Brazil Military Takes Control of Rio de Janeiro’s Security

    Brazil’s President Michel Temer justified putting an Army general in charge of Rio de Janeiro’s security forces to contain a rising tide of violence by saying that the circumstances required extreme measures. In a televised address on Friday evening, Temer explained the decree he had signed earlier in the day which puts the state’s police forces under military control. The intervention, which requires congressional approval, will last until the end of the year, according to the decree.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event melaniee

    Trump hamstrings U.S. NAFTA team, says Canada's chief negotiator

    The ongoing effort to rescue and revamp NAFTA has made only limited progress because U.S. officials at the table find themselves hamstrung by the demands of the Trump White House and the talks are taking place too quickly, Canada's chief negotiator says. Tuesday's hard-hitting and sobering update from Steve Verheul came on the same day that U.S...