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Reported! Instagram to roll out special button letting users flag ‘fake posts’

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Fresh after the memes purge, Instagram is getting more ‘alert’ to ‘fake content’ urging users report it with a touch of a button. Experienced ‘fact-checkers’ of its parent company Facebook will take it from there. The company is rolling out the option first in the US, and then worldwide by the end of August. “I’m Read More

After ban on screening Indian films, Pakistan goes after its adverts & Bollywood merchandise

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Pakistan has just upped the ante in its crusade against India’s cultural influence, banning Indian ads and sales of Bollywood films on CDs. Some compact disc shops in Islamabad have already been raided by police. Airing Indian advertisements or ads featuring Indian actors or characters on electronic media is now illegal in Pakistan, according to Read More

US Yield Curve Inversion – What it Means for You, Markets & FX

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Most people have a simple and basic understanding of what a yield curve inversion means. They know that it is unusual and every headline tells them that its bad news for the economy. Some are even aware that when a yield curve inverts, long-term interest rates fall below short-term interest Read More

Oil Markets Face Nightmare Scenario

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Oil prices  rose sharply  on Tuesday after President Trump decided to delay tariffs, recognizing the negative impact tariffs would have on the U.S. economy. But by Wednesday, oil prices crashed again, as financial markets see the risk of economic recession rising in spite of the tariff delay. The closely-watched Read More

#Romanovs100 AR album wins prestigious international design Red Dot Award

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RT’s creative lab has won its first Red Dot, with an augmented reality (AR) album about the Romanov family. The international design prize is over 50 years-old and is among of the most prestigious in the creative community. This year, 24 international experts in the area of product design and communications evaluated 8,697 entries and Read More

GE stock drops as whistleblower levels accounting accusations

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By Tony Robinson on 8/15/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – General Electric Co. fell in early trading after a whistle-blower accused the company of masking financial problems. Harry Markopolos, who had raised concerns over investment manager Bernie Madoff before his Ponzi scheme was exposed, said GE has understated liabilities in its insurance unit and hasn’t properly Read More

Equinor starts up Mariner heavy oil production in UK North Sea

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Highlights Plateau output level to be 55,000 b/d, peak of 70,000 b/d First operated UK oil production for Equinor Adds to growing UK heavy oil production London — Norway’s Equinor has started production from the Mariner heavy oil field in the UK North Sea, which is set to produce for over 30 years and add Read More

Microsoft’s latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data

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FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft sign is shown on top of the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 19,2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Wednesday it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the help of employees Read More

‘Something dark & nefarious’: Google insider leaks docs revealing search engine ‘blacklist’

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Google appears to have maintained a ‘blacklist’ for dozens of websites on one of its mobile apps, as well as a ‘fringe ranking’ system that scored sites for “quality,” according to documents leaked by a company insider. Published on Wednesday in a report by conservative transparency group Project Veritas, the documents appear to include hundreds Read More