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Time to up your Instagram stories game with AR effects

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Get ready to see your friends turn into a Terminator and take a selfie in outer space as Instagram adds augmented reality (AR) effects. Much like the visual tricks seen in smartphone games like Pokemon Go, which allows players to see Pikachu and pals as if they were appearing in the real world, Instagram users Read More

Once upon a time in… Chelyabinsk: Tarantino ‘helps’ Russian man sell his flat (PHOTOS)

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A creative Russian used his Photoshop skills and added Quentin Tarantino to the images of the flat he is trying to sell shortly after the premiere of the famous director’s new film ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’. The 67-square-meter apartment with quite a typical Soviet-style interior in the Russian Ural city of Chelyabinsk, where Read More

Exclusive: Google’s jobs search draws antitrust complaints from rivals

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BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google’s fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates, but several rival job-finding services contend anti-competitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of Google logo in this Read More

Feature: US seen losing market in Mexico amid Asian gasoline glut

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Mexico’s June gasoline imports from the US likely dropped year on year, while the country’s imports from Asian countries reached new highs, according to preliminary data from Mexico’s Energy Secretariat, a trend supported by a glut of gasoline across the Pacific in Asia. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Read More

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action

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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent. FILE PHOTO: Attendees walk past a Facebook logo during Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April Read More

Tesla stands by safety claims despite U.S. probes, subpoenas over crashes

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(Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Inc stood by its Model 3 safety claims on Wednesday in the face of regulatory scrutiny, while documents showed the top U.S. automotive safety watchdog issued at least five subpoenas since last year seeking information about crashes involving the company’s vehicles. FILE PHOTO: Joe Young, a media relations associate for Read More

Twitter says it may have used user data for ads without permission

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FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Tuesday that it may have used data for personalized ads without a user’s permission due to issues Read More

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and ‘Mandalorian’ coming to Disney+ app

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LOS ANGELES/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-screen movies builds a digital entertainment business. The ad-free service will include movies and TV series Read More

Energy Transition Hub among new features for SPE Offshore Europe 2019

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8/1/2019 ABERDEEN – A new Energy Transition Hub will feature at SPE Offshore Europe 2019 from 3-6 September, with exhibition and conference space dedicated to the evolution of the oil and gas industry to a low carbon future. Jonathan Heastie, Portfolio Director – Energy, Marine & Rotorcraft at Reed Exhibitions said “The challenges and opportunities Read More

‘Pirates of the Queen’: Iranian cartoonists tear into Britain for oil tanker seizure

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The British might have invented cartoons, but the Iranians seem to have mastered the art, as Tehran hosts an exhibition of cartoons depicting “pirate” Queen Elizabeth II amid the maritime showdown between the two countries. The display, entitled ‘Pirates of the Queen’, is running in the capital, Tehran till mid-August. Posters for the event feature Read More