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Pay-for-praise is the latest craze sweeping across Chinese social media

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Compliment-centric, pay-for-praise chat groups are the latest craze to sweep Chinese social media as exhausted students seek reassurance from random strangers online – for a small fee, of course. Seen as a response to online negativity and trolling, Chinese social media networks like WeChat, Douban and QQ are now hosting “kuakuaqun,” Mandarin for “praising groups,” where Read More

Tesla ‘would love’ to enter India’s car market – CEO Elon Musk

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Billionaire chief executive of electric carmaker Tesla Elon Musk has vowed that his company will hit the Indian car market as early as this year. “Would love to be there this year. If not, definitely next!” Musk said in a Twitter post, responding to a question about Tesla’s long-delayed entry to India. The claims come Read More

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S. study

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(Reuters) – The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc (AAPL.O), demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare. Apple watches are seen at Read More

No hope for change: Parisians say Macron’s ‘great debate’ was a PR stunt

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France has ended two months of citizen debates in which Yellow Vest supporters were invited to air their grievances. Parisians who spoke with RT said the meetings were a stunt used by Emmanuel Macron and won’t lead to real change. The French president launched his “great debate” in mid-January in response to the popular Yellow Read More

'Worse than Voldemort': Global students' strike targets climate change

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WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of classes across Australia and New Zealand on Friday in a global student strike to protest against government inaction on climate change. Students are seen during the global school strike for action on climate change outside New Zealand’s parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, March 15, 2019. Read More

Ethiopia crash probe starting in France, families grieve

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Investigators in France will begin analyzing the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet’s black boxes on Friday, seeking clues into a disaster that has angered scores of mourning families and grounded Boeing’s global 737 MAX fleet. Sunday’s crash after take-off from Addis Ababa killed 157 people from 35 nations in the second such Read More

Ethiopia crash black boxes probed in France, families mourn

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Investigators in France took possession of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet’s black boxes on Thursday, seeking clues into a disaster that has grounded Boeing’s global 737 MAX fleet and left scores of families mourning and angry. Sunday’s crash after take-off from Addis Ababa killed 157 people from 35 nations in the Read More

France receives Ethiopia crash black boxes, families mourn

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Investigators in France were to take charge of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet’s black boxes on Thursday, seeking clues into a disaster that has grounded Boeing’s global 737 MAX fleet and left scores of families mourning and angry. A bulldozer scopes the debris of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane Read More

France takes Ethiopia crash black boxes, families grieve

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Investigators in France were to take charge of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet’s black boxes on Thursday, seeking clues into a disaster that has grounded Boeing’s global 737 MAX fleet and left scores of families grieving and angry. A bulldozer scopes the debris of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane Read More