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Angry Train Crash Survivors Claim Netflix Used Disaster Footage in…

17-01-2019

Netflix is accused of using footage of the deadly Lac-M?gantic rail disaster in Canada in its post-apocalyptic thriller, Bird Box. Survivors of the 2013 train crash are outraged. They criticize the Netflix original for using the disaster for entertainment purposes, the CBC reported. “I don’t know if...

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Thousands More Children Were Separated at Border Than First Reported…

17-01-2019

The Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from their parents than previously acknowledged, according to a report released Thursday. Administration officials estimate that “thousands of separated children” entered the custody the Department of Health and Human Services in 2017 and into early 2018 even before...

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MIT and Stanford Professors Are Designing a Cryptocurrency to Top…

17-01-2019

Some of the brightest minds in America are pooling their brain power to create a cryptocurrency that's designed to do what Bitcoin has proved incapable of: processing thousands of transactions a second. Professors from seven U.S. colleges including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and...

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Thereaposs A Weird Reason aposDestiny 2apos Canapost Really Kill Eververse…

17-01-2019

Even with Activision gone, can Bungie kill Eververse in Destiny 2? The answer may not be so simple, but not for the reasons you think.Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2019/01/17/theres-a-weird-reason-destiny-2-cant-really-kill-eververse-even-after-the-activision-split/

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Activist Shareholders Push Amazon to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Software

17-01-2019

A group of activist shareholders are proposing that Amazon stop selling facial recognition software to government agencies until its board determines the technology doesn't threaten people's civil rights. The investors, including the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, a member of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible...

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aposFortniteapos Season 7 Week 7 Challenges Revealed And How To…

17-01-2019

Fortnite's Season 7, Week 7 challenges are live. Here's how to solve them all, from visiting expedition outposts to shooting down Stormwings.Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2019/01/17/fortnite-season-7-week-7-challenges-revealed-and-how-to-solve-them/

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Grayscale Adds Ripple Competitor Stellar to Crypto Portfolio

17-01-2019

Grayscale Investments, the company behind the Bitcoin Investment Trust, announced on Thursday it will offer a fund to let professional investors gain exposure to Stellar and its digital currency known as Lumens. Stellar, which is currently the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency, was the brainchild of Jed...

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What Comes Next for Brexit: U.K. Parliament to Vote on…

17-01-2019

With Theresa May narrowly surviving a no confidence vote after the disastrous Brexit vote, the question is now what comes next. May will release her ‘Plan B’ on January 21, with debate and vote on Jan. 29, according to the BBC. In a speech after the...

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Threats to the World’s Wild Coffee Supply Are Putting Your…

17-01-2019

Poor conservation of wild coffee species may end up threatening the supply of the coffee in your cup, researchers have warned. We only really use two species of coffee, Arabica and robusta, for the coffee we drink. The farmed versions of these species are not directly...

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