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Google quintuples top reward for hacking Android to $1 million
Google is introducing a top prize of $1 million for hacking Android, up from $200,000. A new 50% bonus means you could even net $1.5 million.
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Facebook brings Stories to Facebook Dating
Image: Facebook Facebook is continuing to spread its Stories product, now bringing the ephemeral format to Facebook Dating users. Daters can re-share their Instagram or Facebook Stories on the dating platform, both to current matches and prospective ones. They won’t be able to capture content in Facebook Dating, which is important to note, although they can choose what Stories content to share from within the dating platform and also cross-post from within Facebook or Instagram. Bringing Stories to the app is designed to give people more insight into their matches while also proving they’re real people, says Charmaine Hung, lead product manager on Stories for Facebook Dating. The feature looks exactly like Stories on Instagram or Facebook. There’s a... Continue reading…
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YouTube is working to bring advertising to edgier content as demonetization woes grow
Photo: Getty Images YouTube is experimenting with placing advertisements for more mature audiences on edgier YouTube videos in an effort to address demonetization woes. Videos that might be more violent in nature (like stunts, challenges, or simulated action) largely have not had advertisements run on them over the last couple of years. That also goes for videos that cover sensitive topics; news commentator Philip DeFranco often talks about his videos being considered unfriendly for advertisers, despite white-listed channels like CNN and MSNBC running ads on their videos talking about the same subjects. Now, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki writes in a letter to creators that her team is working to find out which advertisers might be interested in having their... Continue reading…
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Google really wants you to hack the Pixel’s Titan M security chip
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google has increased the maximum prize for its Android bug bounty program to $1 million for anyone who can compromise the Titan M security chip found in its Pixel phones. The top prize is for a “full chain remote code execution exploit with persistence” of the dedicated security chip. On top of that, there’s an additional 50 percent bonus if a security researcher is able to find an exploit on specific developer preview versions of Android, resulting in a potential prize of $1.5 million. The new rewards take effect starting today. Introduced with 2018’s Pixel 3, Google’s Titan M security chip cordons off your smartphone’s most sensitive data from its main processor to protect against certain attacks. Google says the chip offers “on-device... Continue reading…
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If we can't polka together, we can't govern together
Bill Bishop writes that if we want to understand what is driving political division in the United States, we should take a look at the ways in which we've geographically self-segregated ourselves since the 1970s, when education inequality began to grow.
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The big hole in the President's 'no quid pro quo' defense
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20 US cities with the most cheaters during 'cuffing season,' according to Ashley Madison
Ashley Madison, a dating site designed to help people have affairs, released its list of the 20 most unfaithful US cities for "cuffing season."  The rankings are based on the number of people who signed up for Ashley Madison per capita in a given city from December 2018 to February 2019.  While New Jersey cities hold the top two spots on the list, California is the state with the most unfaithful cities overall.  Visit Insider's homepage for more. "Cuffing season" — or the time of year where singles trade in their free-agent status to settle down with a partner for the cold months — is upon us. While some people are scrambling to secure a partner to show off to their families by Thanksgiving, others may be looking to avoid their spouses entirely and maybe find an affair.  Ashley Madison, a dating site designed to help people have affairs, released a list of the 20 most unfaithful cities in the US for cuffing season. The rankings are based on the number of people who created Ashley Madison accounts per capita for each city.  Though New Jersey cities hold first and second place, California was a strong contender and had the highest number of unfaithful cities on the list overall. Here are 20 of the most unfaithful cities in the US, according to Ashley Madison. 20. St. Paul, Minnesota Sam Wagner/Shutterstock 19. Oakland, California E Fehrenbacher/Shutterstock 18. North Las Vegas, Nevada Christopher Boswell/Shutterstock See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:How ‘cuffing season’ went from a meme to a phenomenon of people pairing off in the winterHere's the complete list of the 2019 American Music Awards nomineesPrince Andrew tried to discredit the Jeffrey Epstein victim who says she had sex with the Duke of York when she was 17. His alibis don't add up.
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WeWork lays off 2,400 workers to end cash drain
Struggling office-sharing company calls job cuts necessary to create a "more efficient organization"
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Why A$AP Rocky keeps coming up in impeachment hearings
State Department official David Holmes testified that Ambassador Sondland told Trump to "play the racism card" when it came to A$AP Rocky's case
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In Kacey Musgraves’ Christmas special, her ‘Nana’ steals the show
"Basically, this is just Nana’s world. We’re just all livin’ in it," she says.
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Apple’s relationship with Donald Trump has become a toxic PR disaster
Apple's CEO remained silent in the face of dishonest claims made about his company and others by the President of the United States. That needs to change.
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WeWork's Adam Neumann got $1.7 billion. 2,400 employees just got fired.
WeWork is laying off thousands of its employees, just months after its embattled former CEO and co-founder walked away with $1.7 billion. The struggling office-sharing startup confirmed that it's letting 2,400 employees go, according to a report by CNBC. A WeWork spokesperson told CNBC that the layoffs were being made in order to “create a more efficient organization.” The layoffs come following WeWork’s botched IPO attempt this summer. The company, which was valued at around $50 billion just earlier this year, ended up pulling the initial public offering, but not before shining a light on its big financial losses and corporate mismanagement run amok. Read more...More about Startups, Wework, Layoffs, Adam Neumann, and Tech
Devin Nunes full opening remarks impeachment hearing day 5
House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) gives his opening remarks before Fiona Hill and David Holmes provide their opening statements on the fifth day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry to President Donald Trump.
Hill says the idea that Ukraine interfered in 2016 election is Russian disinformation
Fiona Hill, the former top Russia expert on the National Security Council, testified Thursday: "Some of you on this committee appear to believe that Russia and its security services did not conduct a campaign against our country - that perhaps, somehow, for some reason, Ukraine did. This is a fictional narrative that has been perpetrated and propagated by the Russian security services themselves."
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Netanyahu will be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust
Israel's attorney general unveiled charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption investigations Thursday, marking the first time in the country's history that a sitting prime minister faces indictment in criminal investigations. - RSS Channel
Dog owner charged after starving pooch apparently eats own leg
A cruel New York dog owner is facing criminal charges after his starving pooch apparently chewed off her own leg while in a crate chained to the yard. Carl Pritchard, 59, was charged Monday with cruelty and failure to provide food and shelter after a UPS worker spotted the suffering German shepherd named Zoe at...
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Former White House official rejects 'fictional narrative' Trump and Giuliani used in Ukraine pressure campaign
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Dark Waters Is a Terrifying Exploration of the Real-Life Horrors Committed by DuPont Chemicals
Unfortunately, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, otherwise known as PFAS or “forever” chemicals, are not a household name—but they really ought to be. And perhaps this dangerous class of toxic chemicals will get a little more notoriety after the film Dark Waters hits select theatres Friday. Earther saw the film…Read more...
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Alberto Del Rio on WWE Return: 'The Door Has Always Been Open on Both Sides'
Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio suggested Thursday that working with WWE again in the future remains a possibility...
Putin says 'thank God' as Republicans keep pushing a bogus conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday boasted that "no one is accusing" Russia of interfering in US elections anymore, adding: "now they're accusing Ukraine."  Putin's comments come as Republicans involved in the impeachment inquiry repeatedly push a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine, not Russia, interfered in the 2016 election. Fiona Hill, Trump's former top Russia adviser, in testimony before House investigators on Thursday slammed members of the committee who've peddled the "fictional narrative" on Ukraine. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Follow along with our live coverage of the hearings here. Russian President Vladimir Putin is gloating as Republicans continue to trumpet a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine — not Russia — interfered in the 2016 US presidential election.  "Thank God, no one is accusing us of interfering in the US elections anymore; now they're accusing Ukraine," Putin said in Moscow on Wednesday.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Extremists turned a frog meme into a hate symbol, but Hong Kong protesters revived it as an emblem of hopeSee Also:LIVE: 2 top Russia and Ukraine advisers testify about how Rudy Giuliani hijacked Ukraine policy for Trump's private gainAndrew Yang says if he's elected president, he'll tell Putin: 'I'm sorry I beat your guy'Pentagon official drops a bomb, reveals 3 separate inquiries about Ukraine military aid on the day of Trump's July 25 call with ZelenskySEE ALSO: Congressional Republicans are repeating many baseless conspiracy theories in Trump's impeachment inquiry. Here's why they're all bogus.
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People Are Talking to “Voice Activated” Paper Towel Dispensers
It’s not immediately obvious that this is a prank, which is what makes it so funny—and alarming.
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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu indicted for bribery and fraud
Attorney general announces charges as crisis deepens for longest-serving leaderIsrael’s attorney general has indicted Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust.Avichai Mandelblit said on Thursday that the prime minister would be charged in all three major corruption cases for which he was investigated. Continue reading...
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Amnesty International accuses Facebook, Google of human rights abuses
“This ubiquitous surveillance has undermined the very essence of the right to privacy,” the report from the non-governmental organization said.
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Israel's attorney general indicts PM Netanyahu on corruption charges
Israel's attorney general indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges on Thursday, heightening uncertainty over who will ultimately lead a country mired in political chaos after two inconclusive elections this year.
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AMC to fire 3 workers for alleged racial profiling of blacks at 'Harriet'
A group of African American women who went to the movie about Harriet Tubman at a Louisiana theater said three employees repeatedly interrupted the movie over a ticket dispute.
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Grace Millane’s accused killer took ‘trophy’ photos of her naked body: prosecutors
The depraved Tinder date who strangled backpacker Grace Millane during sex took “trophy” photos of her naked body — before watching hardcore porn in the room, his trial was told on Thursday. The 27-year-old New Zealand man — who cannot be identified by order of the court — has claimed British tourist Millane, 21, died...
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The $46,000 Mercedes-Benz A220 is the newest entry point to the famous luxury brand. We tested it to see if the 2019 Car of the Year runner-up is worthy of the badge.
Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 is an entry-level four-door in the luxury carmaker's A-Series lineup, which has only recently hit US shores. The nearly $50,000 car I tested was packed with performance extras and technology. Budget-minded buyers might look elsewhere, but the A220 is fun to drive, easy on gas, and a great introduction to the Mercedes way of life. It's one of the best small sedans I've driven, and that's why it's a 2019 Car of the Year runner-up. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Editor's note: Business Insider will name its 2019 Car of the Year on November 23. Each day this week, we're taking another look at the five vehicles that were runners-up selected from a pool of 16 finalists. Thus far, we've named the Lamborghini Urus, Nissan Leaf SL Plus, and Cadillac XT4. Our fourth runner-up is the Mercedes-Benz A220. You can read our full 2019 Car of the Year coverage here. Mercedes-Benz has been selling cars in the US for decades, but until quite recently, Americans were denied the rinky-dink A-Class vehicles that Mercedes had delivered elsewhere on the globe. The A-Class was created in 1997. I saw my first one in the early 2000s — I'm pretty sure it was a Brazilian-made car that had been sold in Mexico and had made its way to a parking structure in downtown Los Angeles. Fifteen years later, the A-Class has finally made it to the USA, for its fourth generation. I had never driven one before, so I was delighted to check out a 2019 A220 sedan with Mercedes' 4Matic all-wheel-drive system. My tester didn't have an official sticker price, but by my estimation it was roughly $46,000. That ain't chump change, but my A220 did have pretty much every option that could be added; base-priced examples hover around $32,000, which is about $10,000 cheaper than the lowest-grade C-Class. Bear in mind that you are getting a Merc that, unlike other sedans in the automaker's long history, is based on a front-wheel-drive architecture — the same idea behind Honda Civics and Toyota Corollas. I tried to avoid allowing my bias for rear-drive German luxury sedans to come into play with the A220. And when it was all a wrap after a week in the New York-New Jersey area, I was perfectly happy with the Benz's engineering. But what about the rest of the ride made the A220 good enough to be a 2019 Car of the Year runner up? Read on to see what I thought. Photos by Hollis Johnson.The A220 is a subcompact four-door that now slots in below the C-Class. A-Class rides are Mercedes' new point-of-entry. In "Iridium Silver Metallic," the A220 looks sharp, but it also blends in. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider If I had to sum the A220 up, I'd say the front is sleek and elegant, while the stubby rear ... is not. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The compact stance definitely works better up front. My A220 had a special AMG Line package ($2,600 extra) that included a diamond-block grille, vented front disc brakes, and a dropped suspension. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Cadillac's $52,000 XT4 crossover is a tiny but mighty compact luxury SUV. Let's see if the 2019 Car of the Year runner-up is worth the money.Aston Martin just unveiled its $189,000 DBX SUV in China. Here's a closer look.The $44,000 Nissan Leaf Plus is a promising update to the best-selling electric vehicle in the world. We drove it to see if this 2019 Car of the Year runner-up is ready to take on Tesla.FOLLOW US: On Facebook for more car and transportation content!
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UPDATE 1-Uber denies report it in talks with Germany's Wirecard
Ride hailing company Uber denied a German magazine report on Thursday that it was considering hiring Wirecard as its main payments partner to replace Dutch platform Adyen.
Read the full text: Holmes' opening statement in impeachment hearing
Holmes is the official who previously testified that he overheard a July 26 conversation between Trump and Gordon Sondland, another key witness.
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Halsey defended BTS after they weren't nominated for any Grammys: 'The US is so far behind'
Todd Williamson/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images "Without Me" singer Halsey defended Korean boy band BTS after they were majorly snubbed for the 2020 Grammys.  "BTS deserved many nominations," Halsey wrote on Twitter Wednesday.  "I am, however, unsurprised that they weren't acknowledged. The US is so far behind on the whole movement," she added.  Other snubs from this year's Grammy nominations included Solange and Halsey herself, but the "Graveyard" singer said "none of it matters."  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.  "Without Me" singer Halsey defended Korean boy band BTS on Twitter Wednesday after they didn't receive a single nomination for the 2020 Grammy Awards.  "BTS deserved many nominations," she wrote, adding, "I am, however, unsurprised that they weren't acknowledged." See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Behind the scenes with Shepard Smith — the Fox News star who just announced his resignation from the networkSee Also:The 11 biggest snubs of the 2020 Grammy nominationsBillie Eilish breaks Grammy record by becoming the youngest artist to be nominated in all of the show's top categoriesHere are all of the Grammy Awards 2020 nominees
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Congress adopts bills to support human rights in Hong Kong
The House overwhelmingly approved the bills Wednesday, a day after the Senate passed them on voice votes. The bills now go to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature.
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The world's best-performing stock of 2019 just lost 98% of its value in a single morning
Reuters / Cheryl Ravelo-Gagalac Marble-mining company ArtGo was the world's best-performing stock of 2019, through Nov. 20, for firms with market values greater than $1 billion. But its shares tanked 98% in a single morning on Thursday, wiping out more than $5.7 billion in market value before trading was suspended. The losses came after MSCI dropped its plans to include ArtGo in its influential China index, a development first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The New York-based firm cited "further analysis and feedback from market participants on investability" for its decision. ArtGo wasn't the only Hong Kong firm to wipe out swaths of investor wealth on Thursday. Small-cap company Kasen International Holding crashed 91% after short-seller Blue Orca Capital pushed the stock lower. Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories. Marble-mining company ArtGo was on track to be this world's best performing stock worth more than $1 billion. On Thursday morning, however, its shares tanked 98% and the company saw $5.7 billion in market value wiped out. The Hong Kong-listed stock plummeted after MSCI dropped its plans to include ArtGo in its influential indexes, a development first reported by The Wall Street Journal.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A big-money investor in juggernauts like Facebook and Netflix breaks down the '3rd wave' firms that are leading the next round of tech disruptionSee Also:14 things millennials do completely differently from their parentsThe best Kindles and ebook readersQueen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 72 years of marriage today. Here's where the couple — and all the other most prominent royals — live.
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Mom charged after 3-year-old falls from escalator and dies
A North Carolina mom is facing criminal charges stemming from the death of her 3-year-old son, who fell from an escalator and died, authorities said. Jiterria Lightner will turn herself in this week to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police after warrants were issued to charge her with child abuse and neglect, news station WCNC reported. Lightner was traveling...
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Tiny Hand: free font based on Trump's unusual handwriting
Mark Davis designed a font for BuzzFeed News based on Trump's distinctive handwriting (as seen on the I WANT NOTHING script he hand wrote yesterday). It's called Tiny Hand and you can download it for free. Read the rest
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Noah’s Ark ‘buried in Turkish mountains’ as experts say 3D scans will prove Biblical ship’s existence
The location of the real Noah's Ark may have been confirmed by relic-hunters in a remote mountain range.
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Israeli attorney general to announce decision on Netanyahu corruption charges
Israel’s attorney general will announce later Thursday whether he plans to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over longstanding allegations of corruption, according to the Justice Ministry. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit will announce his long-awaited decision to the public at 7:30 p.m. local time from the ministry’s headquarters in Jerusalem. If, as it is widely expected,...
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Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges, Throwing His Future Into Doubt
The first prosecution of a sitting Israeli premier deepens the political paralysis in a country that has had two inconclusive elections this year, and may be headed to a third vote.
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Google Assistant can now navigate websites, book movie tickets
The Assistant can automatically fill in your information, mash "next" buttons.
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Take a look at me now: baby Jesus statue resembles Phil Collins
Mexican sculpture and accidental homage to singer may be the ‘largest baby Jesus statue’ createdA church in Mexico has revealed a huge statue of baby Jesus that bears an uncanny resemblance to the British singer Phil Collins.The sculpture stands at 6.7 metres tall and weighs 900kg, a potential new world record for a baby Jesus statue. Continue reading...
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Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel PM charged with corruption
Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the first sitting Israeli prime minister to face criminal charges.
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Europe's richest man spent $1 billion on a Paris mall with a Christian Dior-branded spa to lure Chinese tourists
REUTERS/ Carlos Barria Europe's richest man, Bernard Arnault, is spending $1 billion on renovating a Parisian luxury department store.  Arnault, who is the CEO of luxury brand LVMH and is worth $101 billion, is hoping the department store will attract Chinese shoppers in search of designer brands. La Samaritaine will open in April, after a 15-year renovation, complete with "restored Belle Epoque glamour, including ornate frescoes, mosaics and wrought-iron staircases," according to Bloomberg. View Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Europe's richest man, Bernard Arnault, is spending $1 billion on renovating a Parisian department store to lure in Chinese shoppers hunting for luxury brands.  Arnault, who is the CEO of LVMH, and is worth $101 billion, is hoping the department store will attract Chinese shoppers in search of luxury brands, according to Bloomberg. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A big-money investor in juggernauts like Facebook and Netflix breaks down the '3rd wave' firms that are leading the next round of tech disruptionSee Also:Trump reportedly shelved a ban on flavored e-cigarettes to avoid angering votersTrump hails 'cash' coming from US aid package to farmers caught in the China trade war's crosshairsState-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco is worth up to $1.7 trillion in a new IPO range, setting the stage for the world's largest public listing
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Prince Andrew met with Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell in June: report
Prince Andrew met with Jeffrey Epstein’s accused madam Ghislaine Maxwell this summer — after the heat had already been turned up on his pedophile pal’s depraved behavior, according to a report. The Duke of York met close friend Maxwell in the first week of June when she was in London for the Cash & Rocket...
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2,400 WeWork Employees Didn't Deserve This
The stupendously long and expensive con of WeWork, a real estate subleaser disguised as a workplace technology ecosystem, came crashing down months ago. Of course, the company’s workers are the ones now paying the price.Read more...
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Americans Steal Kremlin’s Playbook, for Clicks and Profit
An investigation found that a former Fox News executive hired Macedonians to write culturally and politically divisive content for his websites.
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Hero pulls driver from blazing car fire
When a car burst into flames in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, this good Samaritan jumped in to help. Watch the fiery rescue, recorded by the town hall’s security camera, as this brave bystander pulls the driver from the inferno. The Stafford Fire Department honored Edward Cyr for his bravery.   Subscribe to our YouTube!
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Verizon will preinstall Snapchat on some of its 5G phones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon and Snap are partnering up to spread the gospel of 5G through Snapchat. The companies announced their joint effort today, which will involve Verizon preloading Snapchat onto some of its 5G phones. Snap will give Verizon ad placement in its Snap Originals programming, and it will also work with Verizon’s 5G Labs to build augmented reality experiences for live events and Verizon marketing activations. The Gen Z-oriented Snapchat might seem like a mismatch for the extremely bland Verizon brand — especially given that the initial 5G rollout has been heavily focused on enterprise uses — but that might be exactly why Verizon wants to team up with Snap. It offers a way to show off its tech without having to point to faster connections... Continue reading…
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Four Syracuse University students suspended after racist, anti-Semitic incidents
Four students at Syracuse University have been suspended in connection to a string of racist and anti-Semitic incidents, school officials said. Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the interim suspensions on Wednesday, three days after Syracuse administrators canceled all social activities at fraternities for the rest of the semester in response to a black student who said...
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