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Amazon to Buy US Grocer Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

June 19, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion Whole Foods Market will continue to operate stores under its brand The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017 Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion (approximately Rs. 88,300 crore), a strong move […]

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YouTube Is Down, It's Not Just You

June 19, 2017

If you are wondering why YouTube is down for you, you are not alone, the world’s biggest video-sharing website is suffering an unknown outage currently and the users are unable to access the website. The users who visit the website can see a 500 error along with a message saying, “500 Internal Server Error Sorry, […]

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Amazon to Face Tough Wal-Mart Test This Back-to-School Season: JPD

June 19, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc’s online sales is likely to grow double than Amazon.com Inc during the back-to-school season, helped by the Jet.com acquisition and competitive price offerings, industry research body NPD said. An aggressive pricing and marketing strategy, coupled with the fact that Amazon’s business has reached maturity in back-to-school sales, will see Wal-Mart winning the […]

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Why You Should Blog to Get Your Next Job

June 16, 2017

Think of the word “blog” and what comes to mind? Mommy bloggers? People posting funny cat videos? Well, no more. Today’s savvy job seekers are putting their skills to the test and blogging their way to success and job opportunities. Here’s why a blog can get you your next job. 1. It’s your resume, only […]

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Fix broken plugin content on the Web with NoPlugin

June 15, 2017

NoPlugin is a browser add-on for Firefox, Chrome and Opera that has been designed to fix web content that requires plugins on the Internet. Plugins are on their way out, with all major browser developers having announced that classic plugins won’t be part of future browser versions anymore. The web is moving to a HTML5 […]

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Facebook Wins Dismissal of US Lawsuits Linked to Terrorism

June 15, 2017

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion (roughly Rs. 19,450 crores) damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims […]

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Facebook Moderation Guidelines Leaked, Show How It Reviews Hate Speech, Extremist Content

June 15, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Challenges such as revenge porn have overwhelmed Facebook moderators It reviews around 6.5 million reports of potentially fake accounts a week It confirmed that it was using software to intercept graphic content Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, […]

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Twitter Users Experiencing Issues in Several Parts of the World

June 15, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Issues are being faced in several parts of the world The service is not let users post tweets Issues are affecting websites and apps alike Twitter appears to be down. Several users, including Gadgets 360 staff, are facing issues posting tweets on the social network. The issue is affecting the Web interface, mobile website, […]

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Vine Users' Phone Numbers, Email Addresses Were Briefly Exposed, Twitter Reveals

June 15, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter made its Vine Archive live earlier this year Twitter turned Vine into a pared-down camera app earlier this year Twitter has already informed affected users about the bug If you might remember, Twitter converted Vine into a dedicated camera app earlier this year. Shortly after, the company made Vine Archive live to help […]

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Twitter Co-Founder: I'm Sorry if We Made Trump's Presidency Possible

June 15, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter’s Evan Williams told NYT that he wants to repair Internet damage It includes cyberbullies, fake news, live-streamed violence, etc. He also apologised for the victory of Donald Trump as US President If anyone knows how important Twitter is to Donald Trump, it’s the president. “Without the tweets, I wouldn’t be here,” he told […]

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