Facebook to produce own TV series, games

DNA India | 2017-06-27

Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant's executives said. The online platform, which has around two billion monthly users worldwide, is working on the project with a small group...

Apple makes iPhone screen fixes easier

Stuff | 2017-06-26

Hey Siri, where can I get my cracked iPhone screen fixed? Apple customers will soon have more choices as the company looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores. By the end of 2017, Apple will put its proprietary machines for mending cracked iPhone glass in about 400...


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Premier Li: China can control financial risks as debt rises

BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official tried to quell fears surging debt might threaten growth, saying Tuesday financial risks are "generally...

S&P 500 ends with slight gain; tech weighs

Sify | 2017-06-26

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow closed up slightly Monday but a fall in technology stocks nudged the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors. Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 15.13 points, or 0.07 percent, to 21,409.89, the S&P...


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Having your smartphone nearby is enough to cause you ‘brain drain’

Inquirer | 2017-06-27

New research in the United States has found that just having your smartphone nearby reduces cognitive...

Four in 10 UK parents wrongly believe a sun tan is healthy, says poll

The Guardian | 2017-06-27

Met Office and NHS England find parents are too relaxed about exposing their children to sun, and warn over UV rays...


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PM Modi might include yoga in primary education

DNA India | 2017-06-21

On the occasion of International Yoga Day on June 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make a big announcement. It is likely that yoga might be induced in primary education to spread awareness and also as it indicates Indian culture, say sources. It may be noted here that other...

No classrooms, lessons or homework: New Zealand school where children are free to roam

The Guardian | 2017-06-20

Pupils at Deep Green Bush school spend the majority of their day outdoors, exploring the countryside, learning to fish, hunt and trap possums...


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Chile out to curb Portugal's goal-king Ronaldo

Copa America champions Chile will try to curb Portugal&aposs superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in Wednesday&aposs Confederations Cup semi-final with the goal-ace in rich form despite the tax storm brewing in Spain. The 32-year-old converted a penalty in Saturday&aposs 4-0 thrashing of New Zealand to...

FIFA satisfied with progress for hosting U-17 World Cup

DNA India | 2017-06-27

A FIFA official today expressed satisfaction over the progress made at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium and four training grounds here for hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament. Describing the progress of preparations at the host of one of the quarter-finals...

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WPXI | 2017-06-27

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A Dutch appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government was partially liable in the deaths of some 300 Muslim men killed by...

Graphic | 2017-06-27

Queen Elizabeth to get $7.6m 'pay rise'

The Queen of England is to receive an 8% increase in income from public funds, after the Crown Estate's profits rose by £24m. The Sovereign Grant, which pays...

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Al Jazeera | 2017-06-27

The Muslim ban: Did Trump really win?

The US Supreme Court's decision does not put Trump's original travel ban fully in effect. Here is...

Alternet | 2017-06-27

CNN Panel Turns Ugly When Robert Reich Calls Trumpcare Exactly What It Is

"This Republican bill is not a healthcare bill — it’s a tax cut for the wealthy." In a Monday night...

The Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-27

The GOP healthcare plan will devastate Los Angeles

The U.S. Senate bill to “repeal and replace” Obamacare would slash Medicaid, the nation’s health...