Arrests follow Manchester derby brawl

April 22, 2018

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArrests follow Manchester derby brawl Eight people were arrested during the Manchester football derby following a city centre brawl before kick-off. A gang of men was seen fighting and throwing traffic cones in Ancoats and being chased by police. The arrests were for alleged offences including affray, ticket touting and breaching banning and dispersal orders. Manchester United’s second-half comeback from two goals…

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Amazon launches a lite Android web browser app in India

April 22, 2018

Amazon has quietly launched an Android web browser app for emerging markets, where access to mobile data and high-speed connectivity is more limited. The browser has the rather generic name of: “Internet: fast, lite and private” on Google Play, and promises to be “lighter than the competition.” The app first appeared on the Play Store in March, and has fewer than 1,000 downloads, according to data from app store intelligence…

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UK Deals: Savings for fitness freaks

April 21, 2018

Asics Mens trainers, Under Armour duffle bag, windproof umbrella, PROMiXX protein shaker and Go Pro 5.Image: Amazon / mashable composite Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Today’s torrential downpours are definitely a sign that the English summer is on its way. Why not embrace it with an…

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The next time someone says trans people shouldn’t get to play sports, send them this.

April 21, 2018

For about a week before the 2018 Boston Marathon, news outlets around the country were busy freaking out about the idea of transgender athletes competing. Specifically, the worry seemed to be that trans women (people who transitioned from male to female) would have an unfair advantage over cisgender (non-trans) women. Right-wing commentator and anti-trans ideologue Ben Shapiro painted the decision as a type of slippery slope that will eventually lead…

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CA also used sex compass and other quiz apps for sucking Facebook data, says former employee

April 21, 2018

Brittney Kaiser, a former employee for Cambridge Analytica — who left the company in January and is today giving evidence in front of a UK parliament committee that’s investigating online misinformation — has suggested that data on far more Facebook users may have found its way into the consultancy’s hands than the up to 87M people Facebook has so far suggested had personal data compromised as a result of a…

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How Trumps NASA Nominee Used a Nonprofit He Ran to Benefit Himself

April 21, 2018

Rep. James Bridenstine (R-Okla.) is a former Navy pilot with virtually no management experience in any large organization. But the Oklahoma Republican has been tapped by President Donald Trump to take over the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a federal agency with a budget of $18.5 billion, 18,000 federal workers, and over 60,000 contract employees. For this lack of technical experiencealong with a opposition to LGBT rights Bridenstine advanced…

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China and the Children Will Save the Electric Car From Scott Pruitt’s EPA

April 21, 2018

Efforts to put cleaner cars on American roads are being threatened. In a few days, The New York Times reports, the Environmental Protection Agency will move to weaken the regulations that demand automakers producer cleaner and more efficient vehicles. The existing standards, which Barack Obama pushed for in 2012, demand each automaker nearly double the average fuel efficiency of its cars, to deliver 36 miles per gallon. But before President…

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With police near, suspected Austin bomber blows himself up

April 20, 2018

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GMC Is Going After Jeep With a New Off-Road Line

April 20, 2018

upscale position in the truck and SUV market, the AT4 package gives it a way to compete with Jeep. The Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV moneymaker brags that all its models can handle rough riding, with its most-rugged Wrangler — the Rubicon Recon edition — able to tackle the storied Rubicon Trail in California. Other competitors are also expanding off-road offerings, with GM’s crosstown rival Ford Motor Co. bringing back the…

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NBA G League player collapses on court, remains under care by doctors

April 20, 2018

G League Grand Rapids player Zeke Upshaw collapsing https://t.co/grjdBJZKga — Daily NBA Scoop (@dailynbascoop) March 25, 2018 MLive reported that Upshaw was taken from the arena to a nearby hospital. NFL STAR MICHAEL BENNETT INDICTED OVER INJURY TO PARAPLEGIC WOMAN AT SUPER BOWL 51 The 26-year-old scored 11 points to help the Drive earn a playoff spot with the 101-99 victory in the regular-season finale. Upshaw is in his second…

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The Brand New HTC Vive Pro, and 8 Other Great Weekend Deals

April 20, 2018

If we keep talking about it, that’s because we’re excited: This week, the HTC Vive Pro headset is out! For a cool $800, you too can roam around an enormous VR display that is a mindboggling 10 x 10 meters wide, enjoying your integrated headphones, clearer display, and sweet, sweet wireless-ness. However, we’d be remiss not to mention that you will also need to shell out a couple hundred bucks…

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Facebook Hasnt Been Forthcoming, Warner Says, Floating New Rules

April 20, 2018

Warner, of Virginia, has pressed tech companies over elections U.K. asking social media companies to simplify data policies Understanding the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Story: QuickTake The social-media company is also contending with fallout in the U.K., where the government’s privacy watchdog early Saturday completed a seven-hour search of Cambridge Analytica’s London offices as part of a larger investigation into the use of personal data and analytics by political campaigns, social media…

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Cambridge Analyticas ex-CEO backs out of giving evidence to UK parliament

April 20, 2018

Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the political consultancy firm at the center of a storm about mishandled Facebook users data, has backed out of re-appearing in front of the UK parliament for a second time. Nix had been scheduled to take questions from the DCMS committee that’s probing online misinformation tomorrow afternoon. In a press notice today, the committee said: “The former CEO of Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, is…

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The Hydrogen-Powered Cars Big Setback

April 19, 2018

If a green ride-sharing service were to flourish anywhere it would be in Munich, where you can rent no-emission cars on just about any city-center street. And yet Tesla Inc. left hydrogen technology in the dust by putting its first all-electric sedan on the road, automobile executives still think cars that emit only water are the way of the future. The Hyundai Motor Co. Nexo fuel cell car. Daimler AG,…

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