Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined religious leaders in Christchurch following last week's massacre at two mosques. [...]
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Even the most successful tech company is going to have a stumble from time to time. Nintendo's 45 years in the video game industry is spotted with a few doozies, but none are more infamous than the Virtual Boy. The 1994 portable console was marketed as an early home entry into virtual reality, but in actual reality ended up being little more than a blood-red headache. Nintendo knew the comparisons to the doomed console would [...]
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More than two years into the Trump administration, the long vacant post of U.S. Chief Technology Officer will be filled. Bloomberg first reported that today Trump is elevating Michael Kratsios, current deputy U.S. CTO, to the nation's top tech position. Prior to his experience within the Trump administration, Kratsios served as chief of staff at Peter Thiel's investment firm Thiel Capital and as chief financial officer at another Thiel project, the hedge fund Clarium Capital. The [...]
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European governments have been bringing the hammer down on tech in recent months, slapping record fines and stiff regulations on the largest imports out of Silicon Valley. Despite pleas from the world's leading companies and Europe's eroding trust in government, European citizens' staunch support for regulation of new technologies points to an operating environment that is only getting tougher. According to a roughly 25-page report recently published by a research arm out of Spain's IE University, [...]
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Israel seized the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War. [...]
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Flooding continues, making Idai one of the most destructive natural disasters in southern Africa's recent history. [...]
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The suspect told authorities he wanted to vindicate Europe-bound migrants who have died in the Mediterranean Sea but did not plan to hurt anyone. [...]
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Police said they have spoken with the person incorrectly named and have apologized. [...]
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Police booked four people on Wednesday in connection with the "spy camera" scheme. [...]
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Who's paying for what, now? [...]
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