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UN climate talks failing to address urgency of crisis, says top scientist
COP25 in Madrid criticised for focusing on details instead of agreeing deep cuts to emissions
Google Maps tracks everywhere you go. Here's how to automatically delete what it stores
Google Maps tracks everywhere you go. There’s a tool that lets you automatically delete your location data from Google’s servers after a preset amount of time. This prevents Google from automatically logging years of your location data o...
Denzil L. Douglas held at UK airport with £70,000 in cash
A Caribbean politician made a Privy Counsellor by David Cameron for his 'loyal service' to Queen and country is being investigated after he tried to leave Britain with £70,000 in cash, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
How scuba diving can boost mental health and mindfulness, and lower stress – it’s all that deep breathing, and the undersea wonders
Scuba diving offers people a way to get away from it all, instructors say, and forces you to focus on the here and now. Many places across Asia – from Hong Kong to the Maldives, Thailand and Indonesia – offer great diving
142,000 died from measles last year, WHO estimates
Number of cases reported so far this year is three times higher than at same stage in 2018
In bid against Apple, Pablo Escobar's brother launches $350 foldable phone
The sibling of the late drug kingpin says the Escobar Fold 1's plastic screen "cannot break," unlike Samsung's Galaxy Fold.
The K-pop star and the suffering of spy cam victims
When K-pop star Goo Hara, who died last week, was secretly filmed by a boyfriend, she publicly fought for justice. For this, she was viciously attacked online. The sentences for so-called "spy cam porn" are relatively lenient in South Ko...
Digital bank Chime quadruples valuation in less than a year to $5.8 billion as it takes on megabanks
Chime, valued at $1.5 billion in March, is now pegged at $5.8 billion just nine months later, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The leading U.S. digital bank raised a record $500 million in a Series E, showing that massiv...
The unknown influencers who are reaching millions
Far from newspaper offices and TV studios, committed volunteer activists have created an alternative Facebook media universe that could play a key role in the election campaign.
Arrest in Panama Papers Journo Murder Doesn’t Solve Case
The arrest of a prominent businessman whose company Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was investigating for corruption doesn’t mean the case is closed.
Nearly 40% of Facebook's valuation is on the line from regulatory risk, HSBC says
HSBC Global Strategies initiated coverage of Facebook with a reduce rating, recommending investors sell the stock. The firm said said regulatory overhang is equivalent to 38.5% of Facebook’s current valuation.
Despite the rise of online banks, millennials are still visiting branches
A new report from Jefferies suggests that young people are still embracing bank branches, despite the rise of digital-only banks.
DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman joins Google
Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder of British artificial-intelligence firm DeepMind, has announced that he is joining Google.
How to control your temper and make the most of a bad situation
Anger is natural, but it’s seldom useful. Having a meltdown as an adult affects relationships, so it’s best to have some coping mechanisms up your sleeve
Crackdown on unruly airline passengers begins next month following rule change
An amendment to a global treaty will soon make it easier for countries to prosecute passengers who cause disruptions, delays or threaten safety. It follows an amendment to a 1963 agreement that caused confusion over who has jurisdiction ...
Singapore start-up Zenyum promises straighter teeth at affordable prices with dental app
Zenyum launched in Singapore in 2018 and secured US$13.8 million in venture capital financing last month
Apple says it isn't tracking your phone if location sharing is turned off
Apple's newer iPhones, including the iPhone 11 Pro, are its first to feature what's known as ultra wideband technology. It gives the phones "spatial awareness," enabling them to locate other devices with the same technology.
One of Latin America's most valuable startups is changing the way Brazilians bank
David Velez founded Nubank to offer financial services to Brazilians who had never had a bank account before. Now, his company is one of the most valuable startups in all of Latin America.
Uber releases safety report revealing 5,981 incidents of sexual assault
Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018.
Two Russians Running A Group Called "Evil Corp" Have Been Charged With Cybercrimes
Two Russian nationals face hacking and bank fraud charges after being accused of running a cybercriminal organization, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
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