WhatsApp to give users' phone numbers to Facebook – Irish Times


Irish Times
WhatsApp to give users’ phone numbers to Facebook
Irish Times
Mobile messaging service WhatsApp will give its parent company Facebook personal information including users’ phone numbers, as part of plans to allow businesses to send messages to users. WhatsApp’s billion-plus users will be notified of the change to …
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U.S. Plans to Corner Russia on Syrias Chemical Weapons – Daily Beast


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U.S. Plans to Corner Russia on Syrias Chemical Weapons
Daily Beast
The Obama administration is pushing UN reports showing Assad hasn’t given up, and is in some cases still using, poison gas. The strategy is to pressure the dictator’s patron, Vladimir Putin. Christopher Dickey · Noah Shachtman. 08.25.16 8:43 AM ET.
UN proves Assad regime dropped chemical bombs on civiliansTelegraph.co.uk
UN: Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in Syrian Civil WarInternational Business Times UK
Russia to work with US on response to Syria gas attacks probeDaily Mail
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Uber lost at least US$1.27 billion in first half of 2016 – Bloomberg – Channel NewsAsia


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Uber lost at least US$1.27 billion in first half of 2016 – Bloomberg
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REUTERS – Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc lost at least US$1.27 billion before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in the first six months of 2016, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The
Uber Loses at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016Bloomberg
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World's first self-driving taxis start taking passengers – CBC.ca


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World’s first self-driving taxis start taking passengers
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The world’s first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday. Select members of the public will be able to hail a free ride through their smartphones in taxis operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software
World’s first self-driving taxis launch in SingaporeMLive.com
Reporter’s Notebook: Testing Out the World’s First Self-Driving TaxiWall Street Journal
The world’s first network of fully self-driving taxis is up and runningRecode
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France, the burkini and a "battle of cultures" – Channel NewsAsia


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France, the burkini and a “battle of cultures”
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French Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended a ban on burkinis in more than a dozen coastal towns on Thursday, saying France was locked in a “battle of cultures” and that the full-body swimsuit symbolised the enslavement of women. Posted 25 Aug 2016 …
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