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Tumblr founder David Karp is resigning

Tumblr founder David Karp is resigning

Karp sold Tumblr to Yahoo in 2013 in a staggering $1.1 billion cash deal . The decision, announced in an internal email to employees, comes five months after Tumblr parent company Yahoo completed its sale to Verizon. "The internet is at a crossroads of which this team can play a fundamental role in shaping". Karp launched Tumblr in 2007 and quickly grew it to more than 100,000 users. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police exhume Pakistani couple's bodies suspecting honour killing

Police exhume Pakistani couple's bodies suspecting honour killing

Officer Qasim Hameed said Monday that Abdul Hadi, 24, and Hasina Bibi, 19, were killed by relatives last week for marrying without permission from their elders earlier this month. Police later sent the bodies to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. "How was a jirga held here?" The teenagers in the port city of Karachi were said by the Pashtun council of elders, or jirga , to have brought dishonor on the community. Consulte Mais Informação

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UP police detains donkeys for destroying plants, release after 4 days

UP police detains donkeys for destroying plants, release after 4 days

Eight donkeys walked free from Orai District Jail on Monday after serving a three-day sentence for feasting on plants and destroying flower pots placed outside the prison gates for a "Swachh Bharat" project. The head constable also added, "We had several times warned the owner of the donkeys not to let the herd graze outside the jail campus". Mishra, however, did not reveal the name of the politician who had come to the police station to get the animals released. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA high court leaves Maryland assault weapons ban in place

USA high court leaves Maryland assault weapons ban in place

The high court has not re-entered the debate over guns since rulings in 2008 and 2010 that held that Americans have a constitutional right to have guns for self-defense in their homes and that local governments could not ban handguns. The court denied a request to review the lower court decision to dismiss the case, despite attorneys calling the Confederate symbol "an official endorsement of white supremacy". Consulte Mais Informação

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Ahead of major revamp, Snapchat recognises photo content, offers relevant borders & filters

Ahead of major revamp, Snapchat recognises photo content, offers relevant borders & filters

The most relevant filters for your pictures will pop up automatically in the filter carousel, making it quick and easy to share your photo without having to endlessly scroll in search of the ideal embellishment. The company had also filed a patent for an advertising system patent back in 2015, which was published last July, the report said. The new feature isn't as exciting as the facial recognition filters that you can add to your face-wouldn't it be adorable to add a pair of bunny ears to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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YouTube investigates reports of child abuse terms in auto-fill searches

YouTube investigates reports of child abuse terms in auto-fill searches

A report by BuzzFeed on the incident suggested that, because some of YouTube's search algorithms are based on popularity, a co-ordinated effort by a group could have caused the searches to appear higher in results. Given the specificity of the results, which reportedly turned up on a variety of devices in incognito browsing windows (see below, courtesy of BuzzFeed ) before YouTube removed them altogether, BuzzFeed surmises that a coordinated campaign to game the algorithm could have ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Destiny 2 Players Find Issues With XP Gain Not Entirely Fixed

Destiny 2 Players Find Issues With XP Gain Not Entirely Fixed

However, with the change comes a higher amount of XP required to rank up past level 20 in order to earn Bright Engrams. However, instead of leveling up, you will receive a "Bright Engram" each time you fill the XP bar all the way. "Currently, XP will scale up when playing longer or fixed duration activities like Crucible competitive multiplayer matches and the Leviathan Raid, and XP will scale down when playing activities that can be quickly, repeatedly chained, like grinding Public Events", ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dictionary.com names 'complicit' its word of the year for 2017

Dictionary.com names 'complicit' its word of the year for 2017

According to the reference site, to be complicit is "choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act" and "having partnership or involvement in wrongdoing". As Dictionary.com noted, the word " complicit " has also come up in recent months during discussions about alleged sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men and whether others knew of the behavior but failed to stop it. Consulte Mais Informação

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Papa reúne-se com general responsável pela ação militar contra rohingyas

Papa reúne-se com general responsável pela ação militar contra rohingyas

O Vaticano definiu a reunião como "uma visita de cortesia". O porta-voz da Santa Sé, Greg Burke, não revelou se Francisco pretende utilizar o termo rohingya, embora tenha sublinhado que "não se trata de uma palavra proibida". Em Daca, o papa reúne-se com uma delegação de muçulmanos rohingya e com responsáveis políticos e religiosos do vizinho Bangladesh. A campanha militar contra a minoria muçulmana em Mianmar começou no final de agosto. Consulte Mais Informação

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CHP: Crash, oil spill shut down eastbound Highway 92 in Hayward

CHP: Crash, oil spill shut down eastbound Highway 92 in Hayward

Twenty two-year-old Daniel Mejia was driving his vehicle in the #1 lane at a high rate of speed and hit the Jeep from behind. The Durango rolled over several times, ejecting the driver. Dozens of passerbys stopped to pull the family out of the burning vehicle. All lanes are blocked on eastbound state Highway 92 just west of Hesperian Boulevard in Hayward due to a crash Monday morning, according to California Highway Patrol officials. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trade High on Trudeau's Agenda for Visit to China Next Week

Trade High on Trudeau's Agenda for Visit to China Next Week

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to acknowledge how members of the military, RCMP and civil service were discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation between the 1950s and 1990s. This strengthening of the relationship passes through "a regular dialogue, frank and exhaustive, in particular as regards good governance, human rights and the rule of law". Consulte Mais Informação

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Walter Becker's Estate Responds to Donald Fagen's Steely Dan Lawsuit

Walter Becker's Estate Responds to Donald Fagen's Steely Dan Lawsuit

Fagen claims he had a buy/sell agreement with Becker dating back to 1972 in which if one member died, the surviving member would be able to buy out their stake in the band including the name Steely Dan. In a statement, Becker's estate claims that Fagen's lawsuit is "riddled with half-truths and omissions" and "the misrepresentation that his widow, [Delia Becker] initiated any litigious action is simply untrue". Consulte Mais Informação

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McCain: Hillary 'You've Got to Move On'

McCain: Hillary 'You've Got to Move On'

You've got to move on. "This is Hillary's problem right now: She doesn't have anything to do", he added. Revelations including her lack of awareness that South and North Korea were different countries and her belief that Saddam Hussein was behind the 9/11 terror attacks made McCain's vice presidential choice look amateurish in hindsight. Consulte Mais Informação

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