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Can a Homemade Tito’s Vodka Hand Sanitizer Help Stem Coronavirus?

Can a Homemade Tito’s Vodka Hand Sanitizer Help Stem Coronavirus?

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As the coronavirus known as COVID-19 spread around the globe in March 2020, a piece of advice repeated frequently was to wash your hands often. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends using soap and water, but the internet had another suggestion: Tito’s Vodka.  A [...]

Newborn baby girl found abandoned in SEWER after neighbours heard crying coming from the gutter

Newborn baby girl found abandoned in SEWER after neighbours heard crying coming from the gutter

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A NEWBORN baby girl who was left to die in a sewer was found after neighbours heard crying coming from the gutter. The girl was dumped in the sewer in the city of Sao Paulo wrapped in plastic bags. A newborn baby girl was found in sewer in BrazilCredit: Central European News The baby was wrapped i [...]

Apple and Google are cracking down on coronavirus apps to combat misinformation

Apple and Google are cracking down on coronavirus apps to combat misinformation

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Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Both Apple and Google have begun cracking down on apps related to the coronavirus, according to a new report from CNBC. App developers who spoke [...]

GVC Holdings PLC (GMVHF) CEO Kenny Alexander on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

GVC Holdings PLC (GMVHF) CEO Kenny Alexander on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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GVC Holdings PLC (OTCPK:GMVHF) Q4 2019 Results Conference Call March 5, 2020 4:30 AM ET Corporate Participants Barry Gibson - Non-Executive Chairman Kenny Alexander - CEO Rob Wood - CFO Shay Segev - COO Conference Call Participants Ted Nyhan - JP Morgan Stuart Gordon - Berenberg Richard Stuber - Num [...]

Facebook has an AI-moderation tool that can catch billions of fake accounts

Facebook has an AI-moderation tool that can catch billions of fake accounts

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Melania Trump Praises Twitter, Facebook As True Partners Facebook has recently revealed its new AI-tool that is helping the social media giant to detect the creation of fake accounts. The company has stated that its new AI-based tech is called Deep Entity Classification (DEC) and it [...]

Facebook Removes Misleading Trump Census Ads

Facebook Removes Misleading Trump Census Ads

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Continue reading the main storyThe social media company has had a permissive policy about truthfulness in political content. But it drew the line on interfering with the national census.Facebook bars the misrepresentation of dates, locations, times and methods for census participation.Credit...Jason [...]

Apple may have found a way to eliminate the iPhone’s notch without killing Face ID

The notch is the best design compromise Apple ever made — well, that, and the camera bump on the back of iPhones. It may be hideous, but the notch on every iPhone that Apple has launched since the iPhone X houses a sophisticated system of cameras and sensors that brings 3D face recognition t [...]

Letter: March is the perfect time to celebrate female-owned businesses

Letter: March is the perfect time to celebrate female-owned businesses

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March is Women’s History Month and we’d like to highlight some of the great strides women business owners have made over the years. In 2016, over 1.1 million businesses owned by women in the U.S. employed 9.4 million workers with a payroll of $318 billion. Annual receipts of these fir [...]

Apple, Google, and others asked to avoid travel and cancel big events

Apple, Google, and others asked to avoid travel and cancel big events

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Companies based in Santa Clara County, California — which includes Cupertino, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and San Jose — should avoid travel and postpone or cancel mass gatherings, the county recommended on Thursday. T [...]

Apple iPhone 9 might get delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak

Apple iPhone 9 might get delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak

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Apple is expected to announce multiple iPhones at its September 2020 event but that’s still far away. In the meantime, we have seen leaks of the Apple iPhone 9 which would be the successor to Apple iPhone SE. The iPhone 9 is expected to launch at the end of March but new reports suggest that [...]

WWII vet gets more than 90K cards for 100th birthday after post goes viral

WWII vet gets more than 90K cards for 100th birthday after post goes viral

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TORONTO -- A Toronto Second World War veteran wanted to do something special for his 100th birthday so he asked his son to write up a quick social media post asking strangers to write him a card.  Fred Arsenault had asked for just 100 of them, one to mark each year of his life, but was [...]

Man Gets Jail for Video of Himself Licking Ice Cream Tub

Man Gets Jail for Video of Himself Licking Ice Cream Tub

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PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — A 24-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail for posting on social media a video last August of himself removing an ice cream container from a Texas market freezer, licking the contents and returning the container to the freezer. D’Adrien Ande [...]