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Scalextric-style roads will top-up battery levels of electric vehicles during journeys

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:47
The proposal was made in a Department for Transport (DfT) strategy designed to promote zero emission vehicle technology in Britain, but similar schemes are being attempted globally.
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Parents are being 'banned' from driving their children to schools concerned about pollution

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 18:06
In London, Hackney council closed roads outside five schools. The initiative will be extended to another 12 sites. And Westminster council says a range of options will be on offer from September.
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Parents are being 'banned' from driving their children to schools concerned about pollution

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 18:06
In London, Hackney council closed roads outside five schools. The initiative will be extended to another 12 sites. And Westminster council says a range of options will be on offer from September.
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Uber now conducts continuous background checks on drivers to improve riders' safety

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:38
Uber now conducts real-time background checks for its drivers as a means of improving safety for its riders. The move comes as Uber has encountered repeated issues with violent or abusive drivers.
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Uber now conducts continuous background checks on drivers to improve riders' safety

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:38
Uber now conducts real-time background checks for its drivers as a means of improving safety for its riders. The move comes as Uber has encountered repeated issues with violent or abusive drivers.
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Amazon on track to capture nearly HALF of US retail market by the end of 2018, research shows

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:32
A new report from digital marketing research firm eMarketer indicates that the Silicon Valley giant is expected to capture a whopping 49.1% of the US retail market by the end of 2018.
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The online battle for the truth: Experts say accuracy is 'no longer seen as important'

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:08
False information is saturating political debate worldwide and undermining an already weak level of trust in the media and institutions, spreading further than ever on social networks.
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The online battle for the truth: Experts say accuracy is 'no longer seen as important'

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:08
False information is saturating political debate worldwide and undermining an already weak level of trust in the media and institutions, spreading further than ever on social networks.
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NASA chief supports Donald Trump's Space Force and building 'permanent infrastructure' on the moon

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:20
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine reiterated his support for President Donald Trump's proposed new space force, calling it a critical effort to protect the Earth, according to Bloomberg.
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NASA chief supports Donald Trump's Space Force and building 'permanent infrastructure' on the moon

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:20
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine reiterated his support for President Donald Trump's proposed new space force, calling it a critical effort to protect the Earth, according to Bloomberg.
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Instagram up and running again after global outage may have left MILLIONS unable to check app

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:09
The site was experiencing problems with both the desktop and mobile platforms, issuing an error message for those who attempt to access it. As of around 4:30 pm, many users regained access.
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Instagram up and running again after global outage may have left MILLIONS unable to check app

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:09
The site was experiencing problems with both the desktop and mobile platforms, issuing an error message for those who attempt to access it. As of around 4:30 pm, many users regained access.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he lost thousands of followers after the latest purge of fake accounts

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:01
Twitter this week said that it was purging locked accounts from users' follower counts, marking its latest effort to crack down on fake accounts, bots and harassment on the platform.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he lost thousands of followers after the latest purge of fake accounts

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:01
Twitter this week said that it was purging locked accounts from users' follower counts, marking its latest effort to crack down on fake accounts, bots and harassment on the platform.
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Facebook loophole let firms collect personal data in closed groups

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:40
Menlo Park-based Facebook offers a variety of groups, and the information of the 'private; groups has been found to be available to marketers using a Chrome plugin extension.
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Tiny algae triggered a mass extinction 445 million years ago

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:37
Researchers from Harvard University made the finding by studying ancient ocean sediments unearthed from Nevada (stock image).
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Tiny algae triggered a mass extinction 445 million years ago

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:37
Researchers from Harvard University made the finding by studying ancient ocean sediments unearthed from Nevada (stock image).
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Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:28
Footballers who could convincingly simulate or exaggerate pain such as Neymar (pictured) may have had a survival advantage, according to research from the University of Sussex.
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Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:28
Footballers who could convincingly simulate or exaggerate pain such as Neymar (pictured) may have had a survival advantage, according to research from the University of Sussex.
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YouTube TV offers subscribers a free week after World Cup outage

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:46
YouTube wants to make it up to disgruntled soccer fans. Fans were outraged when the service went down during the match between England and Croatia. Now, it's offering a free week of service.
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