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Google co-founders’ personal take on biotech

A semi-secret life sciences lab, and a general commitment to supporting medical research. Google’s venture into the world of biotechnology can be traced back to its co-founders. Google Logo Symbolbild What is Google? Answering that question has become increasingly difficult as the company expands into our cars, our homes and …

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Europe’s top court declares EU-US data deal invalid

In a far-reaching verdict that could affect thousands of companies such as Facebook and Google, Europe’s highest court has ruled that a 15-year-old pact that allows data transfers between the US and EU is invalid. Symbolbild Facebbok Datenschutz In a landmark ruling, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg …

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Viral Sach: RSS workers never gave British queen guard of honour

New Delhi: A picture is going viral on social networking websites, showing RSS workers giving guard of honour to Britain’s queen. ABP News has found out the truth of the video. This photo went viral on the internet. Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam even shared the photo, saying RSS preaches nationalism …

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Online racists shamed on billboards in Brazil

Anti-racism campaigners in Brazil are plastering racist Facebook and Twitter comments on billboards – close to the homes of those who originally posted them. They say it’s already working. A billboard shows a Brazilian social media comment written in Portuguese Is real-world shaming the answer to online racism? That’s the …

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg at Crossroads in Connecting the Globe

SAN FRANCISCO— Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg likes to boast that his three-year-old effort to bring the developing world online has reached millions of people in some of the world’s poorest nations. But a central element of his Internet.org campaign was controversial even before it was shut down in a key …

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Pope hints at softening contraception ban over Zika

Contraception is not an “absolute evil,” Pope Francis said in response to the Zika outbreak. He also said Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall at the US-Mexico border made the US presidential candidate “not Christian.” Papst Franziskus im Flugzeug nach Nairobi The leader of the Catholic Church was flying …

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EU Launches Emergency Medical Corps

PARIS—The European Union announced Monday the launch of a new medical body aimed at responding to health crises more quickly and more efficiently. The European Union’s Medical Corps will be able to act within Europe and outside it, according to Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid. The new body …

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