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Alt-Right network Gab removed from the Play Store

Google has removed alt-right social network Gab from the Play Store. Google has removed alt-right social network Gab from the Play Store, the social network shared on Twitter. This comes days after Nazis protested in Charlottesville, VA, leaving one woman dead after a protester drove a van into a crowd of counter protesters. Two police officers also perished when a police helicopter crashed during the protests. Gab stated the application was removed for violating the Play Store’s hate speech policy. That policy states: We don’t allow the promotion of hatred…

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Smarter 

Productivity Lessons from the Giants: Zuckerberg, Gates, Nadella, and Buffett

Being productive is more than just sitting at a desk and working. We’re at an age where everyone is more reachable than ever, but this comes with a risk of losing focus and concentrating on the wrong things at the wrong time. There is a difference between effectiveness, efficiency and productivity, with the focus for most working individuals and companies, on the latter.[1] This is no coincidence, some of the world’s most influential people got to where they are by developing, maintaining, and improving productivity. High achievers like Mark Zuckerberg,…

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Android 

IFA 2017 preview: Everything you can expect to see from Berlin!

IFA is always one of the biggest tech conferences of the year, and we’re expecting nothing less than an onslaught this time around. IFA is approaching its 100th birthday, but the Berlin-based trade show still manages to pull in the biggest names in consumer electronics, which in more recent years means the biggest names in smartphones. Almost every major Android manufacturer has some sort of keynote at the event, with big names like Samsung, Huawei and LG launching high profile products in the past few years. It also serves as…

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Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort

AP Photo/Alex Brandon COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort after all. The Cleveland Clinic had initially resisted pressure from health professionals and others over the Republican president’s support for repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting federal budget dollars to medical research. It said the event was not political. The clinic said Thursday it made the decision to pull the event after “careful consideration” of various issues. It did not … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Cleveland…

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Android 

What do I need to jump from the Big Four to an alternative carrier?

Making the change to an alternative carrier can save you money and give you better service, but you need to know a few things before you do it. When you port out your number and switch away from one of the Big Four to a carrier that might work better for you, nothing is hard. You either click a few buttons online and enter a few details or make a phone call from someone else’s phone and a person on the other end clicks their buttons. But it’s not something…

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Science 

Probiotic Bacteria Could Protect Newborns From Deadly Infection

Enlarge this image Matt Twombly for NPR If you’re in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that could possibly save hundreds of thousands of newborns each year. And it turns out, the secret weapon was sitting in Asian kitchens all along: probiotic bacteria that are common in kimchi, pickles and other fermented vegetables. Feeding babies the microbes dramatically reduces the risk newborns will develop sepsis, scientists report Wednesday in the journal Nature. Sepsis is the top…

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Business 

What Does Pepsi Have To Gain From Trump Involvement?

PepsiCo’s Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi is being pressured to exit President Trump’s business council from online racial justice organization Color Of Change (COC), according to CNN. Following the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, six CEOs — including those of Intel and Under Armour— announced their departure from Trump’s advisory council. Nooyi, a powerful minority woman in business, has not deterred from her post. What does Pepsi have to gain financially from associating with Trump? According to Business Insider, CEOs were willing to join Trump’s business councils as a way to help the president…

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Virginia Rally Participant Withdraws from Boston University

An 18-year-old student who attended the white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend says he has withdrawn from college in Boston in part because of death threats. Nicholas Fuentes tells The Boston Globe he has received 15 death threats via email and social media. Fuentes said he considered leaving Boston University in January after protests in the city against President Donald Trump. He gave it more serious consideration in recent weeks and on Tuesday had an exit interview with the school. The university confirmed he is no longer enrolled. Fuentes…

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