Tag Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Trump Cancel’s $4 billion brand new Boeing 747 Air Force One for future Presidents – Cause Cost is too high

Donald Trump is mad at Boeing, but what else is new? On Tuesday, the president-elect tweeted that he was considering canceling the Chicago-based aerospace company’s contract to build the new Air Force One because it was too expensive. Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 ...

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Instagram will notify users if you take a screenshot of their private temporary message

People are deeply worried that Instagram is tattling on them whenever they take a screenshot. See this inflammatory tweet as an example: This story is slightly true but also incredibly misleading. As our own Casey Newton noted in his update on Instagram stories, the photography platform will indeed alert users when someone has taken a screenshot but only when the ...

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AT&T launches long-awaited online TV streaming service

 AT&T’s DirecTV package is going digital. After weeks of anticipation, the telecom giant officially launched its new DirecTV Now streaming service Monday at an event in New York City. The new option, which starts at $35 per month (though that price is set to increase after a certain window), will offer subscribers more than 100 live channels available through a ...

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Reddit CEO confesses to editing comments from Trump supporters

 Reddit CEO Steve Huffman is at the centre of controversy after confessing that he edited comments made about him on the site by Donald Trump supporters. Huffman, who co-founded Reddit with Alexis Ohanian in 2005 and goes by the username ‘spez’, admitted to changing abusive posts about him to mention the moderators of Reddit’s biggest pro-Trump subreddit, r/the_donald.  “Yep. I ...

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Mobile masts giant Arqiva telegraphs £5bn sale plan

 Britain’s biggest independent operator of telecommunications towers has begun secret preparations for a £5bn sale that would mean ditching a long-awaited London stock market listing. Sky News has learnt that Arqiva, which is owned by a consortium of financial investors, is close to hiring bankers to advise on discussions with potential buyers. The company has more than 8000 sites across ...

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Uber eyes UberCommute expansion in India

 Uber plans to expand its UberCommute service across India, but the path it is hoping to travel is likely more complicated than it is anticipating. Early this year, Uber quietly began testing UberCommute in New Delhi and Bengaluru cities in India. The program allows anyone with a car to join its platform and share ride with fellow commuters for a ...

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Airbus’s largest A350 jet carries out its maiden flight

 TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – Europe’s largest twin-engined passenger jet, the Airbus A350-1000, took to the skies for the first time on Thursday, seeking to grab the spotlight from Boeing’s popular 777. The lightweight carbon-fibre plane, 7 metres longer and able to carry 40 more people than A350s already in service, began a three-hour debut flight at 0942 GMT, watched by ...

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Mark Zuckerberg is so desperate to get Facebook into China, he supports censoring news

 Facebook’s wants to connect the world, even more of it than the 1.79 billion people—or more than half the global population—it’s already reaching every month. But there’s an entire nation unable to share or react to posts: China, which has blocked Facebook, its associated sites, and its apps. But on Tuesday, a New York Times report revealed that Facebook’s been ...

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