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Pelosi slams ‘shameful’ Facebook, accuses tech giant of misleading users

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook on Thursday, calling the tech giant “shameful” for misleading its users. “The Facebook business model is strictly to make money. They don’t care about the impact on children, they don’t care about truth, they don’t care about where this is all coming from, and they have said even if Read More

Brazil’s tribes stride into digital age to defend their culture, forests

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XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil (Reuters) – In the 1980’s Brazil’s first indigenous Congressman, Xavante chief Juruna, went around with a recorder to tape conversations with other politicians because he said the white man’s word was not to be trusted. Indigenous men film a performance during a four-day pow wow in Piaracu village, in Xingu Indigenous Read More

Which company just hit $1 trillion? Google it.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Google-parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stock’s extraordinary gains. Shares of the Internet search giant are up nearly Read More

Exclusive: Volkswagen to buy 20% of Chinese battery maker Guoxuan amid electric push – sources

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HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) is set to take a 20% stake in Chinese electric vehicle battery maker Guoxuan High-tech Co Ltd (002074.SZ), two sources told Reuters, as the German firm accelerates its electric push into the world’s largest auto market. FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen electric ID car is seen during a construction Read More

Wireless taxi charging to be trialled at Nottingham station

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Wireless charging for electric taxis waiting in their rank is to be trialled in Nottingham. The government is putting £3.4m towards fitting five charging plates outside the city’s railway station. The six-month pilot project will see 10 electric taxis fitted with the necessary hardware and the scheme could be rolled out if successful. Officials said Read More

Apple may have to abandon Lightning connector cable

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Apple could be forced to abandon its Lightning connector cable if European lawmakers get their way. The cable is used to charge and sync many Apple devices, such as the iPhone. But members of the European Parliament urged the European Commission on Monday to force tech giants to adopt a single universal charging method. Two Read More

Microsoft makes ‘carbon negative’ pledge

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Microsoft has pledged to remove “all of the carbon” from the environment that it has emitted since the company was founded in 1975. Chief executive Satya Nadella said he wanted to achieve the goal by 2050 . To do so, the company aims to become “carbon negative” by 2030, removing more carbon from the environment Read More

Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint, past and future, in climate push

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to remove as much carbon as it has emitted in its 45-year history. The focus on clearing carbon from the atmosphere sets Microsoft’s climate goals apart from other corporate pledges which have focused on cutting Read More

Keeping it real: a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lion King’ visual effects

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LONDON (Reuters) – How do you make a computer-generated lion, warthog and hyena look real while singing and talking at the same time? That was the challenge a visual effects team of more than 1,000 people faced when working on Disney’s “The Lion King” remake of the 1994 animation, aiming to bring to life the Read More

Poland’s CD Projekt delays launch of flagship game

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WARSAW (Reuters) – Polish video games producer CD Projekt has delayed the launch of its flagship game Cyberpunk 2077 by five months until Sept. 17 to improve the product, it said on Thursday. “We are at the stage when the game is complete but work is still to be done. Due to the scale and Read More