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The Rock teams up with Apple’s Siri for his next movie
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China may face a brain drain as VPN crackdown creates 'unthinkable' trial by firewall
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BBC
Five-acre brush fire threatens homes in La Verne
Los Angeles Times • Alene Tchekmedyian
Gerard Piqué Twitter post suggests Neymar is to stay at Barcelona
The Guardian • Press Association
Anthony Scaramucci Gives Sarah Huckabee Sanders Hair and Makeup Tips to Make Her ‘Better’ (Video)
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Watch and win as we livestream Epic Games' action-building game Fortnite tonight on Mixer!
Windows Central • Paul Acevedo
7 signs your design style is out of date
The Next Web • Paul Trani
5 Things Every Effective Social Media Distribution Team Needs
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The Fumbles That Led SoundCloud Into Deep Trouble
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The Rock teams up with Apple’s Siri for his next movie
The Next WebAbhimanyu Ghoshal
In case you manage to drag yourself out of the ongoing Game of Thrones craze today, you might be in for a treat: superstar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson just tweeted that he’s joined forces with Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, for his next...
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Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press
China may face a brain drain as VPN crackdown creates 'unthinkable' trial by firewall
CNBCSarah Zheng
Like most academics, biology researcher Dr Jose Pastor-Pareja relies heavily on Google's search engine, using it "every 10 minutes", he says. But access to this resource is not guaranteed as he works at Tsinghua University in China – where the government has...
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Digital Media, Mobile Phones
Myth busters
BBC
The explosion of mobile phones and connectivity has fuelled a scourge of fake news in the country.
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
Five-acre brush fire threatens homes in La Verne
Los Angeles TimesAlene Tchekmedyian
Firefighters were battling a five-acre brush fire that was threatening homes in La Verne on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The fire was reported around 3 p.m. near the 210 Freeway and Fruit Street, snarling traffic in both directions of the freeway, according...
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
Gerard Piqué Twitter post suggests Neymar is to stay at Barcelona
The GuardianPress Association
Gerard Piqué has posted a cryptic message on Twitter which appears to suggest his Barcelona team-mate Neymar has decided to stay at Camp Nou. The defender posted a picture of himself with the Brazilian forward on Sunday night, along with the simple...
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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
Anthony Scaramucci Gives Sarah Huckabee Sanders Hair and Makeup Tips to Make Her ‘Better’ (Video)
The WrapRosemary Rossi
What began as an interview between White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci and CNN’s Jake Tapper about whether President Trump would veto the new Russian sanctions bill somehow turned into beauty advice for Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I love the hair...
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Digital Media, Microsoft Corp
Watch and win as we livestream Epic Games' action-building game Fortnite tonight on Mixer!
Windows CentralPaul Acevedo
Every weekend, livestreams an Xbox One or Steam game for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting...
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Communication Design, Design
7 signs your design style is out of date
The Next WebPaul Trani
If you’ve worked in the design industry for any length of time you’ve probably seen styles come and go. Maybe you’re using some styles that are so popular they’ve reached their saturation point. Or maybe you haven’t even realized the possibilities that...
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Content Marketing, Digital Media
5 Things Every Effective Social Media Distribution Team Needs
ForbesContributor, John Hall
There’s no magic bullet for a perfect content marketing strategy. But if such a thing existed, it would probably include a combination of high-quality, engaging content; a solid distribution strategy; and social media savvy. It would also include a heavy dose of...
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Digital Media, Digital Music
The Fumbles That Led SoundCloud Into Deep Trouble
Fortune MagazineDavid Z. Morris
Music streaming is an extremely tough business that is dominated by big companies willing to treat it as a loss leader. But one of the most troubled smaller services—SoundCloud—made its fragile position worse through a long series of technical flubs and tactical...
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