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The Rock teams up with Apple’s Siri for his next movie
The Next Web • Abhimanyu Ghoshal
China may face a brain drain as VPN crackdown creates 'unthinkable' trial by firewall
CNBC • Sarah Zheng
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)
The Wrap • Rosemary Rossi
Watch Best Comic-Con Film Trailers, From ‘Ready One Player’ to ‘Justice League’ (Videos)
The Wrap • Rosemary Rossi, Ryan Gajewski
Conway: Trump doesn't think he's lying on voter fraud, wiretap claims
The Hill • Jacqueline Thomsen
Sarahah Is the Summer’s Smash-Hit App, But it May Not Last
Fortune Magazine • David Z. Morris
New Trump communications director promises crackdown on media leaks
Reuters
Scaramucci says he’ll delete tweets the internet already recorded
CNBC
 
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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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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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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
Watch Best Comic-Con Film Trailers, From ‘Ready One Player’ to ‘Justice League’ (Videos)
The WrapRosemary Rossi, Ryan Gajewski
Here are the best film teases that the studios unveiled at this year’s Comic-Con “Thor: Ragnarok” To save Asgard, Thor must put aside his past with his villainous brother. The Chris Hemsworth-starring fantasy premieres Nov. 3. 2 of 8 We were unable...
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Barack Obama, Politics & Policy
Conway: Trump doesn't think he's lying on voter fraud, wiretap claims
The HillJacqueline Thomsen
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Trump doesn’t believe he’s lying about various controversial statements he's made without backing them up with evidence. Conway got into a heated exchange with CNN host Brian Stelter on “Reliable Sources” on Sunday...
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Google Inc, Social Media Industry
Sarahah Is the Summer’s Smash-Hit App, But it May Not Last
Fortune MagazineDavid Z. Morris
The most popular mobile apps these days are almost always from huge companies like Facebook, Snap, and Netflix. But this week a relative unknown called Sarahah has rocketed to the top of the charts, becoming the most popular free download from the...
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CBS Television Distribution, Social Media Industry
New Trump communications director promises crackdown on media leaks
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump's new communications director, said on Sunday that one of his first tasks will be to halt leaks and that staff on his team would be fired if the leaks do not stop.
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Reporting & Storytelling, Social Media Industry
Scaramucci says he’ll delete tweets the internet already recorded
CNBC
Just one day into his job as White House, communications director Anthony Scaramucci announced that he'd be deleting past tweets. Recode reports.
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