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There was no immediate word from the family about why relatives declined an autopsy, which may have shed more light on the cause of the neurological injuries that left him in a coma. Relatives have said they were told by U.S. envoys that North Korean officials claimed Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and lapsed into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.
  • Moving Uber Forward: Travis Kalanick steps down as the company's CEO

    Moving Uber Forward: Travis Kalanick steps down as the company's CEO

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    Following a series of PR scandals and public draggings by the media, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said in a statement Tuesday that he would resign as the ride-hailing company's CEO, the New York Times reports . "I'm frickin' pumped to be on board full-time with Uber! ". While operating without most of an executive team seems frightening, Uber now has a chance to build a completely new, and likely more experienced, senior management group, which should signal to Wall Street that the ...
  • From Spain: Cristiano Ronaldo no longer wants to leave Real Madrid

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    Spanish authorities have also recently filed papers against Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who is accused of evading tax of some 14.7m euros (£12.8m) by hiding income from image rights. Allegations of tax fraud - which have been denied by the Portugal global - as well as the possibility of seeking a new challenge have brought his time in Spain to question and Ronaldo admits he's keen to see the Red Devils tie up a deal for the reigning Ballon d'Or victor.
  • Keeping CEO job was 1 fight too many for Uber's Kalanick

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    His resignation comes after months of turmoil and controversy , including explosive allegations of systemic sexual harassment and discrimination from a former employee, and a widespread social media campaign to #DeleteUber. "What Uber is to its consumers is. whatever driver they get, Uber is the app on their smartphone", she says. "It might actually be the best of both".
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch reportedly slated for August

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch reportedly slated for August

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    The last one was the Mobile Word Congress, so in fact, it could be that Naver is a few days off, meaning that the September launch at IFA is more likely. It is worth mentioning that August 20th is a Sunday, while past Samsung events took place on a Tuesday or Thursday. They said the device comes with an advanced S Pen for better productivity.
  • Twitter to let streaming video stars collect money from fans

    Twitter to let streaming video stars collect money from fans

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    The super hearts are bought with Periscope coins, another new addition to the service. The transferal from currency to stars to hearts could isolate users from the purchase path, either aiding, or hindering expenditure. Streamers invited to the new Super Broadcaster program can exchange the stars for cash. After fees and payment processing, broadcasters will get about 70 percent of the remaining revenue, Twitter said.
  • Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

    Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

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    Power. It uses that information to send surveys to consumers who have leased or purchased a new vehicle for that given model year to report any problems they may have experienced in the first 90 days of ownership. The Camry was the only Toyota vehicle to top its segment category in the 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study . Based on reported problems, the quality of a number of luxury add-ons including cruise control, lane departure warnings, collision alert systems, and blind spot warning ...
  • Saudi Arabia Suddenly Has A New Crown Prince

    Saudi Arabia Suddenly Has A New Crown Prince

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    They seeded loyalists to the younger prince, in numerous regional governor posts across the country. There is no doubt that the new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, who is considered "the most risky man" in the Middle East, will initiate radical changes in the region.
  • Intel Goes for Gold, Replaces McDonald's as an Olympics Global Sponsor

    Intel Goes for Gold, Replaces McDonald's as an Olympics Global Sponsor

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    Intel will join "The Olympic Partner" (TOP) worldwide sponsorship program through until 2024 and will be tasked with using cutting-edge technology such as virtual reality (VR) and 360 video to modernise the Olympic experience for fans. The IOC already has numerous other technology partners, including Samsung, Panasonic and Alibaba. For more information, visit our website at www.olympic.org .
  • Snapchat builds out search capabilities with Snap Map feature

    Snapchat builds out search capabilities with Snap Map feature

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    To open the Snap Map, go to your camera screen and pinch your fingers outwards as if you were zooming out from a photo. Plus, meeting up can be a cinch. With the map, users can view snaps of different events taking places across the world. "We've built a whole new way to explore the world!" Snapchat users can click on the "Actionmoji" to begin a chat.
  • Google announces YouTube terror video clampdown

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    Previously, there were incidents of ads from prominent brands being shown beside extremist content on the platform. He added: "The uncomfortable truth is that we, as an industry, must acknowledge that more needs to be done". Walker added that Google also plans to expand its efforts to fight online radicalization, something it already targets through programs, such as Creators for Change, which promotes anti-hate voices on YouTube.