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The problem was that the offering put Facebook in control of what content and services would be made available as part of the offering, and critics highlighted that this would have given Facebook too much gatekeeper control over content. "Without a free and open Internet, Snapchat would not be what it is today". Not that the agency believes all that feedback is legitimate. In the past, web companies have urged users to sign online petitions or contact public officials.
  • Facebook's Oculus cuts price of virtual reality set, matching rival

    Facebook's Oculus cuts price of virtual reality set, matching rival

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    While it has only been a few months since Oculus dropped the price of the same bundle down to United States $598, Oculus has decided to make another, limited time, price drop. HTC Vive is the most expensive still as it is packed with advanced technologies. Rubin, though, said in an interview that was not the case with Oculus, which he said could have cut the price sooner but wanted to wait until there were enough games, movies and other entertainment to keep a broad audience busy.
  • Oklahoma man proposes to girlfriend while under arrest

    Oklahoma man proposes to girlfriend while under arrest

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    In handcuffs, Thompson got down on one knee and asked Keith to marry him. "When the other officer told me he was gonna propose I think my initial response was, are you kidding me?" For better or worse came a little sooner than expected to one Oklahoma couple.before she even said yes.
  • Castroneves wins to end 3-year drought

    Castroneves wins to end 3-year drought

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    With six rounds remaining, his biggest threat is 42-year-old Team Penske driver Castroneves, whose accomplished career doesn't feature an IndyCar series crown. "We were always good". But Hildebrand lost his lead when Castroneves beat him off pit lane after Carlos Munoz's crash brought on a caution halfway through the race.
  • Reliance Jio data leak promptly dealt with, hacker's site suspended

    Reliance Jio data leak promptly dealt with, hacker's site suspended

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    A website has allegedly leaked personal data of several Reliance Jio users. Reliance Jio's user data was posted on a website called magicapk .com. It should be noted that the scale of this data breach is unclear at this point: when The Wire tried searching for a few Reliance Jio numbers, no results or personally identifiable information turned up.
  • Interviews to select India coach on Monday

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    Ravi Shastri, Virender Sehwag and Tom Moody are among six aspirants who will be "interviewed" by the Cricket Advisory Committee in Mumbai on Monday (July 10) to decide the next head coach of the Indian national team. Sehwag is well-liked and respected by the team and is understood to have good backing from sections of the BCCI . During Shastri's tenure, India won limited overs series series away against England in 2014, reached the semi-finals of the World Cup and World T20 (2015 and ...
  • Probe on says Reliance

    Probe on says Reliance

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    Whether the Aadhaar numbers have been leaked is still to be known. A report by Indian Express says that some users were able to check their information and verified that details mentioned were true. To my disbelief I found my own details in the database and also couple of my colleagues are affected too. No Aadhaar numbers were exposed in any of the searches we made here at FactorDaily as well.
  • Guru Purnima celebrated at Sainath Devsthanam

    Guru Purnima celebrated at Sainath Devsthanam

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    Guess who tweeted about Guru Purnima? This day denotes the principal pinnacle of the lunar cycle after the pinnacle of the sun based cycle. I thank you, teacher, on this holy full moon day. People on this day visits Sai Baba Temple or Shiv temple, because Lord Shiva is well Known as Adi Guru (First Teacher). Take your time to share your wishes to your respected teachers.
  • In just 24 hours, Amazon Prime Day deals begin in the US

    In just 24 hours, Amazon Prime Day deals begin in the US

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    U.S. households may have an Amazon Prime subscription than a pay TV subscription as soon as next year. Amazon is now offering a deal on the refurbished Echo, selling the device for just $89.99 . "Amazon is planning one of its largest total volume TV deals in history with a record level of inventory but once again, the TV deals will likely sell out", the company said in a press release.
  • Air Force sends B-1 bombers to Korean Peninsula

    Air Force sends B-1 bombers to Korean Peninsula

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    The US has once again flown two of its nuclear-capable supersonic bombers near the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea. "North Korea's actions are a threat to our allies, partners and homeland", he said. Other displays had been planned long in advance. Clearly, the USA alliances with South Korea, Japan and even Taiwan were what Moscow and Beijing meant.
  • North Carolina: 50-year old woman shot officers

    North Carolina: 50-year old woman shot officers

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    The Highway Patrol said the details of this case were very complicated. An earlier release from troopers said she had died. Interstate 40 has reopened after a deadly officer-involved shooting Saturday morning in Johnston County on I-40 westbound, officials say.