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Facebook privacy bug hit 14 million users

Facebook has apologised after admitting that a software bug changed the privacy settings of 14 million users’ posts. The social media giant said it would be notifying the users affected after a bug in its “audience selector” tool automatically made posts public. “We have fixed this issue and starting today …

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AR for the blind is straight out of Star Trek

Augmented reality could help the legally blind see. That’s the promise of Canadian company eSight, which showcased its latest technology at the recent Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara, the industry’s main trade show. Vision-impaired users wear eSight like a pair of glasses. It gets bonus points for bearing a …

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New tariffs risk turning U.S. whiskey sour

(Reuters) – American craft distiller Adam Spiegel is bracing for a double shot of pain. A bottle of Jack Daniels is shown for sale among other brands in the liquor section of a food market in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 6, 2018. Picture taken June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake An …

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Sale, Red Sox square off with White Sox

BOSTON — Chris Sale, in his second year with the Red Sox, carries a 22-11 record with Boston into Friday night’s start against his old team, the Chicago White Sox. But while Sale has a .667 winning percentage with his new team, he has lost his last two starts and …

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Autonomous shuttle buses become the new Las Vegas wedding venue

File Photo Las Vegas is well-known for spontaneous weddings, Elvis impersonators, and bright lights, but now, autonomous vehicles are also entering the wedding market. The American Automobile Association (AAA) Nevada is exploring whether or not autonomous vehicles and self-driving shuttles could become Las Vegas’ new answer to drive-thru weddings, with …

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Fired leader won't speak at Southern Baptist Convention

DALLAS –  A former seminary president dismissed over his response to two rape allegations made by students says he won’t give the featured sermon at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting next week in Dallas. The convention’s news service, Baptist Press, says Paige Patterson withdrew Friday. Patterson was invited last …

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