Wednesday, August 15, 2018

India to probe whether Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data

India to probe whether Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data Authorities will determine whether the company violated Indian laws to manipulate the electoral process. Indian authorities are investigating whether Facebook users’ data was compromised...

Successful test flight for Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket

Successful test flight for Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket It was the third such voyage for VSS Unity. Handout photo issued by Virgin Galactic of the Virgin Spaceship Unity (VSS Unity) (Virgin Galactic/PA) Virgin...

National Dog Photography Day: 15 wonderful images and the mastermind behind it

National Dog Photography Day: 15 wonderful images and the mastermind behind it Professional photographer Kerry Jordan explains how to take the best pictures of our four-legged friends. A bassett hound in the lavender...

Greece says ‘serious indications’ of arson behind deadly wildfire that killed at least 83...

Greece says 'serious indications' of arson behind deadly wildfire that killed at least 83 people Many missing after fire near Athens kills at least 83 Authorities suspect arson Rescuers, volunteers continue door-to-door...

‘Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold’ – ‘heartbroken’ parents of girl...

'Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold' - 'heartbroken' parents of girl (14) who died in suspected drugs-related death Bethany Devlin-McCrone The parents of a 14-year-old girl who died in a...

This guy’s parents couldn’t come to his graduation so his friends stepped in

This guy’s parents couldn’t come to his graduation so his friends stepped in Ronan and Corey surprised their friend Chris with an ‘alternative’ family photo on graduation day. (u/zoomer1997) Some say your close friends...

Facebook takes a beating on Wall Street in its worst trading day

Facebook takes a beating on Wall Street in its worst trading day A 19% loss saw 119 billion dollars sliced from the company’s market value. The logo for Facebook (Dominic Lipinski/PA) A 19% loss...

Imran Khan vows to govern Pakistan ‘as it has never before been run’

Imran Khan vows to govern Pakistan ‘as it has never before been run’ The former cricketer claims he has won the country’s general election. Pakistani politician Imran Khan says he has won the...

Explainer: The world is on fire – and here’s why

Explainer: The world is on fire - and here's why The Sierra Hotshots, from the Sierra National Forest, are responding on the front lines of the Ferguson Fire in Yosemite in this...

Two killed and dozens hurt in blaze at Tokyo construction site

Two killed and dozens hurt in blaze at Tokyo construction site The three-storey building in Tama city was near completion before the blaze. Workers fled from the site of a fire in Tokyo...

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Culled dairy cows driving prices down for beef men

Culled dairy cows driving prices down for beef men   Carrick on Suir Mart. Picture: Pat Moore Figures supplied by the factories to the Department of Agriculture...

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