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Mark Zuckerberg's fortune surpassed $100 billion after Facebook launched its TikTok competitor in the US. That makes the tech titan only the third current centi-billionaire on Earth. In June, advertisers including Verizon, Honda, and Ben & Jerry's boycotted Facebook over the social network's lack of hate-speech moderation. The boycott briefly sunk both Facebook's share price and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's net worth. Zuckerberg drives an affordable car and wears basic clothes, but appears to splurge on real estate, buying houses and then buying the surrounding properties for privacy.  Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are generous philanthropists, investing billions in childhood education and medical research that they hope will cure all diseases in their children's lifetimes.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Mark Zuckerberg is richer than he's ever been. Facebook's shares are on a tear after the company launched a new Instagram feature that will compete with TikTok in the US. The move propelled Zuckerberg's personal net worth over $100 million for the first time. Before the announcement, Zuckerberg had been having a tough summer. Zuckerberg faced fierce criticism for refusing to moderate Facebook posts in which President Trump called civil rights protesters "thugs" and suggested violence when he wrote "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. As a result, civil rights organizations including NAACP, Color of Change, and Anti-Defamation League asked advertisers to stop paying for advertisements on Facebook. Many agreed, sending both Facebook's share price and Zuckerberg's net worth into a freefall. Keep reading to learn more about how the Facebook cofounder makes and spends his centibillion-dollar fortune.SEE ALSO: A day in the life of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who works up to 60 hours a week and has a squad of 12 employees to help him with social media DON'T MISS: The richest families in the world, ranked In May 2012, eight years after its founding, Facebook debuted on the New York Stock Exchange. At the time, it was the biggest technology IPO in history. Source: Business Insider Each year since the IPO, Zuckerberg has added an average of $9 billion to his net worth. Source: Fortune Despite his status as one of the richest tech moguls, the Harvard dropout leads a low-key lifestyle with his wife, Priscilla Chan, and their two young daughters. Like many other Silicon Valley stalwarts, Zuckerberg favors a uniform. Though casual in appearance, his signature gray T-shirts and hoodies are designed by luxury brands and are reportedly much more expensive than they look, retailing for hundreds and even thousands of dollars. Source: Business Insider, GQ Zuckerberg is known for driving relatively inexpensive cars. He's been seen in an Acura TSX, and a Honda Fit, all of which are valued at or under $30,000. Sources: Business Insider, CNBC He's also been spotted driving a black Volkswagen Golf GTI, a car that he bought well into making his fortune. It's a car that would cost about $30,000 when new. Source: Business Insider But that's not to say he hasn't dropped serious cash on at least one sports car: an Italian Pagani Huayra that sells for about $1.3 million. Source: Business Insider; Yahoo There's one thing Zuckerberg doesn't seem to mind splurging on: real estate. In May 2011, he bought a 5,000-square-foot home — which he's since tricked out with a "custom-made artificially intelligent assistant" — in Palo Alto for $7 million. Source: San Francisco Chronicle, CNBC The next year, Zuckerberg began buying the properties surrounding his home, spending more than $30 million to acquire four homes, with plans to level them and rebuild. Source: San Francisco Chronicle, CNBC He also owns a townhouse in the Mission District of San Francisco. He bought the 5,500-square-foot home in 2013 and proceeded to make over $1 million in renovations, including adding a greenhouse and remodeling the kitchen. Source: Curbed San Francisco In 2014, the billionaire's real-estate portfolio jumped the Pacific when he spent $100 million on two properties on the island of Kauai: the Kahu'aina Plantation, a 357-acre former sugarcane plantation, and Pila'a Beach, a 393-acre property with a white-sand beach. Source: Business Insider, Forbes Zuckerberg said he and Chan bought the land because they're "dedicated to preserving its natural beauty." Source: Business Insider, Forbes According to Zuckerberg's Facebook page, the property's farm is home to goats and turtles. "Our farm animals are ridiculous," he captioned the photo below. More recently, he dished out on two lakefront properties on Lake Tahoe, which cost a combined $59 million. One of the houses, called the Brushwood Estate, is 5,233 square feet and on six acres. The property features a guest house and a private dock. Source: Business Insider, SF Gate Between his two Lake Tahoe properties, he owns about 600 feet of private shoreline on Lake Tahoe's west shore. Source: Business Insider, SF Gate   When Zuckerberg buys properties, he tends to buy the other homes surrounding it for privacy reasons, just like he has done in Palo Alto. Source: Business Insider   Privacy is likely the same reason that he bought the second home — and was reportedly in talks to buy a third — in Lake Tahoe. Source: Business Insider Zuckerberg doesn't appear to travel much for pleasure. But when he does travel, Facebook foots the bill. Zuckerberg's security detail and transportation cost the company nearly $5 million in 2015. Source: Business Insider However, he does occasionally get to spend time with his family while traveling. Zuckerberg and Chan met with the pope in the Vatican and reportedly gave the pope a model Facebook drone. Source: Business Insider Zuckerberg used over $1 million in Facebook funds for personal travel in 2018, making it his most expensive year yet. While in Europe, he posted about celebrating his seventh anniversary with Chan at the Parthenon in Athens. Source: Facebook In May 2019, he visited Paris to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron. Sources: Business Insider, Bloomberg The costs to protect Zuckerberg rose to over $7 million in 2017, after he spent the summer traversing America as part of his personal goal to visit every US state in a year. Source: Business Insider On his whirlwind tour around the US, the CEO dined with a family at their home in Ohio, met with former opioid addicts, worked on an assembly line at a Ford factory, met with members of the military, and even fed a calf. Source: Business Insider In 2018, Facebook approved a record-high $10 million annual security budget for Zuckerberg for bodyguards, security measures for his houses, and private aircraft. Source: Business Insider Zuckerberg has complete control over Facebook's future, thanks to his majority voting rights. Facebook's stock price rose 2% after the FTC announced approval of the social media giant's $5 billion privacy settlement. Source: Business Insider Ultimately, opulence and luxury are just a blip on Zuckerberg's radar. In fact, his main priority is giving his money away, rather than spending it. Zuckerberg is a member of the Giving Pledge, joining Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and over 100 other billionaires vowing to donate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. He plans to sell 99% of his Facebook shares during his lifetime. Source: Business Insider Zuckerberg said in September 2017 that he planned to sell 35 to 75 million shares over the next 18 months to fund the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, totaling between $6 billion and $12 billion. Source: Business Insider The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a philanthropic organization Zuckerberg founded with his wife in 2015 focused on "personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people, and building strong communities." Source: Business Insider In 2017, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative partnered with housing startup Landed, giving $5 million to help at least 60 teachers in Redwood City and East Palo Alto, California, purchase real estate. Source: Business Insider The couple's charitable initiative is invested in tackling both local and global issues. In 2016, Zuckerberg and Chan invested $3 billion into research focused on curing the world's diseases by the end of the century. Source: Business Insider In an in-depth interview with the The New Yorker in late 2018, Zuckerberg said people in Silicon Valley react to his pledge to cure all diseases in one of two ways: "A bunch of people have the reaction of 'Oh, that's obviously going to happen on its own — why don't you just spend your time doing something else?' And then a bunch of people have the reaction of 'Oh, that seems almost impossible — why are you setting your sights so high?'" Sources: The New Yorker, Business Insider In order to accomplish this lofty goal, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative launched a $3 billion nonprofit called Biohub to start looking into the cure of disease, including research on genomics, infectious diseases, and implantable devices. Source: Business Insider The scientists their nonprofit employed have started a study of brain-machine devices, including one called the Wand, which is an implant they say can help limit the symptoms of diseases like Parkinson's and epilepsy. Source: Business Insider Zuckerberg believes that his nonprofit will help speed up research to cure disease, and says that in the future, "We'll basically have been able to manage or cure all of the major things that people suffer from and die from today. Based on the data that we already see, it seems like there's a reasonable shot." Source: Business Insider Zuckerberg's leadership hasn't always been popular, however. Source: Business Insider, Business Insider Zuckerberg faced outrage from his employees and Facebook users alike after refusing to moderate Trump's posts, where the president called civil rights protesters "thugs" and suggested violence against them by writing "when the looting starts, the shooting starts." One employee of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative even asked Zuckerberg to resign if the billionaire didn't moderate the posts. Source: Business Insider, Business Insider Led by civil rights organizations including NAACP, Color of Change, and Anti-Defamation League, Facebook advertisers revolted too, pulling their ad spending from Facebook in a coordinated boycott beginning in July. The growing boycott wiped $9.6 billion off Zuckerberg's net worth between June 23 and June 28. The Hershey Co., Unilever, Verizon, Honda, Birchbox, Ben & Jerry's, The North Face, REI, and Patagonia have all signed on, vowing to withhold their ad dollars from the social networking site. "We invest billions of dollars each year to keep our community safe and continuously work with outside experts to review and update our policies," Facebook said in a statement regarding the boycott. "We've opened ourselves up to a civil rights audit, and we have banned 250 white supremacist organizations from Facebook and Instagram." "The investments we have made in AI mean that we find nearly 90% of Hate Speech we action before users report it to us, while a recent EU report found Facebook assessed more hate speech reports in 24 hours than Twitter and YouTube," the statement continued. "We know we have more work to do, and we'll continue to work with civil rights groups, GARM, and other experts to develop even more tools, technology and policies to continue this fight." Source: Business Insider, Bloomberg Billionaires Index Facebook's tide started to turn on August 6, when the launch of a new Instagram feature design to compete with TikTok sent both the company's share price and Zuckerberg's net worth to new heights. The move caused Zuckerberg's net worth to exceed $100 million for the first time, and makes him only the third centibillionaire currently on Earth. 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.In a shocking move, close to 2500 YouTube Chinese channels have been deleted by Google. Google claims to clean up disinformation on the video-sharing platform. ... The post YouTube deletes 2,500 Chinese channels appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Gero has raised over US$7.5 million in total funding to date.
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More than 40 aboard the ship have been infected as cruise CEO admits failure.
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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple’s longtime marketing chief, Phil Schiller, is stepping into a somewhat smaller role after decades with the company. Schiller is dropping his role as senior vice president of worldwide marketing, but he’ll remain in charge of the App Store and Apple Events. Greg Joswiak, previously the head of product marketing, will take over Schiller’s former position as Apple’s overall marketing leader. Marketing is a huge role inside of Apple that goes beyond simply advertising products, so this marks a significant change within the company. As Apple puts it, the marketing division is “responsible for Apple’s product management and product marketing, developer relations, market research, business management, as well as education, enterprise, and... Continue reading…
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Millions of jobs were lost over the last few months as the coronavirus decimated the US economy.  That's prompting concerns among labor advocates, workers, and others that firms could seek to replace some of those roles with automated tools like robots.  But an exec at SoftBank-backed robotics startup Brain Corp. paints a different vision of the future where robots work alongside human employees instead of replacing them.  Usage of Brain Corp's  cleaning robots in stores like Walmart grew 24% in the the second quarter of 2020, while and daytime usage grew 68%.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Millions of jobs were lost in the US over the last few months as the coronavirus pandemic forced companies to undergo mass-layoffs.  That's prompting concern among labor advocates, workers, and others that firms could seek to replace some of those positions with autonomous tools like robots instead of bringing workers back.  But an executive at one of the technology companies paving the way in robotics paints a different picture of the future: One where robots increasingly work alongside humans, freeing them up to tackle less mundane or dangerous tasks.  Brain Corp., the SoftBank-backed startup that builds the software for robots in use at companies like Walmart, Kroger, and Simon Property Group says that it saw a 24% increase in usage of its technology among customers (particularly retailers and hospitals) in the second quarter of 2020.  Many firms, for example, have more stringent cleaning protocols in-place, including requirements on how long and how often certain spaces need to be cleaned. With robots, businesses can program those benchmarks into the system and easily verify compliance once the task is over.  "We are in a much better situation to provide customers with the data they need to measure against their clean compliance standards," vice president Phil Duffy told Business Insider.  Brain Corp. has also seen a shift in when its customers are using the robots: During the pandemic, Brain Corp. reported a 68% increase in day-time usage, signaling to Duffy a broader acceptance of the use of the technology among both businesses and consumers.  "Customers are now less afraid of the impact of robots. Now, they're really keen on showing their customers that they're taking all the steps necessary to keep them safe," he said.  That's enabled janitors to focus more on the harder-to-clean areas, like doorknobs, for example, while also opening up the opportunity for those typically lower-level positions to take on more important tasks.  With minimal education, for example, janitors can be in charge of programming and overseeing the robots — given they have the deepest knowledge of the cleaning protocols in a facility.  Outside of cleaning, Brain Corp.'s systems also support robots that can autonomously bring goods from the backroom of stores, making it easier for associates to restock shelves — tech that Duffy says came in particular handy when consumers rushed out to stock-up on supplies at the start of the outbreak.  That's turning employees from basic shelf-stockers to inventory managers that can spend time making more important decisions around products.  "Retailers now have a scenario where the stores are cleaner," Duffy said. "They have a scenario where they understand what's out of stock and what needs to be brought in, and they're able to use technology to improve their shelf-stocking capabilities." Overall, Brain Corp's robots have cleaned 28 billion square feet. The company raised $36 million in April and is valued at $536 million, according to PitchBook.SEE ALSO: How Boston Scientific's 4-year digital transformation suddenly became 'business-line critical' during the pandemic Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why thoroughbred horse semen is the world's most expensive liquid
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NASA is currently targeting July 30 for the launch of its highly anticipated Perseverance Rover to Mars. The rover will search the Red Planet for signs of past water and microbial life. Perhaps as important as the scientific instruments aboard the rover itself are some of the other science missions that will be conducted aboard the rover. The coolest of … Continue reading
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The Witcher: Blood Origin will tell the tale of the first Witcher in a six-part miniseries.
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You can reset your Sonos speaker by disconnecting your device, and then holding the top two buttons while you reconnect it. Resetting your Sonos speaker like this will delete your speaker's personal information, previous settings, and any downloaded music. You may need to reset your Sonos speaker if you're giving it to someone else, or you simply want to restore it to its original settings. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. No matter how long you've owned your Sonos speaker, you can always reset it. A reset is especially helpful if you're giving your speaker to a friend or family member, looking to resell it, or want to fix bugs.  However, note that this is different than rebooting your system by unplugging it and plugging it back in. Unlike a simple reboot, a factory reset will permanently erase all of your speaker's information, settings, and music. After following the steps below, your Sonos device will be restored to its factory conditions. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Sonos One (From $195 at Amazon) Sonos One SL (From $175 at Amazon) Sonos Five (From $499.99 at Amazon) Sonos Move Amazon (From $399 at Amazon) How to complete Sonos factory reset 1. Unplug your Sonos speaker to turn it off. Or if it's a battery-operated Sonos Move, take it off its charging base and turn the device off. 2. Locate the two buttons on the top of your device and hold them down. Depending on your device, the buttons will be different — they might be "Join," "Play/Pause," or "Mute." It doesn't matter what they do. On the Sonos Move, instead of holding the top two buttons, just hold down the "Join" button. 3. Plug your device back in, or place it into its charging cradle, while you're still holding the buttons. Your Sonos' light will blink orange and white, and then turn green. 4. Once the light turns green, let go of the buttons. The green light should still be on, which means it's been successfully reset to factory condition. 5. You can then head to the Sonos app where you'll be prompted to set up a new product. Tap "Set up this product" and then follow the onscreen instructions to set it up. Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to add Spotify to your Sonos speaker system A guide to Sonos, the wireless speaker system that lets you control music in every room of your house at once 'What is Sonos Boost?': A guide to Sonos' Wi-Fi add-on, which creates an exclusive wireless network for your speakers How to turn off any Sonos speaker, even if it doesn't have a power button How to play Apple Music on Sonos speakers, and stream music in every room of your home SEE ALSO: The Google Pixel is one of the best Android phones you can buy — here's where you can get one Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why American sunscreens may not be protecting you as much as European sunscreens
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Hello and welcome to Trending, Business Insider's weekly look at the world of tech. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast Bureau Chief and Global Tech Editor. If you want to get Trending in your email inbox every Wednesday, just click here. This week: What's one more decade when you're Reed Hastings? "To be totally clear, I'm in for a decade." So said newly appointed Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings during the company's quarterly earnings call on Thursday. Hastings will now share the top job with the company's longtime content boss Ted Sarandos, but his message was clear: He's not going anywhere. To anyone who's looked at the dismal track record of such dual-CEO arrangements lately, Hastings' promise may seem improbable. Whether it's Hastings or Sarandos, one of the pair is unlikely to still be in the job 10 years from now. But Hastings has proven far more prescient than almost any other business leader, so we decided to take a look at what the world will look like in 2030, as Hastings prepares to retire. The population of the Earth will be close to 9 billion, according to UN estimates, with 43 "megacities" including India's "Greater Delhi" and its 39 million residents. Computers will possess artificial intelligence equal to human intelligence, says famed futurist Ray Kurzweil. And China will be the world leader in AI, using it to dominate the military, public governance, and industrial production — at least, that's if China's "Made in China 2025" plan succeeds. Self driving cars and Flying taxis will ferry people around cities in places like Japan, Korea, and Dubai. But our homes and office buildings will no longer have windows (and your eyesight will suffer greatly) due to strict climate emission standards — if you believe President Trump's recent prophecies. And the first base for humans living on Mars will by then be in its third year of existence, Elon Musk says. In short, Netflix will have a giant multiplanetary addressable market to stream videos to (or whatever gets streamed at that point), just as the 69-year-old Hastings hangs up his spurs. I'm not sure if "Grace and Frankie" will still be in production, though. Of course, you don't have to wait until 2030 to get a taste of the future. As Eugene Kim reports, Amazon's secret project building a home robot for consumers is getting closer to reality. There's even a sales price — potentially exceeding $1,000 — already under discussion. It would make the waist-high robot code-named "Vesta" and resembling a "Roomba vacuum-cleaner in human form" the most expensive gadget in Amazon's hardware closet. Unlike the unwanted crumbs sucked up by a Roomba, however, the Amazon robot might roam your house hoovering up an assortment of private data — a risky proposition for any tech company these days. So what's Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos thinking? Besides Bezos' thing for bots, it's not entirely clear what's motivating this initiative. Some speculate the Vesta could test the potential for Amazon to expand its Alexa voice assistants into the market for higher-priced luxury goods, while simultaneously letting Amazon flex its technical chops. Read Eugene's full story on Amazon's robot here. Alphabet's Verily goes to Code Red Not far from Amazon's Lab126 office where the Vesta robot is being developed, Google's sister company Verily has been operating in "Code Red." As Hugh Langley reports, Code Red is the name for Verily's efforts involving the coronavirus. And according to insiders that Hugh spoke to, it has not exactly been smooth sailing. Seven day weeks of 12-hour days, constant fire drills, and a culture of fear rule the organization. Speaking out is not only discouraged, it is punished.  Read Hugh's full story about life inside Verily here. Earnings season surprises Snap's Q2 results caused a bit of a shiver among investors on Tuesday. Not because the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is taking longer than expected, as IBM attested on Monday, but because the lockdowns didn't deliver the sustained levels of user engagement that Snap was banking on. "This initial lift dissipated faster than we anticipated as shelter in place conditions persisted," Snap CFO Derek Andersen, explaining the shortfall in Q2's daily active users, said. (The report came out on the same day that Business Insider's Paige Leskin reported that Snap has hired an outside law firm to investigate allegations of discrimination.)  Next up are Microsoft and Tesla, both of which reports their quarterly results on Wednesday. Here's what to expect: The end of Microsoft's retail stores and the Mixer streaming service show CEO Satya Nadella's willingness to cut its losses and ruthlessly focus on its strengths, experts say The future of Tesla's $200 billion winning streak hinges on this week's earnings report Snapshot: Boom times for virtual influencers Just when social-media influencers were set to rule the world, the pandemic — and its many disruptions — has put their ascendancy on hold. But, lest marketers be without an influential face to pitch their wares, a special breed of "virtual influencer" has rushed in to fill the void. Lil Miquela, pictured below, signed a deal with legendary Hollywood talent agency CAA in May. Unlike her flesh-and-blood counterparts, Miquela doesn't stop producing new content just because of a virus, explains Kara Weber, president of Brud, the virtual influencer startup that created the celebrity avatar.  "During the COVID pandemic when other artists can't go anywhere, Miquela can be anywhere," Weber said, noting her electronic client's growing popularity with brands seeking to connect with consumers in the "brave new world where we're all living inside our homes." Read the full story about virtual influencers here. Special event: Join Business Insider and Salesforce on Tuesday, July 28 at 12:00 p.m. ET for "Digital Optimization: How manufacturers can take small steps for big wins," a free digital event. The session will explore how manufacturers can pivot to digital to create a customer-first experience, enhance relationships, and build trust. Click here to register. Recommended Readings: Meet the husband-and-wife team that run AngelPad, the exclusive startup accelerator whose early bet on Postmates just led to a $2.65 billion Uber acquisition Everything you need to know about GPT-3, the natural language AI tool that's making tech Twitter lose its mind These 25 investors are hunting for the next big fintech unicorn. Here's what founders should know before pitching them. A female exec is suing $3 billion Carta, alleging that the CEO likened her to an alcoholic who needed to recover from her 'a--hole' problem Meet the 24 rising stars at Salesforce who are playing key roles in helping CEO Marc Benioff grow the cloud computing powerhouse Not necessarily in tech: The ultimate guide to getting started in real-estate investing — according to entrepreneurs who built multimillion-dollar empires from scratch That's all folks. Thanks for reading, and if you like this newsletter, tell your friends and colleagues they can sign up here to receive it.  — AlexeiJoin the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Pathologists debunk 13 coronavirus myths
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An unusual-looking fish with bulging eyes, a mohawk-like fin on its head and the ability to walk on the seafloor with its pectoral and pelvic fins has reached a grim milestone. The so-called smooth handfish (Sympterichthys unipennis) has been declared extinct, the first modern marine fish on record to completely vanish, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
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Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Get comfortable and let me spin you a yarn you’ll one day tell your children. Last week, I went out for lunch. It does get better. Anyway, the cafe I went to had taken COVID precautions and removed all physical menus. In their place was a QR code stuck on each table. The idea was you scan it and are directed to a PDF of the menu online. I huffed and puffed about how irritating… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: iPhone
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(University of Kansas) The Achievement and Assessment Institute at the University of Kansas has landed a $29.9 million contract from the Kansas State Department of Education to continue developing, delivering and supporting technology for Kansas educational assessments. The assessments will represent the next generation of testing, support teachers and students and ensure they meet federal educational guidelines.
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A medieval shipwreck has been discovered in the depths of Russia’s Volga River.Workers from the Holy Mother of God's Kazan monastery in the village of Vinnovka discovered the wreck in the spring.Archaeologists from Samara Polytech in Russia were called in to examine the wreck, which dates back to the 14th or 15th centuries.Using underwater ultrasound scanners and a submersible drone, experts found the ship, which measures about 164 feet by 66 feet.“Most of the sunken ship is in the sand, but the ultrasound images clearly show [the] aft end and preserved frame timbers, and in the video you can see a large chain and old ropes,” scientists said in a statement.SEVERED HEAD OF A GIANT 40,000-YEAR-OLD WOLF DISCOVERED IN RUSSIA
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the Labour party has been the victim of a cyber attack, reported the television channel Sky News.the Attack must be directed against a number of the digital platforms, but was prevented by an internal security system, according to a spokesperson for the party.According to Sky News, there is a so-called distributed denial-of-service attack is to overload a web site or a system, by re-directing huge amounts of traffic to it.in the Attack, according to the spokesperson been notified to the international authority on cyber security.Who or what is behind the attack is not yet known.the Party, Jeremy Corbyn describes it as a very, very serious, and I hope that it is not a sign of what to expect in the election campaign, according to Reports.
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Microsoft will release the polished version of its overhauled Edge browser in less than 10 weeks.While the new Edge has been built using technologies from a fierce rival - Google, which controls two-thirds of the global user share - it's also an attempt by Redmond to resurrect its own browser fortunes.Edge, the old Edge, the browser that debuted alongside Windows 10 four years ago, was roundly rejected by users.Now, Microsoft wants a second chance.But will customers grant the company a mulligan?[ Got a spare hour?
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