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Facebook will support organizations owned by blacks

Facebook will support organizations owned by blacks

The social network Facebook will spend $ 200 million to support businesses and organizations owned by blacks, said Facebook’s chief operating officer Cheryl Sandberg on the company’s blog. “The past few weeks have forced us to confront the reality of violence and injustice that black community members face daily. We have combined the ideas of different groups of our employees ...

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Alcoholic monkey was left without a drink and killed a man

Alcoholic monkey was left without a drink and killed a man

In India, an alcoholic monkey killed one person and injured another 250. The aggressive behavior of the animal is explained by the fact that the monkey has run out of alcohol, the Daily Mail writes. The primate, nicknamed Kalua, used to be the occultist’s pet, who gave the animal strong alcoholic drinks. However, after the owner died, an alcohol-free Calua ...

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Edible robot developed in Austria

Edible robot developed in Austria

Austrian scientists have created an edible robot. It has been working efficiently for a year. If the robot is thrown into the trash, the device will decompose. Johannes Kepler, an Austrian university engineer, created a robot to eat. The device is a robotic trunk of an elephant, which bends and can take objects. The shell material is made of edible ...

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Russian hacker Stanislav Lisov deported from USA

Russian hacker Stanislav Lisov deported from USA

Russian programmer Stanislav Lisov, convicted in the US for cybercrime, deported to his homeland. US immigration officials put Lisov on an Aeroflot take-off flight from New York to Moscow. This RIA “Novosti” said the press secretary of the Russian consulate in New York, Alexei Topolsky. In late November, a court in New York sentenced a Russian programmer to four years ...

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Users spent $ 519 billion on the App Store in 2019

Users spent $ 519 billion on the App Store in 2019

In 2019, app store users spent $ 519 billion. This figure is a new record for the company. The U.S. corporation told Apple that apps on the App Store earned $ 519 billion last year. This data is based on a study by Analysis Group. Of this amount, $ 413 billion falls on purchases of goods and services. So, 268 ...

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King Morocco has had a successful heart operation

King Morocco has had a successful heart operation

King Mohammed VI of Morocco underwent a successful heart operation on Sunday, June 14, the local MAP agency reported, citing a statement by doctors. According to the agency, the king was admitted to the hospital with a heart rhythm disorder. The operation performed at the Palais Royal clinic in Rabat was a success. “The operation was completely successful, like the ...

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In China, built a “horizontal skyscraper”

In China, built a "horizontal skyscraper"

This large-scale project is called Raffles City Chongqing. Four towers at an altitude of 250 meters hold the horizontal structure, which is officially called the “Crystal” (Eng. Crystal). Its length is 300 m and its weight reaches 12,000 tons – most of the “Crystal” had to be carefully lifted to a height with the help of cranes. Crystal visitors can ...

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WhatsApp users are at risk

WhatsApp users are at risk

Atul Jayaram, a cybersecurity specialist from India, has warned WhatsApp users that their personal data is at risk of leakage. He wrote about this on a blog on the Medium website. According to him, the Click to Chat function was to blame for the insecurity of these messenger users. Its essence lies in the fact that a QR code is ...

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Transplanted male hands became female

Transplanted male hands became female

Doctors were struck by the phenomenon of adaptation in a girl who received new hands from a male donor. “Big and hairy” initially they quickly lost vegetation, became much more elegant and feminine. A resident of India, Shreya Siddanagowder (Shreya Siddanagowder) went through a transplant of both hands, which were received from a male donor. Further transformation of donor limbs ...

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Offshore Indonesia recorded strong earthquake

Offshore Indonesia recorded strong earthquake

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 209 kilometers southwest of the city of Ambon on the island of the same name. On the morning of Tuesday, June 9, an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred off the coast of Indonesia. It is reported by the US Geological Survey (USGS). Tremors were recorded at 04:56 UTC (07:56 Moscow time). The epicenter ...

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