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Game Over?

 12/22/2016 - 11:54

In your quest to search for the perfect gift for your electronic savvy kid, there is one gift you might have a hard time finding at stores. The Nintendo Classic has been flying off the shelves since its debut this week. Advanced orders of the console have been at an extreme high. 

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The Nintendo Entertainment System. Photo:ThinkStock

 

In Peru, bands of citizens assembled via Facebook are starting to fight crime on their own way

 12/15/2016 - 18:09
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In Lima's poorest districts, bands of citizens have assembled through social media to fight crime, often employing brutal tactics.

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In Lima's poorest districts, bands of citizens have assembled through social media to fight crime, often employing brutal tactics.  EFE / Ernesto Arias

Digital Network Mitú is hoping to bridge the gap with young Latinos

 12/15/2016 - 06:35
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Mitú, a digitial network for Latino Millennials, Partners With Snapchat To Create Content For Latino Youth

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Mitú, an English-language digital network focused on Latinos, just joined Snapchat’s Discover platform. Mitú produces online videos for young Latinos, taking advantage of the rise in digital video viewing among this group.

Trump Meets with the Nation's Top Tech Executives

 12/15/2016 - 04:49
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President-elect Donald Trump met with the nation’s tech elite to discuss future ways of collaboration between the White House and the tech industry.
The gathering included Jeff Bezos of Amazon; Elon Musk of Tesla; Timothy D. Cook of Apple; Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook; Larry Page and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet, Google’s parent company; and Satya Nadella of Microsoft, among others.

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 4:34am
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President-elect Donald Trump met with the top executives of the technology industry in New York on Wednesday, offering his help to make trade deals easier. Photo: EFE/Albin Lohr

City Announced New Deal with Comcast

 12/13/2016 - 19:07
City Announced New Deal with Comcast

Smart Teens

 12/13/2016 - 01:54
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In May, 29-year-old Elaine Welteroth substituted Amy Astley as chief editor of Teen Vogue. Since then, the magazine- founded in 2003 - is engaging with political and social issues, like feminism, identity and activism.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 1:30am
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Many youth are becoming more interested in politics than in hairstyles. Photo: Michael Vadon/COMMONS Wikimedia

A Big Toilet

 12/08/2016 - 03:09
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Pope Francis has compared media organizations that focus on scandals and promote fake news to discredit people's lives with those who are obsessed with excrements. Using striking terminology, Francis said journalists and the media must avoid falling into “coprophilia” – an obsession with eating faeces. 

 Spreading disinformation is “probably the greatest damage that the media can do”, the Pope told the Belgian Catholic weekly Tertio. It is a sin to defame people, he added.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:56am
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Disrupting Burguers

 12/07/2016 - 03:48
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Can Silicon Valley disrupt the fast-food industry? Well, for those entrepreneurs who dream to 'save the world', motivations are strong: reduce meat consumption and eliminate foods that have big environmental and social impacts, like processed food or heavy dependent on intensive agriculture.  

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:26am
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Silicon Valley startups are revolutionizing the traditional fast food industry. Photo: COMMONS/Wikipedia

The Twitter Morning Post

 12/01/2016 - 05:36
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President-elect Donald Trump likes to Tweet a couple of posts before going to bed, but are these Tweets really worthy to be published by media outlets the day after? The New York Times opens a debate about which Tweets should be considered news, and what should be considered just a propaganda weapon or provocative statements.

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Fiesta is over

 11/24/2016 - 16:31
Barcelona is overcrowded with tourists and foreign visitors. The rise in illegal rental apartments has increased exponentially the rental prices, disappointing some local residents. Photo: WIKI COMMONS
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Barcelona authorities announced Thursday they had fined Airbnb and Homeaway 600,000 euros ($633,600) each for advertising and renting out apartments to tourists illegally.

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Barcelona is overcrowded with tourists and foreign visitors. The rise in illegal rental apartments has increased exponentially the rental prices, disappointing some local residents. Photo: WIKI COMMONS

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A view of a sign promoting Bill O'Reilly's show at Fox News Channels' studios following a protest by people who were calling on the network to fire O'Reilly for sexual harassment allegations against him in New York, New York, USA, 18 April 2017.  EFE/JUSTIN LANE

 Media giant 21st Century Fox on Wednesday announced the ouster of Fox News television host Bill O"Reilly amid accusations of sexual harassment presented against him.