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    [NEWS] Will ‘The Prince’ dethrone ‘King Bibi’? Israelis ex-military chief aims at premiership – Loganspace AI

    [NEWS] Will ‘The Prince’ dethrone ‘King Bibi’? Israelis ex-military chief aims at premiership –...

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    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Confronted by a right-wing heckler while on the campaign trail in Israel, Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels, stared coolly into his eyes and rumbled: “No one’s doing anything wrong by you. We only want what’s good for you.” The encounter was part embrace, part menace - ambiguous, as is…
    [NEWS] Just 6% of U.S. adults on Twitter account for 73% of political tweets…and they disapprove of Trump – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Just 6% of U.S. adults on Twitter account for 73% of political tweets…and...

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    A small number of prolific U.S. Twitter users create the majority of tweets, and that extends to Twitter discussions around politics, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center out today. Building on an earlier study which discovered that 10% of users created 80% of tweets from U.S. adults, the organization today says…
    [NEWS] Small rocket launch startup Firefly teams up with Aerojet Rocketdyne – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Small rocket launch startup Firefly teams up with Aerojet Rocketdyne – Loganspace

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    In a perfect example of a small, new space startup teaming up with a legacy industry heavyweight with plenty of experience, Firefly is teaming up with Aerojet Rocketdyne. Firefly Aerospace was founded in 2013, and has raised $21.6 million so far to bring its first product, the Alpha small satellite launch vehicle, to market. Firefly…
    [NEWS] India to spend $6 billion to revive telecom operators BSNL and MTNL – Loganspace

    [NEWS] India to spend $6 billion to revive telecom operators BSNL and MTNL –...

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    India said on Wednesday it plans to spend nearly $6 billion to revive loss-making state-funded telecom operators Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL). In a press conference, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today the Narendra Modi government has given its in-principle approval to the merger of BSNL and MTNL…
    [NEWS] Pentagon chief visits Iraq as U.S. troops withdraw from Syria – Loganspace AI

    [NEWS] Pentagon chief visits Iraq as U.S. troops withdraw from Syria – Loganspace AI

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    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday, where he is likely to face questions about how long U.S. troops withdrawing from northeast Syria will stay in Iraq. The Iraq military said on Tuesday that U.S. forces crossing into Iraq as part of a pull-out from Syria do not have…
    [NEWS] A bike lover’s take on the Cowboy e-bike – Loganspace

    [NEWS] A bike lover’s take on the Cowboy e-bike – Loganspace

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    Electric-bike maker Cowboy recently let me spend a couple of weeks with one of their e-bikes. It’s a well-designed e-bike that makes biking effortless, even if you’re going uphill. Cowboy is a Brussels-based startup. The company raised a $3 million seed round a couple of years ago and an $11.1 million (€10 million) Series A…
    [NEWS] TikTok’s new set of safety videos teach users about features, the app’s focus on ‘positivity’ – Loganspace

    [NEWS] TikTok’s new set of safety videos teach users about features, the app’s focus...

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    TikTok today released a new set of safety videos designed to playfully inform users about the app’s privacy controls and other features — like how to filter comments or report inappropriate behavior, among other things. One video also addresses TikTok’s goal of creating a “positive” social media environment, where creativity is celebrated and harassment is…
    [NEWS] Indian startups have raised a record $11.3B this year – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Indian startups have raised a record $11.3B this year – Loganspace

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    With two months of 2019 still to go, Indian tech startups are already having their best year as a record amount of capital flows into the local ecosystem in a major rebound since the darkened funding environment of 2016. The unlisted tech startups in India have raised $11.3 billion this year, a substantial jump from…
    [NEWS] Syria offensive feeds disenchantment among Turkey’s Kurds – Loganspace AI

    [NEWS] Syria offensive feeds disenchantment among Turkey’s Kurds – Loganspace AI

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    DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdish lawmaker Musa Farisogullari says he has been targeted by water cannon, tear gas and blows from riot shields while trying to protest this month against Turkey’s military offensive in northeast Syria. Mothers hold pictures of their children who joined the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, during a sit-in protest…
    [NEWS] EU-US Privacy Shield passes third Commission ‘health check’ — but litigation looms – Loganspace

    [NEWS] EU-US Privacy Shield passes third Commission ‘health check’ — but litigation looms –...

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    The third annual review of the EU-US Privacy Shield data transfer mechanism has once again been nodded through by Europe’s executive. This despite the EU parliament calling last year for the mechanism to be suspended. The European Commission also issued US counterparts with a compliance deadline last December — saying the US must appoint a…