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Twitter VP 'truly sorry' over diversity 'confusion'

More than a quarter of black Internet users in the USA are on Twitter, a rate higher than other ethnic groups, according to a 2013 study by the Pew Research Center . Internally, the company is battling its own diversity problem. Hiring committees, groups of individuals in charge of reviewing candidates and figuring out whom to hire, are the ideal environments to inject bias, Miley said.

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Blast hits mosque in Saudi Arabia; at least three dead, 12 injured

It was the fourth bombing targeting Saudi mosques and claimed by IS affiliates since May. Losses are attributed to the ongoing conflict in Yemen, which has led Saudi Arabia to take the number three spot in terms of global military spending.

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Saudi Arabia Doesn't Need to Cut Energy-Subsidy, Says Oil Minister

Some Opec members are trying to bring major non-Opec producers, such as Russia, on board to cut, but so far efforts have not succeeded in convincing Moscow and others to work with Opec. The world's top oil exporter is studying the possibility of increasing domestic energy prices, Naimi said a week ago, but analysts say this is most likely to happen via small increases in petrol prices and a rise in power costs for industrial, corporate and other large-scale users.

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Nudist Swimmer Attacked by Shark in Hawaii

Paul O'Leary was swimming about 150 yards offshore of Kehena Beach in Puna Tuesday morning when he was bit. He called to people on the sand to come help him when he realized what happened. "There's about five people putting pressure on the cut and I told them I wanted to get my clothes on", O'Leary said. O'Leary is already fairly familiar with the hospital where he's recuperating, since he's an employee of Hilo Medical Center's laboratory.

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Apple behind Schedule on Key iPhone 7 Component and has Reportedly Placed

While the order in itself may not seem a big deal, Apple had been working on its own touch and display driver integration (TDDI) chip, which could have eliminated the need for the iconic home button. Synaptics acquired Renesas SP Drivers, reportedly the sole supplier of LCD driver ICs for iPhones, in September 2014 in an effort to maintain orders from Apple, and for now it appears the iPhone maker will remain one of its customers.

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Acer Liquid Z630s, Z530 smartphones launched in India; Flipkart Exclusive!

He says that each product compliments a certain lifestyle. Toni Gonzaga expressed her preference for the Acer Liquid X2, primarily because of its 16MP camera and Triple Sim capability, which allows her to work on the go. Much like the Z630s, this phone sports two 8-megapixel shooter and ships with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under Acer's Liquid UI.