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Alphabet's Google (GOOGL) Takes Another Stab at Social with 'Duo'

However, it's also raised questions about why Google would come out with yet another app for messaging rather than improve an existing one like Hangouts for wider use. the afterthought social network Google Plus). Google calls this optional feature " Knock Knock ", and it acts like a digital peephole. On August 16th Google finally released Duo, the video calling app, after months of waiting.

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European Union 'to expand privacy laws to OTT providers', says report

However, the European Commission explained that this will not automatically be the case. US-based tech giants like Facebook, which also owns WhatsApp, and Microsoft, which owns Skype, have traditionally fallen outside the Commission's regulation of the European telecoms industry.

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Tennis gold medalist Andy Murray corrects sexist reporting

That spat kicked off after Inverdale compared Redgrave to a mute James Bond character Oddjob to which the ex-Olympian said: "We'll have to call you Jaws because I can never get a word in edgeways". Inverdale is no stranger to an on-air gaffe. However, Venus Williams has won five Olympic medals, four gold and a silver, and her sister Serena has won four Olympic gold medals.

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Britain's Charlotte Dujardin wins gold medal in Olympic individual dressage

I know I am not going to do another Olympics with him. The combination of the duo's powerful piaffe passage work, and execution of a hard floor plan earned the duo their second consecutive individual gold with a score of 93.928, making Dujardin the only rider to score a 90 or above on the dressage test in the four days of the competition.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Mark Cavendish wins silver medal in men's omnium

I've got my Olympic medal". An early 10 points in the 160-lap race was the ideal start. Defending champion Denmark's Lasse Norman Hansen made a huge comeback to finish in third. World champion Fernando Gaviria of Colombia was fourth on 181 points. The medal came in controversial circumstances as "Cav" was involved in a crash that halted the race, and temporarily knocked leader - and eventual champion - Elia Viviani to the floor, when he rode into another rival.

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Tesla: Removal of 'Autopilot' from Chinese site a mistake

Subsequent investigations also revealed the auto was in autopilot mode when it scraped against another parked vehicle. However, given that the latest crash which is also China's first has occurred within months of the fatal May crash in Florida, Tesla's autopilot system will no doubt be subjected to a lot of scrutiny.