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Rio Olympics kept NBC on top with viewers again last week

People have called the Rio Olympics a gamble ever since the International Olympic Committee awarded the games to a South American city for the first time back in 2008. In her first Olympic appearance she doesn't seem to know what stage fright means because she dominated the competition. High winds buffeted the Maracana, power briefly went out in the upper part of the stadium, and rain drenched performers and athletes as they entered the ceremony, many with medals hanging around their necks.

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Twitter to share ad revenue on videos by USA users

In addition to sharing revenue, Facebook and YouTube have both been working to increase the appeal of their platform: YouTube has production studios stocked with the latest equipment. One point that is definitely in the creator's favor: Twitter is allowing content to be opted-in for monetization non-exclusively. Niche now works with 35,000 creators worldwide together with advertisers to develop "authentic and resonating" branded content.

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Singer Chris Brown posts videos as police wait outside home

In the first clip, he says, "So I'm sleep half the damn night, I just wake up all these motherf-king helicopter choppers is around, the police out there at the gate". The "Female Stalker" also says alleges pregnant, and Brown's the Father. One of the women called 911 and filed a report claiming Brown threatened her with a gun.

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Google reportedly launching Waze ride-share carpooling in San Francisco

Now the drivers earn around 54 cents per mile, the Wall Street Journal states. Amidst this tough competition, David Drummond , who has longtime Alphabet's senior executive, has chose to leave Uber's board. General Motors has also invested US$500 million in ride-hailing company Lyft in a deal that could see them jointly developing a network of on-demand autonomous cars.

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Can Facebook Take WhatsApp Data? Court Asks Centre Its Thoughts

We don't know your likes, what you search for on the internet or collect your Global Positioning System location. We've been informed of the changes. A recent WhatsApp blog post said "B$3 y coordinating more with Facebook , we'll be able to do things like track basic metrics about how often people use our services and better fight spam on WhatsApp ".

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Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game

Charge 2 and Flex 2 will be available next month for $150 and $100 respectively. Additionally, the Charge 2 is created to evaluate your overall fitness level by estimating your VO2 max , a metric typically used by professional athletes that measures how much oxygen you can use during cardio activity.