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Trump taps Giuliani as cybersecurity adviser

Giuliani said his responsibility would be to coordinate future meetings between Trump and tech industry leaders to inform the president-elect on the solutions that industry is working on "in an organized way". Giuliani himself, in a phone call with reporters, compared the issues with cyber security to cancer, saying if all the people doing cancer research were brought together, "you might be able to cure it".

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PMO Seeks Report From Home Ministry on BSF Jawan's Food Video

Mr. Singh is heard saying in the video that while the Army gets a pension post retirement, it is on a contributory basis for the CAPFs. I also request the Prime Minister to conduct a probe into the matter. "What the Jawan said doesn't concern CRPF", Director General K Durga Prasad told Indiatimes . We don't have a problem with the facilities given to the Army, they are entitled to it.

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Former US Senator D'Amato Kicked Off JetBlue Flight

D'Amato was a New York State Senator from 1981 to 1999, when he was defeated by Chuck Schumer, who remains in the position today. One passenger was persuaded by D'Amato's speech to leave the plane. Several other passengers booed as he was removed from the flight, and one other passenger followed him off the plane as well, the Post reports. A call to D'Amato, dubbed " Senator Pothole " for his attention to the workaday concerns of his constituents, wasn't immediately returned.

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Facebook Announces New Initiative to Save Media, Again

But as it faces complaints about its responsibility for helping people to fool users with fabrications disguised as news, the social media power today unveiled an collection of initiatives that Director of Product Fidji Simo says in a post can make sure that "a healthy news ecosystem and journalism can thrive".

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Instagram to show adverts within Stories

Instagram's new Stories feature - the one it cloned from rival Snapchat - is about to start generating a little cash. More than 70% of Instagram's users follow businesses. Squires said one of Instagram's competitive advantages is that its ads will come with "precise targeting from Facebook, based on demographic and interest-based signals that have been built up over many years", which he said is something that brands won't be able to get anywhere else.

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Samsung's mythical 'foldable smartphone' could double as a 7-inch tablet

Samsung's delayed the release of S8 as the it has been cautious not to repeat the mistake of Note 7. While Samsung has announced its last three Galaxy S devices at MWC, but that doesn't mean the manufacturer won't change direction once again.