world news 090419

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    World India highest recipient of remittances at $79 billion in 2018: World Bank – Business Standard

    India retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances with its diaspora sending a whopping USD 79 billion back home in 2018, the World Bank said in a report Monday. India was followed by China (USD 67 billion), Mexico (USD 36 billion), the Philippines (USD 34 … Read more...
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    World Are we building the next dot-com bubble? – Quartz

    You could be forgiven for thinking startups had stopped going public. Travis Kalanick, Uber’s notorious co-founder and former chief executive, famously said he would take the company public as “late as humanly possible.”.. Read more via Quartz – Get more World News
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    World An IOS App That Secretly Spies on You, And More News – Wired

    Hackers found their way into Apple’s ecosystem, and possibly your phone Cyber criminals have been directing users to download something called Exodus, an app that was actually malware. It allowed access to photos, videos, device IDs, audio recordings, and … Read more via Wired –...
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    World Trump ‘urged administration to reinstate family separations for months’, defying courts – Yahoo News

    Donald Trump sought to reinstate his controversial family separation policy, clashing with a now departing cabinet member over the issue, according to a new report. The president’s calls to once again systematically separate migrant families — many of them arriving at the nation’s southern …...
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    World Boeing’s 737 Max: 1960s Design, 1990s Computing Power and Paper Manuals – NYT

    Pilots start some new Boeing planes by turning a knob and flipping two switches. The Boeing 737 Max, the newest passenger jet on the market, works differently. Pilots follow roughly the same seven steps used on the first 737 nearly 52 years ago: Shut off the cabin’s … Read more via NYT >...
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    World Uber expects a long wait before self-driving cars dominate – VentureBeat

    (Reuters) — Uber expects it will be a long time before one of its biggest investments, self-driving cars, is ready for wide-scale deployment, a senior scientist said on Monday, as the ride-sharing firm gears up to go public. Raquel Urtasun, who is chief scientist at Uber Advanced Technologies...
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    World Young Russian Covers Her Lambo Aventador SV In 2 Million Swarovski Crystals – Carscoops

    Young Russian Covers Her Lambo Aventador SV In 2 Million Swarovski Crystals What started life as a very exciting red Lamborghini Aventador SV has been turned into a vulgar head-turning piece of jewelry. That’s not a figure of speech, either: the car has been covered in roughly 2 million …...