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Ryan Zimmerman: ‘I don’t think it’s any secret I’d like to finish’ career with Nationals

“When he struggled to stay on the field in 2018, he accumulated 1.4 WAR, which translates to $10.8 million in free agent value” writes December At Am for washingtonpost.com. I still would like to get compensated fairly, but it’s not like I am going to go somewhere else and play for an extra couple bucks,” Zimmerman said. “I don’t think it’s any secret I’d like to finish here.If Zimmerman has a 2019 season similar to his 2017 campaign, the Nationals might be willing to pick up that option and negotiate…

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Facebook internal documents have been published online

“I’m getting more on board with locking down some parts of platform, including friends’ data and potentially email addresses for mobile apps” reports bbc.co.uk. Emails written by Facebook’s chief and his deputies show the firm struck secret deals to give some developers special access to user data while refusing others, according to MPs.”We stand by the platform changes we made in 2015 to stop a person from sharing their friends’ data with developers,” said a spokeswoman.The following is from a discussion in which Mark Zuckerberg mulled the idea of selling…

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Facebook’s secret documents reveal how it targeted rivals by cutting off access to data

“Facebook allegedly cut off its rivals’ access to data when they started to work in similar spaces, internal documents seized as part of parliament’s “fake news” inquiry have revealed” writes Mike Wright for telegraph.co.uk. According to a cache of documents dating from 2012 and 2013, published by parliament on Wednesday, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told Justin Osofsky, the company’s vice president, to “go for it”, when told about plans to shut down Vine’s access to Facebook data. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Mark Zuckerberg defends the leaked Facebook documents he never wanted the world to see: The scrutiny is ‘healthy,’ but don’t ‘misrepresent our actions or motives’

“Embattled Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg defended his firm’s data-sharing agreements with third-party app makers, after UK lawmakers published a 250-page trove of internal documents and emails detailing the firm’s approach” writes Shona Ghosh for businessinsider.com. The tranch of documents include emails from Zuckerberg himself, at one point personally approving Facebook’s decision to cut off video app Vine’s access to friend data.Elsewhere, the emails make clear that Facebook didn’t want anything that might copycat its services accessing valuable data. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner Have the MOST Intense Security Measures on Tour

“And, um, apparently Kylie and Stormi’s presence on tour is being handled with a LOT of extra precaution, because Travis reportedly hired the most intense security team ever to watch over them” writes Mehera Bonner for cosmopolitan.com. TMZ reports that when Kylie and Stormi are at one of his shows, “Travis brings in 5 or 6 additional security guards to run a battery of Secret Service-style maneuvers.”.  Source: cosmopolitan.com Share This:

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Plus-size fashion brand Navabi recreated their own Victoria’s Secret fashion show

“Plus-size fashion brand, Navabi, has now fought back, following Razek’s comments that Victoria’s Secret attempted to do a plus-size show in 2000 but “no one had any interest in it, still don’t”” writes Laura Capon for cosmopolitan.com. When questioned as to why the brand doesn’t use plus-size or transgender models, Razek explained: “It’s like, why doesn’t your show do this?. It started when the brand’s Chief Marketing Officer, Ed Razek, finally addressed Victoria’s Secret’s lack of diversity in an interview with Vogue.Teaming up with their favourite plus models: Rae, Isadee,…

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Secret Service reveals plan to test facial recognition tech at White House

“The US Secret Service (USSS) plans to test facial recognition technology at the White House, the agency revealed in a newly published document” reports slashgear.com. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced plans to start testing facial recognition technology as a way to verify identities in airports, as well. Source: slashgear.com Share This:

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This little-known Amazon hack helps keep your gift purchases a secret while sharing Prime benefits with family

“Of course, you can’t share the great Prime benefits with anyone if no one in the household has a membership in the first place” writes Insider Picks for businessinsider.com. Here’s how it works: As you start shopping for the holidays, this feature is especially handy to keep your gift browsing and purchases secret from the rest of your family. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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The ‘secret sister’ gift exchange on Facebook is actually an illegal pyramid scheme

“A “secret sister” gift exchange circulating on Facebook promises that participants will receive up to 36 gifts in exchange for just one of their own” writes Rob Price for businessinsider.com. It spreads via a Facebook post advertising the exchange (36 gifts in exchange for one!) and asking six people to join in.And it’s not just a dubious idea — it’s actually an illegal pyramid scheme. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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