Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fighting back against helpline harassment

BBC News : A Facebook post uncovered a hidden world of sexual harassment by engineers and customer service operators in Brazil – and encouraged dozens to speak out about their own experiences. The question was both unexpected and unwelcome. “Are you single?” asked the engineer for internet company Net who arrived at Mariana’s house to fix a problem. “On the ...

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Enrique Iglesias injured in concert drone mishap

BBC News : Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias has been receiving treatment after two of his fingers were injured by a drone camera during a concert in Mexico. The singer had been attempting to grab the drone, used to get crowd shots during his concerts. “Something went wrong and he had an accident,” a representative for the singer revealed on Instagram. Iglesias ...

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Japan earthquake: Tremors felt across nation

BBC News : A powerful undersea earthquake south of Japan has shaken buildings in Tokyo and been felt across the country. The US Geological Survey said the 7.8-magnitude earthquake was centred 874km (543 miles) from the Japanese capital, at a depth of more than 660km. The earthquake struck at 20:30 local time (11:30 GMT). Buildings in the capital swayed for ...

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Porn, adware found on former FBI web domains

BBC News : Websites overseen by the FBI have been briefly used to offer visitors porn or links seeded with adware. Some of the sites involved were seized from net entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and are thought to attract large numbers of visitors. The sites were taken over thanks to an administrative error by the FBI which forgot to renew its ...

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Petrol, diesel prices raised

KHALEEQ KIANI — Dawn.com ISLAMABAD : Prices of all petroleum products were increased on Sunday by about Rs3.50 per litre for the month of June. The price hike was approved by the prime minister and announced by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar who said the government had borne the brunt of Rs6 billion revenue losses by passing on to consumers only ...

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