STORIES THAT ONCE MADE A DIFFERENCE
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- Major Events in recent years
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THE REAL OBAMA TURNED UP
Photo and video messages that disappear after a few seconds have been popularized by Snapchat, the mobile messaging app that reportedly spurned multibillion takeover offers from Facebook and Google last year.
This ephemeral format has been especially popular with teens and young adults who like to exchange silly or racy messages without fear they'll be
haunted by them later.
Now Apple is getting into the game. Audio and video messages within iOS 8 will automatically vanish within a few minutes (Apple didn't say how many) unless you adjust your settings.
"You don't want to have to clean these up. Audio and video messages can take up space," said Greg Joswiak, head of iOS product marketing. "So they're set to self-destruct unless you choose to keep them."
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Privacy on the internet is important
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the warpath over Israel with accusations of racial
descrimantion due to laws Erdogan says is isolating Arabs and minority groups. Erdogan compares their attitude to Hitler and the jews.
Israel fires back regarding Turkey's hypocracy, particuarly apropos Turkeys genocidal attacks on the kurds and Ergodan's autocratic reign - comparing him to Mussolini.
This war of words amid the backdrop of Israel's tentative ceasefire arrangement with Palestine and Hamas will probably amount to nothing. The last thing Turkey wants is any serious conflict with Israel. All who have tried have come off second best.
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