Drone Journalism Takes Off to Give Kenyans a New View

Flying drones are helping journalists in Kenya report on disaster stories by enabling them to film in dangerous or hard-to-access areas.

Bill O’Reilly and White Privilege: NYT: by Charles Blow

Is white privilege real? Not according to Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly. This week O’Reilly debated the issue of white privilege with a fellow host and then returned to the topic the next day with this doozy of a statement: “Last night on ‘The Factor,’ Megyn Kelly and I debated the concept of white privilege whereby some …

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Low Priced Made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Cars Hits The Market

Low Priced Made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Cars Hits The Market Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited has started phased delivery of low priced made-in-Nigeria cars assembled at the company’s plant in Lagos to its provisional dealers nationwide This is coming barely three months after Stallion Group owners of the multivehicle plant roll-out made-in-Nigeria Nissan range of vehicles in April.

Mozilla launches low-cost Firefox OS phone in India

Smartphone shoppers in India can now buy the affordable Cloud FX for just slightly more than Mozilla’s target price of $25. The Cloud FX, a joint project of India-based phone maker Intex and Mozilla, is a low-cost smartphone running Firefox OS. Mozilla hopes the phone will open up new markets by getting more people to …

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China readies home-grown Windows sub for fall launch

China readies home-grown Windows sub for fall launch The new operating system is expected to launch initially on desktops in October, with support for mobile devices coming later. China plans to launch its own government-backed operating system in the next few months to lessen its dependence on imported OSes from Microsoft and Google, the government-run …

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Police Cameras Can Shed Light, but Raise Privacy Concerns

Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot during an encounter with police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, was recorded by a convenience store surveillance camera a few minutes before he was killed, according to police. Then, just after he died, a picture of his body was snapped by a Twitter user who claims to have seen …

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Revised figures show that Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy

Nigeria’s GDP Step change Revised figures show that Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy Apr 12th 2014 | JOHANNESBURG   YEMI KALE, Nigeria’s statistician-general, is not the type of person to be in any way associated with the sort of double-your-money scams his country is known for. Yet on April 6th he found himself explaining that his estimate …

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