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Facebook to share advertising revenue with video creators

Facebook is to start sharing revenue from advertising with video creators. The company is launching a Suggested Videos feed that curates a sequence of clips, interspersed with adverts. Publishers of videos that keep people watching for longer will get a greater share of the revenue from these ads, with Facebook ...

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US employment up by 223,000 in June

US employment grew by 223,000 in June, while estimates of April and May’s jobs numbers were revised down, official figures show. May’s figure was revised from a rise of 280,000 jobs to a rise of 254,000, according to the US Labor Department. Despite the slowing rate of jobs growth, the ...

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Durban car goes through roof of South African home

The accident did not cause any injuries A car has flown off a road and smashed through the roof of a house in South Africa’s coastal city Durban, emergency services firm ER24 says. The driver said he drove over a ramp, and this led him to crash into the house ...

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Mexico police charged with torturing Tlatlaya witnesses

Most of the bodies from the incident were found close to the walls of this warehouse in the village of San Pedro Limon Authorities in Mexico have charged seven police officers with torturing three women who witnessed a deadly incident in the town of Tlatlaya. In 2014 soldiers opened fire ...

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Robin Thicke ‘careless’ during Blurred Lines trial

Robin Thicke has said he was “careless” when giving evidence in court during the Blurred Lines trial. In March, a jury in California decided the number one single copied Marvin Gaye’s 1977 track ‘Got To Give It Up’. Both Thicke and Pharrell Williams were fined nearly five million pounds and ...

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Prince music pulled from subscription streaming sites

Prince has released more than 30 studio albums Prince has removed his music from a number of paid streaming services. A message on the artist’s Spotify page said his publisher had “asked all streaming services to remove his catalogue”. “We have cooperated with the request, and hope to bring his ...

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Amadeus to buy Accenture’s Navitaire for $830m

Spanish technology firm Amadeus has agreed to buy Accenture subsidiary Navitaire, bringing together two travel IT giants in an $830m (£532m) deal. Amadeus specialises in providing technology for the travel industry. Navitaire works with more than 50 airlines – focusing on low-cost carriers – on IT support for areas such ...

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