Breaking the subtitle barrier: South Koreans celebrate historic Oscar wins of ‘Parasite’ – Reuters


 SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean social networks appeared in celebration on Monday after the dark funny “Parasite” ended up being the first non-English language motion picture to win the very best Photo award, already having netted 3 other Oscars in a historical very first for the nation. Director Bong Joon-ho’s>>>

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Braking with Republicans, Romney votes ‘guilty’ in Trump impeachment trial – Reuters


 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Mitt Romney released a scathing criticism of Donald Trump on Wednesday as he broke with his party and voted to convict the U.S. president for abuse of power in his impeachment trial. Romney was the only legislator to break with his party as the Senate>>>

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Renault turns to VW’s De Meo as car maker seeks fresh start – Reuters


  PARIS (Reuters) – Renault’s (RENA.PA) Tuesday named Luca de Meo, the previous head of Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p. DE) Seat brand, as its next chief executive, as the automobile maker seeks to draw a line under a year of chaos by finalizing a long-awaited management shake-up. De Meo’s consultation fills one>>>

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Breaking precedent, Trump to participate in Washington anti-abortion march – Reuters


 (Reuters) – Donald Trump will end up being the very first U.S. president to go to the annual “March for Life” to be kept in Washington on Friday, organizers said, highlighting his outspoken assistance for the anti-abortion motion as it celebrates essential legal gains. Thousands of protesters from around the>>>

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U.S. outlines strong support for self-driving cars at CES – Reuters


 LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday signaled strong support for self-driving vehicles as it released new guidance from federal agencies at the annual CES tech conference.   FILE PHOTO: A staff member of Mitsubishi Electric drives its self-driving concept car “EMIRAI3 xAUTO” using the hands-free function during>>>

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Exhibition in China assesses loss of privacy to recognition technology – Reuters

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 SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – An art exhibit exploring the impact of facial acknowledgment innovation has opened in China, providing a rare public area for reflection on progressively prevalent monitoring by tech companies and the federal government. Hosted jointly by the southern mainland city of Shenzhen and its next-door neighbor Hong>>>

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Exclusive: Malware broker behind U.S. hacks is now teaching computer skills in China – Reuters

Shot from the Back to Hooded Hacker Breaking into Corporate Data Servers from His Underground Hideout. Place Has Dark Atmosphere, Multiple Displays, Cables Everywhere.

  Exclusive: Malware broker behind U.S. hacks is now teaching computer skills in China – Reuters Yu Pingan, who invested 18 months in a San Diego federal detention center, had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to dedicate computer system hacking. Yu specializes in computer network security and shows, according to court>>>

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France fines Google 150 million euros for opaque advertising rules – Reuters

A photograph of the Google logo in the lobby of Google's new campus and office in Singapore

  France fines Google 150 million euros for opaque advertising rules – Reuters PARIS (Reuters) – France’s competition watchdog fined Google 150 million euros ($167 million) on Friday for abusing its power over the treatment of advertisers, saying it applied opaque rules and changed them at will. FILE PHOTO: A>>>

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