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Fiji boost fourth straight Sevens crown hopes

Fiji boost fourth straight Sevens crown hopes

Japan earned their semi-final place with a 26-19 win over Uruguay. The Blitzboks will next face Fiji at 09:41 (SA time) in the semi-finals. "They're a good side", Eddy said of Japan. South Africa was the only other side apart from Fiji to win all three of its pool matches. After a day one 31-12 result over Samoa, they put six tries on the board against Russian Federation at the start of today's play.


'US talking to China, will defend interests,' says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin

'US talking to China, will defend interests,' says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin

All 30 of the Dow's component stocks lost value on Friday. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called China's move "unjustified" and said Mr Trump's proposal was an "appropriate response to China's recent threat of new tariffs". "This has been very well-organized". But Mnuchin said he wanted to make clear that "it is not a trade war" at this point. Friday's market losses were worst among technology companies, banks, and industrial and health care stocks.



ExxonMobil (XOM) Holdings Boosted by Diversified Trust Co

Milestone Group Inc decreased its stake in Intel Corp (INTC) by 52.36% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,737 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $140,000 after acquiring an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter.


Facebook may unveil 'Unsend' feature post-data breach controversies

Facebook may unveil 'Unsend' feature post-data breach controversies

An IANS report quoted Facebook as saying, "After Sony Pictures' emails were hacked in 2014 we made a number of changes to protect our executives' communications". This may take some time. Facebook said that Zuckerberg and the other executives would not use it until everyone else could.The end-to-end encrypted setting of Messenger even already has the ability to set messages to delete after a stipulated amount of time.


New Zealand claim first medal at Games

New Zealand claim first medal at Games

Earlier, the Kiwis recorded the second fastest time of 4m 22.331s in qualifying, 0.153s ahead of Canada. Two Australian teams have smashed World Records during day one of the Commonwealth Games, with our athletes notching up a whopping 15 medals.


Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica

Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg, who is scheduled to testify before two Congressional committees next week, said the company hadn't witnessed user defections or a substantial impact on its ad sales. The magazine quotes former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya as saying, "social networks are destroying how society works", and its founding president Sean Parker said: "God only knows what it is doing to our children's brains".