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Snapchat Ads Have Arrived

Snapchat will run its first ever advertisement over the weekend.<p>Snapchat is ready to make some money.<p>The ephemeral messaging app wrote in a blog post that it will run its first ad this weekend, generating the first revenue dollars for the company. Unlike Facebook or Twitter, Snapchat says its ads …

Selfies from outer space: Self-portraits by astronauts and robots far from Earth - Telegraph

Apple Built A SIM Card That Lets You Switch Between AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile

Whoaaa — here’s an interesting bit that went unmentioned in today’s Apple announcement: Apple has seemingly built a SIM card that lets you jump between AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile without having to swap it out (or, more annoyingly, track down/purchase a new SIM card when you want to switch …

Bank of England chief economist ‘gloomier’ about UK prospects

The chances of an early rise in UK interest rates have fallen, says the Bank of England’s chief economist, Andrew Haldane, who admits he is “gloomier” about the prospects for the economy than he was a few months ago.<p>In a speech on Friday morning, which will reinforce market views that rates are …

Britain braced for deluge from Hurricane Gonzalo

A powerful hurricane set to strike Britain next week has gained strength and been upgraded to one of the top rankings<p>The aftermath of a powerful hurricane will strike Britain next week, bringing strong winds and the risk of flash flooding, the Met Office has said.<p>The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo, …