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Portugal brings back 'golden' migration visas for wealthy foreigners

The Portuguese government passed a decree on Thursday reinstating the granting of so-called “golden visas” for wealthy foreigners, after they were frozen earlier this month following a corruption scandal.<p>Since the end of 2012, Portugal has been granting the special visas to foreigners who are ready …

Pluto up close: Spacecraft achieves flyby, then calls home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's New Horizons spacecraft got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday, sending word of its triumph across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home.<p>Confirmation of mission success came 13 hours after the actual flyby and, after a day of …

Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Bactrian camels ride across Mongolia's south Gobi Desert near Khongoryn Els #Bactrian #camel #Mongolia #Gobi #desert #sonya7ii

19 of the most mind-blowing Google Street View images from under the world's oceans

Google partnered with the XL Catlin Seaview Survey, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, and the Chagos Conservation Trust to showcase stunning new images from 40 locations around the world, including underwater dives in Bali, the Bahamas, and the Great Barrier Reef.<p>Google says on its Maps …

Fitbit tracking data comes up in another court case

When you wear Fitbit or any other fitness tracker and smartwatch, you not only monitor your physical activities, you also collect data about yourself -- data that can apparently be used against you in investigations. In Lancaster, Pennsylvania cops responded to a 911 call by a woman who claimed she …

THE SELECTS: Mount Sinabung Erupts

Google's action on revenge porn opens the door on right to be forgotten in US

The history of ‘forgetting’ is really about making things hard to find, and what the company’s new policy does is give people a limited right to obscurity<p>Google’s recent decision to delist “revenge porn” from its search results is a big deal, and not just for victims. Beyond opposing harmful …

Police reopen M20 after Calais travel disruption

Police have reopened parts of a motorway in south-east England that was closed for 36 hours to ease pressure on lorries headed for Calais, where 1,000 French police remain stationed to secure entrances to the port and Channel tunnel.<p>The coastbound M20 in Kent is now open to all traffic between …

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Huawei ships 50 million devices in H1, P8 Max price revealed

Huawei reportedly shipped 50 million handsets in the first half of the year, representing a 46% improvement year-on-year. Last year, the company shipped 34.27 million handsets in the first six months but this year – which has seen the launch of the Huawei P8 flagship amongst other handsets – …

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97 People Now Dead in India's Mumbai Moonshine Tragedy; 7 Under Arrest

The moonshine tragedy that killed dozens of people in the Indian city of Mumbai last week claimed several more lives over the weekend, with the death …

Celebrity Sightings of the Week

On the Red Couch with Dazed’s Editorial Director, Tim Noakes

<i>Tim Noakes has been with the youth culture magazine Dazed, in some capacity, since 2001. 2001! Starting out as an intern whilst still at university, he rose up under the editorship of Jefferson Hack and fashion photographer Rankin, in an editorial environment where anything seemed possible—and</i> …

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