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BMW's 7 Series lets you park by remote control

If you're looking at a BMW's deluxe 7 Series, the 2016 model will awe your yacht club pals with some Bond-worthy gadgets. The remote control parking appears to be a first for a production vehicle, even though we've seen it demo'd by Volvo, Audi and BMW before. When you use the touchscreen-equipped …

Watch this developer build a Facebook Messenger app for Windows in 3 minutes

Facebook launched a standalone Facebook Messenger app for the web yesterday at messenger.com. Today, app developer Elmer Morales decided to wrap that web app into a dedicated Windows app — and show the world how he did it.<p>All Morales had to do was create a wrapper for the web app — Facebook had …

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Bali Nine pair's death row fight moves to Indonesia's constitutional court

Lawyers for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran say new legal challenge is aimed at clarifying prisoners’ rights<p>Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran’s fight to be rescued from death row has moved to Indonesia’s constitutional court, a challenge their lawyers argue is more than a delaying tactic.<p>On Monday …

Far-right Pegida eclipsed by its opponents at first UK demo

‘You’re not welcome here: get off our streets’ – Newcastle protestors’ message to anti-Islam marchers outnumbered by 3,000 to 400<p>A rally of thousands of anti-fascists, trade unionists and faith representatives dwarfed the first UK demonstration by a far-right group against the “Islamisation of …

When a technical glitch on PMO website was sensationalized as 'Blow to Transparency'

Share Email<p>We had earlier seen how a case of theft in a Delhi school was used by the media to drive mass hysteria about communal attack. Now a …

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France awaits landmark ruling on 'racial profiling' ID checks

In the wake of last month’s terror attacks, French people of ‘Muslim appearance’ complain of being arbitrarily stopped by police<p>The strained relationship between French police and the country’s non-white population is under fresh scrutiny in the wake of last month’s terrorist attacks as a Paris …

Amartya Sen should be prosecuted: Swamy

Five days after Nobel laureate Amartya Sen withdrew his candidature for a second term as Chancellor of Nalanda University, BJP leader Subramanian …

Former Opera CEO launches a feature-packed browser called Vivaldi

John S. Von Tetzchner, founder and former CEO of the popular Opera browser, has just announced a new way to browse the web. It’s called Vivaldi, and it’s aimed at power users. When von Tetzchner created Opera back in 1994, the startup browser began gaining some traction and soon became one of the …