Michael Lee-Chin

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Facebook video app ads will now auto-play on mobile – Open thread

Facebook’s introduction of video advertisements has been relatively uncontroversial – at least compared to some other changes the social network has made to its news feed in recent years.<p>Now the latest tweak has been announced in a blog post for developers. “With more and more people uploading, …

2013 BMW 650i Gran Coupe Arrival

Automotive engineers and designers call it the occasional imperative<p>Automotive engineers and designers call it the occasional imperative. It’s a function or attribute that justifies a vehicle’s purchase, even though it may be rarely used. The back seats in a 911 give it a fig leaf of practicality, …

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World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim: A doctor’s bold prescription to cure poverty

Jim Yong Kim, the Harvard-trained physician who completed his first year as World Bank president earlier this month, must be the only person in history who has gone on television to apologize for saving lives.<p>In 2003, when Dr. Kim was the World Health Organization's point man on HIV-AIDS, he …

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TIME Cover Story: What’s Next for Egypt’s Turbulent Revolution

On July 3, a military intervention many label a coup ousted Egypt’s first democratically-elected President, Mohamed Morsi, and suspended the …

Rise of the southern economies

The Gold Souk mall in Gurgaon, near New Delhi, India’s first specialty jewelry mall (Stephan Elleringmann/Lait/Redux)<p>Ten years ago, as a teenager …

Nelson Mandela hospitalized in 'serious' condition

South Africans on Saturday said their thoughts were with former President Nelson Mandela, who was in "serious but stable" condition after being taken …

Fresh revelations about the scale of U.S. surveillance programs reveal Barack Obama's broken promises

In 2008, a small legal foundation in San Francisco launched a civil action for AT&T customers against the U.S. National Security Agency, claiming it …

Pamela Anderson Bikini Ad Banned For Being Sexist (VIDEO)

Pamela Anderson just can't keep her boobs out of the news.<p>After blowing up the Internet (figuratively, of course) with racy boob-a-licious pics from …