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Apple, Google burdened to drop Saudi app that shall we males observe and regulate ladies

Google and Apple are under pressure from human rights groups and a U.S. senator to remove from their stores an app called Absher. The app was created by the Saudi government and includes a feature that helps men monitor and control women who are under their guardianship, including wives and unmarried daughters. Saudi men have...CONTINUE READING
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Netflix pulls episode of Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’ in Saudi Arabia following lawsuits

Comedian Hasan Minhaj dedicated a recent episode of his Netflix show Patriot Act to skewering Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the criticism did not go unnoticed by Saudi officials.  The government reportedly complained to Netflix that the episode violated the kingdom’s anti-cyber crime law, according to the Financial Times. In response, Netflix removed the...CONTINUE READING
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Putin and Saudi Crown Prince got real bro-y at G20 and it’s weirding people out

It’s G20 Summit season again, folks, which means it’s time for a whole lot of handshakes. On Friday, leaders from around the world gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss global issues, and two close pals — who also happen to be some of the world’s most controversial leaders — shared a very memorable handshake. ...CONTINUE READING
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Stephen Colbert rips into Trump’s lacklustre action on Saudi Arabia

Stephen Colbert has slammed Trump’s “pardons,” and they’re not all the Thanksgiving kind. After lightly roasting the president‘s antics during the annual turkey pardon, The Late Show host turned his attention to the bigger “pardon” on everyone’s minds. Colbert pointed out that the CIA is preparing a report that is expected to connect the murder...CONTINUE READING
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Twitter shuts down spambots spreading pro-Saudi hashtags related to Khashoggi disappearance

Saudi leader Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is receiving some unexpected help from erectile dysfunction pill spammers. There’s been an intense online campaign playing out over Twitter in the past week to control the narrative surrounding the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A combination of human influencers, automated political accounts, and spambots have been...CONTINUE READING
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Separating tech fact from the fiction around Jamal Khashoggi’s Apple Watch

Amid the news of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and likely death in Turkey sits a technological mystery involving an Apple Watch. Thursday, the Washington Post reported that Turkish authorities had audio recordings that confirmed Khashoggi’s death inside the Saudi Arabian embassy in Istanbul. The Saudi government maintains its innocence, but the audio reportedly...CONTINUE READING
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Here’s why WWE fans are talking about the mysterious disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi and reports of the Saudi government’s involvement with his possible murder has resulted in outrage, but it’s also had an impact on a group you may not have suspected: fans of WWE. As more is uncovered about Khashoggi’s disappearance, fans of the wrestling promotion...CONTINUE READING
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A Tesla competitor just got $1 billion boost from Saudi Arabia

A hotshot electric vehicle company in Silicon Valley just got a $1 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund. No, not Tesla. We’re talking about its eventual competitor, Lucid Motors, which is based right next door to Tesla’s Fremont headquarters in Newark, California.  SEE ALSO: Sorry Tesla, but the Lucid Air is way more...CONTINUE READING
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Elon Musk defends decision to announce plans to take Tesla private

Oh, Elon. The Tesla founder and CEO just released a statement defending his tweets last week announcing his consideration of taking the company private. It confirms that Saudi Arabia is providing the funding he’d like to use to take his company private. “Recently, after the Saudi fund bought almost 5 percent of Tesla stock through...CONTINUE READING
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Saudi Arabia might be interested in helping Tesla go private

Nearly a week after Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted his intention to take the company private, we still don’t know much about the funding for the endeavor — which Musk said was “secured.” And while the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission is reportedly looking into Musk’s claims, speculation is running wild. According to a Bloomberg...CONTINUE READING
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