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Vin Diesel Pictured With Paul Walker's Brothers

Vin Diesel Pictured With Paul Walker's Brothers

Vin Diesel has posted a photo from the set of Fast & Furious 7 alongside Paul Walker's two brothers. Diesel, who plays Domin…

  • Social media shares rally after Credit Suisse upgrades Facebook
    Social media shares rally after Credit Suisse upgrades Facebook 18 hours ago

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of social media companies rallied on Tuesday after Credit Suisse raised its expectations for Facebook Inc's long-term average revenue per user (ARPU), saying upcoming products would raise growth in that key metric. The firm upgraded the stock to "outperform" from "neutral" and raised its price target to $87 (51.71 pounds) from $65. Credit Suisse didn't give a new outlook for Facebook's ARPU, writing in a note to clients that its expectations for higher growth were to "layer in monetization from the company's upcoming product releases. ... More »

  • Birmingham Pub Under Fire Over Barmaid Boobs Photo
    Birmingham Pub Under Fire Over Barmaid Boobs Photo 21 hours ago

    A Birmingham pub has come under fire after posting this raunchy image of a barmaid's cleavage alongside their special ales. The image of Lucy Wedge at The Victoria caused a furore after it was posted on Twitter and Facebook - with claims it sexually objectified women. More »

  • Man Charged Over Murder of Toddler Madison Horn
    Man Charged Over Murder of Toddler Madison Horn Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    She was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy but later died. Police Scotland said a 26-year-old man has been charged with her murder and is due to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court today. Her grieving mother AnneMarie White wrote on Facebook yesterday: "Well I suppose everyone knows I lost my precious little girl last night." More »

  • Facebook boss defends targeted ads
    Facebook boss defends targeted ads Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Facebook is very protective of its users' privacy and personal data despite the use of personalised advertisements, the firm's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has said . More »

  • Let´s Take A Ride by Marcus Blank Photography
    Let´s Take A Ride by Marcus Blank Photography Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Hey Friends, it´s been a while since my last upload BUT I was working on some new stuff. New stuff with Christoph Spranger! A great photographer from Berlin - Germany. Yesterday he wanted to check out his skills at a skatepark and ask me if I want to come with him. I said "YES!". So we hung around and I took some shots. This is one of it! Hope you enjoyed your weekend. A good start into a new week! See you soon! Check this out: Christoph Spranger on Facebook www.christophspranger.com Greetings, Marcus Canon EOS 5D MK III Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II TV 1/1250 AV 4.0 ISO 100 Post - Production with Lightroom 4.4 and Photoshop More »

  • Real-Life Barbie Doll Valeria Lukyanova Posts Make-up Free Selfies on Faceb …
    Real-Life Barbie Doll Valeria Lukyanova Posts Make-up Free Selfies on Faceb … Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Ukrainian model Valeria Lukyanova, who became an internet sensation when she was declared a real-life Barbie doll in 2012, has shocked fans of her Facebook page by posting make-up free images of herself. Lukyanova, who is noted for her doll-like large, glassy eyes, hair extensions, heavy make-up and tiny waist, shared natural photos of herself on the social networking website. More »

  • Fast and Furious 7: First Look of Paul Walker's Brothers on Set of Film …
    Fast and Furious 7: First Look of Paul Walker's Brothers on Set of Film … Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Fast and Furious 7 is currently being filmed in Abu Dhabi and one of the film's stars, Ludacris, recently revealed the first look of actor Paul Walker's brothers on the sets of the movie. The rapper posted a video on Instagram, which he later pulled off, featuring himself and co-star Tyrese Gibson walking with the two Walker brothers – Caleb and Cody, reports Daily Mail. The film's Facebook page made the official announcement on 15 April stating that Walker's younger brothers would be filling in to help finish Walker's character, Brian O'Connor's story in the film (via Enstars): Recently, a special tribute video for the Fast and Furious actor was presented at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards where the Best On-Screen Duo award was won by Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker. More »

  • Former Argentine ace Aimar axed by Malaysian team
    Former Argentine ace Aimar axed by Malaysian team Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    (Reuters) - Former Argentine international playmaker Pablo Aimar has been dumped by his frustrated Malaysian club JDT after the 34-year-old's injury problems sidelined him for most of the campaign. Aimar, who signed a two-year deal with Johor Darul Takzim in September after leaving Portuguese side Benfica, was reportedly the highest paid player in the Malaysian top flight and club president Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim said he hadn't proved value for money. "As it is now, Pablo Aimar has not fully recovered from his (thigh) injury and cannot contribute 100 percent in the games played," the Crown Prince of Johor wrote in a post on the club's Facebook page. "After playing two matches for JDT, we had to sit him out of six matches due to the injuries succumbed. More »

  • Soccer-Former Argentine ace Aimar axed by Malaysian team Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Former Argentine international playmaker Pablo Aimar has been dumped by his frustrated Malaysian club JDT after the 34-year-old's injury problems sidelined him for most of the campaign. Aimar, who signed a two-year deal with Johor Darul Takzim in September after leaving Portuguese side Benfica, was reportedly the highest paid player in the Malaysian top flight and club president Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim said he hadn't proved value for money. "As it is now, Pablo Aimar has not fully recovered from his (thigh) injury and cannot contribute 100 percent in the games played," the Crown Prince of Johor wrote in a post on the club's Facebook page. "After playing two matches for JDT, we had to sit him out of six matches due to the injuries succumbed. More »

  • What to watch as the 2014 midterm campaigns gear up Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    This past week on Political Wire's podcast, we spoke to Democratic Pollster of the Year Anna Greenberg, of the Democratic-aligned firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, about social media's influence on public opinion and the important issues and political dynamics at play in the 2014 midterms. Greenberg drew an analogy between the expression of political opinions on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook today and the forwarding of emails from MoveOn.org to friends in the mid-2000s. More »

  • Russian state TV says five killed in east Ukraine clash Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian state television reported on Sunday that five people were killed when gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk. Ukraine's Interior Ministry in Kiev could not immediately be reached for comment and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov had no word of the reported incident on his Facebook page, where he usually posts updates on any clashes. Russia's state-run Rossiya 24 news station, citing its correspondent in Slaviansk, said three of the dead were with the pro-Russian separatists who control Slaviansk, and the other two were from the group which attacked their checkpoint. The self-declared mayor of Slaviansk, who supports the pro-Russian separatists in the city, said there had been a clash overnight and there were casualties, a Reuters Television team in Slaviansk said. More »

  • Facebook: New Feature Will Allow Friends to Pinpoint Location When You Are  …
    Facebook: New Feature Will Allow Friends to Pinpoint Location When You Are  … Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Earlier this week, Facebook unveiled a new feature called Nearby Friends, which will notify you when Facebook friends are nearby. Facebook is also giving users the ability to turn it on and off at will, apart from choosing which friends get to see them when they are nearby. Instead, friends simply get to know that you are nearby. Friends can see where you are located in a particular park, airport or city block. More »

  • British Teen Killed In Syria 'No Danger' To UK
    British Teen Killed In Syria 'No Danger' To UK Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The father of a Brighton teenager who was killed fighting in Syria has told Sky News his son was "no danger" to the UK. Abdullah Deghayes and his brothers Amer, 20, and Jafar, 16, travelled to Syria without their parents' permission, Abubaker Deghayes said. He found out about the 18-year-old's death on Monday, through a message on Facebook. "I think if somebody has a just cause and he believes in it he should do it," Mr Deghayes said. More »

  • Philadelphia chocolate store: Tax issue resolved Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    A Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store says it has resolved a tax issue that threatened to shutter the establishment days before Easter. Blasius Chocolate Factory says on its Facebook page that ... More »

  • Brighton Nephew of Guantanamo Detainee, 'Killed Fighting in Syria'
    Brighton Nephew of Guantanamo Detainee, 'Killed Fighting in Syria' Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The Foreign Office says it is investigating circumstances surrounding the death of Abdullah Deghayes, an 18-year-old from Saltdean, near Brighton, in Syria. Deghayes, the nephew of former Guantanamo detainee Omar Deghayes, had apparently told family he was going to Libya. His father Abubaker Deghayes says he only found out about his death from Facebook: We found out on Facebook.  I hope he died for a noble cause, trying to help Syria, I need to find out. More »

  • Amanda Todd Suicide: Man Arrested in Netherlands
    Amanda Todd Suicide: Man Arrested in Netherlands Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    A 35-year-old Dutch man has been charged with offences linked to the case of 15-year-old schoolgirl Amanda Todd, from British Columbia, Canada, who committed suicide after being blackmailed into exposing herself via webcam by someone who then posted the video on her Facebook page. The man's lawyer, Christian van Dijk, said one charge relates to a 15-year-old from British Columbia - believed to be Ms Todd. My name is Amanda Todd." More »

  • British number one Robson to miss Wimbledon, French Open
    British number one Robson to miss Wimbledon, French Open Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    (Reuters) - British women's number one Laura Robson will miss the French Open and Wimbledon after having surgery on her wrist, the 20-year-old announced on Thursday. Robson, who has a world ranking of 64, has not played since losing in the Australian Open first round to Kirsten Flipkens and will travel to the United States for the operation. "I wanted to inform my lovely supporters that I have decided to have minor wrist surgery at the Mayo clinic with one of the best wrist doctors in the world, Dr. Richard Berger," she said on her Facebook page. Although sadly, I will have to miss the French Open and Wimbledon." Robson got to the fourth round at Wimbledon last year, and reached number 27 in the world rankings in July. More »

  • Tennis-British number one Robson to miss Wimbledon, French Open Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    British women's number one Laura Robson will miss the French Open and Wimbledon after having surgery on her wrist, the 20-year-old announced on Thursday. Robson, who has a world ranking of 64, has not played since losing in the Australian Open first round to Kirsten Flipkens and will travel to the United States for the operation. "I wanted to inform my lovely supporters that I have decided to have minor wrist surgery at the Mayo clinic with one of the best wrist doctors in the world, Dr. Richard Berger," she said on her Facebook page. Although sadly, I will have to miss the French Open and Wimbledon." Robson got to the fourth round at Wimbledon last year, and reached number 27 in the world rankings in July. More »

  • Facebook launches Nearby Friends
    Facebook launches Nearby Friends Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Facebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature launched by the company today. More »

  • The Newest Facebook Feature: Sharing Your Location with Friends
    The Newest Facebook Feature: Sharing Your Location with Friends Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Facebook knows a lot about you, including, in many cases, the location you’re posting from. Now the social network wants other people to know where you are, too. More »

  • Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature
    Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. The "Nearby Friends" feature must be turned on ... More »

  • Robson Out Of Wimbledon
    Robson Out Of Wimbledon Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    British tennis No 1 Laura Robson has announced that she is to have wrist surgery and will be forced to miss the French Open and Wimbledon. The 20-year-old has been able to play just two matches this season due to the injury, halting her ascent up the world rankings. And the former Wimbledon junior champion wrote on her Facebook page on Thursday: "I wanted to inform my lovely supporters that I have decided to have minor wrist surgery at the Mayo clinic with one of the best wrist doctors in the world, Dr. Richard Berger. "Dr. Berger is very confident that I will be able to return to the tennis court pain-free before you even have time to miss me, although sadly I will have to miss the French Open and Wimbledon." More »

  • Twitter broadens advertising reach through app-install ads
    Twitter broadens advertising reach through app-install ads Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc took a significant step Thursday towards broaden its advertising business by offering mobile ads urging people to install apps on its social network as well as through MoPub, the mobile-advertising network it acquired last year. As the mobile app economy grows, app developers have been willing to pay increasing amounts to advertise on major sites like Facebook to boost their app downloads. Twitter said Thursday it could reach 1 billion unique mobile devices through its MoPub network, which places ads inside of hundreds of apps. Twitter, which acquired MoPub last year for roughly $350 million (208 million pounds), reaches a more limited audience of 240 million users through its own Twitter.com Web site and mobile apps. More »

  • Billionaire Usmanov remains Russia's richest tycoon - Forbes
    Billionaire Usmanov remains Russia's richest tycoon - Forbes Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Alisher Usmanov is Russia's richest tycoon for the third year in a row, with wealth of $18.6 billion (11.0 billion pounds), after selling his stake in the social media website Facebook , according to the latest report by the U.S. magazine Forbes. Usmanov is a co-owner of Russia's largest iron ore miner, Metalloinvest , and the country's number-two mobile operator, MegaFon . His worth rose $1 billion from his previous rating after the sale of his and his partners' stake in Facebook for $2.5 billion, according to Forbes. More »

  • Kiev says three separatists killed in attempted storming of base Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    By Aleksandar Vasovic MARIUPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian national guard in an eastern city overnight and Kiev said three attackers were killed in the shooting that followed, making it the bloodiest incident so far in a 10 day uprising in the east. There were some women with them, but then they left," said police major Oleksandr Kolesnichenko, deputy commander of the base. We are safe." Heavily armed pro-Russian separatists have seized buildings in about 10 towns and cities in eastern Ukraine. We have verified that one person is dead and more than 10 wounded." Ukraine's interior minister Arsen Avakov said in a post on Facebook that an armed group of about 300 people had attacked the base in Mariupol on the Sea of Azov with guns and petrol bombs. More »

  • Romanian Teenager Uses Facebook to Save Stray Dogs
    Romanian Teenager Uses Facebook to Save Stray Dogs Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A Romanian teenager is using Facebook to save stray dogs in Bucharest from being put down. Some 60,000 stray dogs roam Bucharest. The strays are thought to be a legacy of the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's decision to bulldoze Bucharest's historic centre in the 1980s to make way for a gargantuan "House of the People". Ana-Maria uploads photos of the dogs onto Facebook and carefully selects owners from among thousands of would-be pet owners who visit her page (www.facebook.com/anamaria.ciulcu). More »

  • Yahoo shares jump as Alibaba's revenue surges ahead of IPO
    Yahoo shares jump as Alibaba's revenue surges ahead of IPO Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Yahoo Inc's shares rose as much as 9 percent in heavy trading on Wednesday, a day after Chinese internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in which it holds a 24 percent stake, reported a surge in quarterly revenue. At least nine brokerages raised their price targets on Yahoo's shares ahead of Alibaba's IPO filing, expected next week. "We continue to recommend aggressive purchase of (Yahoo's) shares ahead of the Alibaba IPO," Topeka Capital Markets analyst Victor Anthony said in a note. The IPO is set to be the largest in the United States since Facebook Inc's 2012 market debut and it is the most awaited IPO in what's expected to be a record year for U.S. tech debuts after Twitter Inc's successful IPO in 2013. More »

  • The App That Hides Game Of Thrones Spoilers
    The App That Hides Game Of Thrones Spoilers Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The Silencer extension allows users to type in specific terms, which are then blocked from Twitter and Facebook feeds. It could be a boon to dedicated fans of hit TV dramas such as Sky Atlantic's Game of Thrones, Mad Men and True Detective. Fans of Game of Thrones were left angry on Monday after a technology website tweeted spoilers minutes after the latest episode aired. The four million Twitter followers of Mashable were sent details of a major event in the most recent episode, followed by an email update. More »

  • Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs
    Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    By Radu Marinas and Bogdan Cristel BUCHAREST (Reuters) - When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 (89,306.98 pounds) donation scheme. A similar campaign is being waged by Ana-Maria Ciulcu, a 13-year-old schoolgirl with braces on her teeth who uses Facebook to appeal to dog lovers all over Europe - and to make sure the dogs go to the right homes. But Bucharest's state-funded wards now hold 2,800 dogs, and 2,000 dogs have been euthanized in the past two months, according to Romania's Authority for Animal Surveillance and Protection. Some 60,000 strays roam Bucharest. More »

  • China e-commerce giant Alibaba seen filing for U.S. IPO next week - sources
    China e-commerce giant Alibaba seen filing for U.S. IPO next week - sources Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is expected to file the prospectus for its U.S. initial public offering next week, sources said on Wednesday, moving closer to what could be the biggest-ever listing by a technology firm. Alibaba's documents could be filed as soon as Monday, added the sources, who couldn't be named because the plans aren't yet public. The IPO could be worth more than $16 billion (9 billion pounds), surpassing the previous record for a technology share sale set by Facebook Inc in 2012, Reuters previously reported. ... More »

  • Fast 7: Paul Walker's Brothers To Finish Film
    Fast 7: Paul Walker's Brothers To Finish Film Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Two brothers of the late actor Paul Walker will help finish Fast & Furious 7 following his death in a car crash. Caleb and Cody Walker will "fill in small gaps left in production", a statement on the film's Facebook page said. His friend Roger Rodas was driving and a police investigation found the Porsche was travelling up to 94mph when it went out of control. Fast & Furious 7, which is directed by James Wan and stars Vin Diesel and Tyrese Gibson, has been adjusted to include the footage shot with Walker and to give his character some kind of send-off. More »

  • Paul Walker's brothers to fill in for late actor in 'Fast 7'
    Paul Walker's brothers to fill in for late actor in 'Fast 7' Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious 7," according to a statement posted on the film's Facebook page. Caleb and Cody Walker will help finish action scenes for their brother and "fill in small gaps left in production," the statement said. Walker, 40, died on November 30 in a fiery one-car crash in Santa Clarita, California, northwest of Los Angeles. Walker was on break from filming "Fast & Furious 7" at the time of his death, which led to a temporary halt in production. More »

  • Alibaba's growth quickens in time for landmark U.S. IPO
    Alibaba's growth quickens in time for landmark U.S. IPO Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    By Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd accelerated revenue growth in the crucial fourth quarter, the company reported on Tuesday, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares for a highly anticipated public offering. Alibaba's resurgence helped lift shares in Yahoo Inc, which owns about 24 percent of the Chinese company and is highly sensitive to Alibaba's growth prospects and valuation. China's largest Internet company, which is racing to prepare for the largest U.S. IPO since Facebook Inc's 2012 coming-out party, recorded 66 percent growth in sales to $3.06 billion (1.82 billion pounds) in 2013's final three months. Its listing is the most highly anticipated of what's expected to be a record year for U.S. tech debuts, spurred on by Twitter Inc's successful 2013 IPO. More »

  • Cop Dressed As Amish Woman To Catch 'Pervert'
    Cop Dressed As Amish Woman To Catch 'Pervert' Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    An undercover cop spent two months dressed as an Amish woman in the hope of scaring off a man exposing himself to Amish children. Pulaski Township Sergeant Chad Adams posted a picture of himself in the Amish attire on the department's Facebook page. Police were unable to charge the man because of a lack of evidence, but Sgt Adams thought it was important to publicise his assignment to deter the suspect or others in the future. More »

  • Camoranesi sent to the corner for criticising teacher
    Camoranesi sent to the corner for criticising teacher Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Midfielder Mauro Camoranesi, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, has been dropped from Racing Club's squad for criticising coach Reinaldo Merlo. Argentine-born Camoranesi, winding down his career towards retirement at the end of this season, said Racing were too defensive and depended entirely on goalkeeper Sebastian Saja for their results. "We officially communicate that Camoranesi was removed from the professional squad because of the public remarks he made yesterday (Monday)," Racing said on their Facebook account on Tuesday. "From tomorrow, the player must train at the Tita Mattiussi Compound (where Racing's juniors practice)," they added, probably signalling a premature end to the 37-year-old former Juventus winger's playing career. More »