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Unnamed 19-year-old uses Twitter’s Periscope service to film her own death
French prosecutors have launched an investigation after a 19-year-old woman killed herself by jumping in front of a suburban train in Paris and streamed the act live on Periscope.
The unnamed French woman “sent a text to one of her friends several minutes before her death to make them aware of her intentions”, said the prosecutor Eric Lallement on Wednesday.
Civilization VI will deepen the game’s already sophisticated gameplay mechanics with cities that spread over multiple tiles, research that ties to other activities in the game, more consistent AI players, and much more.
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Nascent studio also announces debut original movie: Doug Liman-directed sniper thriller The Wall, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Mike Leigh’s forthcoming drama about the infamous 1819 Peterloo massacre looks set to be picked up for distribution by Amazon, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The streaming site and distributor is in negotiations to acquire the North American rights to Leigh’s follow-up to acclaimed biopic Mr Turner, about the British painter JMW Turner.
Photo sharing app unveils new sunset-coloured logo and a sleeker in-app look, but opinion is mixed
The previous one, a retro-looking camera, and one of the most recognisable tech logos out there, has been replaced by a background swirl of sunset colours (orange, yellow, pink, purple) and a white outline of a camera. As if the camera was murdered, and chalk was drawn around its body. Murdered at sundown. Here it is:
Peeved about Facebook’s curation of trending topics? Its news feed is reinventing censorship for a technological age, and humans need not apply
Bad news: Facebook is censoring the internet every day, warping your understanding of the world around you to benefit its corporate interests, and fundamentally changing the media landscape in a potentially apocalyptic fashion.
Good news: that has little to nothing to do with the fact that the human curators of its trending topics feature are a bit sniffy about linking to Breitbart News.