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Dropbox files are now available to share directly from Facebook Messenger
- April 14, 2016

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the company's new Messenger Platform for developers to build chatbots . The two chat-themed APIs will allow developers to create custom intelligent chat tools to send automated responses and other contextual messages to Facebook Messenger users. (more...)
Facebook unleashes chat bots on Messenger with new suite of development tools
- April 14, 2016

Chatbots are the future - thanks to Facebook , which announced yesterday it was jumping to the front of the parade by adding them to its Messenger platform . The technology will one day overshadow the value of humans, that's true after all, the world in which we live in is mostly virtual nowadays, and Facebook is a huge part of it. (more...)
The effects of the Red Sea deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia
- April 14, 2016

Egypt's prosecutors released on Monday five youths who were arrested for protesting against the recent agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia that declared the islands of Tiran and Sanafir within the latter country's maritime territory. (more...)
Uber Gave US Agencies Data on More Than 12 Million Users Uber Gave US Agencies Data on More Than 12 Million Users
- April 13, 2016

The company says that while personal information remains locked down, the "blanket" requests from regulators do ask for trip information. Law enforcement issued over 600 requests for information related to criminal investigations in the US, 408 for riders and 205 for drivers. (more...)
U.S. Moving Money From Ebola Fund to Help Fight Zika
- April 13, 2016

Scott said. Also on Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott and Acting State Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip held a conference call with Florida Mosquito Control Districts to discuss measures to fight Zika . In February the administration asked Congress for $1.9 billion in emergency supplemental funding to fight the Zika virus . "We risk the disease getting out of control before Congress acts". (more...)
White House Directs $589 Million to Fight Zika in the US
- April 12, 2016

At a CDC summit last week, Amy Pope, White House deputy assistant for homeland security, said Congress is being unfair. "We face two real global health challenges, Ebola and Zika , and we don't have an option to set one aside in the name of the other", Burwell said. (more...)