Gene editing about to get a lot more powerful

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are altering a powerful gene-editing technology in hopes of one day fighting diseases without making permanent changes to people’s DNA.

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FaceApp removes 'blackface' feature after significant backlash

After considerable backlash on social media, face altering app FaceApp has decided to remove its latest features, which let users change their ethnicity.

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Mayer Wins Concessions in Rejiggered Microsoft-Yahoo Deal


Microsoft and Yahoo on Thursday announced they were altering a search partnership that has been in place since 2009. Under the amended agreement, Yahoo no longer will exclusively serve Bing ads and search results for its desktop traffic. That means Yahoo can sell some of that desktop traffic to another party. “Yahoo has an opportunity for greater revenue from the deal,” said Jim McGregor, principal analyst at Tirias Research. “If it can sell those ads, they have the potential for capturing that revenue.”

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