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Facebook Trending published fictitious story on Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly

Why Facebook’s Trending Algorithm Poses More Problems on Human Bias

Trending engineers can only supervise how the algorithm works but not the actual content of the populated stories. Facebook said the people in the team work for guidance only and they have no editorial privilege. more

Earthquake Station Monitors Seismic Activity Around The World

How Japan’s Discovery Of ‘Weather Bomb’ Could Unlock Secrets Of The Earth’s Core

Experts say these new findings will help them better understand what happens underneath the Pacific Ocean. more

Demand For Measles Vaccine Increases As Outbreak Started At Disneyland In California Spreads

Parents May Be Penalized For Skipping Children’s Vaccines

It would be "acceptable" for the doctors to exclude patients without valid medical conditions due to rising rate of vaccine "hesitancy". more

Plane Head Of China's First Airbus Is Completed In Chengdu

China Gears to Create Own Aircraft Engine to Wean from Western Suppliers

Premier Li Keqiang said the recent technological advancements would strengthen their military and manufacturing capabilities. The 50 billion yuan of funds is allocated to develop both commercial and military plane engines. more

GM Loses Spot As World's Top Auto Maker, Tied With Toyota

Toyota’s Atlantic Operations Chief Joseph Burdis Dies at 92

World War II veteran and chief of Toyota's mid-Atlantic operations Joseph Burdis, Jr. died Aug. 15 at the age of 92. His family did not disclose the cause of the death but it was reported the older Burdis passed away at the house of his daughter, Tracy, in Hampstead. more

Cuba Poised For New Realities As Diplomatic Ties With U.S. Are Restored

Tiny Polish Fiat Car As Old As The Berlin Wall Gets Revival in Cuba

With shortage in public transport vehicles and dramatic price increase in fuel subsidy, Cubans are reviving the tiny Fiat 126p that was long forgotten after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The 24-horsepower car allows middle income families to have access to independent transport while buses and taxis are now taking a backseat. more

Telsa Opens New Flagship Store In San Francisco

What The New Tesla Store In San Francisco Bay Has To Offer

Tesla Motors is set to open its largest store so far in San Francisco Bay area this Friday in an effort to continually expand its consumer network. The 65,000-square feet boutique is reported to sell cars, educate people about electric cars, and provide maintenance services. more

Wheat Harvest Begins Amidst Hot Summer

Escorts Divests Auto Products To Agri, Railway Engineering; Shares Surge 17%

Delhi-based Escorts Ltd. announced on Thursday it is divesting its automobile products to Badve Engineering Ltd in an all-cash deal of undisclosed amount. The trade marks Escorts' formal exit in the auto industry three years after the merger of its three major holdings. more

SpaceX: The Privately Funded Aerospace Company Founded By Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Tunes Up Raptor Engine Prior to Mars Launch

SpaceX's next-generation engine Raptor is up for testing as Elon Musks's space team together with NASA gear up for the Mars mission to be launched late this year or early 2017. SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell confirmed the news on Tuesday during the Small Satellite Conference in Logan, Utah. more

India's Emerging Middle Class

India Boosts Car Sales By 10% In July, Prices Set To Increase

India has seen a 17 percent increase in car sales within a 13-month period ending in July in effect of lowering fuel prices and rising consumer interest. more

GM engages in historic talks with Canada's labor union Unifor.

Canada’s Auto Union To Negotiate Most Important Deal With Detroit Three

Canada's auto union is holding talks with three of the world's largest carmakers on Wednesday and Thursday to negotiate the most important deal of this generation. more

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