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Video streaming player Roku to go public; seeks $100 million in IPO
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Video streaming player Roku to go public; seeks $100 million in IPO

People streamed 9.5 billion hours of video on Roku players last year, according to its IPO documents.

Pakistan receives Mi-171E convertible helicopter from Russian firm in Balochistan
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Pakistan receives Mi-171E convertible helicopter from Russian firm in Balochistan

The Mi-171 is a civilian variant of the Mi-17 military cargo helicopter, which is already in service in the Pakistan Army.

Facebook plans to hire 3,000 people in the next year to fix violent and other illegal content
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Facebook plans to hire 3,000 people in the next year to fix violent and other illegal content

Facebook Inc will hire 3,000 more people over the next year to speed up the removal of videos showing murder, suicide, and other violent acts.

Chan Zuckerberg's non-profit, CZ Biohub invests $50 million to fight diseases
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Chan Zuckerberg's non-profit, CZ Biohub invests $50 million to fight diseases

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub (CZ Biohub), which aims to create a "planet without disease", funded 47 scientists, technologists and engineers working at University of Stanford, University of California - San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Berkeley.

Fortis partners with wayForward to launch mobile platform to combat stress
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Fortis partners with wayForward to launch mobile platform to combat stress

Fortis Healthcare and US-based emotional wellness startup wayForward have for the first time in India launched an app-based wellness programme to manage stress and related ailments, at an event here on Saturday.

To combat fraud, Visa wants to track your smartphone
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To combat fraud, Visa wants to track your smartphone

The payment processing company Visa will roll out a new feature this spring that will allow its cardholders to inform their banks where they are automatically, using the location function found in nearly every smartphone.

Boko Haram stages new assault on Niger border town
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Boko Haram stages new assault on Niger border town

Residents say Boko Haram has attacked a border town in Niger for the second time since Friday, engaging in overnight combat with the army in an assault that was ultimately repulsed.