Bringing You 7 Headlines in 500 Words
Android N (Technology) (Tech Times)
Android Nougat (7.0), formerly known by its code name Android N, was just recently, officially named. After a competition hosted by Google to choose the systems name, Nougat was decided upon, as it was the most popular. Some of the systems features have been made public, such as improved battery consumption, VR compatibility, and improvements in app switching speed.
Abandoned Goal (Politics) (BBC)
Chancellor Osborne, British politician, has recently abandoned his budget goals, after taking in the effect of the UK referendum vote. It was his goal to help balance the budget of the UK, but due to the vote, and the shock it’s had on the economy, he says that it may just be to unrealistic.
BMW’s Plan (Technology) (Wired)
The large car company announced its goals to have a fully autonomous vehicle out on the roads by 2021. In their effort to build the greatest cars on the road, they’ve recently either bought out or partnered with several smaller businesses to get the parts they would need to make such a car in vast quantities.
Attackers Take Hostages (War) (Washington Post)
Armed gunmen attacked a restaurant within the capital of Bangladesh, taking several foreign hostages, firing on security forces as they left the area. Local officials are trying to talk with the attackers, to see what they want in exchange for the prisoners. They are believed to be radical Islamic terrorists.
UK Labor Party (Politics) (Bloomberg)
Following the events of the Brexit vote, the Labor Party (center left) is at disarray. Several party leaders are vying for control. A former party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, was recently evicted from the group by a vote of 172 to 40, leaving his supporters left alone, at odds with their new representatives.
Buffett Wants More (Business) (Bloomberg)
Berkshire Hathaway recently dipped more resources into Wells Fargo, now needing to go to the Federal Reserve for approval to take more. In the US, crossing the threshold of 10% ownership means your put up for review within their organization. The company is awaiting approval after buying more stocks.
GOP Support (Politics) (Huffington Post)
Susan Collins, a Republican senator, has just announced she would be willing to work with Hilary Clinton, something generally unheard often the US. She says that she likes Mrs. Clinton’s philosophies, and she respects her many opinions. She went on to say that Clinton was also diligent and well-prepared.
(Side Note) Just a reminder for anyone unaware, be sure to check out my first futurist article, which just launched today. It’s on Singularity pros, cons, and predictions and you can check it out here.
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