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Facebook listened to users’ conversations: report

SILICON VALLEY: Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users’ conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network’s data collection practices.

Giant penguin fossil found in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: The fossilised remains of a huge penguin almost the size of an adult human have been found in New Zealand’s South Island, scientists announced Wednesday. The giant waddling sea bird stood