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What's different about Snapchat's next new original series

Image: snap inc/mashable composite By Saba Hamedy2017-02-10 11:00:00 UTC A&E has became the latest network to partner up with Snap Inc. to produce original content for Snapchat. Second Chance is the first unscripted show produced by a network for Snapchat that is not based on an existing television brand or franchise. It’s set to premiere on the platform in April.  The show “brings emotional exes face to face to explore

Teenagers spot fire on plane flying overhead, avert major disaster

Image: Altaf Qadri/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Manish SinghIndia2017-02-10 10:54:39 UTC A major mishap was averted Wednesday evening after two teenagers informed authorities about fire in the tail of a GoAir flight that flew overhead.  The flight, carrying 194 people, did an emergency landing at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport minutes after it was informed about the fire. Rohit Singh and his cousin Nitin, residents of Dwarka, Delhi  were sitting on a terrace

Meet the Scottish people who've hated Trump for a decade

By Sam Haysom2017-02-10 10:39:04 UTC [embedded content] If you ever needed proof that Scottish people take absolutely zero shit, just watch the clip above. Filmed for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, “The Original Trump Haters” features interviews with the Scottish people who stood up to Trump back when he was trying to build his golf course in Aberdeenshire. From the farmer who refused to sell him land to the man

Ricky Gervais still manages to be hilarious while failing the hot wing challenge

By April Hautea2017-02-10 10:34:51 UTC [embedded content] If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the interview chair, Ricky Gervais. In the above episode of YouTube series Hot Ones, Gervais manages to talk about his new movie, explain his brilliant bathtub selfies, and demonstrate his random knowledge of the animal kingdom — all while suffering through some pretty intense heat. Even while in pain, Gervais makes comedy look easy.

Disney Business Solutions launches 360° virtual tour of Disneyland Paris

Disney Business Solutions continues to be innovative and places new technologies at the core of its offers, introducing a new application featuring a 360° virtual tour of Disneyland Paris hotels, convention centres and business spaces. The application is available on the App Store and Google Play and makes it easier for professionals to discover all facilities Disney Business Solutions has to offer, either in an empty or equipped setting. Clients

Qatar Airways to welcome UnionPay credit and debit cards

Qatar Airways will now accept UnionPay credit and debit cards through its website for ticket and other sales, expanding payment options for customers around the world. With more than 5.8 billion cards issued globally, UnionPay is an international bankcard network and is the preferred method of payment for the Chinese market. The option to pay with UnionPay cards provides Qatar Airways travellers with a high quality and secure payment service

Wynn Las Vegas to roll out Amazon Echo

[embedded content] Wynn Las Vegas and Amazon have announced plans to equip all 4,748 hotel rooms at Wynn Las Vegas with Echo, Amazon’s hands-free voice-controlled speaker. The introduction of this technology into every guest room, beginning this month with installation in suites, will be an industry first in the world, allowing guests of Wynn Las Vegas to control various hotel room features with a series of voice commands via Alexa,

Sabre names Sean Menke president, CEO

Sabre Corporation’s board of directors has appointed Sean Menke as president, CEO and a member of Sabre’s board, effective Dec. 31, 2016. Menke will succeed Tom Klein, who has served as president, CEO and board member since 2013. “After an extensive search of qualified candidates, the board unanimously concluded that Sean is the right choice to lead Sabre. Since his arrival last year, Sean has demonstrated that his strong industry knowledge

Trainline expands offering in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxemburg

Trainline has announced it is now offering tickets to destinations across the whole of Benelux via its website and mobile applications.  The expansion of the Trainline offering in these countries is a clear demonstration of the company’s continued commitment to grow its network across Europe. “Trainline’s goal has always been to be the independent leader in European train ticket sales,” comments Daniel Beutler, general manager of Trainline International.  “Benelux occupies