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Our Advanced French weekly program will allow you to listen to a normal speed conversation in real everyday French spoken in France. You will not only improve your oral and reading comprehension of the language, you will also be more attuned to the French mind and way of regarding at the news. Each week our engaging hosts will share with you their views on international and French events and help you think and feel as a native French.
 
Learn French online with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to French grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, French grammar, and French expressions, and much more in simplified French at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
 
Daily world news in clear English. Seven minutes of the most important stories in slow, intermediate English. For English learners, teachers, and people with English as a second language. If you want to know today's world news of politics, business, natural events and human rights in clear, easy English, then SEND7 is for you, every morning. For episodes, transcripts and more, see www.send7.org
 
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Dans la première partie de notre programme, nous aborderons quatre sujets qui ont fait les gros titres cette semaine. Nous parlerons des manifestations qui ont eu lieu dans toute la Pologne à la suite de la restriction de l’avortement par la Cour constitutionnelle polonaise du 22 octobre. Ensuite, nous discuterons de l’appel de pays du Moyen-Orient…
 
The Utah Jazz, an NBA basketball team based in Salt Lake City, announced today that Qualitrics CEO and co-founder Ryan Smith was buying a majority stake in the team along other properties. ESPN is reporting the deal is worth $1.6 billion. Smith can afford it. He sold Qualtrics, which is based in Provo, Utah, in […]…
 
Y Combinator-backed employment platform 70 Million Jobs is launching a new social network geared toward helping formerly incarcerated individuals connect with each other. While 70 Million Jobs focuses on helping people with criminal records find jobs, Commissary Club wants to serve as a place for folks to find community. “Folks with [criminal] reco…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Friday 30th October 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: France knife attack kills 3. Labour Party anti-Semitism report. Malaysian ex-Prime Minister on France. Afghanistan prison riot kills 8. Tanzania elections. 140 migrants drown near Senegal. America Tongass Forest loses protection. Mass grave found in Mex…
 
Juganu, the venture-backed Israeli company that makes lighting systems capable of emitting light at specified wavelengths, is now selling a product that it claims can disinfect surfaces and deactivate pathogens in an attempt to provide buildings with new safety technologies that can prevent the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The co…
 
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is launching a debit card in the U.S. this winter. Customers can join the waitlist and get the Coinbase Card whenever it is available. Coinbase already launched the Coinbase Card in the U.K. and Europe. The Coinbase Card is a Visa debit card that works with any Visa-compatible payment terminal, online checkout […]…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Thursday 29th October 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Macron Muslim anger. Erdogan insulted again. Poland abortion protests. UK restrictions during Christmas. Argentina crimes against humanity trials. US Trump's website hacked. Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of civilian deaths. India raids activists and jour…
 
T-Mobile is launching new skinny bundles of live TV and streaming services to compete with expensive cable subscriptions. The carrier has already been moving into the TV market with the acquisition of Layer3 and the subsequent launch of TVision Home last year. However, that was closer to traditional cable, with a price tag starting at […]…
 
- En France, l’intolérance secoue les ciments de l’école - Élection présidentielle américaine : un débat plus policé entre Trump et Biden - Le phénomène Jacinda Ardern séduit la Nouvelle-Zélande - En France, un rapport sur les banlieues porteur d’espoir - Cannes inaugure le premier musée sous-marin de France…
 
Instagram is adapting to the way creators have been using its service during the coronavirus pandemic. With individuals and businesses now limited from hosting in-person events — like concerts, classes, meetups, and more — users have turned to Instagram to live stream instead. Today, the company says it’s significantly expanding the time limit for …
 
World News in 7 minutes. Wednesday 28th October 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Pakistan bomb. India US military deal. Turkey Erdogan offended. US Barrett on Supreme Court. Obama attacks Trump. Philadelphia police shooting. Mexico announces higher COVID death toll. Italy protests. France-UK migrant deaths. Tanzania violence befo…
 
Not just the future of civilization is up for grabs this November. In this age of mobile social computing, we’re figuring out how to vote, entertain, teach, learn, and commit to meaningful change. Thanks to the pandemic emergency, our plans for transforming our country and planet are subject to immediate recall. Much of the current […]…
 
Readers of a certain age will no doubt remember some region variation of TV Powww. The syndicated program, which found viewers at home giving directions over the phone to an in-studio operating playing an Intellivision game. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit review Perhaps the best-known variant is New York’s TV PIXXX, wherein the player would say […]…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Tuesday 27th October 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Macron islamaphobic backlash. UK free school meals. Tanzania elections. Nigeria Coronavirus raid. Pakistan ban on islamaphobic content. China five-year policy meeting. USA and India talks. Chile celebrates referendum. NASA finds water on moon Please le…
 
Last year, Dropbox talked about making a shift to Shingled Magnetic Recording or SMR disks for short because of the efficiency they can give a high volume storage platform like theirs. Today, Western Digital announced that Dropbox was one of the first companies to qualify their Ultrastar® DC HC650 20TB, host-managed SMR hard disks. Dropbox’s […]…
 
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe, and their cities. Our survey of VCs in Brussels will capture how the city is faring, and what changes are being wrought amongst investors by the coronavirus pandemic. (Please note, if you have filled the survey out already, […]…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Monday 26th October 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Afghanistan attacks. Sri Lanka constitution changes. Iraq and Belarus protests. Azerbaijan Armenia conflict continues. US Trump, Biden, Obama speak. Chile referendum. Europe COVID rise. Turkey Erdogan attacks Macron. Guinea violence after election resul…
 
Lyft riders will soon have the option for paying and splitting fares using Venmo, the company said in a blog posting this morning. Venmo joins Lyft’s other payment methods of PayPal, credit cards, debit cards, Lyft Cash and more. To enable the payment method, users need to authorize Venmo in the Lyft app. Lyft says […]…
 
Dans la première partie de notre programme, nous commencerons par aborder la réintroduction de mesures restrictives par les dirigeants européens pour lutter contre la deuxième vague de Covid-19. Puis, nous discuterons des actions décisives prises par le gouvernement français contre l'islamisme radical en France suite à l'assassinat d'un professeur …
 
World News in 7 minutes. Friday 23rd October 2020 Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Nigeria security forces killings. Libyan media chief arrested. Zambia suing mine company. Afghanistan attacks. Kashmir no internet. Thailand stops emergency law. Brazil vaccine trial death. France Islamist violence and Islamophobic violence. Poland bans …
 
PayPal has partnered with cryptocurrency company Paxos to launch a new service. PayPal users in the U.S. will soon be able to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies. More countries are coming soon. PayPal plans to support Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin at first. You’ll be able to connect to your PayPal account to buy […]…
 
Last night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went live on Twitch to stream Among Us with a handful of superstar streamers. The purpose of the stream, which drew a massive crowd, was to get out the vote as we head into the general election. At its peak, the stream drew a concurrent viewership of 435,000+ people, and […]…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Thursday 22nd October 2020 Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Nigeria protests continue. 8 killed in Guinea protests. Sudan protests poor living conditions. Pakistan explosion kills 5. Afghanistan stampede kills 15. Obama addresses voters. Bolsonaro rejects covid vaccine tests. Paraguay finds hidden cocaine. Pope…
 
The Polaris Slingshot has always wowed. Three wheels, open cockpit, and a design reminiscent of the Batmobile. It draws a crowd and is a blast to drive. I spent several weeks in the reworked Polaris Slingshot. The company just unveiled a new version that is finally available with an automatic transmission. Past versions were limited […]…
 
There’s a new streaming service in France called Salto. The companies behind the new service have been around for a while though. Salto is a joint initiative between TF1, France Télévisions and M6 — three major TV networks. Those companies already had their own apps with live TV and ad-supported catch-up content. And of course, […]…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Wednesday 21st October 2020 Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Nigeria 24 hour curfew. Sahel famine risk. Ireland lockdown. UK human vaccine trials. EU legal action on Malta and Cyprus. Argentina 1 million. Trump CNN bastards. Vietnam floods. Armenia Azerbaijan fighting. And an asteroid landing... Please leave a …
 
It’s been a busy few weeks for smart speakers. Amazon kicked things off in late September with newer, rounder versions of both the Echo and Echo Dot. Less than a week later, Google updated the Home, after four years, with the rebranded Nest Audio. And then, last week, Apple unveiled the long-awaited $99 HomePod Mini, […]…
 
Relativity Space has bagged its first public government contract, and with a major defense contractor at that. The launch startup’s 3D-printed rockets are a great match for a particularly complex mission Lockheed is undertaking for NASA’s Tipping Point program. The mission is a test of a dozen different cryogenic fluid management systems, including…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Tuesday 20th October 2020 Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Cyprus president elected. French police raid homes. Netherlands pays children of executed Indonesians. Bolivia elections. US calls for release of Egyptian prisoners. Pakistani leader released on bail. Thailand to block Telegram. Nigeria curfew amidst pr…
 
Election Day approaches! Still not sure where the nearest polling place or ballot drop box is? Google wants to help. This morning the company rolled out a handful of features across Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Search, all meant to kick in when a user seems to be looking for information on voting locations. […]…
 
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