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Author: 0 Facebook Rallies After Zuckerberg Signals Muted Impact From Data Crisis

Facebook said on Wednesday that the personal data of up to 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, as Mark Zuckerberg defended his leadership at the huge social network. Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will testify next week before congressional committees over a political consulting firm's misuse of customer data to interfere in the US presidential election, USA lawmakers said on Wednesday.

Electronics Xiaomi's gamer-centric phone to be launched on 13th April
Author: 0 Xiaomi's gamer-centric phone to be launched on 13th April

Xiaomi is hosting the Mi Fan Festival like the company does every year. The platform is being launched as part of the company's Mi Fan Festival that will run during April 5-6. Apart from Mi TV models and select Xiaomi phones, the smartphone manufacturer is also offering deals and discounts on accessories by the company.

Electronics Mustapha Bukar, Senator Representing Buhari's Senatorial District, Dies At 63
Author: 0 Mustapha Bukar, Senator Representing Buhari's Senatorial District, Dies At 63

I am always touched by the death of dedicated and creative public servants like Sen. NAN also quotes Mustapha's younger brother, Kanta Bukar, as confirming the news. While reacting to the lawmaker's death on Wednesday, President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad , posted on his official Twitter account that Bukar was " an honest man ".

Electronics Apple hires Google's head of search, Strathclyde Uni graduate John Giannandrea
Author: 0 Apple hires Google's head of search, Strathclyde Uni graduate John Giannandrea

Before joining Google in 2010, he was chief technology officer at Metaweb , a startup that was building technology that could act as the " database of the world's knowledge ". Google's AI bench is deep, so the loss of Giannandrea, while significant, is probably not devastating. While Siri was a pioneer in voice assistants , competition in this space has grown multifold in the past few years with almost every tech major coming up with its own.

Electronics CRPF men mowed down by force vehicle
Author: 0 CRPF men mowed down by force vehicle

As per sources, the local police has presented a different version of the incident, as they did not mention the stone-pelting attack in their report and pinned the blame on the driver for losing control of the vehicle. The J&K police in a statement said that the law and order situation in the Valley remained by and large peaceful on Wednesday. Following the incident, they were rushed to a hospital where doctors declared both of them dead.

Electronics Trump's Fearmongering about Migrant Caravan
Author: 0 Trump's Fearmongering about Migrant Caravan

Trump has spoken before about opening a military operation to police the border, only to have his aides walk back the remarks after a backlash from members of his administration and officials in Mexico . He also has threatened to reduce foreign aid to Honduras, the home country of numerous marchers. However, a federal court ruled that it must remain in place until Congress acts.

Electronics Facebook rewrites terms of service amid data scrutiny
Author: 0 Facebook rewrites terms of service amid data scrutiny

Referring to the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal, he said that it isn't enough for Facebook to believe app developers when they say they follow the rules. Many developers rely on Facebook APIs to sign up new users, or scale their own audience by asking people to share their Facebook friends list. Facebook has been reeling since a whistleblower disclosed that Cambridge Analytica, which assisted President Trump's election campaign, gleaned data on million of Facebook users through an app ...

Electronics Will focus on expanding Nokia portfolio, retail presence in India: HMD Global
Author: 0 Will focus on expanding Nokia portfolio, retail presence in India: HMD Global

Talking about the new Nokia 7 Plus , the smartphone is introduced in the market as an improved version of Nokia 7 which was launched a year ago. There is 512MB of RAM and 4GB of expandable storage. It also comes with Nokia's OZO triple mic setup for audio recording. Customers on Airtel can enjoy a cashback of Rs 2000 on Nokia 6 and own the smartphone at an effective price of Rs.

Electronics Apple Releases iOS 11.4 Developer Beta with AirPlay 2 Support
Author: 0 Apple Releases iOS 11.4 Developer Beta with AirPlay 2 Support

However, Samsung's feature used a motion sensor on the phone's bezel rather than technology built into the display panel. Apple is preparing something new for its future iPhones. The last big feature to grace iOS 11.4 beta 1 is Messages on iCloud. Google has recently captured a huge portion of the market with their attractively priced Chromebooks, but Apple could certainly swing things in their favor with a well-designed Schoolwork app like we'll see in iOS 11.4 beta 1 download as well as ...

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018) with Dual Rear Cameras Listed Online

Camera The Nokia 8 Sirocco has a dual rear camera setup powered by Zeiss optics which includes a 12MP primary rear of f/1.75 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels and a secondary 13MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom and an f/2.6 aperture and 1-micron pixels.

Electronics We are going to be guarding our border with our military
Author: 0 We are going to be guarding our border with our military

In short, if President Trump attempts to place active-duty Army troops at the US border without congressional approval, he will be acting in violation of federal law. "We have to bring them before a ridiculous court system", he said during a meeting with Baltic state leaders. Trump has been seething since realizing the major spending bill he signed last month barely funds the "big, beautiful" border wall he has promised supporters.

Electronics Spider-Man PS4 Release Date Will Be Revealed Very Soon
Author: 0 Spider-Man PS4 Release Date Will Be Revealed Very Soon

While my baby daughter enjoys the background screen GameInformer now has, further details will be shared, including the release date of Spider-Man. However, recently developer Insomniac has confirmed that the official release date for Spider-Man will be revealed tomorrow April 4, as part of the May issue of Game Informer .

Electronics Facebook Messenger can now send HD videos and 360-degree photos
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger can now send HD videos and 360-degree photos

Starting today, stunning 360-degree photos including panoramic photos enable the users to bring in their real-life 360-degree grid view of the world, covering natural landscapes to the bird-eye city view from one's apartment balcony etc. The recipients can view the entire image by tapping and dragging it, moving their phone, or viewing it on Messenger.com by clicking and draggging. "On the heels of our high resolution photo news introduced last fall, we're also launching the ability to ...

Electronics Apple Hires Google's AI Chief
Author: 0 Apple Hires Google's AI Chief

Apple has hired former Google head of search on AI John Giannandrea to work on the company's machine learning and AI strategy, the New York Times reported. Going forward, it remains essential for a tech giant such as Apple to be omnipresent, and negligence in one of the most advanced technologies won't end well for the world's most valuable company.

Electronics Seven Bids for 2026 Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Seven Bids for 2026 Winter Olympics

The seven NOCs are Austria (Graz), Canada (Calgary), Italy (joint bid of Cortina d'Ampezzo/Milan/Turin), Sweden (Stockholm), Switzerland (Sion), Turkey (Erzurum) and Japan, which, with Sapporo, will aim to host its third Winter Games . Dubi also said that the attempt from Asian bidder Sapporo will not be at a disadvantage, despite the continent hosting three consecutive Olympic Games - Pyeongchang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022.

Author: 0 Google Nexus and Pixel Devices Start Receiving April Android Security Update

While April's Security Bulletin will roll out via OTA , if you are the impatient sort you can always download the patch and manually flash it to your Pixel or Nexus device. Unfortunately, we have no information about the specs and features that we should expect from the upcoming Google Pixel phone. After what it seemed like a long wait, Google India has announced that it is all set to launch its smart speakers in India "soon".

Electronics Apple said to move to own chips sooner
Author: 0 Apple said to move to own chips sooner

By contrast, other products in its portfolio - iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch , AirPods, and Apple TV included - use custom processors. Stifel analyst Kevin Cassidy said in a note he believed the market was "over-reacting" to the report on Apple's plans and that Intel's prospects remained good.

Author: 0 IOS 11.4 could finally bring Airplay 2 to the world

The decision to delay AirPlay 2 and messages on iCloud to a later update will probably lead to a more stable iOS 11.4 beta 1 download - provided it's actually present in that release. Messages in iCloud allows your backups to be stored in the cloud, resulting in space saved on your local device, while also syncing deleted messages as well.

Electronics Man shot in head during Facebook Live video accident
Author: 0 Man shot in head during Facebook Live video accident

The shooting was reported about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of a Valero gas station at Almeda Road and Southmore Boulevard. " It ain't got no clip, bud ", the other man is heard saying. Damper claimed that she was unaware the gun was loaded in an interview with police. The other man in the video, who is unidentified, has not been charged.

Electronics Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to be given state funeral
Author: 0 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to be given state funeral

But her reputation came under damaging scrutiny in the later years of apartheid rule. Abuja Chapter, on Tuesday described the late Winnie Mandela as a significant pillar, who contributed immensely to the South Africa's emancipation. "In the midst of repression, she was a voice of defiance and resistance. My love for her gave me the added strength for the struggles that lay ahead".

Electronics Honor 7A with 18:9 display, face unlock, dual rear cameras launched
Author: 0 Honor 7A with 18:9 display, face unlock, dual rear cameras launched

Apart from the specifications of the Honor 7A , the device runs on the latest version of EMUI which is EMUI 8.0 and this latest version of EMUI is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. For photography, the Honor 7A comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup with a combination of a 13MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP secondary sensor to capture the depth information for portrait shots.

Electronics Afridi expresses grief over killings in Kashmir
Author: 0 Afridi expresses grief over killings in Kashmir

However, an Indian TV channel, "CNN News 18" criticized Afridi's tweet, saying that Afridi's Kashmir lecture mocks Indian jawans. His tweet read "Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Occupied Kashmir". " Media can relax Shahid Afridi is celebrating a dismissal off a no- ball!" The definitive last word came from a fellow cricketer, Gautam Gambhir .

Electronics Snapchat takes leaf from Facebook with group video, mentions
Author: 0 Snapchat takes leaf from Facebook with group video, mentions

The feature is relatively simple. Group video chat will be for up for 16 Snapchatters and you'll be able to use face lenses during the calls. Snapchat's group video chat feature will be rolling out globally this week. To use the video group chat feature, enter an existing group chat you already have, or start a new group. While reports about Snap Inc laying off a number of employees are on a high, Snapchat is aggressively introducing new features to its platform in order to improve the ...

Electronics Shadow of War is removing microtransactions
Author: 0 Shadow of War is removing microtransactions

The surprise announcement came via a community forum post , in which Monolith confirmed that the game's War Chests (its version of loot boxes), the Market, and its paid-for currency-Gold-are being permanently removed from the game through a series of free updates.

Electronics Google Bans Crypto Mining Browser Extensions from Chrome
Author: 0 Google Bans Crypto Mining Browser Extensions from Chrome

Though Coinhive's developers said usage examples like The Pirate Bay and Salon was its intended objective, the browser script been widely abused by sites that don't ask users for permission. Tech companies' crackdown on cryptocurrency-related scams is continuing. The decision is explained by James Wagner , Extensions Platform Product Manager, in a blog post entitled "Protecting users from extension cryptojacking ".

Electronics Teacher rebellion spreads to 2 more states
Author: 0 Teacher rebellion spreads to 2 more states

The next red state to join the protest movement could be Arizona, where thousands of teachers gathered in Phoenix last week to demand a 20 percent pay raise and more funding for schools. Felder: Educator frustration in Oklahoma has been growing for years as public school funding has not kept pace with student growth. "We're going to have a lot of teachers at the ballot box who I don't think would normally go in a midterm year", he said.

Electronics Protests engulfs TN for Cauvery Mgmt Board
Author: 0 Protests engulfs TN for Cauvery Mgmt Board

With the DMK and its allies calling for a shutdown over the issue in Chennai and Coimbatore on April 5, the protests over Cauvery may take epic proportions, similar to what Tamil Nadu witnessed a year ago during jallikattu and farmer suicide agitations.

Electronics Man Facing Charges After Armed Robbery Near IU Campus
Author: 0 Man Facing Charges After Armed Robbery Near IU Campus

Peel Regional Police arrested the 21-year-old man on Saturday, two days after an arrest warrant was issued. The cashier said the man came into the store and asked if they do Money Grams. Police were dispatched to Full Stop Market, 11 Market St., after receiving a report of a robbery in progress. He is described as a black male about 5-foot-11-inches, 150 to 180 pounds, with a goatee.

Electronics (NASDAQ:MSFT) Shares Sold by Adams Asset Advisors LLC
Author: 0 (NASDAQ:MSFT) Shares Sold by Adams Asset Advisors LLC

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) has declined 3.25% since April 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 22.92% the S&P500. Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv increased its stake in Tucows Inc (TCX) by 1.12% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Electronics Trump rolls back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules
Author: 0 Trump rolls back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules

Whitehouse's office would not allow the documents or schedules to be reviewed, saying they contain sensitive security information. In the weeks leading up to the announcement, Pruitt indicated he was preparing to tackle blowback from California.

Electronics Grindr is sharing your HIV Status as well as other personal info!
Author: 0 Grindr is sharing your HIV Status as well as other personal info!

The social networking app used by 3.6 million people has been doing more than simply facilitating hookups, and in the process has potentially put the privacy of its users at risk. "That is an extremely, extremely egregious breach of basic standards that we wouldn't expect from a company that likes to brand itself as a supporter of the queer community", Krellenstein said.

Electronics Scientists Explore The Possibility Of Life Hidden Inside The Clouds Of Venus
Author: 0 Scientists Explore The Possibility Of Life Hidden Inside The Clouds Of Venus

In a new study, scientists are exploring the idea that life could be lurking high up in the clouds of Venus , and suggest that the planet's atmosphere would be the flawless place to begin a search for microbial life. The particles that make up the dark patches have almost the identical dimensions as some bacteria on Earth. Aerospace company Northrop Grumman has already developed an unmanned aerial concept vehicle with a wingspan of over 180 feet and solar-powered propellers that could ...

Electronics Controversial Facebook Memo Shows Perils of Business Model
Author: 0 Controversial Facebook Memo Shows Perils of Business Model

Maybe someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools. We connect people . Period. He added, "We recognize that connecting people isn't enough by itself". Ron Wyden, D-Ore., sent a letter asking Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg whether the social media giant was aware of other data violations on its platform, and why it failed to take action sooner.

Electronics Samsung unveils Notebook 5, Notebook 3 laptops
Author: 0 Samsung unveils Notebook 5, Notebook 3 laptops

The Samsung Notebooks can be had with either an 8th Gen Intel processor or a 7th Gen Intel processor . Created to blend into any environment, the Samsung Notebook 3 is available in 15 inches and 14 inches, as well as, four unique colors - Misty Gray, Night Charcoal, Deep Peach, and Pure White*, while the Samsung Notebook 5 is available in 15 inches and comes in a timeless and sophisticated Light Titan color, wrapped in a stylish metal body.

Electronics Fortnite Mobile on iOS Now Available for All Players
Author: 0 Fortnite Mobile on iOS Now Available for All Players

Fortnite launched for iOS around three weeks ago, but access to the game was by personal invitation only to slow down the influx of players on the servers. We'll see an Android port in the coming months, but for now the iPhone fans have the edge. The mobile version of Fortnite: Battle Royale is now open to everyone who owns a compatible iOS device to play the game on.

Electronics Huge Moto G6 Specs Leak: Everything You Need to Know
Author: 0 Huge Moto G6 Specs Leak: Everything You Need to Know

The smartphone will be the first product from Motorola to adopt the modern design language. The Moto G6 Plus is the most advanced phone in the G6 series. The fingerprint sensor has been moved to the back and it will also include support for expandable storage up to 128GB of extra storage. The Moto G6 Play costs $199 and will start shipping on May 17.

Electronics ESPN revealed everything that will be in its new streaming service, ESPN+
Author: 0 ESPN revealed everything that will be in its new streaming service, ESPN+

The networks say that the ESPN + subscription will offer access to live coverage of games and events from MLB, NHL, MLS, colleges sports, boxing, PGA golf, tennis and more. This new product reflects our direct-to-consumer strategy focused on combining our beloved brands with our proprietary, industry-leading technology to give users unparalleled access to our world-class content", said Kevin Mayer, chairman of Disney's Direct-to-Consumer and worldwide businesses, in a statement .

Electronics First iOS 11.4 developer beta for iPhone and iPad coming today
Author: 0 First iOS 11.4 developer beta for iPhone and iPad coming today

Wealth Architects Llc increased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 35.46% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Miller Invest Lp holds 0.22% in Apple Inc. Peak6 Invests Ltd Partnership reported 0.43% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIC) has declined 17.61% since April 1, 2017 and is downtrending. Moreover, Meridian has 2.05% invested in Apple Inc.

Author: 0 Google is making a mid-ranger Pixel phone

Tez has 14 million customers in India now, the company reported , and "will certainly be working" on expansion this year though no specific timeline for it has been announced, Layfield told FT. Select Indian retailers also took part in some of the meets, ET reports. According to one of the sources, Google will expand along the Reliance Jio 4G network to “realize the maximum potential of the products”.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S9 Exynos vs. Snapdragon speed test emerges
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 Exynos vs. Snapdragon speed test emerges

Therefore this early production could likely hint that we get to see the Note 9 release earlier than expected. The Note 9 display, expected to measure 6.38 inches, which is bigger than the previous 6.32-inch screen, will be the largest among Samsung's high-end handsets.

Electronics Hackers, Facebook will now reward you for this as well
Author: 0 Hackers, Facebook will now reward you for this as well

The platform gets its revenue from the ads, so that's their way of making money, but at the cost of your personal information! Click on the "gear" in the upper-right hand corner of the screen. By uploading your contacts, it "helps you find and stay connected with the people you care about, and provides you with a better experience across Facebook ".

Electronics Huawei Achieves an Impressive Profit Growth of 28 Percent for 2017
Author: 0 Huawei Achieves an Impressive Profit Growth of 28 Percent for 2017

Those warnings were unwarranted, according to Yu. The warnings specifically discourage consumers from purchasing devices from Huawei and Xiaomi, but they vaguely describe the reasons behind doing so. "Opportunities and challenges are popping up faster than ever before, and non-stop open innovation is the only way we can keep ahead of the game", said chairman Ken Hu , referring to the focus on artificial intelligence, cloud computing and 5G.

Electronics Police declare Melaye wanted as suspects who indicted him 'escape from custody'
Author: 0 Police declare Melaye wanted as suspects who indicted him 'escape from custody'

He said the Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, Jimoh Moshood of the Police Force Headquarters, Abuja had threatened that the police would declare Mr Melaye wanted if he fails to appear before the court today being March 28. On March 20, the police paraded the suspects allegedly working for Melaye. These two accused persons either have been released or killed. Consequently, the police declared six suspects, including Melaye and Mohammed Audu , son of the late Abubakar Audu, former ...