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Electronics Mysterious 'rocket' icon appears in lots of people's Facebook apps
Author: 0 Mysterious 'rocket' icon appears in lots of people's Facebook apps

Well, it appears that the rocket ship is a test-drive for an all-new kind of news feed - appearing either at the top or the bottom, depending if the user is on iOS or Android. As TechCrunch noted, the social media firm hasn't spent a great deal of effort trying to help people find new content, instead preferring to focus on what users have already clicked to say that they like.

Electronics Police seek second teen in case of sexual assault streamed on Facebook
Author: 0 Police seek second teen in case of sexual assault streamed on Facebook

A 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged this weekend in the assault, Supt. In the Facebook Live video - which had as many as 40 viewers at one point - the girl was sexually assaulted by as many as six attackers. The girl, who had gone missing March 19, was found by Chicago detectives two days later. The investigation is ongoing, Johnson said. "You just as guilty as the people that committed the crime", Holmes said.

Electronics Samsung DeX Station for Galaxy S8 finally gets a price tag
Author: 0 Samsung DeX Station for Galaxy S8 finally gets a price tag

Having seen DeX in action on a standard Galaxy S8 , Silicon can safely say that the desktop experience is perfectly slick, particularly with the ability to access a virtualised Windows desktop via Citrix VDIs. This is Samsung's answer to Siri and Cortana. Bezel haters have a couple of good reasons to be excited now that the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8 duo have been made official over the past month.

Electronics Free from phones, BlackBerry posts profit, says more to come
Author: 0 Free from phones, BlackBerry posts profit, says more to come

BlackBerry expects to achieve margins of 70 percent for fiscal 2018, Chief Financial Officer Steve Capelli said on a call with analysts. GAAP net loss for the quarter was $47 million, or ($0.09) per basic share. Not including certain one-time items, BlackBerry turned a 4 cents a share profit. Shares of BlackBerry surged almost 15% on Friday after the company reported sales that topped Wall Street's forecasts.

Electronics Hyundai Kona crossover to debut in NY 04/03/17
Author: 0 Hyundai Kona crossover to debut in NY 04/03/17

It will launch this year, after its public unveiling set to take place in the coming months. The Kona is expected to build on technology offered in the next-generation i30, offering advanced driver aids as well as a premium infotainment system, reflecting the upmarket trend starting to take hold in the small SUV segment.

Author: 0 Ecuador leftist claims victory, conservative demands recount

The people of Ecuador have the greatest stake in the outcome of the elections. But according to Arturo Moscoso, an Ecuadorian lawyer and academic, "No organisation, no law and no person can prevent the president from revoking the status of political asylum".

Electronics Nintendo Switch is back in stock at Amazon right now
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch is back in stock at Amazon right now

If you're in the middle of a game, you can switch from playing on your living room TV to playing the same game on the small 6.2-inch screen. It was no secret that Nintendo desperately needed a strong hit with the Switch this year. "The Switch, with its 6.2" screen and easily removable controllers, offers a better use case for vertical mode than any recent system in history. While a slew of developers have pledged to make games for the console, it seems as though most major third-party ...

Author: 0 Zach Collins stars for Gonzaga in what could be only NCAA run

The Bulldogs are just 1-3-1 against the spread in this tournament, but 23-10-2 ATS on the season. With 7:06 left in the game, the Gamecocks took a 67-65 lead after trailing by as much as 14 points in the second half. This after a 17-rebound performance against Kentucky in the South Region final. Gonzaga is an extremely effective team inside the three-point arc, ranking fifth nationally in two-point percentage (57.0 percent).

Electronics Galaxy S8's Bixby Now Official: Here's What It Does
Author: 0 Galaxy S8's Bixby Now Official: Here's What It Does

Samsung says that unlike other assistants available right now, Bixby will be able to take complete control over supported apps, unlike its competitors which can only take care of limited tasks. You'll be able to bring up Bixby within an app, and it will "understand the current context and state of the application and will allow users to carry out the current work-in-progress continuously".

Electronics Gonzaga, North Carolina preparing for national title game
Author: 0 Gonzaga, North Carolina preparing for national title game

They are coming off a 77-76 win over the third-seeded Oregon Ducks out of the Midwest Region on Saturday with their defense and rebounding being the difference, but they failed to cover the spread as 4.5-point chalk. "I'll have great feelings about this team. I've had some teams that have been insane efficient on the offensive end and ones that have been pretty darned good on the defensive end that probably didn't get credit for it", Few said.

Author: 0 Pre-Order the Samsung Galaxy S8, Get a Free Gear VR

It is 6.5 millimeters (0.25 inches) taller than the Galaxy S7, but I didn't find it too hard to reach the top of the screen with my thumb when holding it with one hand. With Samsung DeX , users can easily display and edit data from their phone, making working from a smartphone faster and smarter. For example, last year's unlocked flagship smartphones are yet to receive Android 7.0 Nougat, with their carrier siblings having received it over a month ago.

Electronics Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in rape on Facebook Live
Author: 0 Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in rape on Facebook Live

The 15-year-old girl, a freshman at Lane Tech High School, has also received online harassment. "It just disgusts me that people would look at those videos and not pick up the phone and not dial 911", said Chicago Police Supt. A spokesperson for Chicago Police said they today arrested the first of "several juvenile offenders" in relation the alleged sexual assault. This reportedly was at least the fourth Chicago crime posted on Facebook Live since the end of October.

Electronics Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe a 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe a 'witch hunt'

Flynn's initial form was submitted to the Office of Government Ethics and the White House on February 11 - just days before he was forced to leave his post amid controversy over his contacts with Russia's ambassador. "He believes that Mike Flynn should go testify", Spicer said during the briefing. His lawyer said that Mr Flynn "certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it", prompting speculation that he could publicly disclose details of the administration's dealings with ...

Electronics What's in May's European Union 'divorce' letter
Author: 0 What's in May's European Union 'divorce' letter

Some felt Britain's departure letter hinted that London was threatening to end security cooperation unless it gets a good Brexit deal. Concluding his brief remarks to the media in Brussels, Tusk said he had little to add about Britain: "What can I add to this?" In the draft guidelines sent to member states, the European Union says that its "overall objective in these negotiations will be to preserve its interests, those of its member states, its citizens and its businesses".

Author: 0 USA sanctions 11 North Koreans for links to nuclear and missle programs

A statement released by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said the sanctions aim to disrupt networks and methods that fund Pyongyang's nuclear, ballistic missile and proliferation programs. The designation came as concerns about Pyongyang's chemical weapons have risen in the wake of revelations that the nerve gas VX was used in the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in Malaysia last month.

Electronics Congress overturns internet privacy rules; can you still protect yourself?
Author: 0 Congress overturns internet privacy rules; can you still protect yourself?

Congress has only given the commission authority over telecommunications companies, so the FCC couldn't have come up with rules that applied to other businesses even if it wanted to. And the companies would be able to see all of the communications between users and websites that do not use encryption. But switching providers is often hard, as is hiding your Internet activity from your Internet provider.

Author: 0 Decoded: Is this why the new iPhone 7 is red?

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Apple announced iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus (PRODUCT) RED special edition to fight AIDS. Apple was recently involved in a (RED) charity drive on the App Store. This marks the first time in many years that Apple has updated a flagship iPhone mid-cycle - the last time was all the way back in 2011, when Apple released a new white version of its iPhone 4 in April after having initially released the black model in 2010.

Author: 0 Two security reviews to look into Westminster terror attack

Masood, 52, was shot dead by an armed police officer after gaining access to the Palace of Westminster grounds during his March 22 attack in the heart of political London. Cochran, whose wife Melissa was taken to hospital after suffering a broken leg, rib and cut head, died at the scene on Westminster Bridge from multiple injuries after being hit by the vehicle.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+ Price, Features And Offers
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+ Price, Features And Offers

Rumors ahead of the Galaxy S8 unveiling suggested that China might get a better version of the phone than any other market, and it turns out that is indeed the case, as GizmoChina confirmed . Here customers can choose between two additional options: 1). Equipped with an Exynos 8895 with eight cores, the new smartphone of 6.2 inches of Samsung has enough to put everyone in agreement level power.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Can Access Windows Apps With DeX Dock, VMWare Software

Nevertheless, facial recognition is clearly a tricky way to authenticate a user, and even the blinking part can only make the privacy invasion hard but not impossible. The standout features were the edge-to-edge infinity display, Samsung's new digital voice assistant Bixby, more efficient 10 nm processors and the use of facial recognition to unlock the phone.

Author: 0 Google releases Android O Developer Preview

Dave Burke, Vice President of Engineering in the blog stated that much of their attention will be on improving a device's battery life and interactive performance. The latest round of changes to the notification system offers apps the ability for apps to create what Google calls channels. New features include app shortcuts, image keyboard support, and more.

Author: 0 Apple launches iPhone 7 Red and we love it!

It will be a part of other Apple products in the RED category lineup, such as iPods, Beats Pill+ portable speaker, and accessories for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. A portion of the profits from the sales of these iPhones will go to The Global Fund , which finances HIV programs in areas like South Africa, Ghana, and Rwanda.

Author: 0 Apple To Release Special Red Version Of iPhone 7 This Friday

The introduction of this special edition iPhone in a gorgeous red finish is our biggest (PRODUCT) RED offering to date in celebration of our partnership with (RED), and we can't wait to get it into customers' hands. The partnership with (RED) involved highlighting the AIDS fundraising campaign with red-themed designs for products and apps. This marks the most striking change so far to the iPhone's traditionally low-key colour spectrum, which includes rose gold, gold, silver, black and jet ...

Author: 0 Apple Launches Red Color Variant Of iPhone 7 And 7 Plus

This is Apple's way of giving back by contributing to the cause of Global Fund and bringing the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation. In addition, the new iPad features the Apple-designed A9 processor chip and a retina display with more than 3.1 million pixels.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be on sale on Friday, April 21th. However, Apple overtook it in the final three months. If the face recognition feature does prove to be a risk for Samsung Galaxy S8 owners, they can be assured that the smartphone can remain secure to some extent thanks to the other methods to authenticate the S8.

Electronics US House votes to destroy the privacy rights of web users
Author: 0 US House votes to destroy the privacy rights of web users

FCC chairman Ajit Pai in a statement praised the decision of Congress to overturn "privacy regulations created to benefit one group of favored companies over another group of disfavored companies". "I don't want anyone to take my information and sell it to someone and make a ton of money off of it just because they can get their mitts on it". Many broadband providers already share some of their customers' browsing behavior with advertisers.

Electronics Communities on alert as floods move south
Author: 0 Communities on alert as floods move south

The deluge following ex-tropical cyclone Debbie has claimed at least two lives in NSW. SES commissioner Mark Smethurst again warned people not to enter the waters. "We got told "this is a 100-year flood, you need to go". Lismore resident James Lewry, 27, spent six hours with neighbours on a roof in the CBD after water rose to the ceiling of his two-storey house during the worst of the flooding.

Author: 0 Samsung to refurbish and relaunch Galaxy Note7

After Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 for the second time, we all assumed it was gone for good. Reportedly, the device could arrive with a smaller capacity battery, in order to avoid the mistakes that led to last year's fiasco, though Samsung is also still working on those specifics.

Author: 0 Enrique to rest Pique

Gerard Pique will join Lionel Messi on the sidelines for Barcelona's return to La Liga action on Sunday at Granada after being left out Luis Enrique's 18-man squad on Saturday. "We should appreciate that, especially when you consider he is the best player in the world". "It will be good for him". Barca trail Madrid by two points at the top of La Liga, but Real also have a game in hand.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn left Russian speaking fees off initial financial disclosures

Mr Flynn's recent financial history, made available on Saturday by the White House, comes amid his effort to win immunity from congressional probers in exchange for his co-operation with official inquiries into contacts between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's election campaign in 2016.

Author: 0 Samsung Kicks off Marketing Drive for Galaxy S8 in S

Samsung plans to expand the number of locations where users can physically touch and play with the Galaxy S8 . Samsung ditches the home button on the Galaxy S8 for good - there's nothing visible on the front-end of the smartphone any more , expect from the massive display , earpiece that doubles as stereo speaker, camera , and a couple of sensors.

Author: 0 Resilient Zags head to title game in first Final Four

Gonzaga advances to the NCAA title game for the first time in school history and will play the victor of North Carolina and OR on Monday night. In the biggest moment of his career, Tillie went to the line to take his first shots of the game and sank them both, securing Gonzaga's first trip to the national championship game in program history.

Author: 0 WaPo IDs Third WH Staffer Who Helped Intel Reports Get To Nunes

The questions that Cummings asked should terrify the White House. The White House has repeatedly said the focus of any probe should look squarely at the leaks - who gave that information to news organizations, as supporters of the President have blamed unnamed Obama Administration officials.

Author: 0 Trump Aide Dan Scavino Calls for 'Defeat' of GOP Rep. Justin Amash

House Freedom Caucus members helped derail a vote last month on legislation long sought by Republicans to repeal and replace the health care law known as "Obamacare". Which makes the Freedom Caucus, a collection of hard-right lawmakers in the House of Representatives who helped sink the health care bill, a prime target.

Author: 0 After its stunner, Mississippi State turns to title game

It didn't work out that way. Chong played three minutes in last year's championship game victory over Syracuse in Indianapolis. "On the right night, the right team could get them", Wilson said. After the game Auriemma said the outcome didn't surprise him, and suggested the team might not have been mature enough for the intensity of the Final Four.

Author: 0 Galaxy S8 Wallpapers Are Now Available In A 4:3 Aspect Ratio

Samsung has arguably being the major pioneer in the mobile marketplace over the last few years, and has certainly innovated more with display technology than any other company, pushing curved screens to the forefront of the smartphone niche.

Electronics O'Rourke makes his 2018 Senate bid official
Author: 0 O'Rourke makes his 2018 Senate bid official

While O'Rourke is the first Democrat in the race, he potentially won't be the only one - Rep. Cruz has drawn potential challengers from both sides of the aisle. He has made no secret of his interest in running for the seat. But O'Rourke's outsider credentials are expected to add flair to the 2018 Senate race in Texas, where a Democrat has not won a state-wide election in more than 20 years.

Electronics Bunnell's Harrison wins Doodle 4 Google contest
Author: 0 Bunnell's Harrison wins Doodle 4 Google contest

Google also named finalists in each of its four other age groups (grades K-3rd, 4th-5th, 6th-7th, and 8th-9th ). Bunnell High School sophomore Sarah Harrison smiles after being named the victor of the Doodle 4 Google competition. "You don't know what they've been through - and they don't know what you've been through - so we all deserve respect from each other". Other visions of the future include a picture of a motherboard assembled from recycled e-waste, a mobile hospital, and the ...

Electronics Samsung unveils Bixby AI assistant to rival Siri and Alexa
Author: 0 Samsung unveils Bixby AI assistant to rival Siri and Alexa

The S8 will come with a subset of preinstalled apps that are Bixby-enabled, according to Injong Rhee , executive vice president of software and services for Samsung Electronics . More information about Bixby looks set to be divulged when it is launched alongside the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus on 29 March. Users will be able to access Bixby by a side button on the smartphone.

Author: 0 EE stocking red edition iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

The company will this week launch red versions of its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus smartphones to celebrate its more than 10-year partnership with (RED), the global fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Previous year the company launched red edition iPhone and iPad in November. It will be a part of other Apple products in the RED category lineup, such as iPods, Beats Pill+ portable speaker, and accessories for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch.

Author: 0 Samsung S8 facial recognition feature fooled by photo, tester says

The traditional physical home button has also been removed from the front face of the new Samsung phones in favor of a screen-integrated, pressure-sensitive control area. There are a couple of apps that can click a photo of the user and animate it with smiles and blinking eyelids. Samsung says it's more secure than a fingerprint sensor.

Electronics Congress Just Voted To Let Your ISP 'SELL' Your Browsing History
Author: 0 Congress Just Voted To Let Your ISP 'SELL' Your Browsing History

The decision, decried by consumer groups and Democrats and lauded by Republicans and telecom companies, sent those anxious looking for a fallback plan. "Realistically, unless somebody is extraordinarily well-versed in technology, has a really good understanding of what different sites are doing and how they do it, it's nearly impossible for the average consumer to keep their details private", he said.

Electronics Trump legislative agenda not exactly speeding through Congress
Author: 0 Trump legislative agenda not exactly speeding through Congress

But here's a secret: When it comes to passing legislation that's in the best interest of the American people and reflects the priorities of the House Democratic Caucus and candidates, Nancy Pelosi will work to deliver the votes, no matter who's holding the speaker's gavel or sitting in the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Microsoft To Offer Their Own Version Of The Galaxy S8

The traditional physical home button has also been removed from the front face of the new Samsung phones in favor of a screen-integrated, pressure-sensitive control area. Samsung, along with its flagship smartphones, has also announced its new artificial intelligence (AI)-based voice-assistant called Bixby. I am pretty sure that you must be having a lot of questions in your mind as to why Bixby and how it works, right? Pre-order offers vary, but many markets are going to bundle the new Gear VR ...

Author: 0 China Counters Trump Trade Threat With Binding Economic Ties

In a statement Thursday, the White House said that the leaders will " discuss global, regional, and bilateral issues of mutual concern ". At a briefing on Friday, Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said China hoped that the April 6-7 meeting at Mar-a-Lago will set the direction for the development of the bilateral relationship.