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Author: 0 Facebook hires 3 000 extra people to review violent content

Facebook has struggled to remove sensitive videos quickly. Technology also plays a key role in Facebook's efforts to remove graphic or offensive content and intervene when appropriate. The company now has 4,500 people working in that role. Mental health assistance plans sometimes fall by the wayside for such workers, and there was a risk that would happen for Facebook if it tries to find 3,000 new workers quickly, Roberts said.

Author: 0 What to expect from Windows 10 S

Yes, Microsoft Edge is the default web browser on Microsoft 10 S. You are able to download another browser that might be available from the Windows Store, but Microsoft Edge will remain the default if, for example, you open an.htm file.

Author: 0 OnePlus 5 to be Available Soon with Latest Features

Earlier in this week, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that company's next flagship smartphone is in works, but he didn't mention the name for its upcoming smartphone. The OnePlus 5 is listed to offer 64GB or 128GB of internal storage as well. In addition, the Dash Charge technology used for fast charging will be 25% faster than the 3T, which is a welcome considering the increased battery capacity.

Electronics Overkill's The Walking Dead Delayed to Second Half of 2018
Author: 0 Overkill's The Walking Dead Delayed to Second Half of 2018

Overkill's The Walking Dead has hit a bump in the road, as Starbreeze and Skybound Entertainment have announced that the game has been delayed. In a press release, CEO Bo Andersson Klint said that the development team had made a decision to extend production schedule to allow the game to reach its "full potential" and drive the team's vision "a step further".

Author: 0 United States sanctions chemists for gas attack on civilians in Syria

The six-page document drawn up by France's military and foreign intelligence services analysed samples from the impact and blood from a victim. "We know, from a certain source, that the process of fabrication of the samples taken is typical of the method developed in Syrian laboratories", Ayrault said.

Author: 0 Gmail users targeted by phishing attack

Zach Latta has posted a Gif on Twitter which shows what happens when you click the link in the email, you can see this below and if you click it, your Gmail account will be compromised. You can revoke access by removing this Google Docs app from your permissions. Google has now disabled the accounts where the hack originated. An innovative phishing scam briefly spread like wildfire today before being snuffed out by Google - it was using the company's own security against unsuspecting ...

Author: 0 Hiding info on Hillary probe wouldve been "catastrophic"

Clinton claims that decision cost her the presidential election. "Isn't that what Director Comey said?" asked Geist. He says he only told lawmakers about the reopening of the Clinton email investigation because he had testified before Congress that the probe had been closed.

Author: 0 Tim Cook says Apple is investing $1 billion in USA manufacturing

Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed that the Apple Watch sales have almost doubled over the past year thereby making the wearable business one of the Company's fastest growing segment. However, despite selling fewer units, Apple was able to rake in more revenue from its flagship smartphones, with the average selling price reported to be $655 compared to only $642 in the year-ago quarter.

Author: 0 Turkish internet users 'unable to access Wikipedia'

According to a report in the BBC , it was not initially clear why the ban had been imposed. The Turkish government, known to censor social media sites in the country, blocked access to Wikipedia , a media watchdog organization reported Saturday.

Electronics Cop, militant among4 killed in late nightKashmir terror strike
Author: 0 Cop, militant among4 killed in late nightKashmir terror strike

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir: Two civilians, a militant and a policeman have been killed in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir in a gun battle between the police and militants. Soon after the attack, forces rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area. The operation was perhaps the biggest in more than a decade in the troubled Kashmir Valley, an Army official said on the condition of anonymity.

Author: 0 Alphabet's efforts beyond search are ballooning into their own huge businesses

GOOGLE PARENT COMPANY Alphabet is on course to become a $100bn company after it filed first quarter revenues of $24.75bn, up by 22 per cent compared to the $20.26bn it achieved previous year. Alphabet said Google Properties revenues rose to $17.4 billion, while Google Network Members' properties revenues rose to $4 billion. Indian American Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, got almost $199.7 million in compensation in 2016, double the amount he made in 2015, according to a filing Friday ...

Electronics Microsoft launches $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S
Author: 0 Microsoft launches $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

Although users are yet to experience the actual battery performance of the all-new device, Microsoft has assured that its flagship laptop is specifically created to outlast any version of MacBook available in the market today. Microsoft is touting the Surface Laptop as a device without many trade-offs around specs. Although the Surface laptop is designed for Windows 10 S operating system, it can be upgraded towards Windows 10 Pro but at an extra cost.

Author: 0 Governors uneasy over Medicaid changes in GOP health care bill

If enacted, the bill, which was narrowly passed by the House on Thursday and could face significant changes in the Senate, would significantly overhaul Medicaid. "We are concerned that is more limited under what came from the House", he said. There's at least one more option for moving a health-care bill through the Senate: killing the 60-vote filibuster for legislation.

Electronics Liam Payne & Cheryl Cole's Baby Boy's Name May Have Been Revealed!
Author: 0 Liam Payne & Cheryl Cole's Baby Boy's Name May Have Been Revealed!

With the Eurovision Song Contest fast approaching (YASS!), this year's United Kingdom hopeful Lucie Jones has just received a boost of support from none other than Liam Payne and his newborn son Bear. The publication also reported, however, that not long after Bear arrived, both parents shared "a sweet image on social media showing the One Direction star cradling their baby ".

Author: 0 Microsoft Boosts Safety with Windows Defender Security Center

MICROSOFT MAY BE AIMING its new Surface Laptop at students, but it looks like only those with rich mummies and daddies will be able to buy one. The company's devices chief Panos Panay said the Surface Laptop was designed with one particular group in mind.

Electronics Republic TV on air
Author: 0 Republic TV on air

Republic TV's response to being served with a notice for using "the nation wants to know" was tweeting a poster of the news channel's release which contained the tagline 'the nation still wants to know, ' which was not only empowering but mocked Times Now for its futile and kiddish attempts at causing a skirmish with its previous employee.

Electronics Cueto outpitches Kershaw in Giants' 4-3 win over Dodgers
Author: 0 Cueto outpitches Kershaw in Giants' 4-3 win over Dodgers

Something that will surprise people is the Dodgers' rotation combined ERA. The Giants' pitcher entered his start against the Dodgers (15-14) winless in five starts. The Dodgers' number five starter as of now is Alex Wood. You might think that's hyperbole, but it isn't. "To give up a run in the eighth obviously stinks".

Author: 0 Samsung releases Galaxy S8 following Note 7 disaster

They discerned a difference between the photos on the two displays, but even the red-tinged photo looked appealing and natural. As more users voiced doubts, Samsung said Monday that a software update would fix the problem by allowing them to readjust colours over a wider range than at present.

Electronics Students subjected to force in Handwara, dozens injured
Author: 0 Students subjected to force in Handwara, dozens injured

At least 50 students were injured in Handwara town during clashes between students and forces after protests by the latter in the forenoon. Later the students tried to march towards main chowk Handwara . Handwara Higher Secondary School principal Ali Mohammad Bhat said that classes were going on smoothly at the institute until suddenly at 1pm someone threw some stones.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Shares Bought by Private Bank & Trust Co

The overall volume in the last trading session was 5.51 million shares. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. bought a new position in shares of Wal-Mart Stores during the third quarter worth $104,000. Analysts await Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) to report earnings on May, 18 before the open. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) yearly performance is 16.91% and net profit margin is 2.80%.

Author: 0 Google Docs user faced phishing attack; Issue got resolved now

An email that alerts you that someone is sharing a Google Doc with you and you can now view that document. According to a tweet from Google's Gmail account, the company is investigating and encouraging users not to click on the link. "While contact information was accessed and used by the campaign, our investigations show that no other data was exposed", Google said in a statement .

Author: 0 Facebook's big attack on TV is coming

Facebook will monetise its new premium service via advertisements that it'll play in between videos, which will boost revenue, but with lower margins. To start, Facebook is purchasing the rights to some shows upfront with plans to recoup its costs through mid-roll later. Facebook is also hiring a "software engineer, film" whose job will be "integrating footage from creative teams into our content rendering engine to produce new personalized videos".

Electronics Tim Cook says Apple is investing $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing
Author: 0 Tim Cook says Apple is investing $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing

Quartz suggested that when Apple "unveils a new iPhone that doesn't look like the last three models it's released, sales will spike once more". Although iPhone sales dropped from 51.2 million units in 2015 to 50.8 million units, the tech giant still made more money, thanks to increasing demand for the pricier iPhone 7 Plus.

Electronics 'Google Docs' Scam Strikes Email Accounts Nationwide
Author: 0 'Google Docs' Scam Strikes Email Accounts Nationwide

Moreover, if you have granted permission to the fake GDocs app as well, then just go to your Google connected sites and revoke access to GDocs. In case you click on the link, it would give the keys to your entire Gmail account to the hacker running the phishing campaign.

Electronics Don't click on any suspicious Google Doc invite that you just got
Author: 0 Don't click on any suspicious Google Doc invite that you just got

In the event you clicked on the link, access your Google account settings here , and revoke access to Google Docs if you see that option - it's not the real Google Docs. Google released on Twitter that they are aware and investigating this scam . If you unwittingly fell for the phishing email, it is possible your details have been taken from the account.

Electronics What to expect from iPhone 8
Author: 0 What to expect from iPhone 8

Is Apple preparing for this future, by training new coders and engineers to build these systems and technologies, with the manufacturing being done in the US. Its share price has risen more than 25% this year as investors speculate that US President Donald Trump will help firms repatriate massive cash piles from overseas, at a reduced tax rate, to aid the country's economy.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Now Getting the Update in India
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Now Getting the Update in India

People are not taking to forums because Samsung didn't give them an "enhanced ability to adjust colors" - they're taking to forums because their phones' displays are red. Samsung insists there are no actual defects in the device itself and that the updates are being distributed "for consumer comfort". But she insisted on a replacement and was eventually offered one.

Electronics Apple Watch sales have almost doubled since previous year
Author: 0 Apple Watch sales have almost doubled since previous year

Many analysts are referring to the next iPhone as either the iPhone 8, or the iPhoneX, reflecting the 10th anniversary edition. iPhone and iPad sales have fallen year-on-year, according to quarterly reports released by Apple . In addition, customers are always waiting to see if the next model will carry bigger upgrades compared to what is now available. Apple said the segment generated $7.04 billion in revenue this past quarter, the second straight quarter it's crossed the $7 billion ...

Author: 0 Star Wars: Mark Hamill pranks fans on 'May 4'

The company celebrates the day by releasing new videos (like a 2-D animated clip of BB-8) and partnering with other companies to offer Star Wars Day shopping deals . From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, " Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ", an all-new epic adventure. But don't get too excited that Ahmed is really hanging out at a Star Wars event right now.

Electronics Google blocks fast-moving fake Google Docs scam
Author: 0 Google blocks fast-moving fake Google Docs scam

Google said it had "disabled" the malicious accounts and pushed updates to all users, according to an NBC News report. 'This is one of the most widespread phishing attacks we've seen. Google's counter-measures may curb the phishing attacks but the hackers have had enough time already to gather millions of email addresses through victims' contact list.

Electronics Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Valuation According To Analysts
Author: 0 Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Valuation According To Analysts

Growth in EPS is an important measure of management performance because it shows how much money the company is making for it's shareholders, not only due to changes in profit, but also after all the effects of issuance of new shares (this is especially important when the growth comes as a result of acquisition).

Author: 0 Microsoft Teases a Surface Device for the Build 2017 Event in Shanghai

However, one drawback to Windows 10 S is that users will only be able to install apps downloaded from the Windows Store. Recent reports claim that the Surface Phone would run a 64-bit Windows 10 operating system. "In the classroom, this ensures fast login times and consistent performance, enabling everyone in the classroom to start learning quickly, and stay focused without distraction".

Author: 0 Microsoft out to regain ground in schools with Surface

Surface Laptop is faster compared to MacBook Air , and has more battery life than any other Apple MacBook , Microsoft also added. It's called the Surface Laptop, and it appears to do many things well. The Surface Laptop will ship with Windows 10 S, and Microsoft is offering a free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for a limited time. You can choose between four different colors: Platinum, Graphite Gold, Burgundy, and Cobalt Blue.

Electronics Monaco's Leonardo Jardim credits 'incredible' Buffon for lack of goals
Author: 0 Monaco's Leonardo Jardim credits 'incredible' Buffon for lack of goals

Higuain bounded over the advertising hoardings and across the running track to celebrate with the away support, before Juve retreated to ensure they held their lead into the break. Then, moments after the restart, Buffon showed great composure to read Radamel Falcao's shot and smother it, rather than committing too early and giving Monaco's top scorer an opening to wrong-foot him.

Electronics Moto Z2 Play Specifications Leaked, Slimmer Body and Reduced Battery Capacity
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Play Specifications Leaked, Slimmer Body and Reduced Battery Capacity

Almost two weeks after leaked images of Lenovo's Moto Z2 Play surfaced online, a new report claimed Friday that the upcoming phone would come with a slimmer body, but at the expense of battery life. The new Z2 Play will have an extra gigabyte of RAM and double the storage capacity as its older sibling, coming in at 4GB and 64GB respectively. It's a mid-range version of the Moto Z, which debuted a couple months before the Moto Z Play.

Author: 0 Next OnePlus flagship will be OnePlus 5, due this summer

There's a lot of hype for smartphones that have little to no bezels. This model should be the Chinese variant as the screenshot also shows that a HydrogenOS skin will be on top of the stock Android OS instead of OxygenOS, which usually appears in the worldwide models.

Electronics Use of mobile apps increases worldwide in past 2 years
Author: 0 Use of mobile apps increases worldwide in past 2 years

Meanwhile, noting the habitual nature of opening apps, the data found that, on average, smartphone owners living in the countries sampled opened an average of nine apps per day - with some, such as Brazil, India, China, and the United States surpassing the 10 apps per day mark.

Author: 0 Microsoft Windows 10 S wants you to stick to its default browser

For the price, users will get an Intel i5 processor with 4GB of RAM and a 128GB flash storage. The base model of the Surface Laptop is powered by the latest Intel Core i5 processor, 4 GB of RAM, and 128 GB SSD storage while users can opt for an Intel Core i7 processor and different memory and storage configurations.

Author: 0 Local elections 2017: Labour loses control of Glasgow

The SNP amassed more councillors than in the 2012 local elections, thereby remaining the largest party in local government north of the border. With results available from eight of Scotland's 32 councils had been declared, Labour had 39 seats, down 23, the SNP had 69 councillors, up four and the Tories had 42, up 26, the BBC reported.

Author: 0 Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor

As expected, Microsoft launched yesterday, at an event in NY, its Surface Laptop . The Surface Laptop will ship in four colors: platinum, burgundy, cobalt blue, and graphite gold with prices starting at $999 for the Core i5 version with 4GB of RAM.

Author: 0 Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Releases First Surface Laptop to Defeat Rivals

This new laptop that has already leaked on the web is expected to compete with Apple's computers. Microsoft has locked the default browser to Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 S, citing its increased security over Google Chrome and Firefox. Microsoft didn't have to do a whole lot to build Windows 10 S: it essentially is a pared-down version of Windows 10 that restricts you to apps from the Windows Store and could therefore be more secure and offer better battery life on laptops than those ...

Author: 0 Profit down 27 percent at Buffett's firm on investment gains

According to Zacks, "Shares of Berkshire Hathaway have underperformed the Zacks categorized Property and Casualty (P&C) industry year to date". And investors are waiting to hear out Buffett's view of the global market, his rationale for the surprise bets on Apple and the four biggest United States airlines and views on other issues.

Author: 0 Police officer who fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards is fired

A couple of hundred supporters stand holding lit candles as they listen to comments from speakers during a vigil for Jordan Edwards in Balch Springs, Texas, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Police initially said the auto reversed "aggressively" towards the officer, but then admitted that was not the case. Records show Oliver was briefly suspended in 2013 following a complaint about his conduct while serving as a witness in a drunk-driving case.

Electronics Kendall Jenner's bad PR continues with new Vogue India cover
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner's bad PR continues with new Vogue India cover

Yes, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kendall Jenner have been photographed together by none other than Peruvian fashion and portrait photographer Mario Testino in Rajasthan amidst royalty. The model, who has previously covered Vogue U.S., Japan, Spain, Australia and Germany, did post her recent Harper's Bazaar 150th anniversary cover.

Electronics Alonso warned of dangers of tackling Indy 500
Author: 0 Alonso warned of dangers of tackling Indy 500

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Alonso stunned the motorsport world by announcing his entry to the '500 last month , opting to skip the Monaco Grand Prix on May 28. "The simulator is quite realistic". McLaren will enter the race with a Honda-engined Indy vehicle run by Andretti Autosport, owned by former McLaren driver Michael Andretti, who put together a detailed game plan for Alonso that began in a simulator.

Electronics China forces Blizzard to reveal 'Overwatch' loot box drop rates
Author: 0 China forces Blizzard to reveal 'Overwatch' loot box drop rates

You never know exactly what you're going to get when you open one of Overwatch's Loot Boxes, but the latest information from Blizzard should make things a little bit more clear-if you live in China, at least. Receiving a Common item is always a guarantee with one to three possible Commons able to pop out of each box. Hearthstone packs are similar, with at least one rare card in every pack, an epic card in every five, and a legendary card in every 20.

Electronics Sprint Corp (S) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
Author: 0 Sprint Corp (S) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

This is partly because Sprint is launching a new all-wireless, self-optimizing small cell that it will market as the "Magic Box". "We plan to use every piece of spectrum that we have as I believe this is our competitive advantage", Claure told reporters on Wednesday.

Electronics New Overwatch Patch Released in PTR
Author: 0 New Overwatch Patch Released in PTR

Overwatch PTR update is out now on PC. "And, like the change to Genji's wall climbing, this is a quality of life change that will make climbing feel better". Developer Comments: To help Orisa maintain the front line for her team, we're reducing the cooldown of her Protective Barrier. As for Reinhardt, his Ultimate Earthshatter will now have an effective height of 2 meters instead of 3.

Author: 0 Devon Energy plans to divest $1 bln assets; profit beats

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in DVN. State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new position in Devon Energy Corp during the first quarter worth approximately $116,000.