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Science Bumble Hits Back At Tinder With $400M Trade Secrets Suit
Author: 0 Bumble Hits Back At Tinder With $400M Trade Secrets Suit

Those talks fell through, so Tinder is resorting to court action, suing Bumble in mid-March claiming it stole trade secrets . Match Group did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Bumble said it was seeking $400 million from Match, which owns popular dating app Tinder, because it obtained sensitive competitive information through deceptive means and has wrongfully disparaged its competitor in the investment market.

Science Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Coming Soon
Author: 0 Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Coming Soon

Red Faction: Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered will come to PC, PlayStation 4 , and Xbox One sometime in Q2 2018, according to the press release . The remastered version of the classic title will also be available on Xbox One X. Multiplayer Combat - There is no place to hide when you put your guerrilla warfare skills to the test in a variety of highly destructive multiplayer combat modes.

Science Microsoft Chief Nadella Creates Two Divisions In Another Shake-Up
Author: 0 Microsoft Chief Nadella Creates Two Divisions In Another Shake-Up

Nadella says that Myerson will pursue his new chapter outside, although he will continue to be part of Microsoft for a few months to help the new team in the transition. XD Huang, Yu-Ting Kuo and their teams will join this group, as well as Gurdeep's Ambient Intelligence team. AI research will continue to live in a separate group under Harry Shrum, and Microsoft promised there would be a fair amount of coordination between the revamped cloud and AI groups.

Science Behold the Trofeo: One of the most powerful production Maseratis ever
Author: 0 Behold the Trofeo: One of the most powerful production Maseratis ever

This time it comes in the shape of the Maserati Levante Trofeo , which is one of the most powerful and fastest production Maserati cars ever, even though it's a high-end SUV and not a low-slung sports auto. The interior of the vehicle can be finished in different coloured natural leather and features Troefeo stitching in the car's headrests. Production of the Maserati Levante Trofeo is set to commence at the Mirafiori plant in Turin at some point during the next few months.

Science Playboy quits Facebook over data privacy scandal
Author: 0 Playboy quits Facebook over data privacy scandal

About 25 million people interacted with Playboy's Facebook pages. A large chunk of Facebook's business model is using people's data to sell targeted ads to advertisers, and scrutiny of it has led its stock to drop by close to 20% in the last two weeks.

Science New Huawei P20 Pro smartphone 'can see in the dark'
Author: 0 New Huawei P20 Pro smartphone 'can see in the dark'

The P20 Pro will be available starting April 6, 2018 at a price of 899 Euros (approximately Rs 72,200). Huawei Enjoy 8 features a 5.99-inch Full view 18:9 display with 1440 x 720 pixels resolution. It also has 8 megapixels front camera with soft light flash. Besides, the smartphone offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm headphone jack, Global Positioning System and micro USB.

Science Google acquires Tenor to improve mobile GIF sharing
Author: 0 Google acquires Tenor to improve mobile GIF sharing

A few years ago, when more people started searching through their phones and tablets than on desktop computers, Google changed its algorithm to give higher rankings to sites that display well on a mobile device. Tenor CEO David McIntosh, together with co-founders Erick Hachenburg and Frank Nawabi, will continue to run the company. According to analytics firm App Annie, Tenor's " GIF Keyboard " stands out to be the most downloaded app in its category on both iOS and Android.

Science Apple CEO Tim Cook believes Facebook should have regulated itself
Author: 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook believes Facebook should have regulated itself

He also had quite a few other things to talk about. The full interview with Cook, conducted by Kara Swisher and Chris Hayes following Apple's education event in Chicago this week, is set to air Friday on MSNBC . Asked what he would do if he was in the same position as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , Cook said that Apple would never be in such a sticky situation.

Science How Xiaomi's new flagship MIX 2S stacks up against the iPhone X
Author: 0 How Xiaomi's new flagship MIX 2S stacks up against the iPhone X

The phone will come in three variants, 6GB RAM/64GB storage, 6GB RAM/128GB storage, and the last one which they are calling the King Version, comes with 8GB RAM/256GB storage. Battery: 3400mAh (typical) / 3300mAh (minimum) battery with QC 3.0 fast charging, 7.5W Qi wireless charging . Apart from this it also packs includes a lifestyle assistant, can check your schedule, traffic and set reminders by voice.

Science Uber Won't Renew Permit for Self-Driving Cars in California
Author: 0 Uber Won't Renew Permit for Self-Driving Cars in California

The company has decided not to reapply for a permit to test self-driving in its home state. Since the self-driving auto crash in Tempe, Texas, there has been heightened scrutiny of the safety track record of Uber's self-driving auto unit, and questions have been raised over whether the vehicle's sensors should have been able to detect and avoid the pedestrian.

Science WB Games officially announces Lego The Incredibles
Author: 0 WB Games officially announces Lego The Incredibles

So while it's going to largely be based on the Lego games you're familiar with, it'll be beefed up in the areas that count so it can feel more like an Incredibles-related adventure. Jack-Jack will also be in the game, but it's now unclear if he will be a playable character as well. "With LEGO®The Incredibles , fans can experience the non-stop action from both movies while fighting crime together as a superhero family".

Science Uber makes wrong turn, gets stuck on stairs
Author: 0 Uber makes wrong turn, gets stuck on stairs

The driver blamed Uber's navigation system for leading the vehicle down the pedestrian stairway. Tech company Aptiv says that the technology supplied to Volvo wasn't at fault during last week's incident , when an Uber-operated XC90 struck and killed 49-year old Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona.

Science China threatens to retaliate against Trump's tariff plan
Author: 0 China threatens to retaliate against Trump's tariff plan

In response to Trump's move, China announced $3 billion in retaliatory tariffs against 128 United States goods in the farming, aluminum and steel industries. Possible items include aircraft and chips, Wei, a former vice commerce minister, told the newspaper on Saturday. Boeing jets have also been often cited as a potential target by China.

Science Overwhelming Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
Author: 0 Overwhelming Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

The institutional investor held 11,475 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.02 million, down from 28,775 at the end of the previous reported quarter. GUILLAUME STEPHEN K also sold $41,155 worth of Spartan Motors, Inc. Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3.

Science Israeli PM Netanyahu leaves hospital after tests
Author: 0 Israeli PM Netanyahu leaves hospital after tests

Police questioned Netanyahu on Monday over his alleged dealings with the country's largest telecommunication company, one of three cases weighing on his political future. One is Shlomo Filber, the former director general of the Communications Ministry; the other is Nir Hefetz, a former spokesman of Netanyahu. Netanyahu has been battling a slew of corruption allegations in recent months, and police have recommended he be indicted on charges related to two cases.

Science Sony To Cut The Price Of PlayStation VR Headset Permanently
Author: 0 Sony To Cut The Price Of PlayStation VR Headset Permanently

These are down from $399, €399, £349 and 44,980 Yen, respectively. The new starting prices for the PSVR will be $299 in the USA, £259 in the United Kingdom, €299 in Europe and 34,980 Yen in Japan. That includes Blood & Truth, WipEout Omega Collection (which gets its VR update today), and Firewall Zero Hour from Sony themselves. For the former, the price of the Doom VFR bundle (originally priced at $399.99) has been cut to $299.99.

Author: 0 New Toyota RAV4 unveiled ahead of New York World debut

It'll definitely be more appealing to a younger, family-focussed demographic. Toyota Motor Corp .'s RAV4 outsold every other auto and SUV in the USA last year, without having undergone a major overhaul since 2013. There are many little cubbies to store bits and baubles. Other updates include new upholstery, and revised interiors along with small add-ons like - USB ports, wireless phone chargers, and an optional 800-watt JBL sound system.

Science Mercedes-AMG C63 updated
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG C63 updated

Inside C63 drivers will be treated to a new steering wheel, even more AMG driving information and the option of a fully digital instrument cluster, as found in other Mercedes models. New for the facelifted Mercedes-AMG C 63 models are new cabin trims - open-pore oak wood, walnut and ash wood plus aluminum grain. The big deal inside is a new generation of flat-bottomed AMG sports steering wheels with heavily contoured rims, trimmed in perforated nappa leather, with the options of piano ...

Science China urges U.S. away from 'brink' as Trump picks trade weapons
Author: 0 China urges U.S. away from 'brink' as Trump picks trade weapons

Responding to media reports that Washington will soon release results of the investigation, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday that China will "take all necessary measures" to defend its rights and interests. The executives said some US companies have retreated or will recall their orders from China. To get an idea of how much forced technology transfer costs the USA, some experts say to look at the costs associated with the theft of trade secrets.

Science James Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed
Author: 0 James Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed

That was then. On Tuesday, senior officials at NASA announced yet another delay for the world-class instrument. NASA is likewise developing an independent evaluation board to examine the release series as well as various other facets of the job's launch.

Science Zuckerberg summoned by Congress as lawmakers fume over data leak
Author: 0 Zuckerberg summoned by Congress as lawmakers fume over data leak

The $57 million campaign - its founders say they have $7 million in cash and $50 million in donated media advertising time - will be aimed mostly at students in 55,000 US public schools and their parents. One catch: Data about consumers posted by friends and family members will remain with the service as long as they remain on the social-media service, according to Facebook's Help Center.

Science Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): What's the Story?
Author: 0 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): What's the Story?

Common for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $89.16 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.83% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $12.22. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) rating on Wednesday, October 5. Markston Intl Ltd Liability Com invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS).

Science Apple adds pencil support to US$329 iPad
Author: 0 Apple adds pencil support to US$329 iPad

If there has ever been a more low-key Apple event, I can't remember it. While consumers can pick one up at the above mentioned sticker price , students can now pick up one at a discounted $299. Apple also used the event to promote its recent community work with schools in Chicago. And that's a concession Apple isn't ready to make quite yet.

Science Fan Creates Concept for Fortnite Weapon Customization
Author: 0 Fan Creates Concept for Fortnite Weapon Customization

After all, the free-to-play title is beating PUBG as Twitch's most watched and streamed game , which is likely due in part to Fortnite's steady stream of content. Battle Royale has accomplished a massive amount during its unprecented rise in popularity to where it is the most played and talked about game in the world at the moment.

Science NVIDIA reportedly suspends its self-driving tests on public roads
Author: 0 NVIDIA reportedly suspends its self-driving tests on public roads

Nvidia has also dabbled in the realm of AI processing with their DGX-1 supercomputer . At CES in January, the company announced that it was partnering with Uber on its autonomous vehicle tests. Huang also detailed a breakthrough in deep learning computing, with NVIDIA DGX-2. The DGX-2 can deliver two petaflops of computational power or 300 severs taking up 15 racks of space.

Science Apple looks to return to head of class in education market
Author: 0 Apple looks to return to head of class in education market

In this October 19, 2017, photo, downtown buildings and a tour boat are reflected on the mirror behind an Apple logo during a preview event at an Apple Michigan Avenue store in downtown Chicago. By the end of 2017, new machines running Google software accounted for about 60 percent of what US classrooms received, according to analysis firm FutureSource .

Author: 0 Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Will Introduce PRODUCT(RED) iPhone X

To put its devices against domestic phone makers in India, Apple made a decision to start assembling its cheapest iPhone, the iPhone SE in India. Daryanani predicts that the base 5.8-inch iPhone X with OLED display is going to cost $899 - $100 cheaper than the existing model.

Science Here are the official and full Huawei P20 Pro and P20 specs
Author: 0 Here are the official and full Huawei P20 Pro and P20 specs

While the 5.8-inch P20 features dual lenses around the back, the 6.1-inch P20 Pro employs not one, not two , but three Leica-branded rear cameras, each created to serve a unique goal. Earlier this week, Huawei got more bad news when Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai proposed a ban on allowing U.S. wireless carriers to use government subsidies toward telecommunications equipment from China-based manufacturers such as Huawei .

Science Results: affordable iPad with Pencil would be great,... Apple!
Author: 0 Results: affordable iPad with Pencil would be great,... Apple!

The calligraphy-styled logo in the event's invite along with the education focus suggest that Apple will be introducing a new Pencil, which will be compatible with the upcoming affordable iPads. The 9.7-inch iPad could be priced at just $259 (or approx Rs 16,784). However, at a price tag of £99, the Apple Pencil seems a little too pricey to go with this cheaper iPad.

Science Twitter bans cryptocurrency ads
Author: 0 Twitter bans cryptocurrency ads

In January, social media giant Facebook banned all ads promoting cryptocurrencies , including Bitcoin and ICOs . Curiously, that would bar firms such as the largest US -based exchange Coinbase from advertising on the platform, while presumably still allowing Twitter's sister company, Square, to advertise its young Bitcoin buying and selling function on its Cash app .

Science Matt Renshaw to fly to South Africa ahead of fourth Test
Author: 0 Matt Renshaw to fly to South Africa ahead of fourth Test

Steven Smith 's ban from the Johannesburg Test has forced the call-up of Matt Renshaw into the Australian squad, as the former captain Steve Waugh called for Cricket Australia to refocus on the importance of the spirit of the game. Renshaw was dropped at the beginning of the summer and Bancroft subsequently featured in the Ashes against England, which Australia won 4-0. The Queensland batsman played ten Test matches for Australia country and amassed 623 runs with a best of 184 runs.

Science 64 charred in Russian shopping mall fire
Author: 0 64 charred in Russian shopping mall fire

A total of 64 people were killed in the blaze that erupted at a shopping centre in the industrial city on Sunday, one of the deadliest fires in Russian Federation in the past 100 years. Mr Lillevyali told Russian media that his "daughters were left to burn", as he tried to lead rescuers to their location, but said they refused to go any further after they had been ordered elsewhere.

Science First Indexing Out Of Testing, Hitting Select Sites
Author: 0 First Indexing Out Of Testing, Hitting Select Sites

Google does mention at the bottom of the press release that "having mobile-friendly content is still helpful for those looking at ways to perform better in mobile search results". Google has not revealed details about when the rollout of the mobile-first indexing would complete. For example, it began to boost the rank of mobile-friendly webpages on mobile search results back in 2015, and more recently said it was adding a signal that uses page speed to help determine a page's mobile search ...

Science Volkswagen to field pickup truck concept at New York Auto Show
Author: 0 Volkswagen to field pickup truck concept at New York Auto Show

Volkswagen will show off a concept version of the two-row Atlas at this week's New York Auto Show . The automaker is set to reveal a pickup concept at the New York Auto Show on Wednesday, Automotive News reports . If you've spent anytime overseas or south of the border-chances are you may have spotted a Volkswagen pickup truck called the Amarok or a smaller one called the Saveiro.

Science The Boring Company to Launch Toy Building Blocks Made of Earth
Author: 0 The Boring Company to Launch Toy Building Blocks Made of Earth

Its latest, though, is life-size Lego bricks. Musk also answered one Twitter user regarding the bricks' potential for use in creating affordable housing - especially wherever drilling might already be taking place. Musk has stated that the company would not use any public funds for use in their tunneling endeavors, though that has lead to questions about how they would finance their tunnels, and the possible Hyperloop trains to travel within.

Science Pokémon Go quest system is coming this week
Author: 0 Pokémon Go quest system is coming this week

The blog post noted that a "series of mysterious happenings" is going down across the world, with players asked to help research whether they have anything to do with Mew. Just as we predicted, this could revolutionise the game by giving players tasks and rewards, and even gives you the opportunity to catch the rarest ever Pokemon .

Science 64 dead in Russian shopping mall fire mishap
Author: 0 64 dead in Russian shopping mall fire mishap

Mr Puchkov would not confirm how numerous victims were children. This handout picture released by The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry on March 25, 2018, shows emergency vehicles as they gather outside a burning shopping centre in Kemerovo .

Science More than 60 killed in Russian shopping center fire
Author: 0 More than 60 killed in Russian shopping center fire

Some bodies will require genetic testing to identify, officials said . The roofs of two cinema screens also collapsed during the blaze. A woman named Yevgenia told the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda that her niece Vika called her at 4:11, right after the fire broke out, from the movie theater where so numerous children from Treschevsky found themselves trapped.

Science Google Doodle Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Chipko Movement
Author: 0 Google Doodle Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Chipko Movement

The movement strongly followed the Gandhian philosophy of nonviolence. The campaign was inspired by a similar effort in 1730 in Rajasthan when 363 people sacrificed their lives to save trees. What was Chipko movement? Some of the prominent figures of the movement were Dhoom Singh Negi, Bachni Devi, Gaura Devi and Sudesha Devi. It saw a ban on cutting of trees for next 15 years.

Science Hellblade is making the jump to Xbox One
Author: 0 Hellblade is making the jump to Xbox One

Until now, the game was only available on the PlayStation 4 and PC. Developer Ninja Theory confirmed the news on Twitter , confirming the title will be Xbox One X Enhanced at the same time. Ninja Theory further detailed the game's enhancements, which comes with three separate modes for enhanced visuals, higher resolution (dynamic up to full 4K, beating the PS4 Pro's 1440p maximum), and a HD 60 FPS performance mode for those without 4K TVs.

Science 'Mad' Mike Hughes Finally Blasts Off in Homemade Rocket
Author: 0 'Mad' Mike Hughes Finally Blasts Off in Homemade Rocket

For making his rocket, the 61-year old converted a mobile home into a ramp and modified it for the launch. It appeared like the Hughes' launch will be added to his string of failures since his rocket has been losing steam. The launch had been postponed multiple times, partly because Hughes said he couldn't get permission from a federal agency to conduct it on public land.

Science Govt sends query to Cambridge Analytica
Author: 0 Govt sends query to Cambridge Analytica

British authorities left the London offices of disgraced data firm Cambridge Analytica early Saturday after spending seven hours searching for evidence as part of an investigation launched in the wake of recent revelations involving the company's involvement in political matters including the 2016 USA presidential election.

Science Giggs backs Bale to stay at Real amid Man Utd rumours
Author: 0 Giggs backs Bale to stay at Real amid Man Utd rumours

Bale has only started 17 matches in all competitions for Los Blancos this campaign with injury mainly to blame for his lack of match action. The same has been reportedly informed to the Galacticos, and that will certainly bring United and any other pursuers back into the picture.

Science PUBG's New Smaller Map Shown For The First Time
Author: 0 PUBG's New Smaller Map Shown For The First Time

The study states that accessibility, availability, and the freemium model are the key pillars to Epic's success in the still new but soon-to-be-packed Battle Royale genre. Some slightly more specific numbers now indicate that Chinese players are spending twice as much time in the game as those in the US. The mode will also double the rifle drop-rate, ensuring that large squads can drop together in the same area and still find a reasonable amount of gear.

Science YouTube's Firearms Video ban Forces gun Vloggers to PornHub
Author: 0 YouTube's Firearms Video ban Forces gun Vloggers to PornHub

Responding to the policy backlash, a YouTube spokeswoman told Bloomberg that the service "routinely" makes updates to its content guidelines . Spike's Tactical , a Florida-based company that sells firearms and accessories, blasted YouTube in an expletive-laden Facebook missive and suggested it would move its content to Facebook and Instagram .