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Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Easily Hacked

After the recent Galaxy Note 7 debacle, the company acknowledged their fault and got nearly everything right - except one thing: the "facial recognition" feature on the phone. It's worth pointing out, however, that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + are yet to hit stores and ship to preorder customers. Samsung's cameras rely on standard 2D facial recognition technology, which everyone knew could be easily tricked with two-dimensional photos.

Science India to sign civil nuclear energy agreement with Bangladesh
Author: 0 India to sign civil nuclear energy agreement with Bangladesh

Agreements on defence cooperation and civil nuclear cooperation are expected to be signed among 25 to 30 agreements during Hasina's four-day visit starting from April 7. "She is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi there", said a source in the chief minister's office Wednesday, on strict condition of anonymity.

Author: 0 US Rep. Maxine Waters: Bill O'Reilly 'needs to go to jail'

This week around 50 advertisers left Mr O'Reilly's programme, "The O'Reilly Factor ", among them several auto brands, including Mercedes-Benz and Toyota's Lexus, as well as GlaxoSmithKline , a drugs company. The Times had revealed over the weekend that Fox News' parent company 21st Century Fox had paid settlements totaling $13 million to five women to keep quiet about alleged mistreatment at the hands of Fox's prime-time star.

Science Motorola Moto Z's successor will be called Moto Z2
Author: 0 Motorola Moto Z's successor will be called Moto Z2

This is probably not the first time that you must be hearing about the successor of the previously announced Moto Z. Speculations and image renders about the device have been making rounds for quite some time now. From all these, we can say that this year's variant of the Moto Z family will take after the Galaxy S8 in shipping with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC that will be paired with 4GB RAM.

Science NASA tests new astronaut zip line escape at Cape Canaveral
Author: 0 NASA tests new astronaut zip line escape at Cape Canaveral

Develop an emergency egress system . Watch video of the zipline testing at Complex 41. They will embark on Boeing Starliner capsules which will be developed by the Commercial Crew Program of the agency. NASA will implement zip safety system to be used by astronauts in case of emergency. "We look forward to spaceflight operations next year knowing that every measure to protect the flight and ground crew has been employed".

Science When America joined WWI and became a global power
Author: 0 When America joined WWI and became a global power

Perhaps not surprisingly the prevailing account fits into a broader, widely accepted and promoted narrative about the United States role generally in the modern world. Yet it also marked the coming of age of the American military, which transformed itself overnight from a small army engaged in regional battles into a major powerhouse - a role it maintains to this day.

Science Spotify is considering a direct listing, instead of traditional IPO
Author: 0 Spotify is considering a direct listing, instead of traditional IPO

However, there have been reports Universal Music Group blocked its subsidiary labels from allowing exclusive distribution deals with streaming services. As of April 4, Universal artists can now choose to release albums behind a paywall, while the singles would still be available to the masses for free.

Science Nunes stepping aside from House Russia investigation
Author: 0 Nunes stepping aside from House Russia investigation

The House intelligence committee met earlier Thursday, but Nunes did not tell members during that meeting of his decision, a source said. As Mak notes, the committee has an equal number of Democrats and Republicans on it, and it also has subpoena power to compel Nunes to testify.

Science Microsoft 'maybe' working on new Windows 10 Device with Dual Display
Author: 0 Microsoft 'maybe' working on new Windows 10 Device with Dual Display

At the moment, tech fans are hoping that Microsoft will pitch in the official Surface Pro 5 details to confirm some of the rumored specs. The regular screen is on one side while the e-paper display is on the opposite side. The patent also explained that the regular screen may display thumbnails of the cover album of the song being played using the static user controls. However, other sources claim that it is unlikely for the Surface Phone to be launched this 2017 and is likely to see its first ...

Author: 0 The Oppenheimer Holdings Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Comcast Co. (CMCSA)

Curbstone Financial Management Corp now owns 13,752 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $517,000 after buying an additional 6,876 shares during the last quarter. If you are accessing this report on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright law. The legal version of this article can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/04/06/comcast-co-cmcsa-receives-40-05-average-pt-from-analysts-updated-updated.html.

Author: 0 Showdown at hand over Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., left, and Sen. "Democrats would filibuster Ruth Bader Ginsburg if President Donald Trump nominated her", said McConnell, R-Ky., naming one of the more liberal sitting justices. With Republicans failing to secure the 60 votes needed to avoid a filibuster, majority leader Mitch McConnell is set to invoke the so-called nuclear option, killing the ability of Democrats to indefinitely delay Gorsuch and allowing a simple GOP majority to confirm him.

Science Journey to Un'goro Release Date Revealed
Author: 0 Journey to Un'goro Release Date Revealed

The highly anticipated Journey to Un'Goro patch has finally gone live, preparing Hearthstone for the imminent arrival of the new expansion pack. Blizzard's now offering login rewards for players who log in during the run up to Journey to Un'Goro's release , and the debut of the new year.

Author: 0 Putin ready to meet Trump at Arctic summit in Finland

He got it slightly wrong: It was former President George H.W. Bush who made that promise, and he said " Read my lips". "Everything else is lies, inventions and provocations" used by "some political forces in the US.to strengthen their position", said Putin.

Author: 0 Stairs fall puts favourite in doubt for Masters

After rain plagued practice this week and washed out Wednesday's Par-3 Contest, high winds and cooler temperatures are expected for at least the first two rounds of play. It would be about how he slayed his Augusta National demon before Spieth did. "I like the elevation changes, the side-hill lies, the pull to Rae's Creek, the way it affects putts".

Science Hail, strong winds accompany storm across Kentucky
Author: 0 Hail, strong winds accompany storm across Kentucky

The storms were expected to pack more intensity and last longer than Monday's severe weather, said Richard Thacker, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Charleston, on Wednesday morning. A statement from forecasters in Raleigh says severe storms are expected to pass through the region during the night Wednesday . Augusta National also closed Monday because of heavy rains .

Author: 0 Browsing histories for sale

President Trump on Monday signed a measure reversing rules that would have required internet providers to get consent before selling your browsing history. "If they do [go in that direction] I think there'll be a massive outcry". That is an irresistible target for hackers. When looking at the perspective of large internet companies, they are elated because they are now not forced to abide by unreasonably strict guidelines regarding the types of consumer information they can legally collect.

Science Pebble Updates Watches So They Keep Ticking Beyond the Grave
Author: 0 Pebble Updates Watches So They Keep Ticking Beyond the Grave

The latest update from the storied smart wearable maker will extend the validity of its smartwatches for a bit longer by removing their dependency on cloud servers, enabling its devices to work without the Pebble services. iOS users can update their Pebble app from the iTunes App Store right away, while Android users can enrol in the Pebble beta program to use these features.

Science Potential severe weather outbreak on Wednesday
Author: 0 Potential severe weather outbreak on Wednesday

The weather service said it had gotten reports of baseball-sized hail in the west Alabama town of Camden, but only small ice pellets fell at the McGraw-Webb Chevrolet Inc. While we are not 100% sold on this prospect, it's time to start preparing for that possibility. Freshen up on where to go if a Warning is issued. "I also want to encourage individuals to stay weather-aware and have a method to receive the latest weather alerts".

Science Severe storms possible Wednesday across central Ohio
Author: 0 Severe storms possible Wednesday across central Ohio

It knocked two trees down on a mobile home, with maximum wind speeds of 85 miles per hour, a maximum width of about 75 yards and it stormed across three quarters of a mile, Outlaw said. "That system is going to bring a lot of the ingredients required to organize severe weather with it". Freshen up on where to go if a Warning is issued.

Science Developing Asia to fuel global growth but risks ahead: ADB
Author: 0 Developing Asia to fuel global growth but risks ahead: ADB

Asian Development Bank expects the upcoming federal budget in June 2017 which would be likely to prioritize measures envisaging steps to foster economic expansion in 2017-18 fiscal year, the election year. Only the Philippines is seen slowing, from 6.8% in 2016 - an election year - to 6.4% this year. The average annual inflation eased to 5.9 percent from 6.4 percent in the previous year largely due to lower global commodity prices, steady domestic supply and a stable taka-dollar exchange rate.

Author: 0 U.S. comment terse on latest North Korea missile

The earlier one in February flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles). One expert said it could have been a test of a new missile intended as a stepping stone toward developing a solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the US mainland.

Science Australian regulator sues Apple alleging iPhone 'bricking'
Author: 0 Australian regulator sues Apple alleging iPhone 'bricking'

According to a report in news.com.au on Thursday, the proceedings in the Federal Court in Melbourne against Apple allege that the company made false, misleading, or deceptive representations about consumers' rights under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Science Twitter creates 'lite' version for data-starved users
Author: 0 Twitter creates 'lite' version for data-starved users

The web app should be particularly useful in South Africa, where data prices are notoriously high , but smart phone usage is on the rise . To accelerate growth, Twitter needed to find ways to encourage new users; with Twitter Lite, people who worry about spending too much money on data plans won't have to be as fearful.

Author: 0 China continues to fuel growing Korean crisis; Misled world on coal imports

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile from the Sinpo region on its east coast into the sea off the Korean Peninsula, South Korea's military says. Unfortunately, Mr Trump has done the precise opposite: targeting countries that run big import surpluses with the U.S. with a review of "trade abuses" and threatening retaliatory measures.

Science High Wind Warning issued for Cheektowaga
Author: 0 High Wind Warning issued for Cheektowaga

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday evening. Winds this strong are capable of downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly causing isolated power outages.

Science UN council postpones vote on Syria resolution
Author: 0 UN council postpones vote on Syria resolution

Trump's willingness to accept that he now bears some responsibility for Syria's conflict marks a significant moment for an "America First" president who has vowed to focus narrowly on USA interests. In questioning, Trump declared that this "flexibility" had led him to change his mind on Assad and on Syria. "The truth is that Assad, Russia, and Iran have no interest in peace", she said.

Science 89 after free trial
Author: 0 89 after free trial

With Google Play Music All Access, you can listen and download unlimited songs on your device for offline listening. Google is Launching its Play Music Subscription service in India to take on Apple Music. Additionally, Google is also offering free cloud storage with a Play Music All Access subscription. Where Google scores are the ability to stream your own songs from your phone on the same app.

Science Can Tesla Sell 150000 Cars This Year?
Author: 0 Can Tesla Sell 150000 Cars This Year?

Tesla shares reached an all-time high topping $292 each on Monday, after the release of a report showing a 69 percent increase in electric auto deliveries compared to a year ago, according to ZeroHedge . And when it comes to auto sales, Tesla sold 40,697 vehicles in the US last year, according to researcher IHS Markit. This came on the back of the company struggling to meet its deliveries in the previous year.

Science Severe weather expected Wednesday
Author: 0 Severe weather expected Wednesday

The high winds forecast with the storm could lead to structural damage to buildings, downed trees and power outages, Pfaff wrote in the bulletin. A unsafe weather system packing severe thunderstorms was expected to roll through the U.S. Isolated areas could see totals up to 2 inches, but the heavy rain shouldn't be prolonged enough to cause flooding issues. Chatham Emergency Management Agency spokesman Randall Mathews said the agency expects the severe thunderstorms between 2 p.m.

Science Kashmir youth sacrificing lives for sake of resolution: Farooq Abdullah
Author: 0 Kashmir youth sacrificing lives for sake of resolution: Farooq Abdullah

The polling for the same will be held on April 9. But he is a stone pelter. The NC leader added, "Its not a fight between parties like PDP and NC, it is a fight to defeat communal forces and to protect secularism". Referring to the 1994 Parliament resolution that Pakistan -occupied Kashmir (PoK) be liberated from the neighbouring country and be merged with India, Singh said Abdullah's party had supported the position.

Science Atlus isn't keen on Persona 5 streaming
Author: 0 Atlus isn't keen on Persona 5 streaming

Persona 5 has now released worldwide for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, but Atlus has made it clear that they don't want major story points spoiled through streaming gameplay or sharing screenshots. You'll decide what you do on the day-to-day, but in your quest to experience everything that the game has to offer you'll hit all the same major story points as everyone else.

Science White House tries to woo GOP lawmakers with revised health care bill
Author: 0 White House tries to woo GOP lawmakers with revised health care bill

By repealing the two rules, people who do get sick could see prices so high for their coverage that it would be virtually impossible for them to afford insurance. Top House conservatives and moderates met with Pence into the evening Tuesday in hopes of finding common ground, but the odds for success seemed long.

Author: 0 I won't upgrade to Samsung's Galaxy S8. Here's why

The 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 is priced starting at $720, while the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus will sell for around $840. Google's 2016 flagships are a new product line for the tech giant. This allows Samsung to cram a larger 5.8-inch screen into a physically smaller phone. As a result, the S8 is actually 1.5mm narrower in width than the S7, and the S8 Plus just 0.5mm wider than the S7 Edge's.

Author: 0 We've known since November that Zuma wanted to axe Gordhan

The ultra-left EFF party said in a statement the Nkandla saga "renders him (Zuma) unfit to hold the high office of President". Last week, EFF leader Julius Malema said that his party would support the motion of no-confidence against Zuma, and that the EFF had the support of some of the ANC top leaders.

Science Man charged in fatal shootings of 4 at Chicago restaurant
Author: 0 Man charged in fatal shootings of 4 at Chicago restaurant

Maurice Harris faces four counts of first-degree murder in the March 30 slayings in the South Shore neighborhood, Chicago police said. More details were expected to be released at an 11:30 a.m. "It certainly doesn't make me as a Chicagoan and as a leader of this department any less angry and disgusted at the destruction some individuals are willing to cause by their own hand".

Science Starbucks iMessage App Lets You Send Digital Gift Cards With Apple Pay
Author: 0 Starbucks iMessage App Lets You Send Digital Gift Cards With Apple Pay

The new feature is easy to install and access. For those who do frequent Starbucks and also use iMessage, you'll be pleased to learn that you will be able to do that now . Who's In is an iMessage app that lets you set up casual get-togethers like Facebook events, directly from your text messages. You will notice that you can review your order much more easily now on the iOS app.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8: Specs, Price And Everything You Need to Know

It also brings cool features like image recognition and language translation on board the S8 smartphones. The S8 features Bixby, Samsung's new artificial intelligent digital assistant, which responds to spoken commands, allowing users to control their phones with their voices alone.

Science IOS 10.3 May Have Reenabled Some iCloud Settings - Here's How to Check
Author: 0 IOS 10.3 May Have Reenabled Some iCloud Settings - Here's How to Check

Well, just to recall, iOS 10.3 update didn't support 32-bit device support. The tool shipped to iPhone and iPad users with the latest update, to iOS 10.3. It is advisable to have the device's battery charged substantially and use a Wi-Fi connection for the download as it is faster and more stable. The key highlight of the iOS 10.3 update is that it allow Siri to deliver live cricket scores, and answers to all cricket related queries as well.

Science Apple Store Down Ahead Of Red IPhone 7 Release
Author: 0 Apple Store Down Ahead Of Red IPhone 7 Release

You can not buy any Apple product online right now. We are talking about an OLED screen, a great first for the manufacturer, a Touch ID integrated on the screen, a quick recharge (and wireless) ... Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in (Product) RED color option is available in select countries. Some of the proceeds from the (PRODUCT) RED versions go to the Global Fund to eradicate AIDS.

Science Masters Par 3 contest called off for first time
Author: 0 Masters Par 3 contest called off for first time

Another round of severe storms threatened the Augusta area on Wednesday. The light-hearted event gives the players a chance to really ease into the weekend where they'll all be fighting for the golf season's first major. Johnson won at Riviera in February to become the world's top-ranked player and last month captured World Golf Championship Mexico and Match-Play titles.

Science Mosul shows difficulty of removing militants from urban area
Author: 0 Mosul shows difficulty of removing militants from urban area

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Raad al-Hussein called on Iraqi and US-led coalition forces "to undertake an urgent review of tactics to ensure that the impact on civilians is reduced to an absolute minimum". "Iraq needs a plan similar to the Marshall Plan .to present assistance to Iraqis and support development and overcome the effect of war against (IS) terrorist gangs", Jaafari said, according to his office.

Author: 0 Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families

Kelly was also pressed on separating mothers from their children at the border, but said that they would only be separated "if the child's life is in danger" or if the mother is an addict. Besides funding for the wall, other questions remain, such as how companies working on its construction will be protected and how small businesses will be included in its construction.

Science Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies
Author: 0 Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

Dyer said TASER had a virtual monopoly on electric weapons and had already sold body cameras to most of the big police departments that have made a decision on the technology. "Taser will remain one of our flagship products, but now as a single focused product brand for our suite of smart weapons". "Times are changing - and so are we", Smith said.

Author: 0 FOMC minutes reveal when Fed may shrink balance sheet

Since the Fed began to gradually end accommodation and is now increasing interest rates, it is time to gradually phase out those assets, according to fundamentalists. Capital Economics predicts December as the most likely meeting for the introduction of the new policy to occur, and that the federal funds rate will rest between 1.5% and 1.75% by that time.

Author: 0 Trump Has Strong Words After Syria Attack - But What Next?

The draft resolution circulated among UN Security Council members on Tuesday evening condemns the attack in Khan Sheykhun reported on April 4 and expresses its full support for the incident's investigation by the Fact-Finding Mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism.