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Facebook apologises for data scandal in UK newspaper ads

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Zuckerberg and Facebook first apologized earlier this week and announced plans for new tools to help people protect their data. Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that a British consultancy improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target U.S. Read More »

Self-taught rocket scientist 'Mad' Mike Hughes blasts off into California sky

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The limo driver converted a mobile home into a ramp and modified it to launch from a vertical angle. While the 61-year-old man now works as a limo driver, Hughes has a history in building rockets and a deep understanding of physics. Now Mike has branded the place as 'Rocket Town'. He had got a lot of negative reaction for his plans and he was labelled a crackpot for launching a home-made rocket contraption. Read More »

Airtel's VoLTE Beta program is giving away 30GB of free data

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Clients will get the primary portion of 10GB data to download the most recent OS and empower VoLTE switch, at that point the following portion of 10GB will be credited following a month of consistently giving system criticism and the last 10GB data will be credited after the eighth week. Read More »

British Authorities Search Offices of Cambridge Analytica

In a statement Friday, the company reiterated its previous claims that it did not use any of the data during its work for Trump. Elizabeth Denham, head of the ICO, sought the warrant after a whistleblower said Cambridge Analytica had gathered private information of 50 million Facebook users to support Donald Trump's 2016 US presidential campaign. Read More »

How much should we care about the Facebook 'fiasco'?

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Speaking ahead of the Data Summit, Mr Mackay said: "Scotland already has impressive data infrastructure and skills, with world class research taking place in our universities and a thriving data business sector". A growing number of people are deleting it, or at least wrestling with whether they should, in light of its latest privacy debacle. Google , Facebook , Twitter and the rest; all of them are hoovering up as much user data as they can legally acquire, and then effectively selling ... Read More »

India's asks Cambridge Analytica for information on data

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A High Court judge had granted the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) a warrant for the search on Friday evening. In a statement on Friday before the 18 enforcement officers went in, the ICO said, "We're pleased with the decision of the judge and we plan to execute the warrant shortly". Read More »

Vivo V9 launched in India, priced at Rs. 22990

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Paytm is giving cashback of Rs. 2,299 on using the code "VIVOV9", while Amazon is giving cashback of 5 percent in the form of Pay balance. It will go on sale from April 2, and will also be available offline across the country from the same date. Read More »

China hits back on Trump tariffs as Europe off hook for now

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Trump is "deliberately" relating trade measures to foreign policy, such as granting exemptions from some of the new tariffs to countries with security partnerships with the US, which will likely encourage these nations to take sides and adopt a hard-line policy toward China, Raymond Yeung and Daniel Wilson, analysts at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, said in a note. Read More »

PUBG is getting a new event mode

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Let the battle royale battle royale begin. It's probably a reason to be there, and an intention to be left as it is at this moment, giving the servers a chance to breathe since most of the players being killed are leaving the match. 1 game on the Steam marketplace, dwarfing global mainstays like Dota 2 and Counter-Strike. A smaller map does seem like an excellent way to shake things up in PUBG . Read More »

Price Target Analysis of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)

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The stock has "Buy" rating by Loop Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 13. Summit Redstone Partners upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Wednesday, December 13 report. Technical analysis of Western Digital Corporation (WDC) stock includes the study of technical indicators and past trends. Macquarie Research downgraded the shares of BBDB in report on Thursday, February 18 to "Underperform" rating. Read More »

Gun bloggers turn to PornHub after YouTube crackdown

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YouTube has promised to monitor and remove all offending content and to suspend those who fail to comply with the rules. YouTube prohibits certain kinds of content featuring firearms. Following YouTube's announcement that it would ramp up restrictions on gun videos, some prominent content creators have pledged a boycott or are attempting to find new homes on other sharing platforms-including, oddly enough, Pornhub . Read More »

1st weekend of spring: cool/breezy, with a few rain and snow showers!

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Stay tuned for updates, there could still be changes to this forecast depending on the temperature profile and when and if rain changes to snow in some of these locations. "The amount of accumulation during that time can vary", Silverman said, "but throughout both of those counties people could see anywhere from 4 to 8 inches of snow". Read More »

Moors & Cabot Inc. Trims Position in Nokia (NOK)

When the current stock price is trading close to either the 52-week high or 52-week low, investors may pay closer attention to see if there will be a breakthrough that level. Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK ) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. A rating of 4 or 5 represents a Sell idea. The ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, also known as Relative volume was observed at 0.85, validating the stock's In Play state. Read More »

Facebook adds admin privileges for Messenger group chats

When the other person clicks on that link, they're taken straight to the group - assuming they have Facebook Messenger installed on their device. Facebook Messenger's product manager Drew Moxon few hours ago announced some features for the app that gives the Group admins more power than ever. Read More »

Instagram Finally Tweaks Its Feed Algorithm So You Can See Newer Posts

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San Francisco: Popular photo-sharing platform Instagram is bringing changes to its posts to "improve" after facing backlash from users for doing away with a chronological feed. "Based on your feedback, we're making changes to ensure that newer posts are more likely to appear first in feed". They will be testing out a " New Posts " button that will allow you the freedom to choose whether to refresh your feed or to continue browsing from where you left off, for those times when you had to ... Read More »

Wales coach Giggs: Man Utd job was lonely

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Bale was on fire for Wales as he scored a hatrick to become Wales's new all-time record goalscorer in their 6-0 win over China in the China Cup that saw him reach 29 worldwide goals, one more than Liverpool legend Ian Rush. Gareth Bale reportedly fears he could be sent packing from Real Madrid if Zinedine Zidane stays on as manager past this summer, although Jose Mourinho is said to risk ruining a potential move to Manchester United. Read More »

Israel Opens Investigation Into Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Breach

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A whistleblower claims that the company illegally obtained private information from tens of millions of Facebook profiles without consent and in violation of company policies. On how many apps Facebook will investigate: "It will be in the thousands". Proceeding to defend Facebook , Zuckerberg wrote in his post that they learnt about Kogan sharing data from his app with Cambridge Analytica in 2015 from journalists. Read More »

Apple Confirms Siri Bug That Exposes Notifications Will Be Fixed

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Brazilian site Mac Magazine has found that , even with this feature enabled, anyone can reveal the contents of your hidden notifications simply by asking for a little help from the virtual assistant. The one exception is Apple's own Messages app, where Siri will read them only if the phone is unlocked. The iOS 11 has been riddled with so many bugs and half-baked functionality that some of the users preferred to stick to the previous version. Read More »

Space mission for World Cup opening ball

Johnson, appearing before lawmakers, said he agreed with that assessment. "I think Brazil has improved in the last one-and-a-half years with the change in manager". "But, as I say, it's a hard tournament". He, along with his daughter, was poisoned with a nerve agent and Britain has maintained that Russian Federation is responsible for the killing. Read More »

Apple's got an orange trick: It's called a cheaper iPad

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Kuo also shared that this particular predicament saw a slowdown October of 2017, which gave Apple leeway to fully stock-up on the device. CNBC has reported that Apple intends to introduce a radically new iPhone in 2020. Still, demand for tablets is weak. However, Apple will be achieving this milestone irrespective of the Make in India strategy as the company manages to ship 3 million devices every year. Read More »

Hulk Hogan at the Hall of Fame?

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Cena, who has been known to heal faster than most humans from injuries, seems to be on board with the decision too, based on what he's seen over the years. "He's gone through every single protocol, 10-fold". "He worked his a** off to make that happen". He added that his wife and fellow wrestler Brie Bella encouraged him to return. Read More »

Celebrating Earth Hour with sustainable efforts

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A WWF release said that approximately 50 per cent of the Indian population depends directly on natural resources even as 70 per cent of our surface water is polluted and 60 per cent of groundwater sources are expected to be critical by the next decade. Read More »

Taco Bell announces line of tortilla chips

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They just announced they're making a new line of tortilla chips that taste like their sauce packets. "We wanted to create tortilla chips that stood out as uniquely Taco Bell, in both their sauce packet flavors and packaging". "It definitely has more of a kick than the other two, but shouldn't scare off people who aren't used to eating spicy foods", Sherman said, explaining that the level of spice is "less potent than regular Tabasco sauce". Read More »

Easy lifestyle changes could prevent 3500 cancer cases

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The Daily Mail quoted Rachel Rawson, of Breast Cancer Care: "We can not turn a blind eye to the evidence that both being overweight and drinking alcohol increase the risk of developing breast cancer". The research team says the new United Kingdom cancer rates have increased by 7% over the past decade which could be increased by about 2% every year. Read More »

Amazon Delivery Drones Will Soon Understand Your Angry Shouting and Fly Away

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The document included several illustrations of the design, one of which shows the delivery drone and a man outside his home. Thanks to this technology, "the human receiver will be able to communicate with the vehicle through gestures, which will help the drone along its way to the place of delivery", as the Amazon's representatives inform in the patent. Read More »

Stock Analysts: Should You Listen?: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

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Without volume, it becomes more hard to buy or sell securities when you want to, and at the price you want. Technical analysis is as a method that applies to take a guess of future price trends through analyzing market action. Stocks Market Cap (SMC) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own. Read More »

Guccifer 2.0 'lone hacker' is reportedly Russian intelligence officer

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The report noted that Guccifer 2 .0 slipped up and forgot to cover his tracks, allowing investigators to learn that he was actually an officer working with Russia's military intelligence directorate (GRU). Guccifer 2 .0 leaked DNC materials to Wikileaks and pretty much any GOP operative that wanted the goods. The hack exposed embarrassing details about Hillary Clinton's campaign and the DNC's inner workings. Read More »

US Law Enforcement Using Fingerprints of Dead Suspects to Unlock iPhones

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Citing people close to local and federal police investigations in NY and OH, the report says that it is "relatively common fingerprints of the deceased to be depressed on the scanner of Apple iPhones" adding that there has been times where law enforcement has successfully gained access to a dead person's iPhone . Read More »

Naspers to sell some Tencent shares

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In the past, both Naspers and Tencent have backed several Indian startups, including Flipkart, Ola, Makemytrip-Ibibo, Swiggy, Practo, Gaana and PayU. Tencent Holdings Ltd had recently crossed $500 billion in market capitalisation and is listed on the Nasdaq and Hong Kong markets. Read More »