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Facebooks Now Says Cambridge Analytica Accessed Data Of 87 Million Users

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The firm expects to hear more details about the issue, and further data policy changes, from Zuckerberg when the company reports its first quarter earnings. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for the privacy flub last month, and explained that it began with a personality quiz app that was installed by around 300,000 users. Read More »

YouTube shooter went to gun range the morning before massacre: Cops

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Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital said Thursday that a 36-year-old man remains hospitalized but has been upgraded to fair condition. The woman - identified as 39-year-old San Diego resident Nasim Najafi Aghdam - was found sleeping in her vehicle around 1:40 a.m.in a parking lot about 30 miles south of the YouTube campus in San Bruno. Read More »

Apple Stops Signing iOS 11.2.6, Downgrades and Restores No Longer Possible

Apple also removed virus-scanning apps from the App Store, as well as apps that were clones of others, and other low quality apps. The decline is said to come as a result of stricter Apple app review guidelines in addition to the "technical change that eliminated many old apps that were not updated to support 64-bit architecture". Read More »

Federal, BC privacy czars team up to investigate Facebook and AggregateIQ

Sandberg and other Facebook officials knew about the Cambridge Analytica breach two and a half years ago. "We will be using the same technology here in the upcoming referendum", said a spokeswoman for Facebook Ireland. So Facebook will be disabling the feature and will also make changes to account recovery to reduce the risk of scraping. "This will make it much harder for people to run pages using fake accounts, or to grow virally and spread misinformation or divisive content ... Read More »

Facebook adding "unsend message" feature after Zuckerberg bust retracting messages

Codacons said just 57 Italians downloaded the Cambridge Analytica app, but that an estimated 214,000 Italians could be affected because the data mined extended to also the users' friends. The offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA) in central London, March 20, 2018. Facebook has been working on a secret project that asked hospitals to share anonymized patient data, according to a report from CNBC . Read More »

Reliance Jio offering 102GB data at Rs 251 for IPL fans

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Merely by reducing data prices even the most conservative estimates show that due to Reliance's entry the annual financial savings to the consumer has been to the tune of $10 billion. New users can download the app while existing users will receive automatically updated notifications. It said econometric analysis shows that through widespread network effects, Jios entry would boost Indias GDP by about 5.65 per cent, if everything else in the economy remains constant. Read More »

Indonesia won't block Facebook despite massive Cambride Analytica data breach

CA has been warned it could face compensation claims from affected Facebook users if it is established that it used their data for political purposes "without having a lawful basis for doing so". Over 1 million Indonesians reportedly had their Facebook information "improperly shared with [political consultancy firm] Cambridge Analytica", according to Facebook on Wednesday. Read More »

Austria bans headscarf for girls

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The Austrian government, formed by the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP, conservative) and the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ, nationalist), announced Wednesday the drafting of a new bill banning schoolgirls from wearing the Islamic veil, said EFE . Read More »

64-bit Windows on ARM announcement expected soon

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The next update is said to come soon from the RS4 branch. Microsoft has announced that the latest Windows 10Insider Preview Build is ready for download for folks who are opted into Skip Ahead. Microsoft has also updated the Settings for Sets via Settings - System - Multitasking. Users can drag an app tab around within the set or combine tabbed app windows into Sets. Read More »

Fortnite earns $15 million in its first month on iOS

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Once it became available for all iPhone users to download and play, the game began earning over $1.6 million every single day. The first week of Fortnite's iOS launch saw the title as an invite-only test period , which in itself raked in $1.5 million. Read More »

Ubisoft opens Winnipeg studio to develop world building tech

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Last month, Ubisoft announced new studios in Mumbai, India and Odesa, Ukraine . "The mandate for the Ubisoft Winnipeg studio is important and will directly support many of our most successful, world-renowned brands, such as Assassin's Creed , Far Cry and Watch_Dogs - all games that are based on an open-world and systemic gameplay approach", said Mallat. Read More »

Walt Disney Co (DIS) Position Lowered by Grimes & Company Inc

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Disney Walt Co now has $153.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $35.35. About 1.57 million shares traded. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $13000 target in Monday, August 14 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, January 6 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

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Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 98,803,049 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $10,497,824,000 after acquiring an additional 2,131,932 shares during the period. At the movement Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is under coverage by number of analysts. Therefore 48% are positive. 29 are the (NYSE: DIS)'s ratings reports on 5 April 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Read More »

Firewatch confirmed debut to the Nintendo Switch

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Firewatch was revealed with a simple tweet from developers Campo Santo, along with a suitable image and a link to their site's Switch section . Firewatch was first released in February 2016 on PC, and PS4. And in case you're not sure why this is good news, check out our in-depth review of the game on Xbox One to learn just why this should be on your radar. Read More »

What Analysts Recommend on Fitbit Inc (FIT)?

By seeing it past volatility it showed that volatility for the week is 4.94% while volatility for the month is 3.80%. The company's beta value stood at 0. In a bear trend, sell when prices pullback up to the 20-period moving average. At times when price is in a downtrend and the moving average is in a downtrend as well, and price tests the SMA above and is rejected a few consecutive times (i.e. Read More »

PUBG Developer Suing 'Clone' Game Developers

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The company is arguing that the games not only copy specific gameplay elements but also the look and feel of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . "Celebratory references to chicken" garners a mention as well, referring to the popular "winner victor chicken dinner" message within PUBG and its usage in memes and social media, referring to this (and other aspects such as frying pan weapons ) as "ornamental flair" which has nonetheless gained "secondary meaning" through association with PUBG ... Read More »

Manchester City get a match with Tinder

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Dating app Tinder has entered into the world of sport for the first time, inking a partnership with Manchester City. Manchester City have got lucky and jumped into bed with Tinder after talks broke down between the dating app and the team's rivals, Manchester United. Read More »

Spyro The Dragon to return in remastered original trilogy

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If that isn't enough evidence pointing towards a Switch release for Spyro Remastered I don't know what is. What Toys for Bob was required to do for the just-announced Spyro: Reignited Trilogy is quite a good example of the amount of work a software house has to go through in order to achieve such a splendid result (at least from the trailer and screenshots we've seen thus far). Read More »

SC vacates stay on sale of RCom's wireless assets to RJio

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The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Friday permitted Reliance Infratel, the Joint Lenders Forum led by State Bank of India and the prospective buyer of Reliance Infratel's tower and fibre assets, Reliance Jio Infocom, to reach "an agreement on sale deed" with respect to the sale, but not give effect to the agreement till the tribunal arrived at a final decision. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg says he's not ideal but should still lead Facebook

The social network has increased its use of facial recognition technology. "The problem is that the people Facebook is trying to "tag" did not consent to being identified", says EPIC president Marc Rotenberg. Last month, the Ministry of Electronics and IT had issued a notice to Facebook, asking if the personal data of Indian users had been compromised by Cambridge Analytica or any other entities. Read More »

The Division dev rumored to be making Battle Royale game

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Ubisoft is said to have asked Massive to start looking into how a Battle Royale game from the developer would look like, with the devs said they could make a game in a "short amount of time". We already know that Activision are working on a Battle Royale style game, and we'd be shocked if EA, and indeed most other major publishers, didn't also have rivals to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite underway. Read More »

Facebook just rolled out some really big privacy fixes

Scandal-hit Facebook has pressed pause on a plan to combine patients' medical data with information on them from their social networking activity. It has also prompted calls for Facebook to be more transparent about how it handles user data. Read More »

Shareholder Webster Bank Lifted Charles Schwab Corp/The (SCHW) Position

The stock traded with the average Volume of 7.43 Million at the end of last session. About 1.65M shares traded. It has outperformed by 19.17% the S&P500. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Kallsen Terri R sold $494,424 worth of stock or 9,156 shares. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW ) shares are up more than 0.74% this year and recently increased 1.17% or $0.6 to settle at $51.75. Read More »

Brokerages Anticipate Activision Blizzard, Inc

Coty Inc now has $13.84 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.21% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $66.27. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $6.83 but made a 58.57% recovery since then. Read More »

Aurora Station: First-ever luxury hotel in space announced

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Would you want to spend some time in a luxury space hotel? Bunger said the space module for Aurora Station would be assembled in-house in Houston, starting in early to mid-2019, with some components provided by outside suppliers. The hotel will operate about 200 miles above Earth in what is called Low Earth Orbit. The company even promises a heroes welcome for guests returning to Earth after their stay. Read More »

Facebook underestimating privacy scandal: cybersecurity expert

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Speaking to the press in Berlin on Thursday, she labelled Facebook as a "network of opacity" and demanded consequences for the firm in response to its mishandling of private user data, Xinhua news agency reported . "I think we're very confident that that was in compliance with the FTC consent decree", she said. "I write to clarify that there is an element of mischief in the story, with the reporter disingenuously seeking to drag the People's Democratic Party into the report, and make the ... Read More »

Chevrolet Cruze and Spark: Check out the updates on Chevy's small cars

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In the rear, you'll notice new taillights and a new valence that pushes the exhaust outlets toward the corners to accentuate the car's width. An 8-inch touchscreen with Chevrolet's latest infotainment software is standard across the Malibu lineup, and a new 8-inch driver information display is available on the top Premier model. Read More »

Lunar XPRIZE restarts its space race, but the reward has changed

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The foundation declared in January that, after a few augmentations of the prize due date, Google chose not to proceed with its prize sponsorship. "These space entrepreneurs are developing long-term business models around lunar transportation , and we can not give up on them now", said Chanda Gonzales-Mowrer, senior director of prizes at XPrize . Read More »

IOS App Store shrinks as number of new apps falls for first time ever

Both Apple's App Store and Google Play experienced years of consistent growth up until 2017, at which point Google's store jumped 30 percent to 3.6 million apps, while Apple dropped 5 percent-from 2.2 million to 2.1 million. Yes, some apps still release for iOS first, but the lure of Android's large market share may be causing devs who were going iOS-only to rethink and consider an Android app too. Read More »

Amazon.com (AMZN) Receives "Buy" Rating from Wells Fargo

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It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500. Olsavsky Brian T also sold $3.42M worth of Amazon .com, Inc. ( NASDAQ : AMZN ) for 218 shs. Trump's figure appears to have come from an opinion piece previous year in the Wall Street Journal , written by an investor whose firm held shares in FedEx. Read More »

Vanguard Group Inc. Uplifts Holding in Kindred Healthcare Inc. (KND)

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It has underperformed by 5.74% the S&P500. The health services provider reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. On Wednesday, July 6 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Neutral". The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Sell" on Tuesday, November 8. Read More »