Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

Facebook 'Willing' to Meet with EU Regulators over Widening Data Scandal Facebook 'Willing' to Meet with EU Regulators over Widening Data Scandal

Facebook disclosed in September that Russians under fake names had used the social network to try to influence US voters in the months before and after the 2016 election, writing about inflammatory subjects, setting up events and buying ads.

Man shot in the chest after road rage incident Man shot in the chest after road rage incident

Police say they arrested the man responsible for fatally stabbing another man during a road rage incident this week. The BMW driver assaulted Gilbert Serna, a 56-year-old passenger in the truck, police say, inflicting fatal injuries before driving ...

Consumer groups to approach FTC over Facebook's facial recognition

Also, some users who logged in to Facebook through Android devices discovered that Facebook had been collecting information about phone calls they made and text messages they sent. The tool was discovered by TechCrunch , which noticed a discre...

App Store Saw 'First Ever Decline' in Number of Apps Due to Stricter Guidelines

Google Play has, in contrast, outpaced Apple's App Store since 2012, but 2017 marked the biggest gap between the two platforms. The decline can be attributed in part to Apple's decision back in 2016 to remove old apps that were no longer compatibl...

Facebook's Sandberg says other cases of data misuse possible Facebook's Sandberg says other cases of data misuse possible

Facebook was aware more than two years ago of Cambridge Analytica's harvesting of the personal profiles of up to 87 million users and can not rule out other cases of abuse of user data, chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said. The EU is p...

Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads

The company knows it is slow to pick-up foreign interference in the 2016 United States elections. Facebook announced a slew of changes on Friday to increase transparency on who is allowed to purchase political advertisements on its platform.

Would you pay $9.5M to stay in a space hotel? Would you pay $9.5M to stay in a space hotel?

It'll measure 43.5 feet long by 14.1 feet wide (13.3 by 4.3 meters) and feature a pressurised volume of 5,650 cubic feet (160 cubic m). The company requires an $80,000 deposit, which is fully refundable, and began accepting payments on Thursday.

Snapchat Finally Releases Three New iPhone X-Exclusive Lenses Snapchat Finally Releases Three New iPhone X-Exclusive Lenses

The launch of these filters was teased a year ago by Apple , and finally, they have been released to the public. Snapchat has today launched three new face lens filters for iPhone X owners. While the visual facial mapping can be accessed by th...

Samsung predicts another record quarter, thanks to its chip business Samsung predicts another record quarter, thanks to its chip business

According to Bloomberg , Samsung's profit estimates beat analysts' predictions of 14.5 trillion won. Analysts increased their forecasts of Samsung's memory chip profit this year as demand for data centers and servers increased the prices of the memo...

Spieth back in comfort zone at Masters Spieth back in comfort zone at Masters

He drove into the trees at the last but a sublime chip ensured only one dropped shot. "I didn't sleep very much on Wednesday night but from that point to where I stand today is nothing short of a miracle", he said. "I could have easily let the roun...

Watch Tim Tebow homer on first pitch in Double-A Watch Tim Tebow homer on first pitch in Double-A

For the second consecutive year, Tebow opened up the season with a home run. Tebow turned the first pitch he saw on the Double-A level into a line-drive, three-run homer to cap the scoring in a five-run bottom of the first. Tebow spent last season ...

Facebook says it will update privacy controls Facebook says it will update privacy controls

Facebook has not gotten back to the organisations about "many of the issues" and suggestions they raised in December 2017, they said , and called on Facebook to invest more in moderation. "I think it is clear that people were trying to use our tools...

Motorola Confirms Moto G6 Series Launch Event on April 19th Motorola Confirms Moto G6 Series Launch Event on April 19th

At a press conference in March, Lenovo had announced the succession of Sergio Buniac as the new Chairman and President of Motorola after a series of lay-off and reshuffling on the company, owing to lack of profits that Lenovo expected, and the pr...

102 brings a voice note recording lock option 102 brings a voice note recording lock option

Users can now even narrow this down to contacts they've had chats with or any specific contacts. Popular messaging app, WhatsApp, has rolled out a new Beta update for Android smartphones. While the app has been around for a while now, the users a...

World of Warcraft's 7th Expansion Launches August 14 World of Warcraft's 7th Expansion Launches August 14

The Battle for Azeroth Collector's Edition retails for $99.99. You'll be a witness to and participant in a reignited conflict between the Horde and Alliance, and both factions must mobilize their naval might. Place it on your desk or shelf and proc...

IBM (NYSE:IBM) Shares Sold by US Bancorp DE IBM (NYSE:IBM) Shares Sold by US Bancorp DE

The stock increased 2.85% or $4.27 during the last trading session, reaching $154.12. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its holdings in shares of IBM by 1,155.3% in the 2nd quarter. Granite Inv Prtnrs Ltd Liability holds 7,335 shares. State Board Of...

Reliance Jio is on a hiring spree: Looks to recruit 3000 executives Reliance Jio is on a hiring spree: Looks to recruit 3000 executives

Jio has introduced a "Jio cricket season" pack that will allow cricket lovers to watch matches live throughout the season. Reliance Jio has now rolled out a new prepaid plan, ahead of the IPL 2018 season in India. The comedian said, "This is goin...

Scientists discover signs of a dozen new black holes in Milky Way Scientists discover signs of a dozen new black holes in Milky Way

The team searched for distant galaxies emitting Lyman-alpha radiation , an ultraviolet wavelength associated with young galaxies bursting with star formation. When astronomers look at closer binary black hole systems they could then see the ratio be...

Apple Hires Google's AI Chief, Tim Cook Touts His Commitment to Privacy

Google , whose CEO believes AI is more profound than fire or electricity , has taken a bold step to open opportunities in the field of artificial intelligence by providing free learning resources to anyone interested through their Learn With Goog...

New game of saffron politics: Babas get ministerial status in MP New game of saffron politics: Babas get ministerial status in MP

Narmadanandji: Narmadanandji Maharaj is a revered spiritual guru in Madhya Pradesh and organises yatras during Hanuman Jayanti and Ram Navami. Both sadhus had alleged a scam in this mammoth exercise. A day after being accorded the Minister of Stat...

Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets

Once enabled, device owners will be able to talk to Alexa without touching their tablet - asking her to do things like play a song, turn off the lights, start or pause a movie, check your calendar, control your smart home (including viewing video fro...

Analysts Recommended this Stock: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) Analysts Recommended this Stock: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY)

All things being equal, stocks with higher earnings-per-share growth rates are generally more desirable than those with slower earnings-per-share growth rates. The ATR is fairly simple to calculate and only needs historical price data. What do...

Pokemon GO: Earth Day 2018 Worldwide Cleanup With Mission Blue Pokemon GO: Earth Day 2018 Worldwide Cleanup With Mission Blue

They are encouraging Pokemon Go players to find a cleanup event in their community and rewards will be unlocked for all the participants. With this, the developer have teamed up with the NGOs for the cleanup event which will be holding on the Earth...

Google Enhances Movie Search With Ratings, Showtimes, and More

The company will also expand distribution into general trade and spend big on marketing like Apple and Samsung have been doing in India, they said. Although the Android One handsets are quite popular in such markets, and Android Go - still in its...

Galaxy S9 Mini Specs, Features: New Samsung Phone Spotted On Geekbench

The manual also reveals that the smartphone will come with Bixby Voice and Samsung Pay Mini for digital transactions. Needless to say, the Exynos 9820 might actually be able to achieve speeds of 3.00GHz on the Mongoose performance cores and we mi...

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