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Playboy deletes its Facebook accounts following Cambridge Analytica scandal Playboy deletes its Facebook accounts following Cambridge Analytica scandal
- March 29, 2018

However, during the testimony videocast by British Parliament on the web, Wylie clarified his assertion about the poisoning of Muresan by saying: "I can not speak to the veracity of that". Farelly described India as a "country rife with opportunities for destabilisation". To the most frequently asked question - yes SCL/CA works in India and has offices there. (more...)
Russian Federation in mourning for victims of Kemerovo shopping mall fire Russian Federation in mourning for victims of Kemerovo shopping mall fire
- March 29, 2018

Witnesses told Russian television that some did not hear alarms or did not take them seriously and that the fire took hold very quickly, leaving many children separated from their parents. Russian Federation media reported that the doors had been locked. A father who lost his daughter in the fire recalled her final words: "She said, 'Dad, I love you". (more...)
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro smartphones coming to India soon Huawei P20 and P20 Pro smartphones coming to India soon
- March 29, 2018

The P9 and Nexus 69, which were the last Huawei phones to launch in India, were available exclusively via Flipkart, which makes it likely that Huawei will sell its P20 and P20 Pro smartphones via the same e-commerce partner. The gadget is equipped with 8-megapixel monochrome sensor. The devices also sport the same 24MP front camera for selfies. Fuelling the device is a 3,400mAh battery and SuperCharge quick charging technology, the smartphone comes with a USB Type-C port for charging, ... (more...)
Facebook, under fire, moves to improve privacy tools Facebook, under fire, moves to improve privacy tools
- March 29, 2018

Furthermore, outdated settings were also cleaned up to provide clarity on what information can and can't be shared with apps. Facebook Inc has adjusted privacy settings to give users more control over their information in a few taps, it said on Wednesday, after an outcry over a whistleblower's allegations that members' data was used to sway the 2016 USA election. (more...)
Facebook Just Revealed 3 Major Changes to Its Privacy Settings Facebook Just Revealed 3 Major Changes to Its Privacy Settings
- March 29, 2018

Users' data was improperly accessed by British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica , which was hired by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced last week that Facebook will improve user privacy going forward, and that it'll conduct an internal audit to see exactly how many other Facebook apps have abused user privacy like Cambridge Analytica did. (more...)
Trump move on tariffs sparks trade debate Trump move on tariffs sparks trade debate
- March 29, 2018

The announcement came hours after Trump instructed US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to slap tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese imports. trading partners. American farmers "should be not necessarily infuriated but close to it", said Wayne Humphreys, who farms corn and soybeans and raises hogs and cattle near Columbus Junction, Iowa. (more...)
Fair housing groups file lawsuit against Facebook Fair housing groups file lawsuit against Facebook
- March 29, 2018

After the NFHA sent Facebook a letter regarding the issue in 2016, the company has "repeatedly promised" to remedy the discriminatory potential of its advertising platform. The plaintiffs created fake housing ads in New York and were able to exclude "moms of grade school kids" from viewing them while targeting "men", the New York Times reported . (more...)
Class lawsuit, Playboy joins #DeleteFacebook movement Class lawsuit, Playboy joins #DeleteFacebook movement
- March 29, 2018

The federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to refuse to rent or sell someone a house due to their race, gender, sexual orientation , religion, or other protected factors. "Facebook's use and abuse of user data for discriminatory purposes needs to stop", Lisa Rice, president and CEO of NFHA, said in a statement . "There is absolutely no place for discrimination on Facebook". (more...)
Hyundai Nexo FCEV launched in Korea, deliveries start at Ulsan and Gwangju Hyundai Nexo FCEV launched in Korea, deliveries start at Ulsan and Gwangju
- March 29, 2018

The Tucson has been one of the mainstays of the Hyundai line-up in recent years and for is getting a big facelift for the 2019 model year. On show in NY, where Toyota has unveiled its Tucson rival, the 2018 RAV4 , Hyundai's best-selling model gets a revised engine line-up, more safety features and a lightly tweaked design. (more...)
An oddball galaxy found to have no dark matter An oddball galaxy found to have no dark matter
- March 29, 2018

Dark matter, it seems, might be spread out across the universe more unevenly than scientists had thought, van Dokkum explained. The paper appears in the March 29 issue of the journal Nature . At the beginning of everything, those simulations suggest, all the matter we see in the galaxy was spread out in a thin gas. Neither dark energy nor dark matter is visible, however. (more...)
White House Exempts Allies from Steel, Aluminum Tariffs White House Exempts Allies from Steel, Aluminum Tariffs
- March 29, 2018

The 25 percent United States steel duty may be met with a similar tariff on pork and aluminum scrap, the Commerce Ministry said. The US has yet to announce the list of products the additional duties will be levied on, but has said aerospace, information and communication technology will be targeted. (more...)
List of games coming to Xbox One this week List of games coming to Xbox One this week
- March 28, 2018

They crash the chopper. Far Cry 3 was originally released in 2012 on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 and is now getting a new lease on life with a remastered edition. A band of rebels are scattered across Hope County and will assist you in the fight against the cult. "You can go out and explore, and the game will reward you for your exploration". (more...)
Apple updates iWork for new education-focused iPad Apple updates iWork for new education-focused iPad
- March 28, 2018

Apple says it's working on a new tool called "Smart Annotation", which lets teachers mark up papers live while students make notes. The Smart Annotation tool launched in beta version today helps the user to easily give, receive and incorporate feedback in a document. (more...)
Playboy deletes Facebook account, says the company contradicts the magazine's 'values'
- March 28, 2018

And Playboy isn't the first company to yank its presence. "We've tried to craft our voice for the platform, which in our opinion continues to be sexually repressive", Hefner said . Her official page remains on Facebook. The #DeleteFacebook movement has prompted thousands to consider leaving the platform , while the company is now under investigation in both the United Kingdom and the U.S. (more...)
Pokemon Go's Next Community Day Event Announced Pokemon Go's Next Community Day Event Announced
- March 28, 2018

Players will receive stamps by completing tasks, not to mention rewards and even rare Pokemon encounters. This, combined with its rarity in the game, has made it highly sought after as players need to catch a lot of them to evolve them all the way. (more...)
Sony cuts PlayStation VR prices everywhere Sony cuts PlayStation VR prices everywhere
- March 28, 2018

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today that the price of PlayStation VR is going to be sliced by a quarter starting tomorrow, March 29th. This makes PlayStation VR the cheapest VR headset on the market, and it's particularly good because you no longer have to account for the price and availability of the PlayStation Camera add-on, which is necessary for the headset to work. (more...)
Convertible Range Rover Evoque SUV launched at Rs 69.53 lakh Convertible Range Rover Evoque SUV launched at Rs 69.53 lakh
- March 28, 2018

The price for this exclusivity starts at Rs 69.53 lakh, slotting the Evoque Convertible between its 5-door sibling and the recently launched Range Rover Velar . The engine specs for the Evoque are unclear at this point of time, but reports suggest that it will get new engine along with the company's 2.0-litre, twin-turbo engine in both diesel and petrol trims. (more...)
Xiaomi launches Mi MIX 2S with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM Xiaomi launches Mi MIX 2S with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM
- March 28, 2018

Thanks to machine learning, the Mix 2S' camera is able to properly detect stray hair or accessories to ensure they don't get blurred when taking portrait-mode shots. The rear panel could have a dual rear camera setup with a fingerprint sensor. The device comes with integrated AI features, including a built-in AI voice assistant, to control the smartphone and smart home appliances. (more...)
Microsoft updates Code of Conduct for Xbox, Skype and more Microsoft updates Code of Conduct for Xbox, Skype and more
- March 28, 2018

The new Services Agreement reads, " In the Code of Conduct section, we've clarified that use of offensive language and fraudulent activity is prohibited. "The terms don't appear to require any complaint to be filed against you-just that an employee deciding that they want to investigate". "We've added new sections for Xbox's Arena and Mixer Services, in available markets, and a new section to address cheating and tampering software". (more...)
New Apple Watch is coming this fall with larger displays, analyst says New Apple Watch is coming this fall with larger displays, analyst says
- March 28, 2018

The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on the report . The latest education-oriented iPad will carry it forward in the tablet market and, according to Ming-chi Kuo, the upcoming Apple Watch series 4 will do the same for wearables. (more...)
How big will the Apple Watch Series 4 be? How big will the Apple Watch Series 4 be?
- March 28, 2018

However, Kuo also adds that the upcoming Apple Watch Series 4 will house a bigger battery, which means the wearable could be slightly larger in size compared to its predecessors. There will also be more sensors inside, says the analyst, going beyond the heart rate monitor. What those sensors are, however, Kuo doesn't say. According to the report, this is something that will change with a redesigned exterior for the upcoming Apple Watch 4 . (more...)
Apple Watch Series 4 will reportedly boost screen, battery, and health tracking Apple Watch Series 4 will reportedly boost screen, battery, and health tracking
- March 28, 2018

Apple may announce the next generation of its Apple Watch line later this year, according to a report Tuesday by 9to5Mac . The Series 4 will also boast a bigger touchscreen than its predecessors, by 15%. The latest education-oriented iPad will carry it forward in the tablet market and, according to Ming-chi Kuo, the upcoming Apple Watch series 4 will do the same for wearables. (more...)
Drunk woman arrested for making lewd comments to Easter Bunny Drunk woman arrested for making lewd comments to Easter Bunny
- March 28, 2018

Hughett, who describes herself as a "spunky coal miner's daughter" on her Facebook profile, then took a ride on the carousel while under the influence. Hughett was placed under arrest and taken to the Richland County Jail. The Snow Hill Country Club will host an Easter event this Saturday afternoon, featuring a craft show, egg hunt, and live bunnies and chicks. (more...)
Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.04
- March 28, 2018

Rivernorth Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Mfs Multimarket Income Tr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $405.17M market cap company. Cibc Asset Mngmt stated it has 249,513 shares. Kemper Master Retirement invested in 35,800 shares. Analysts await The TJX Companies, Inc. Therefore 74% are positive. (more...)
A thin film to save Great Barrier Reef A thin film to save Great Barrier Reef
- March 28, 2018

The shield "is created to sit on the surface of the water on the corals, instead of being directly on them, to provide a barrier against the sun ", said the Gran Barrier Reef Foundation's representatives that collaborated with researchers from the University of Melbourne and the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences. (more...)
Jaguar F-PACE SVR Jaguar F-PACE SVR
- March 28, 2018

Buyers can register their interest for the new SVR now, ahead of formal orders being taken from this summer. Inside, Jaguar has used a set of slimline performance seats in the front, with more lateral support than the usual auto. So while we're never completely sure what the point of a high-performance 4x4 really is, let's just say the new F-Pace SVR has something of a celebratory feel to it. (more...)
Franklin Resources Inc. Buys 44873 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- March 28, 2018

It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Activision Blizzard from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Argus boosted their price target on shares of Activision Blizzard from $70.00 to $81.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, February 16th. (more...)
It is up to CA to decide on Smith, Warner: Rhodes It is up to CA to decide on Smith, Warner: Rhodes
- March 28, 2018

Warner, one of the alleged ringleaders of the plot to change the condition of the ball during the third Test against South Africa , was seen drinking champagne in a hotel bar in Cape Town , leaving teammates "outraged". "We will work very hard over the next couple of days to get to the bottom of it - to understand the big picture, to understand the detail and to be making further comment on that in due course". (more...)
Making it easier to find and share GIFs with Google Making it easier to find and share GIFs with Google
- March 28, 2018

Tenor , a popular GIF platform with more users than Twitter, was acquired Tuesday for an undisclosed amount by Google. The terms of the deal weren't revealed. Tenor also recently announced it was embracing augmented reality (AR) with a new software development kit (SDK) that allows Unity and Apple's ARKit developers to integrate GIFs into AR applications. (more...)
Ricky Skaggs Leads 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Ricky Skaggs Leads 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees
- March 28, 2018

Rounding out this year's class was Ricky Skaggs , who was selected as the Modern Era Artist inductee. Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood emceed the announcement Tuesday morning. She recorded multiple hit duets with Kenny Rogers but also found solo success in the 1980s, including her No. 1 hit "A Lesson in Leavin'". West passed away in 1991 at the age of 58, after complications from a vehicle accident, while West was en route to a performance at the Grand Ole Opry, bringing a sudden ... (more...)