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Y: THE LAST MAN Gets a Pilot Order From FX Y: THE LAST MAN Gets a Pilot Order From FX
- April 06, 2018

Vaughan's comic book series Y: THE LAST MAN for almost three years now, and a year after hiring Michael Green as showrunner, the cable network is finally moving forward with a pilot order. Yorick's biology becomes the key to saving humanity from extinction within a generation, and other major plot threads of the series concern Israeli army commandos, secret agents, dying astronauts and Amazon-worshipping militant groups. (more...)
Sheryl Sandberg sticks to script ahead of Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress
- April 06, 2018

In turn, by sharing your Facebook data, app developers are able to better personalize the experience using your profile information and friends list to, as Facebook states in its developer guide , "build value by connecting people together". (more...)
Buy Apple iPhone X at Rs 79999 On Flipkart from 9th April Buy Apple iPhone X at Rs 79999 On Flipkart from 9th April
- April 06, 2018

The company wants to implement gesture controls which we assume may refer to identifying the position of user's hand and open or close apps. Also, the Flipkart offering 50% buyback on Apple products. As Samsung has been working on curved displays for a long time, it's not surprising to see something similar being proposed by Apple. To stay ahead, Apple needs compelling new features and designs. (more...)
OnePlus 6 Alert Slider button likely to let users adjust camera focus OnePlus 6 Alert Slider button likely to let users adjust camera focus
- April 06, 2018

OnePlus 6 will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and there will be an 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant, which will be the first from the company. Users OnePlus 6 to expect at least three gestures similar to those used on the iPhone X . This allows to simplify the navigation in the phone. The company took to its official Twitter account to tease yet another feature about the OnePlus 6. (more...)
Most Active Stock: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- April 06, 2018

Meanwhile, the stock investors and analysts deem this stock on the go as it shuffled with 34.61 million shares contrasting its Average Volume of 38.14 million shares. Canaccord Genuity has " Buy " rating and $2000 target. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc is a global semiconductor company. The firm earned " Buy " rating on Tuesday, November 28 by Mizuho. (more...)
First mention of Pixel 3 appears in AOSP early on
- April 06, 2018

However, a new report now claims that the search giant will release a mid-range smartphone running Android Go optimised version of Android. In accordance with the Economic Times, Google is planning to put up a new phone in the Indian market, targeted to compete with the other mid-range smartphones. (more...)
Was your Facebook data improperly accessed? You'll soon be notified Was your Facebook data improperly accessed? You'll soon be notified
- April 06, 2018

Zuckerberg also admitted that Facebook has been collecting detailed contact information from Android users, including the contact lists stored in the phones. The company planned to use "hashing" to match individuals who existed in both data sets to glean insights that would improve healthcare, initially in cardiovascular health, its pitch claimed. (more...)
Falling crane barely misses man running for his life Falling crane barely misses man running for his life
- April 06, 2018

Petersburg Police Department. The tip of the crane arm landed just feet from one of the fleeing worker. In the video, you can see the crane begin swaying before toppling over as workers below ran to be avoid it. 'It was a very unfortunate accident, ' said mayoral spokesman Ben Kirby. The only damage appears to be to the crane itself. Police officials said the crane fell about 8:23 a.m. (more...)
Facebook says 5.62 lakh Indians affected by data leak involving Cambridge Analytica
- April 06, 2018

According to the reports , about 97 percent of the installations occurred within the U.S. though, over 16 million of the total users affected are thought to be from other countries. More than 300,000 Australian Facebook users' data could have been improperly shared. Ms Denham said it was "too early to say" if the changes Facebook is making "are sufficient under the law". (more...)
App Store Numbers Decline For The First Time
- April 06, 2018

The reason behind this drop the analytics company says is a "stricter enforcement of Apple's review guidelines" and a rule where if the app did not support 64-bit architecture it would be removed from the store. The number of new apps hitting the Google Play store also rose in 2017, with Google Play developers launching 1.5 million new apps throughout the year - an increase of around 17 percent year-over-year. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018) with Dual Rear Cameras Listed Online Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018) with Dual Rear Cameras Listed Online
- April 06, 2018

It's been nearly four years (ok, 3 years and 9 months) since Samsung launched a Mini variant of its flagship smartphone . The Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo also has a replaceable back panel with a user accessible battery . The Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo , which was a subject of speculations since the last few weeks has been found listed on Samsung's official India website. (more...)
Razer Game Store is now available globally Razer Game Store is now available globally
- April 06, 2018

Members of Razer's zVault will earn zSilver loyalty rewards credits with any purchase, with an extra bonus for cashing in zGold. So if they're not planning on taking on Steam directly - and many have tried, and failed, so who can blame them - what is the incentive for people to use the new Razer Game Store? Razer is getting into the business of selling PC games with its very own Razer Game Store. (more...)
Taking a Facebook break reduces level of stress hormone cortisol, study finds
- April 06, 2018

The study involved 138 participants who were identified as active Facebook users. Researchers were able to assess the level of stress by looking at participants' levels of cortisol. A new study has linked eschewing Facebook use to lower cortisol levels, a hormone that's associated with (among other things) stress. The dissatisfaction participants in Vanman's study felt could have been a result of the disconnect users who stop using a platform can feel from their friends and family still on ... (more...)
Obafemi Martins to miss World Cup, ruled out for six months Obafemi Martins to miss World Cup, ruled out for six months
- April 06, 2018

Shanghai Shenhua Greenland announced yesterday via the twitter handle that the 33-year old will be out of action for around half a year as he suffered a ruptured hamstring of quadricep on his right knee. Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how former Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Joseph Yobo urged Gernot Rohr to consider Obafemi Martins for a return to the Super Eagles ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Award Winning cRPG Heading to XBox One & PlayStation 4 in August Award Winning cRPG Heading to XBox One & PlayStation 4 in August
- April 06, 2018

Originally released for PC, Bandai Namco is going to publish the ports for the aforementioned consoles. Part of the reason why it's so popular is that players have a significant amount of freedom in this role-playing game and enhanced interaction with other players. (more...)
'Firewatch' (ALL) Comes To Nintendo Switch This Spring 'Firewatch' (ALL) Comes To Nintendo Switch This Spring
- April 06, 2018

Since release in 2016, Firewatch has sold over a million copies and has won several awards including Best Indie Game at the 2016 Golden Joystick Awards and Best Narrative at the 2017 Game Developers Choice Awards. From there, the sky is the limit: vmln8r used Lego pieces to build a functional stand for the Switch (instead of Nintendo's awful one), a controller grip, a steering wheel controller mount, and more. (more...)
Were Analysts Bullish Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) This Week?
- April 06, 2018

Ecolab Inc . ( NYSE : ECL ) has risen 8.76% since April 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.88% the S&P500. According to the latest SEC Filings, firms & funds owning shares of Ecolab Inc . based stock. Spf Beheer Bv accumulated 539,058 shares. Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC now owns 4,125 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $531,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the period. (more...)
Gattuso extends Milan contract Gattuso extends Milan contract
- April 05, 2018

They are nevertheless still on course to play in Europe next season and Gattuso has been duly rewarded. The former Milan midfielder also has a chance of winning a title, in the Italian Cup final against Juventus on May 9. "The Red and Blacks are (and remain) in Rino's hands!" "This is one of the most heartfelt choices we've made since we've been here, and in recent months he's done an extroardinary job". (more...)
There won't be a new Mac Pro until 2019 There won't be a new Mac Pro until 2019
- April 05, 2018

Apple's redesigned Mac Pro desktop computer is coming in 2019 rather than 2018, a report has confirmed, providing clarity so that potential purchasers of the company's iMac Pro could move forward without waiting all year on a more powerful alternative. (more...)
Apple iPhone X Successors Could Feature Touchless Control & Unique Curved Screens
- April 05, 2018

Apple is also developing iPhone displays that curve inward gradually from top to bottom, one of the people familiar with the situation said. Another thing which Apple is working on is a touchless gesture control a which will allow some tasks to be performed by moving their finger close to the screen without actually tapping it. (more...)
Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures
- April 05, 2018

If you're itching to touch your future iPhone less and admire its curved display, there's some bad news. Apple is also developing iPhone displays that curve inward gradually from top to bottom, one of the people familiar with the situation said. (more...)
World of Warcraft Next Expansion Battle for Azeroth Has a Release Date World of Warcraft Next Expansion Battle for Azeroth Has a Release Date
- April 05, 2018

Show your faction pride on the battlefields of tomorrow with Horde- and Alliance-themed voice lines for Torbjorn; emotes for Tracer; Anduin, Jaina, Sylvanas, and Saurfang sprays; and Kul Tiran and Zandalari player icons. Horde & Alliance Double-Sided Mark of Allegiance: Declare your allegiance with this hefty two-sided emblem (stand included). Each story includes original artwork exclusive to this edition. (more...)
YouTube manager's Twitter account was hacked to spread fake news during shooting YouTube manager's Twitter account was hacked to spread fake news during shooting
- April 05, 2018

Twitter said it was working to crack down on the spread of misinformation after a YouTube employee had his account hijacked during a shooting at the company's headquarters. New tweets continued to pop up on Lavrusik's account after he had been hacked. The tweets were promptly deleted, but not before they were flagged by multiple reporters. (more...)
The 'WhatsApp Plus' isn't the upgrade you want on your phone The 'WhatsApp Plus' isn't the upgrade you want on your phone
- April 05, 2018

There has been a recent buzz that circulated the Web regarding a fake WhatsApp that is able to steal personal data. The WhatsApp Plus app has been classified as a variant of a fake WhatsApp Riskware that was discovered past year. "Using this data, the app can tell you how often your friends check WhatsApp". WhatsApp Plus comes with a number of unheard features such as hiding typing a message, received texts, and reading texts. (more...)
Google Voice is Getting WiFi Calling and You Can Test It Google Voice is Getting WiFi Calling and You Can Test It
- April 05, 2018

Wi-Fi calling now supports Android and web, with iOS support coming soon, Google said. You can apply for Google's Voice Public Beta program for Wi-Fi calling by filling out this form , and Google will contact you after. Details are scarce but we learned you can make outgoing calls by using the device's dialer but you will be prompted now what mode you want to use-whether your network or data-call mode. (more...)
Facebook set to be grilled by Australia over data scandal
- April 05, 2018

What is Facebook doing about it? Asked about those tweets and whether he would consider taking legal action against any companies that illicitly accessed user data, Mr Zuckerberg said Facebook would allow the UK's Information Commissioner to investigate first but would "take legal action if we need to do that to protect people's information". (more...)
Here's how Facebook's plans to restrict data access
- April 05, 2018

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will testify next week before congressional committees over a political consulting firm's misuse of customer data to interfere in the US presidential election, USA lawmakers said on Wednesday. (more...)
Motorola sends press invite for April 19 event; Here's what to expect Motorola sends press invite for April 19 event; Here's what to expect
- April 05, 2018

The Moto G6 , Moto G6 Plus , and Moto G6 Play are likely to be the first mid-range smartphones Motorola launches this year, but the USA company is expected to introduce at least one high-end device by the end of the year. The fingerprint sensor will be embedded in the front-facing home button, below the display. The handset is expected to be powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 427 chipset. (more...)
A Top Google Executive Is Leaving For Apple
- April 05, 2018

APPLE has hired Google's chief of search and artificial intelligence John Giannandrea, a major coup in its bid to catch up with the artificial intelligence technology of its rivals. From its early days, Google has encouraged employees to speak out on issues involving the company. The company called such exchanges "hugely important and beneficial", though several Google employees familiar with the letter would speak of it only on the condition of anonymity, saying they were concerned about ... (more...)
People In Ireland May Have Been Affected By Facebook Scandal
- April 05, 2018

It also has concerns related to social media's effect on people's mental well-being. Zuckerberg admitting in the press on Wednesday said this a "huge mistake" and added, "it's my mistake". Facebook promised it will delete all logs older than one year. But, while they are end-to-end encrypted, you need to make the conversations Secret after that is enabled. (more...)