Technology


Facebook to verify identities for political ads Facebook to verify identities for political ads
- April 08, 2018

Facebook is launching a new initiative to combat fake news by requiring verification for large pages and political advertisers. "Election interference is a problem that's bigger than any one platform", Zuckerberg said. Last year, the social media platform announced that only authorised advertisers will be able to run electoral ads on Facebook or Instagram. "We know we were slow to pick-up foreign interference in the 2016 USA elections", the Facebook vice presidents wrote . (more...)
Facebook COO: Users Who Want Privacy Would Have To Pay For It Facebook COO: Users Who Want Privacy Would Have To Pay For It
- April 08, 2018

Facebook has been scrambling for weeks in the face of the disclosure of the hijacking of private data by the British consulting group working for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. "We did not follow up and confirm, and that's on us? and particularly once they were active in the election, we should have done that". Facebook did ask Cambridge Analytica to delete the data, but didn't bother to make sure it had actually been deleted. (more...)
YouTube plans new version of 'YouTube Kids' app
- April 08, 2018

The source told Buzzfeed that the new app would exist alongside, but separately to the current YouTube Kids app, but would "only display videos from channels that a team of YouTube curators handpicks", rather than rely on the algorithm now in use that feeds the YouTube Kids app. (more...)
Amit Shah ridicules Opposition unity, likens them to 'dogs and bitches' Amit Shah ridicules Opposition unity, likens them to 'dogs and bitches'
- April 08, 2018

Two days ago, at a function in Delhi, Modi had said that his government had done more than any other dispensation to work for the betterment of the Dalit community and to honour its icon Dr BR Ambedkar . However, after this, Shah said that the golden period of the BJP is yet to come. During his rally speech, Shah said when there are huge floods all animals like "snakes, mongooses, dogs and cats" climb together on a single tree trunk for refuge, as there are deep waters below. (more...)
Facebook Is Adding an Unsend Message Tool After Controversy Facebook Is Adding an Unsend Message Tool After Controversy
- April 07, 2018

When Facebook began to retract messages that Zuckerberg had sent, it made no public disclosure of what it was doing. The social network has promised to not unsend any more of Zuckerberg's messages until the feature is available for all users. (more...)
Facebook issues new rules for Facebook Pages Facebook issues new rules for Facebook Pages
- April 07, 2018

Zuckerberg and Facebook have been under particularly intense scrutiny since March 17, when four news organizations in the US and Britain reported that Cambridge Analytica had harvested Facebook user information without their consent, using it to create psychological profiles of voters that were used to target pro-Trump, anti-Clinton messaging during the 2016 election . (more...)
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Continues Apology Tour Ahead Of Mark Zuckerberg's Congressional Testimony Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Continues Apology Tour Ahead Of Mark Zuckerberg's Congressional Testimony
- April 07, 2018

The controversy involves allegations of the improper use of private Facebook information to help support major political wins, including Donald Trump's 2016 US presidential campaign. That crisis has led to broad questions about how Facebook treats users' data. "They gave us assurances and it wasn't until other people told us it wasn't true". (more...)
Facebook backs USA regulation of internet political ads Facebook backs USA regulation of internet political ads
- April 07, 2018

Next to it we will show paid for by information. The new rules will be launched in the USA and will expand to the rest of the world in the coming months. The British political research organisation, which collaborated with Donald Trump's campaign in the run-up to the 2016 US Presidential election, used the leaked information to develop a computer programme to predict the decisions of US voters and allegedly influence them. (more...)
Brokerages Set Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Target Price at $34.50
- April 07, 2018

Interxion Holding N.V now has $4.37B valuation. About 240,089 shares traded. Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) has risen 26.14% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It dropped, as 18 investors sold BRO shares while 91 reduced holdings. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Lifeway Foods Inc in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number. (more...)
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) Holder Frontier Capital Management Co LLC Upped Holding
- April 07, 2018

Mcclain Value Management Llc who had been investing in Allegheny Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.11B market cap company. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, October 3. SunTrust maintained it with "Hold" rating and $115.0 target in Friday, October 20 report. Buckingham Research lifted their price objective on Allegheny Technologies from $30.00 to $40.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. (more...)
Roku, Inc. (ROKU) sticks nearly 1.47% in last 5 trades
- April 07, 2018

Also, the accuracy of the PEG ratio depends on the inputs used. Omar Aquilar, Chief Investment Officer at Charles Schwab in San Francisco, said equity shareholders may have reacted too soon as fixed income and currency markets appeared unperturbed by the exchange between China and the United States. (more...)
3D Systems (DDD) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.19
- April 07, 2018

A trend analysis is a method of analysis that allows traders to predict what will happen with a stock in the future. The stock of 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD ) registered an increase of 8.79% in short interest. Volume leads price during rallies: It is normal for a peak in prices to be preceded by a peak in volume. The volume gives an investor an idea of the price action of a security and whether he should buy or sell the security. (more...)
Opposition parties stage protest outside Parliament Opposition parties stage protest outside Parliament
- April 07, 2018

Ananth Kumar had announced on Wednesday that lawmakers of the NDA alliance will be foregoing their salaries and allowances for the 23 wasted days of the second-leg of the Budget Session of parliament, slamming the Opposition, and specifically Congress for the disruptions. (more...)
New iPhones may have curved screens and touchless controls New iPhones may have curved screens and touchless controls
- April 07, 2018

Apple's budget for research and development has been ramping up in the past couple of years, topping $3 billion in the last three months of 2017, according to financial filings. Potentially, this might be meant to serve a similar objective as the 3D Touch feature that Apple has been including in iPhones since 2015. The company is also working on launching a lower-cost LCD model of iPhone. (more...)
Sheryl Sandberg Admits Facebook Slow to Address Privacy Concerns Sheryl Sandberg Admits Facebook Slow to Address Privacy Concerns
- April 07, 2018

Facebook's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in March that he will not appear before a United Kingdom parliamentary committee to give evidence after Damian Collins, the head of the committee, invited Zuckerberg to answer for a "catastrophic failure of process". (more...)
Facebook is making Ads and Pages more transparent
- April 07, 2018

By increasing transparency around ads and Pages on Facebook, we can increase accountability for advertisers improving our service for everyone, Facebook said. In addition to identity verification of advertisers, Zuckerberg said Facebook also will require proof of identification for people who manage large pages. (more...)
Facebook rolls out new rules for ads promoting politically-charged issues Facebook rolls out new rules for ads promoting politically-charged issues
- April 07, 2018

According to TechCrunch , removing Facebook messages from the inboxes of recipients isn't possible. Facebook made the acknowledgement on Friday after TechCrunch first reported the tactic. All 2.2 billion Facebook users will receive a notice on their feeds titled "Protecting Your Information". Next to it Facebook will show "paid for by" information. (more...)
Around 65k Facebook users in SG affected in Cambridge Analytica scandal Around 65k Facebook users in SG affected in Cambridge Analytica scandal
- April 07, 2018

Facebook will begin alerting users whose private data may have been compromised in the Cambridge Analytica scandal starting Monday. "Right now in the company, I think we have about 14,000 people working on security and community operations and review, just to make sure that we can really nail down some of those issues that we had in 2016", Mr Zuckerberg said in a U.S. (more...)
Google chief Sundar Pichai writes touching email to staff — YouTube shooting Google chief Sundar Pichai writes touching email to staff — YouTube shooting
- April 07, 2018

In fact, a spokesperson had confirmed that Giannandrea had chose to step down himself and had said , "The move will allow him to get more hands-on time with technology and our understanding is that he will stay at Google". "Technology should augment the human intellect, not replace it". The best information we have is that the situation is contained. At the time , John pointed towards Google Home as a hint of what's coming. (more...)
Facebook to require verification for political ads Facebook to require verification for political ads
- April 07, 2018

The company is also facing an investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission . " Cambridge Analytica licensed data for no more than 30 million people from GSR, as is clearly stated in our contract with the research company", the company wrote in a blogpost published today . (more...)
LeBron, Curry headline all-star USA squad for 2020 Olympics LeBron, Curry headline all-star USA squad for 2020 Olympics
- April 07, 2018

The players are expected to attend minicamp in Las Vegas from July 25-27, when USA coach Gregg Popovich will take over the team for the first time. James is likely to soon be aiming for his fourth Olympic crew. Curry's Golden State team-mates Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were also in the group, which will be coached by San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich . (more...)
Singaporeans hit by Facebook data breach Singaporeans hit by Facebook data breach
- April 07, 2018

Sandberg faced a grilling on the Today show, ahead of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress next week. In Mike's post, Vietnam ranks ninth of the 10 countries in the list with more than 427,000 Facebook users that have unwillingly shared their personal data and information with Cambridge Analytica . (more...)
Arsenal Impressive Against CSKA Arsenal Impressive Against CSKA
- April 07, 2018

He took in information before he got the ball and what he chose to do was because of where the 'keeper was. Some even suggested that they offer him a six-figure contract to stay at the club. Without further ado, here are my Arsenal player ratings vs CSKA Moscow. "We scored some great goals. It's not a great result for us", Goncharenko told reporters. (more...)
Without data-targeted ads, Facebook would look like a pay service Without data-targeted ads, Facebook would look like a pay service
- April 07, 2018

She was speaking earlier on NBC's morning show " Today ". So, you can still run Facebook as a free service and collect significantly less data and offer significantly less ad targeting criteria. Also announced today , Facebook will add more transparency over the funding of "issue-based" political ads. The measures are to counter some of the tactics apparently used by the Internet Research Agency, the Russian "troll farm" said to have manipulated Facebook in order to target American ... (more...)
Barclays Boosts Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) Price Target to $250.00
- April 07, 2018

Adobe Systems Incorporated is uptrending after having risen 66.71% since April 6, 2017. The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,962,496 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,112,546. This number based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. Therefore 61% are positive. The stock has "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, February 5. (more...)
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Position Trimmed by Gotham Asset Management LLC
- April 07, 2018

Electronic Arts Inc .by far traveled 35.9% versus a 1-year low price of $87.94. "( EA) Stock " was posted by The Lincolnian Online and is the property of of The Lincolnian Online. Benchmark has "Buy" rating and $105.16 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Mizuho given on Wednesday, November 2. Piper Jaffray reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $145.00 price objective on shares of Electronic Arts in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. (more...)
BlackBerry (NYSE:BB) Releases FY19 Earnings Guidance
- April 07, 2018

The S&P 500 index is down 7.4 per cent from its recent high in January. Although stocks rebounded this week after U.S. officials attempted to calm fears of a trade war, concerns over the potential for disputes between the United States and China have not yet abated. (more...)
Recent Trading UpdatesTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM) Stock Price trades 8.29%
- April 07, 2018

But that doesn't mean they can't hold interesting information about equity market returns. O'Brien & Associates in Chicago. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited ( NYSE : TSM ) shares price collapsed -1.41% during latest trading session. (more...)
Facebook to verify identities, require labels for political ads Facebook to verify identities, require labels for political ads
- April 07, 2018

Why on Earth, Guthrie asked, on behalf of all of us, would Facebook trust the company that had already violated Facebook's principles? "We're doing an investigation, we're going to do audits and yes, we think it's possible, that's why we're doing the audit", she said. (more...)
Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads
- April 07, 2018

Political and issue ads proved especially powerful in the 2016 presidential election , and there are fears of a repeat of such influence over this fall's midterm elections. In recent days, Zuckerberg and Facebook have publicly attempted to face the fallout and scrutiny from a burgeoning crisis. Facebook has been heavily criticised after admitting 87 million Facebook users may have had their data harvested by Cambridge Analytica , the data firm that worked with the Trump campaign during the ... (more...)