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BlizzCon 2018 Dates Announced, Tickets On Sale in May BlizzCon 2018 Dates Announced, Tickets On Sale in May
- April 10, 2018

PT. On May 12, the gates will open at 10 a.m. PDT. Considering how popular Blizzard is tickets will no doubt run out quicker than a flash, so thankfully another batch of tickets will be available for fans on Saturday, May 12 at 10 AM, PDT. (more...)
Apple Announces Red iPhone 8
- April 10, 2018

The new colour scheme is part of the "Product (Red)" initiative, a programme that gives a percentage of sales to the Global Fund to fight HIV/Aids. The new color options for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were introduced today. They will be available in stores on Friday in countries such as Singapore, China, Japan, UK and US. Brazil, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE and other ... (more...)
Amazon Fire TV set-top boxes get a discount Amazon Fire TV set-top boxes get a discount
- April 10, 2018

The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote is usually $39.99 and is on sale for only $29.99 today at Amazon.com HERE! The Fire TV 4K is faster than the Fire TV Stick, with hardware that, Amazon says, makes it 40 percent more powerful. (more...)
ZTE doubles down on display notches with the ZTE doubles down on display notches with the "Iceberg"
- April 10, 2018

Considering we're all familiar at this point with what one notch houses (earpiece, selfie camera, ambient light sensor), some may wonder why you'd need two notches. Instead of rounded corners, the Iceberg has glass jutting out at the corners. These transparent corners extend out from the four corners of the device. (more...)
'Grand Theft Auto V' highest-grossing media title to date
- April 10, 2018

Cruetz says that, since its release in 2013, " GTA 5" has sold over 90 million units and taken in $6 billion in revenue. 'Grand Theft Auto V lets players follow a three-protagonist storyline or cut loose in a fictionalised Los Angeles. (more...)
Radical Heights is BossKey's Cheesy 80s-Styled Take on Battle Royale Radical Heights is BossKey's Cheesy 80s-Styled Take on Battle Royale
- April 10, 2018

More information on all of that can be found via the game's newly-launched Steam page. The neon-soaked graphics are intriguing, but will Boss Key Production's newest project be able to stand on its own in a world that's becoming a burgeoning spawning ground for me-too battle royale shooters? The new game is being hyped by the studio as "a free *X-TREME Early Access* battle royale shooter" and will be available either later today or tomorrow here in Australia. (more...)
California State Teachers Retirement System Cuts Position in Citizens Financial Group (CFG)
- April 09, 2018

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) has declined 15.35% since April 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 9.92% the S&P500. Israel Englander decreased its stake in Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) by 99.25% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Motorola 45th Anniversary Sale on Amazon India: Discounts on Moto smartphones Motorola 45th Anniversary Sale on Amazon India: Discounts on Moto smartphones
- April 09, 2018

Additionally, customers can avail various exchange offers and EMI options during the offer period. That sale was hosted via Moto Hubs and Flipkart. Alongside the Moto G5S , Motorola had launched the Moto G5S Plus which is now available at its launch price of Rs 15,999. (more...)
Overwatch League suspends player indefinitely over sexual misconduct allegations Overwatch League suspends player indefinitely over sexual misconduct allegations
- April 09, 2018

The Overwatch League has suspended Jonathan "DreamKazper" Sanchez indefinitely after allegations of sexual misconduct involving a minor spread around Twitter on Sunday. In short, Sanchez followed her on Twitter and the two struck up a conversation. The girl in question said in public postings that he sent her lewd images of himself - and received explicit pictures from her. (more...)
Snapchat brings back chronological feed (for some people) Snapchat brings back chronological feed (for some people)
- April 09, 2018

That's when Snapchat began rolling out its redesign , much to the annoyance of some of its users (including Kylie Jenner ). And the more time you spend on a platform, the more money it can make from marketers keen to show you ads. It looks like Snapchat is rethinking its decision to algorithmically sort its users Stories feed. Snapchat had seen the daily active user growth sag from 17 per cent to under 3 per cent per quarter after the launch of Facebook's Snapchat clone "Instagram ... (more...)
Facebook to run only verified political ads ahead of elections in Pakistan Facebook to run only verified political ads ahead of elections in Pakistan
- April 09, 2018

The California State Teachers' Retirement System, with almost $1 billion in Facebook stock as of previous year, on Thursday also said it would question the company about privacy protections. Facebook will begin connecting with the 87 million users - including 562,455 in India - from Monday if their personal data was "improperly shared" with the British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica . (more...)
The Roundup-Jazz top Lakers, clinch playoff berth The Roundup-Jazz top Lakers, clinch playoff berth
- April 09, 2018

Kuz, who's missed just one game so far in 2017-18 due to a sprain in his left ankle, left Friday's loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves with his setback. With a slew of 40-point performances and clutch shots, Mitchell has certainly made a compelling case for Rookie of the Year [VIDEO ]. The Jazz started the game on a 7-0 run and extended the lead to 19-4 with Mitchell's 3-pointer in transition. (more...)
The Stan Simpson Show: Should you delete Facebook? The Stan Simpson Show: Should you delete Facebook?
- April 09, 2018

Facebook has been secretly deleting some messages CEO Mark Zuckerberg sent through its Messenger application, an option that has not been available to most of the social network's 2.2 billion users. " said Facebook in a statement to TechCrunch ". However, the chats in question that were retracted by Zuckerberg go back to at least 2010 when there was no such thing as secret messaging on Facebook Messenger . (more...)
Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notice to affected users Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notice to affected users
- April 09, 2018

Starting Monday all 2.2 billion Facebook users will receive a notice on their newsfeeds, titled 'Protecting Your Information, ' with a link to see what apps they use and what information they have shared with those apps. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to testify before Congressional panels probing the mishandling of its data and other revelations about the social-media giant. (more...)
Facebook suspends Canadian consultancy over improper data use Facebook suspends Canadian consultancy over improper data use
- April 09, 2018

The fallout and accompanying controversy resulting from the revelation that Cambridge Analytica stealthily acquired information from upwards of 87 billion unsuspecting Facebook users shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Not that this matters very much to individual humans: data from Facebook has been circulating for so long outside of Facebook , it can't have very much more to give about any particular user, anyway. (more...)
Death toll in Canadian hockey team bus crash rises to 15
- April 09, 2018

The death toll rose to 15 late Saturday afternoon, police said, while fourteen people remained injured. Canadian police said they could not yet confirm the identity of the victims or whether they were players or coaches. "Including the First Nation's hockey community". Multiple crisis workers were assisting relatives and friends. "Everybody is just so devastated". (more...)
Apple will reportedly announce a red iPhone 8 tomorrow
- April 09, 2018

Rumor suggests Apple working on new "Blush Gold" iPhone X . And Apple isn't expected to hold a new product event, but will announce the (PRODUCT) Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through a press release. Several reports have suggested that Apple is planning a new color of its iPhone 8, and now it looks like the launch of that device is nearing. Or would you rather have a ( RED ) iPhone X? Remember, the iPhone X was released during the middle of last year's holiday quarter, which is to say ... (more...)
YouTube shooter's family didn't mention any risk YouTube shooter's family didn't mention any risk
- April 09, 2018

She collected her gun the same day YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan and Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl announced in a blog post that the company was further tightening its rules and raising requirements for creators trying to make ad revenue off their videos. (more...)
Facebook now lets users remove third-party apps in bulk Facebook now lets users remove third-party apps in bulk
- April 09, 2018

But the ability to delete messages once they're sent could allow Facebook to avoid embarrassing situations - like when a chat from a 19-year-old Zuckerberg leaked, where he called early Facebook adopters " dumb f-s " for sharing their data. (more...)
Facebook plans to allow all users to 'unsend' their private messages
- April 09, 2018

Facebook plans to let users delete messages they have sent from the inboxes of other users . As a result it's likely to take some time for the full facts to come out. Revelations that data belonging to as many 87 million Facebook Inc. users and their friends may have been misused became a game changer in the world of data protection as regulators are looking to raise awareness about how to protect information. (more...)
Rowe Price (TROW) PT Raised to $128.00 at Credit Suisse Group
- April 09, 2018

T. Rowe Price has a fifty-two week low of $67.62 and a fifty-two week high of $120.07. (NASDAQ:TROW) has risen 56.88% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. 113 funds opened positions while 249 raised stakes. Funds hold 170.77 million shares thus 0.35% less from 2017Q3's 171.36 million shares. Associated Banc reported 63,134 shares stake. (more...)
Do you still trust Facebook enough to use it? Do you still trust Facebook enough to use it?
- April 09, 2018

We should have done this sooner - and we're sorry that we did not". And now, social media giant Facebook in several months will make available to its users a feature that will save them from this regret. "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. Meanwhile, the 45,000 Irish people whose personal information was improperly accessed as part of the Cambridge Analytica scandal are expected to get a ... (more...)
Adobe Systems (ADBE) Director Sells $1124700.00 in Stock
- April 09, 2018

The company issued revenue guidance of $1.625 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.65 billion. Adobe Systems also updated its FY17 guidance to $3.75 EPS. Mirae Asset Global Investments Comm Limited holds 0.65% or 275,188 shares. Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) has risen 66.71% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Facebook Is Adding Unsend Message Tool After CEO Caught Unsending Facebook Is Adding Unsend Message Tool After CEO Caught Unsending
- April 09, 2018

Facebook says it began erasing the messages of Zuckerberg and a few other top executives in 2014 after computer hackers obtained and released emails from Sony Pictures executives. The Facebook Messenger application is seen on a iPhone. Users on both ends are alerted that a message has been deleted by including the note "this message was deleted". (more...)
After WhatsApp, Facebook to bring unsend feature to Messenger After WhatsApp, Facebook to bring unsend feature to Messenger
- April 08, 2018

Facebook has never publicly disclosed that they were doing these for Zuckerberg and other executives in the company until now, when sources have come forward to reveal that the platform has been silently removing all traces of its founder's old messages from 2014 and earlier. (more...)
YouTube Shooter Vents on Website After Making Just Pennies for Videos YouTube Shooter Vents on Website After Making Just Pennies for Videos
- April 08, 2018

On Tuesday afternoon, identified suspect Nasim Najafi Aghdam entered the YouTube campus at 901 Cherry Avenue through a parking garage and made her way to the outside courtyard where Googlers were having lunch. Her actions look to be a response to YouTube filtering her videos and therefore impacting her income. In others, she exercises, promotes animal rights and explains the vegan diet, often in elaborate costumes or carrying a rabbit. (more...)
Facebook Messenger works with 360-degree photos and HD videos Facebook Messenger works with 360-degree photos and HD videos
- April 08, 2018

The recipients will know they're no ordinary media by the compass icon that appears next to panoramic photos and the HD and SD marker that shows up next to high-quality videos . Users can share HD quality, 720p videos that are saved on their phone, as well as videos on their Facebook newsfeed or in another message thread. (more...)
Facebook suspends Canadian political consulting firm amid data mining scandal Facebook suspends Canadian political consulting firm amid data mining scandal
- April 08, 2018

That said, coming back to that "Unsend" feature , Facebook hasn't said when exactly will it be available to all the users, so until then, you can make use of the " Secret Conversations " feature. Meanwhile, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer will answer questions from British lawmakers on the social media giant's recent data scandal on April 26, a parliamentary committee has revealed. (more...)
How to keep apps from tracking you on Facebook How to keep apps from tracking you on Facebook
- April 08, 2018

The announcements come alongside Facebook's admission that up to 87 million users had their data improperly attained by Cambridge Analytica , up from early estimates of 50 million. "That means it's a learning algorithm or learning system, so based on the input provided to the algorithm, it goes into an engine and develops a profile on you". (more...)
BSNL IPL Rs 248 tariff plan launched: How it compares with Jio BSNL IPL Rs 248 tariff plan launched: How it compares with Jio
- April 08, 2018

BSNL's new Rs 248 tariff plan offers 153GB data for 51 days. Well that's because IPL (Indian Premier League) kicks-off from today, and, like cricket fans, the telecom operators have also geared up for this year's IPL season by announcing different offers and packs. (more...)