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'Free Hugs' family, the Hart Tribe, die in California cliff plunge


Experts say investigators should be able to determine how fast the SUV was traveling. The Hart Tribe, as they were known, also took spontaneous road trips to hike or camp, and friends believe they may have been on one of those adventures when their SUV plunged off a scenic California highway. Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.3 with Battery Health Settings, New Animoji, More


And the feature has been made available for iPhone 6 and later iPhones. This is listed under section Peak Performance Capability. Apple has finally released its long-promised Battery Health menu, following the scandal when it emerged that the company was deliberately throttling the performance of some iPhones as their battery capacity declined. Read More »

Reliance Jio Prime membership extended, here's how you can avail the offer


The offer is for a limited time, but the company has not given information on the duration. For new Jio users, the prime membership continues to be offered at an annual membership fees of Rs 99, the company said in a statement here. They can avail services like Jio TV, Jio Cinema, Jio Music etc for free. Jio has announced that all the existing Jio Prime members will get another year of complimentary Prime benefits for no additional fee. Read More »

Going to gigs can help you live longer, new study claims


After completing their assigned activity, a psychometric test was administered and the heart rate monitors were considered to draw the conclusion that walking one's dog brought about a 7% increase in mood, a yoga class increased 10% and seeing a concert resulted in a whopping 21% increase. Read More »

Trump's China tariffs risk backfiring on U.S. business


U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on many Chinese products could hit the big-name American technology companies that have built their businesses on Chinese manufacturing. "We haven't had much [consultation] recently". But fundamental changes such as joint venture requirements that often can not be negotiated without technology transfers and industrial policies aimed at acquiring and investing in more USA technology firms will not come without significant protracted pressure ... Read More »

Pres. Trump says Second Amendment won't be repealed


Larry says he's completely on board, adding that the antiquated provision needs to be rewritten due to unclear language. and also, because it's "real" goal is moot now. An amendment to the Constitution can only be proposed either by Congress with a two thirds vote in both houses or by a constitutional convention called for by two thirds of the state legislatures. Read More »

How Amazon Actually Helps Keep The US Postal Service Alive


Vetr raised Amazon .com from a "hold" rating to a " buy " rating and set a $1,655.33 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. Late past year, Trump said the relationship between the United States Postal Service and Amazon was unfair, arguing that the agency " should be charging MUCH MORE " to deliver packages for the online business. Read More »

Fort Wayne eateries offer deals for Major League Baseball opening day


Not sure how much of a crossover there is for people who are both fans of baseball and Game of Thrones , but apparently there is enough of one to warrant a second season of these types of events. Whether or not he can sustain that success in America has yet to be seen, and expectations have been somewhat tempered after a rocky spring training in which he posted an earned run average of 27.00 and hit just 3-for-28 at the plate. Read More »

Indian government says no to Google Map street view, again

And their latest idea was to provide a street view to explore cities, tourist spots, hills and river through a 360-degree panoramic imagery. In a written statement, Ahir said, " The government has not agreed to the proposal ". Could Street View be a tool for terrorist reconnaissance? A more recent attack on the Pathankot airbase past year was also plotted out after similar photographic recce. Read More »

Darren Lehmann steps down as Australia head coach


It was a failure of leadership... of my leadership. Smith added that he "doesn't blame anyone" and continued: "I'm the captain of the Australian team". "After speaking with my family at length over the last few days, it's the right time to step away", Lehmann told a media conference. "The action of doing it is completely wrong and for me to carry that out in front of world cricket and to be seen to be breaking the laws of the game, not playing within the spirit, it completely compromises ... Read More »

Oldest human footprints discovered in Canada


The study suggests that humans were present on the Pacific coast of British Columbia about 13,000 years ago and that the area was ice-free well before the end of the last ice age on the continent some 11,700 years ago. They eventually reached what is now the west coast of British Columbia, Canada and coastal regions to the south. The Plos One article says the information adds to growing evidence of humans on Canada's west coast at the end of the last ice age. Read More »

Entry-level HERO camera confirmed by GoPro


The HERO captures a max resolution and frame rate of 1440p at 60 frames per second; this means no 4K footage. GoPro's other cameras include the $399 Hero6 Black , the $299 Hero5 Black and the Fusion 360-camera priced at $699. Other than those features, the new camera includes numerous other elements found throughout the GoPro lineup, including a touch screen, voice control , digital video stabilization and is waterproof up to 30 feet. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi AI Speaker Mini launched: Most affordable smart speaker ever?


The panel also features direct backlighting, 60Hz refresh rate, and 8ms response time. The superior sibling to the Mi TV 4A which was released in India a couple weeks ago, the Mi TV 4S comes with a slim metal frame which houses the 55-inch 4K display that has has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and a 178-degree viewing angle. Read More »

Facebook adjusts ad targeting tools in response to Cambridge Analytica


We've also cleaned up outdated settings so it's clear what information can and can't be shared with apps. Jennifer Grygiel, a Syracuse University professor of communications, said the new privacy settings and tools "are so obviously important to users that one has to wonder why this wasn't already done". Read More »

Red Faction: Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered will release later this year


Red Faction : Guerrilla is set fifty years after the climactic events of the original Red Faction . Red Faction: Guerrilla Remastered is coming to PC and consoles. Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Edition will also revive the game's multiplayer component which saw players facing off, using the game's excessively destructible environments as a backdrop to the action-packed combat. Read More »

Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history

To test its case, the National Fair Housing Alliance created an ad for a fictitious apartment rental in Washington, D.C., using Facebook's features to exclude "corporate moms", "stay-at-home moms" and other categories that would eliminate women from the ad's potential audience. Read More »

The Maserati Levante Trofeo is your new 582bhp Italian super-SUV


It is capable of accelerating from 0-60 miles per hour in just 3.7 seconds (0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds), reaching a top speed of 187 miles per hour (300 km/h) and 34.5 metres (113 feet) of braking distance before coming to a complete stop. To go along with the beast of an engine, the Levante Trofeo gets a restyled front and rear bumpers and 22-inch forged aluminum "Orione" wheels. A further Corsa mode offers the maximum throttle response, lowers the suspension, optimises the Integrated ... Read More »

Facebook's new privacy settings


There is a new Facebook page - called Access Your Information - where users can see what they have shared and manage it. Facebook is giving users more control over their privacy by making data management easier and redesigning the settings menu, the company says. Read More »

How to see your stored Google search history & location data


However, not all content is created equal, and they break down by category the percentage of site's traffic that is mobile . The trend continued, and a year and half ago Google started experimenting with mobile-first indexing to help its majority-mobile users find what they're looking for. Read More »

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro smartphones coming to India soon


Huawei has today launched Huawei Enjoy 8 smartphone in China. The only things that are different on this phone compared to the P20 Pro are the Brand, the Display , and the Price. Besides, the smartphone offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm headphone jack, Global Positioning System and micro USB. Looking at the phones, we can first notice the 19:9 display having a 1080 x 2244 pixels, and a notch. Read More »

Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)

Nokia (NYSE: NOK ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. A total of 15,648,881 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 17.04M shares, while its relative volume stands at 1.32. Read More »

Google acquires Tenor to improve mobile GIF sharing


GIF platform Tenor has been procured by Google, bringing its vivified pictures benefit from Android , iOS and desktop under the Sundar Pichai-drove tech mammoth. Most people now use Google Images to find more information about a topic, and to help them communicate and express themselves-case in point, we see millions of searches for GIFs every day. Read More »

Facebook Introduces Central Page for Privacy and Security Settings


Facebook shares are down almost 18 percent since March 16, when it first acknowledged that user data had been improperly channeled to Cambridge Analytica , eating away almost $100 billion of the company's market value. Authorities in Britain have meanwhile seized data from Cambridge Analytica in their investigation , and European Union officials have warned of consequences for Facebook. Read More »

Trump proposes about $60 billion in trade tariffs on China


He argued the levies are necessary to compensate for how China has slurped up the fruits of American invention by nefarious means. "We have a tremendous intellectual property theft situation going on", Trump told reporters . According to a 2014 WTO (World Trade Organization) report, China is the subject of 27 percent of all WTO members' anti-dumping investigations. Amazon made that move last November. Read More »

Three users sue Facebook over call, text data scraping

The groups want a court declaration that the practice violates the Fair Housing Act and New York City's Human Rights Law. The American men's magazine noted that Facebook's "strict content and policy guidelines" have long complicated its activities on the social media platform and that the revelation of the interception of personal data by a political consulting company led the Playboy's management to arrive at their final decision. Read More »

Trump's China tariffs get bipartisan support, reflecting widespread U.S. disillusionment with Beijing


But the move sent stocks diving on Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about two percent ahead of the announcement, and ratcheted up Trump's confrontational stance with trading partners. Lighthizer acknowledged those concerns during testimony this week before the House Ways and Means Committee. Harrell says that strategy is reminiscent of how President Reagan used threats of trade penalties to lubricate deals on areas such as Japan's semiconductor and ... Read More »

Xiaomi unveils flagship Mi Mix 2S with dual rear cameras


The dual cameras are equipped with Sony IMX363 sensors, and feature Optical Zoom, Portrait Mode, dual pixel autofocus and Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS). The company is fast to cite all the design accolades and awards it has received for the Mi Mix 2, hence it is not much of a surprise to watch the company keep the design similar for the Mi Mix 2S . Read More »

You can now pair your Google Home to other Bluetooth speakers


Once this is done, you can either have your Bluetooth speaker replace audio output from your Google Home or add it to an audio group and quickly get multi-room audio. What is Google Assistant? Keep in mind the Home device is still the brains behind the operation. Think of it as your own personal ... This provides the advantage of being able to control multiple speakers through Google Home with voice commands or via the app. Read More »

Free Games for April


No new PS VR games were announced to be available as free downloads in April, with no mention of any special tie-in deals for PS Plus customers either. It was developed by Nadeo and published by Ubisoft, who released it in 2016. Even so, this isn't meant to say that Sony will never spice up their free game offerings indefinitely. Read More »