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Federal Trade Commission will investigate Facebook over privacy

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Facebook executives have apologized after reports emerged that Cambridge Analytica had used personal data to target USA voters. In a blog posted on March 25, Facebook retorted with a "fact check" of these claims , stating that call and text logging is only an opt-in feature that Android users have to specifically agree to when they install Messenger or Facebook Lite. Read More »

India gets its second Android Go smartphone with the Nokia 1

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The Xpress On covers, available for Rs 450, will give a makeover to your much-loved device. In an official statement, while launching the device, Ajay Mehta, the Vice President India of HMD Global said that "There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Asia and Africa". Read More »

Volkswagen to field pickup truck concept at New York Auto Show

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The truck would be part of an effort to capture more of the growing North American pickup, SUV and crossover segment, which Volkswagen now doesn't field a lot of entries in. "VW's only response has been to offer consumers in the United Kingdom a fix that our clients are telling us doesn't work". Volkswagen may be hitching a ride on an all-American pickup. Read More »

Former Saints cheerleader files discrimination complaint against team

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A former cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints has filed a complaint after the football team gave her the boot over a rule-violating Instagram photo - a move she says proves the Saints are discriminating against women. Legal experts say Davis may prevail if the team can not show why women need to be protected more than men. The rules and restrictions the Saints place on their cheerleaders are definitely outdated. Read More »

The EU is still open to the idea of breaking up Google

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The California-based company is facing two other anti-competition lawsuits from the European Commission. GOOGLE IS UNDER FIRE from European competition commissioner and the bane of big United States companies Margrethe Vestager, who threatened to break-up the search giant over "grave suspicions" about its increasing dominance in Europe's markets. Read More »

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologises for data breaches

She was upset that every new app she downloaded would ask for her Facebook contacts. In a 2015 speech, Carol Davidsen - a former Obama campaign official - talked about harvesting data from Facebook users about their friends. You'll see which apps have access to your Facebook data. Each button warns you that might not be able to use certain apps on Facebook and other sites, but if you just bookmark the address above then you can go always go back and re-enable something if you ... Read More »

Facebook suffers further on privacy woes amid probes by FTC and states

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Zuckerberg explained there was a quiz developed by a university researcher "that leaked Facebook data of millions of people in 2014". Zuckerberg did not mention Cambridge Analytica , which was paid $6 million by U.S. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he's invited Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify at a hearing next month on data privacy. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Recap

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If, for instance, a stock's volumes suddenly increase by a noteworthy amount, it's usually a sign that the level of conviction behind the trade is high. Kepos Capital L P holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) for 23,282 shares. As per Sunday, October 8, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Chrome OS tablets are official-Meet the Acer Chromebook Tab 10

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Acer today unveiled the first education tablet running Chrome OS, the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 (D651N). While the device did make a brief unofficial appearance on the internet earlier this year , today marks the official launch of the Chromebook Tab 10, which is an education-focused tablet that's created to "promote engagement and collaboration between students and teachers", according to a statement issued by the company today. Read More »

AAA: Gas prices up by 3 cents in RI

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As millions of Americans hit the road for spring breaks and the upcoming Easter holiday weekend, local gas prices are expected to soon rise to their highest average price since last October. In addition to heavy travel demand, prices are also rising because it's refinery maintenance season, where oil refineries typically slow production during the changeover from the winter blend of gasoline to the summer blend of gasoline. Read More »

A Live-Action Street Fighter TV Show is in the Works

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Though on different journeys, the heroes' paths will cross as they are drawn into the World Warrior Tournament, a competition conceived by M. Bison to find the most powerful and capable fighter in the world. The new Street Fighter TV series looks to be in early development, with no word yet on the official cast and when it will premiere. Ansah wrote and directed Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist , and Wooding and Quella produced the project. Read More »

Vivo launches Vivo V9 with an iPhone X-like notch in India

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Finally, Vivo has unveiled their successive model in V-series, Vivo V9 in the Indian market today. Many hated the iPhone X notch at first and they criticized it. It is powered by the GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor, clocked at 2.2 GHz, paired with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage . While it has a 24MP camera front-facing snapper with soft LED flash to take care of the selfies. Read More »

Huawei P20 full specs are out; retailer confirms with pricing

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After knowing mostly everything about the P20 Pro , a new report now details the P20 in length. Huawei has been teasing the P20's launch event with the tagline "See Mooore With AI", so there's a good chance this new third camera will play a role in object recognition. Read More »

Friends and family attend mass in honor of French attack victims

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A gendarme who was shot three times after voluntarily taking the place of a hostage during a supermarket siege in southwestern France on Friday has died, French authorities announced Saturday. French police searching Lakdim's home in Carcassonne found notes referring to the Islamic State group that appeared to be a final testament, a judicial official said on Saturday. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Might Support 5G Connectivity

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The price can be little up or down as the phone is yet to launch in Pakistan but it will be affordable, that is for sure. New reports claimed that Samsung would ditch putting fingerprint sensor in the screen and that is because of challenges of responsiveness and accessories. Read More »

Instagram Recent Update Would Display New Posts First

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Instagram is making an adjustment to its feed that it hopes will quell user criticism of the previous iteration. One of these changes is the introduction of " New Posts " button that lets you manually refresh. There had been long calls for the company to bring back the sequential feed or at least provide some option to switch between them as provided by Facebook. Read More »

Apple to 'Likely' Include Pencil Support on Cheaper iPad

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In the previous years, Apple dominated the educational market, but 60 percent of the market is now dominated by Google-powered Chromebooks and Android tablets, 22 percent by PCs and 20 percent by Macs and other devices. More software is coming. The iPhone maker is hosting an education-focused event on Tuesday in Chicago where they're expected to make a few product-related announcements. Read More »

Apple may launch a 'foldable' iPhone in 2020

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According to research firm Frost & Sullivan, the global educational technology market generated $17.7 billion in revenue a year ago. "However, if Apple decides to go aggressive with its assembly plans in India , the milestone would be achieved sooner through the year as that would give Apple entry into mid-premium Smartphone market through SE and other earlier versions of iPhone ", Kawoosa said. Read More »

Facebook boss Zuckerberg apologizes in United Kingdom newspapers for data leak

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The company is accused of holding on to the data after Facebook asked it to delete the files, and then using the information to manipulate U.S. voters in the 2016 presidential campaign. Cruz told the representatives that if their platforms did not remain politically neutral, they could lose legal immunity for user content under the provisions of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Read More »

Militant killed, girl injured in Budgam shootout

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He said when the area was being cordoned off, militants came out from a house and fired indiscriminately on security forces with automatic weapons. Meanwhile in the incident one lady received injury in thigh while the hiding militant was trying to escape firing indiscriminately. Read More »

Facebook CEO Apologizes For Data Scandal With Full-Page Newspaper Ads

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It illicitly obtained information from as many as 50 million Facebook profiles by abusing Facebook's data-sharing features. A 2011 audit by Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) said Facebook's security measures were "not considered sufficient" to prevent third party apps from unauthorised use of personal data. Read More »

Texas mayor at anti-gun rally: Time for action

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He said student activists see Saturday's marches as merely a first step. Added Beth Forsman, of Corte Madera, who has three daughters: "Where we failed, these kids will succeed, and if we can be the wind beneath their wings, I'm privileged to do that". Read More »

MI nips Florida State, will face Loyola Chicago in Final Four

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Phil Cofer brought Florida State within two with 24 seconds left, but Robinson nailed a pair of free throws before a defensive stand put the game away. Just when it seemed MI would break free, on came the Seminoles with a 9-2 run to get within three at 40-37 on Phil Cofer's three-point play with 10 minutes left. Read More »

United Kingdom watchdog assessing evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid

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Facebook suspended Kogan last week for sharing data he gathered separately and passed on to data-mining company Cambridge Analytica , which is not affiliated with the university. The Cambridge Analytica model was deceptive from start to finish. If you play games, read the news or take quizzes on Facebook, chances are you are doing those activities through third-party apps and not through Facebook itself. Read More »

Russian Federation to Use World Cup Like Hitler Used Olympics, Says British FM

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The Foreign Secretary then agreed with a comparison, from Labour MP Ian Austin, between President Putin's hopes for this year's World Cup and Hitler's use of the 1936 Olympics. Asked what Mr Putin's motive for attacking Mr Skripal might be, Mr Johnson said: "I think first of all it was a sign that President Putin, or the Russian state, wanted to give to potential defectors in their own agencies that this is what happens to you if you decide that you support a country with a different set of ... Read More »

Rajya Sabha poll defeat will not hit SP-BSP partnership, says Mayawati

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Accusing the BJP of indulging in malpractice in the election, she said that the ruling party had "conspired" to defeat her candidate to create a rift between the BSP and SP. To BJP, the answer to each such question lies in rattling the ' victory of democracy' dictum, as if the Rajya Sabha elections are directly fought among the common voters. Read More »

Lookout for Analyst's Suggestions: NIKE, Inc. (NKE)

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Accern also gave news articles about the footwear maker an impact score of 44.8416051180722 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. NKE stock opened at $64.63 on Friday. Shares rose more than 7 percent during Thursday's after-hours. The current 52-week high for NIKE, Inc .is -4.91% and the 52-week low is 32.67%. Read More »

Snap Map Explore adds text statuses automatically for Snapchat users

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Think of it as Snap re-imagining the old AIM "away" status as literally showing where you are or what you're doing. A Snap spokesperson declined to share usage data around Snap Maps but says it has grown in recent months, granted Snap Maps was added to the web in February and can now be shared as links outside of Snapchat . Read More »

PUBG Corp. shows off smaller map, which hits public testing in April

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Epic has more than twice the employees of PUBG creator Bluehole, which past year issued what sounded like a legal threat when Fortnite's battle royale mode was first released. US$103 million, respectively. Also, where Fortnite's controls right now make gunfights a panicked competition (albeit one where both sides are fairly matched up), PUBG feels a bit more deliberate with the standardized shooter controls. Read More »

Best Buy plans to sever Huawei ties amid United States security concerns

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Nonetheless, this blow to the company has worsened their situation beyond fix. Indeed, just a few years ago, Huawei counted the likes of Union Wireless, United Wireless and Pioneer Telecom as customers in the United States for its equipment, and last year the company attended the Competitive Carriers Association trade show in an effort to continue to grow its sales to smaller wireless network operators. Read More »

Two terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir encounter

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With the first light this morning security forces launched a major offensive and killed both the holed up militants. "In an overnight gunfight in Dooru, two militants were killed in a fierce gunfight with contingents of police and army", a police spokesman said. Read More »