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Facebook changes its privacy setting: What you need to know Facebook changes its privacy setting: What you need to know
- March 29, 2018

In it, he said he found Facebook to be non-compliant with the New Zealand Privacy Act. "The last week showed how much more work we need to do to enforce our policies, and to help people understand how Facebook works and the choices they have over their data", said Erin Egan, vice-president of Facebook and its chief privacy officer. (more...)
Facebook sued for allegedly allowing housing advertisers to discriminate Facebook sued for allegedly allowing housing advertisers to discriminate
- March 29, 2018

With new warnings about what information Facebook has on you, we are breaking down the steps to download your data and delete it. After you have downloaded the data, which will be in a zip file format, you can then start going through it. "Facebook has known for years that its advertising platform violates civil rights laws, but it has refused to change its ways on a voluntary basis", Diane L. (more...)
Huawei launches wider screen devices at MWC 2018
- March 29, 2018

The company says this laptop features a 91 per cent screen-to-body ratio with nearly no bezels. Huawei has chose to remedy this with the Pro version, saying that the battery life on this latest model is improved by 15 percent and can last up to 14 hours. (more...)
Amazon Launches Kindle Lite app for Indian Android Users Amazon Launches Kindle Lite app for Indian Android Users
- March 29, 2018

The Kindle Lite app additionally includes a feature to let you monitor your data usage over Wi-Fi or mobile networks. Kindle Lite offers a similar set of features as the Kindle app , including the ability to sync your progress across devices with Whispersync, personalised recommendations, night mode, navigating through the table of contents, and changing font sizes. (more...)
Nokia (NOK) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows
- March 29, 2018

Last month, it was the high-end Nokia 8, which was also launched past year, got upgraded to Android 8.1 software update. At current stock price levels, we have noted that NOK's stock price is separated -18.20% from the 52 week high and 20.62% off of the 52 week low. (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Stmicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM) After Increase in Sellers?
- March 29, 2018

Shares are trading price at $23.57 with move of 4.02%. USA stocks advanced on Monday as signs that the United States and China were willing to negotiate on tariffs eased concerns about a trade war between the two countries. Shorter or longer timeframes used for alternately shorter or longer outlooks. The RSI provides signals that tell investors to buy when the currency oversold and to sell when it is overbought. (more...)
Earnings Analysis Of Ford Motor Co. (F) Earnings Analysis Of Ford Motor Co. (F)
- March 29, 2018

Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC now owns 1,788,344 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $21,406,000 after buying an additional 1,778,152 shares in the last quarter. Park National Oh owns 277,898 shares. (NYSE:FIX). Hbk Investments Lp has 9,600 shares. Umb Retail Bank N A Mo holds 48,194 shares. Meyer Handelman has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (more...)
Moody's affirms credit rating of 6 SA banks Moody's affirms credit rating of 6 SA banks
- March 29, 2018

The recovery of the country's institutions will, if sustained, gradually support a corresponding rebound of its economy, along with the stabilisation of fiscal strength, the agency said, adding that the stable outlook reflects a careful balance of risks behind the rating. (more...)
Playboy pulls page from 'sexually repressive' Facebook amid Cambridge Analytica scandal Playboy pulls page from 'sexually repressive' Facebook amid Cambridge Analytica scandal
- March 29, 2018

In response, Facebook vowed to change its advertising options. "After being warned repeatedly about its discriminatory advertising practices, Facebook continues to use this data to deny people access to rental housing and real estate sales ads due to their sex and family status", the National Fair Housing Alliance said in a statement . (more...)
Chrome Will Soon Let You Cast Local Files Chrome Will Soon Let You Cast Local Files
- March 29, 2018

Click down arrow next to "Cast to", and "Cast file" to select the local file on your machine you want to stream. However, it would just be a lot easier if Chrome had the ability to do that. The functionality lets users cast web pages, music, videos or entire desktops to Chromecast-enabled devices right from the browser on mobiles and desktops. (more...)
Students rally against gun violence in Paul Ryan's town Students rally against gun violence in Paul Ryan's town
- March 29, 2018

When they arrived, the group held a rally, which reportedly drew about 200 people. Something dramatically important. God love them and protect them most definitely. The march came more than a month after a gunman killed 17 students and staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. At every mile, they honored a victim of gun violence. (more...)
First gameplay trailer released for New Gundam Breaker
- March 29, 2018

The story of New Gundam Breakerbegins at the Gunbre High school, which is dedicated to help students master their Gunpla. This trailer will give you an idea of what you can expect from it. Gunpla parts range from heads to shields, guns to swords and everything in between. Create your very own Gunpla to suit your fighting style using parts you've collected! While the global release date has also been announced , it is also worth noting that this game will be also released on PC via Steam ... (more...)
Playboy leaving Facebook over privacy Playboy leaving Facebook over privacy
- March 29, 2018

The lawsuit comes on the heels of Facebook admitting on Monday that it collected phone call and text message history - but only at the permission of the user. Facebook also plans to clarify the information being gathered by apps that hook into Facebook . You can see the differences between the old settings menu and the new one in the image above, and the new one looks drastically better. (more...)
Cardi B Partners With Tinder For 'Swipe Off' College Competition Cardi B Partners With Tinder For 'Swipe Off' College Competition
- March 29, 2018

The album is set to drop on 6 April (18), and the star has now admitted on Twitter that she's feeling anxious about its release, especially after reading reports predicting huge interest. She wrote on Instagram: "My album cover!" Please STOP! I'm already having bad anxiety. In January the former stripper claimed she "can't talk about certain things on the album, because I'd go to jail" in an interview on Beats 1. (more...)
New Cadillac XT4 chases small SUVs from Audi, BMW, Porsche New Cadillac XT4 chases small SUVs from Audi, BMW, Porsche
- March 29, 2018

Slotting below the XT5, the smaller XT4 serves as a compact alternative targeting the "fastest-growing luxury segment" that will likely remain important as the brand continues its long-term revitalization strategy. Active safety systems are available but quarantined in the optional Driver Assist and Driver Awareness packages, which are only available on the mid-grade Premium Luxury and the range-topping Sport. (more...)
Snapchat may let third-party apps connect to your account Snapchat may let third-party apps connect to your account
- March 29, 2018

To date, Bitmoji is one of the only third-party apps that connects directly with Snapchat. Snapchat now sells user data to advertisers for targeted advertisements. We don't know what information, if any, Snapchat would be sharing with developers. Facebook played fast and loose with user data and wound up losing users and stock value, and being summoned to answer to the British Parliament. (more...)
Whirling Stock: Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Whirling Stock: Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)
- March 29, 2018

Franklin Resources Inc. boosted its position in shares of Rite Aid by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Sales in comparable stores increased 2.4% compared with the same quarter a year ago. This trading sentiment put the stock on Active spotlight. The stock appeared $4.87 above its 52-week highs and is down -2.63% for the last five trades. (more...)
EBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) SVP Sells $1106737.73 in Stock
- March 29, 2018

The institutional investor held 322,359 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.40M, down from 330,299 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of EBAY in report on Wednesday, October 11 with "Hold" rating. Therefore 59% are positive. eBay Inc had 163 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Hyundai Kona Electric gets 250-mile range rating in the US Hyundai Kona Electric gets 250-mile range rating in the US
- March 29, 2018

The new model is the redefined version of Hyundai's most important sales driver worldwide. The 2019 Hyundai Tucson does not yet have a crashworthiness rating, but the similar 2018 model has a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. (more...)
Analysts recommend to Buy Technology Stock: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- March 29, 2018

The company exchanged hands with 4457996 shares contrast to its average daily volume of 2.86M shares while its relative volume stands at 1.56. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.6% on a year-over-year basis. Btim holds 0.02% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) or 7,740 shares. While price targets are valuable, most investors find more value in an analyst's conviction level or in the ratio of upside to downside. (more...)
Nestlé reduces sugar by 30% in Milkybar with cotton candy-inspired technology Nestlé reduces sugar by 30% in Milkybar with cotton candy-inspired technology
- March 29, 2018

It's made by spraying a mixture of sugar, milk powder and water into warm air, then drying it. Milk is used to keep it from getting too sticky. Commenting on the new Milkybar launch , Stefano Agostini, chief executive for the group in the United Kingdom and Ireland, said that Nestle is demonstrating how it "can, and will, contribute to a healthier future" and that it takes its "public health responsibilities very seriously". (more...)
Google's Wear OS developer preview gets dark UI, lots of battery savings Google's Wear OS developer preview gets dark UI, lots of battery savings
- March 29, 2018

The darker UI theme is to "improve the glanceability for Wear apps", but it's not new having rolled out to Wear OS users earlier this year. Wear OS will also now turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and other radios when the device isn't in your wrist for an extended period of time, and Wi-Fi will be automatically disabled when the device isn't connected via Bluetooth. (more...)
'Mario Kart' Monopoly Adds Fun Gaming Twists to a Classic 'Mario Kart' Monopoly Adds Fun Gaming Twists to a Classic
- March 29, 2018

This particular edition is set to include iconic franchise properties like Rainbow Road and Bowser's Castle and will let you choose from four players when the game launches. Players can purchase additional "Power Pack" tokens later this fall to take their game play to the next level and collect additional characters, including Bowser, Rosalina, Shy Guy, Metal Mario, Donkey Kong, and Yoshi. (more...)
Google Home Speakers Can Now Connect to Other Bluetooth Speakers Google Home Speakers Can Now Connect to Other Bluetooth Speakers
- March 29, 2018

Turn on background music at dinner and have it follow you into the living room for dessert. Do you hear that? Using the Google Home app , users can now pair their Home speaker with any Bluetooth speaker and then use Assistant to control music playback on the Bluetooth speakers as well. (more...)
Tim Cook says Apple's customers are not its product, unlike Facebook Tim Cook says Apple's customers are not its product, unlike Facebook
- March 28, 2018

The technology giant refused to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation citing issues of data privacy and Cook called the request "chilling". Technology companies rebutted stating that without encryption, iPhone users will become easier victims to hackers. (more...)