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Samsung silently unveiled Galaxy J7 Prime 2 in India for Rs. 13990 Samsung silently unveiled Galaxy J7 Prime 2 in India for Rs. 13990
- March 24, 2018

J7 Prime 2 features a 13MP camera at the back with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture. This is probably because the Galaxy J7 Prime 2 isn't all that different from the Galaxy J7 Prime which was launched in India in September 2016. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with Samsung Experience UI on the top. Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 sports a 5.5-inch Full HD TFT display with 2.5D curved glass, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. (more...)
How to get 30GB free Airtel data with VoLTE Beta Program How to get 30GB free Airtel data with VoLTE Beta Program
- March 24, 2018

Whereas a VoLTE is based on 4G network, which offers more clarity and sound and takes less time to make a connection between the devices. After having rolled out VoLTE Beta program in the states of West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Kerala, Bihar, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh, Airtel is now inviting users from these states to test the company's network. (more...)
Recommendation before Sell or Buy Call: DST Systems, Inc. (DST)
- March 24, 2018

Novare Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $261.22B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.84% or $1.72 during the last trading session, reaching $91.6. Mizuho has "Buy" rating and $9400 target. Jefferies maintained Citrix Systems, Inc . (NASDAQ: CTXS ) rating on Thursday, December 14. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q3 2017. (more...)
Global Rubber Processing Chemicals Market Analysis 2018 Business Outlook Up to 2025 Global Rubber Processing Chemicals Market Analysis 2018 Business Outlook Up to 2025
- March 24, 2018

The Report also provide the Global Consumption Volume Analysis, Major Manufacturers Performance and Market Share, Major Classification Analysis, Global Market Forecast, Major Application Forecast, New Project SWOT Analysis . The regional and country breakdowns section gives an analysis of the market in each geography and the size of the Patient Monitoring and Diagnostic Systems market by geography and compares their historic and forecast growth. (more...)
Flashback: Obama Targeted Voters Through Facebook Friend Networks Flashback: Obama Targeted Voters Through Facebook Friend Networks
- March 24, 2018

Davidsen said Facebook allowed her team to gather massive amounts of personal information from its users and their friends because they were supportive of the Obama campaign. Cambridge Analytica sold the Trump campaign on its behavioral voter micro-targeting models five months before the 2016 election (Trump advisor Steve Bannon sat on the firm's board). (more...)
Gun Owners Furious That YouTube Is Banning Some Firearms Videos Gun Owners Furious That YouTube Is Banning Some Firearms Videos
- March 24, 2018

These items include bump stocks , gating triggers, drop-in auto sears, conversion kits or anything that might allow "a firearm to simulate automatic fire or convert a firearm to automatic fire". "YouTube's newly released vague and one-sided firearms policy makes it abundantly clear that YouTube can not be counted upon to be a safe harbor for a wide variety of views and subject matter". (more...)
Enjoy the dry weather, storms return Sunday Enjoy the dry weather, storms return Sunday
- March 24, 2018

The snow is anticipated to be mostly mixed with rain, yet as much as 2 ½ inches are possible in the Martinsville area, the forecast shows. A back door cold front will touch off a few Sunday morning snow showers that will move through between 5 AM and 10 AM. (more...)
Vivo V9 Unboxing and First Impressions Vivo V9 Unboxing and First Impressions
- March 24, 2018

The Vivo V9 smartphone has been launched in India, just a day after its unveiling in Thailand and Philippines. It will be sold via both online and offline channels, and go on sale next month. The bezels on the smartphone measure 1.75-mm so that a 6.3-inch display could be accommodated in a traditional 5.5-inch body. Embracing an iPhone X-like notch and a vertically positioned rear dual camera, the V9 takes on the likes of OPPO R15 and ASUS Zenfone 5. (more...)
Worth Observing Stock: Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- March 24, 2018

Moors & Cabot Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of Nokia (NYSE: NOK ) by 63.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A textbook definition of a moving average is an average price for a security using a specified time period. The opposite kind of result, a negative means that costs outweigh returns. (more...)
Facebook Messenger gives more controls to group chat administrators
- March 24, 2018

Using these controls, administrators for large group chats will now have the option to control who joins a group before they're in the chat, they'll also be able to remove members, and promote or demote a user as an admin. Facebook might be in a sight of bother at the moment, but that doesn't stop the company from introducing new features to the platform. In addition to all this, Facebook is also introducing "joinable links" where anyone can join the groups with the help of these links. (more...)
Instagram users can now control their feeds to see newer posts first Instagram users can now control their feeds to see newer posts first
- March 24, 2018

Now, however, Instagram's new algorithm improvements will prevent old posts from showing up high in the feed and will give more importance to when a post is published. As Instagram said (apparently addressing users in the Western Hemisphere): "If your best friend shares a selfie from her vacation in Australia, it will be waiting for you when you wake up". (more...)
UK Investigators Raid Cambridge Analytica Offices In London UK Investigators Raid Cambridge Analytica Offices In London
- March 24, 2018

Since these claims have spread throughout multiple news sources, a movement called #DeleteFacebook has been backed by celebrities such as Cher and Jim Carrey, and has been spreading like wildfire over Twitter . On regulation: "I actually am not sure we shouldn't be regulated". "This was a breach of trust between Kogan, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook ", he wrote. (more...)
Apple to fix iOS11 bug that enables Siri to read hidden notifications Apple to fix iOS11 bug that enables Siri to read hidden notifications
- March 24, 2018

I tried out the same on my iPhone 7 also running the latest iOS and Siri read out all my hidden messages on notifications without unlocking my phone. The bug works on the most recent iteration of iOS (iOS 11.2.6) and is said to work on the iOS 11.3 beta as well. An Apple customer has discovered a bug that can let people easily bypass one of the iPhone's new lock screen privacy safeguards. (more...)
New iOS 11 bug steals users of their privacy New iOS 11 bug steals users of their privacy
- March 24, 2018

Apple is trying to catch up with Google and Microsoft who have had success in the education market with their cheaper models of tablets and laptops. Now, it looks like we'll finally get a glimpse of it during next week's keynote. The last Apple Education Event took place six years ago, and it had nothing to do with hardware announcements. (more...)
Aberdeen Native and WWE Star to Return to the Ring Aberdeen Native and WWE Star to Return to the Ring
- March 24, 2018

It will be a thrilling match if the pair do come face to face as expected, as The Undertaker last appeared at the Raw 25th anniversary amid rumors that he's about to bow out once and for all from the wrestling scene and retire from WWE permanently. (more...)
Zamboanga City joins Earth Hour 2018 Zamboanga City joins Earth Hour 2018
- March 24, 2018

Residents and businesses across the country are expected to switch off their lights on Saturday to mark Earth Hour . Council will turn off all non-essential lights at its three highest energy-consuming buildings, the Alfred Deakin Center and our Deakin Avenue and Madden Service Centers between 8.30 and 9.30 pm tomorrow night. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Contemplates to Stagnant Movement on RSI Movements International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Contemplates to Stagnant Movement on RSI Movements
- March 24, 2018

International Business Machines Corporation ( NYSE: IBM ) is a stock with 924.51M shares outstanding. The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. (more...)
Taco Bell launches line of tortilla chips Taco Bell launches line of tortilla chips
- March 24, 2018

Now, those bon mots are back, and bigger than ever: Taco Bell is rolling out branded tortilla chips, complete with wisecracks and familiar flavors. Now, Taco Bell is dropping their own line of tortilla chips and they look absolutely epic! In May, Taco Bell tortilla chips will make their debut in groceries and convenience stores in classic, mild and fire sauce packet flavors, a news release said. (more...)
Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause, says United Kingdom charity Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause, says United Kingdom charity
- March 24, 2018

More than 3,500 cases of cancer a year in Northern Ireland could be prevented through simple lifestyle changes. While air pollution is to blame for around 3,600 lung cancer cases a year (1% of all cancer cases), it still causes far fewer cases of lung cancer than tobacco. (more...)
Gopro Inc Cl A Cmn (GPRO): Analysts Review Gopro Inc Cl A Cmn (GPRO): Analysts Review
- March 24, 2018

Shareholders have anxious about rising trade tensions after the administration declared tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 724.42 points to close at 23,957.89, with Caterpillar, 3M and Boeing as the biggest decliners. (more...)
Carbon emissions surge due to energy demand and lack of efficiency Carbon emissions surge due to energy demand and lack of efficiency
- March 24, 2018

While global emissions ticked up, there were a handful of economies that managed to deliver economic growth and falling emissions, notably the US, UK, and Japan, the IEA noted. The increase in renewable energy generation capacity past year was the highest among energy sources, with wind alone accounting for 36 percent of the total additional capacity. (more...)
Amazon patents delivery drones that can recognise 'unwelcoming' hand gestures Amazon patents delivery drones that can recognise 'unwelcoming' hand gestures
- March 24, 2018

As part of the patent , Amazon released an image of a person below flapping his arms in an "unwelcome manner". It would also come equipped with sensors including a depth sensor, and cameras to detect visible, infrared, and ultraviolet light. (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Crazy Volume Spikes for: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
- March 24, 2018

The only thing stopping this from being a bigger issue is the low market share of AMD Ryzen processors in public shared hosting environments. (NASDAQ: AMD ) is -8.35% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average . The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the previous year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or ... (more...)
Government knows DNC hacker was Russian intel officer Government knows DNC hacker was Russian intel officer
- March 24, 2018

Like Guccifer 2 .0, the self-proclaimed hacker apparently responsible for burrowing into the Democratic National Committee computer network, then sending stolen emails to WikiLeaks. Did Stone know that he was a GRU agent? However, an investigation by The Daily Beast claimed that Guccifer, who had always claimed to be a lone hacker from Romania, despite the scepticism of journalists who had shared web chats with him , made a schoolboy error that gave his, her or their rough identity away. (more...)
U.S. cops are using dead people's fingerprints to unlock iPhones U.S. cops are using dead people's fingerprints to unlock iPhones
- March 24, 2018

If you have been wondering about the legal implications of unlocking a dead person's iPhone , it seems that there are none, at least as far as law enforcement is concerned. Marc Rogers, researcher and head of information security at Cloudflare told Forbes , "While Face ID is supposed to use your attention in combination with natural eye movement, so fake or non-moving eyes can't unlock devices...the tech can be fooled simply using photos of open eyes". (more...)