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Genesis Essentia Concept previews electric GT set Genesis Essentia Concept previews electric GT set
- March 29, 2018

The light units feature laser optical technology, allowing for extremely thin, flush lenses that are integrated into the Essentia's body. Essentia puts an electric spin on the classic GT auto. "This highlights the exciting opportunities being explored in 3D printing which transcends the lengthy, inflexible and costly tooling process", said Donckerwolke. (more...)
Facebook to give users more control over privacy Facebook to give users more control over privacy
- March 29, 2018

The program was launched in 2015 and at the time of the launch, Facebook's then lead of global data partnerships, Spencer Smith, said: "We take privacy very seriously and we want to give users more control". He appeared in front of a committee of British parliamentarians on Tuesday, and in his almost four hours of testimony, he used words like "fraud" and "cheat" to describe the use of Facebook data to affect the outcomes of Brexit. (more...)
Facebook Messenger App Users File Lawsuit Over Privacy Facebook Messenger App Users File Lawsuit Over Privacy
- March 29, 2018

United States lawmakers were seeking to haul Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Washington to testify on the matter. Facebook's shares are down more than 17% since March 16, when Facebook first acknowledged that user data had been improperly channeled in 2014 via a third-party app to Cambridge Analytica , which was later hired by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. (more...)
New Huawei smartphone has three main cameras New Huawei smartphone has three main cameras
- March 29, 2018

The smartphones include AI-powered camera features and proprietary optics "co-engineered" with Leica. The three O letters in the teaser line points to the Huawei P20 Pro that sports three cameras on the back. This phone offers a 5.8-inch touchscreen with 2240x1080 pixels resolution (full HD). Additionally, customers will stand a chance to be awarded another P20 Pro when they purchase from the roadshow. (more...)
Spotify for Apple Watch may be introduced in June at WWDC 2018 Spotify for Apple Watch may be introduced in June at WWDC 2018
- March 29, 2018

Expect to hear more rumors about the Apple Watch Series 4 as we approach its release in the fall, likely at a September event alongside the 2018 iPhones. As far as specific figures are concerned, Kuo claims that Apple this year may sell as many as 24 million units, up from an estimated 18.5 million units the company sold in 2017. (more...)
Google Testing 'More Results' Button On Mobile Search Google Testing 'More Results' Button On Mobile Search
- March 29, 2018

Since the change is still rolling out gradually, site owners can choose to have their sites be part of the initial wave by simply ensuring they follow best practices , and Google will then notify them that their sites have migrated to mobile-first indexing through the Search Console. (more...)
Better Buy Than Competitors? - Target Corporation (TGT), Western Digital Corporation (WDC)
- March 29, 2018

Kbc Group Nv increased Msci Inc (MSCI) stake by 13.36% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 43,323 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,647,796.60. RBC Capital Markets maintained Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC ) on Monday, October 3 with "Outperform" rating. Jefferies maintained Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC ) rating on Thursday, August 17. (more...)
China plans for reciprocal tariffs on USA imports China plans for reciprocal tariffs on USA imports
- March 29, 2018

China on Friday declared plans to levy additional duties on up to $3 billion of US imports, including fruit and wine, in response to USA import tariffs on steel and aluminium, imposed after a separate USA probe. Beyond steel and aluminum , Beijing announced that it would impose tariffs on 128 American-made goods if a trade deal can not be struck with the US, reported CNBC . (more...)
Analyst Research and Recommendations: GoPro, Inc. (GPRO), Zogenix, Inc. (ZGNX)
- March 29, 2018

Prudential Financial owns 31,580 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. The tech-heavy Nasdaq slid 211.74 points, or 2.93 percent, to 7,008.81. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 45.93 points, or 1.73 percent, to 2,612.62. More supreme high and low levels-80 and 20, or 90 and 10-occur less frequently but indicate stronger momentum. If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not ... (more...)
Google has made it official: The internet is now mobile Google has made it official: The internet is now mobile
- March 29, 2018

Webpages that only have desktop versions will continue to be included in the Google's index based on their desktop sites. Google rolled out this week the mobile-first indexing. Google has made another big step in its shift towards mobile, by starting to link to the small-screen rather than desktop versions of many websites. (more...)
Google rolls out mobile-first indexing Google rolls out mobile-first indexing
- March 29, 2018

Google also shared the best practices for mobile-first indexing . Google did tell us last October that a limited number of sites had been moved over. However this appears to be a test as not all users are seeing the changes, meaning that there is no guarantee that Google will implement this new feature, but what say you? In other words, a site that has been migrated to mobile-first indexing will not have an advantage over a site that has not yet been migrated. (more...)
Bad to worse: Now Facebook is being sued over housing discrimination Bad to worse: Now Facebook is being sued over housing discrimination
- March 29, 2018

The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data leaks scandal has once again raised privacy fears and questions around how big companies like Facebook and Google are storing user data. The US lawsuit filed in federal court in the Northern District of California seeks status as a class action on behalf of all affected users and asks for unspecified damages. (more...)
Apple's Next-Gen iPhone X May Start at $899 Apple's Next-Gen iPhone X May Start at $899
- March 29, 2018

The company has had "limited success" trying to pitch the iPhone X at $999, RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani argued in an investor memo obtained by AppleInsider . Apple could potentially reduce the prices of its flagship iPhone series , due to be released later this year. More importantly, provided the LCD iPhone X variant is true, it could be a great way for consumers who don't care much for an OLED display to get their hands on an iPhone X at a lower price. (more...)
Trump to hit China imports with heavy tariffs Trump to hit China imports with heavy tariffs
- March 29, 2018

Since consumer goods account for a large chunk of exports from China to the U.S., some Chinese manufacturers are preparing for the worst. Instead, it has chosen unilateral action by invoking Section 301 of the U.S. A second list of goods including wine, apples, ethanol and stainless steel pipe would be charged 15 percent. Slapping tariffs on over 10% of Chinese goods exports to America will hit shoppers. (more...)
What Do Analysts Say About Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- March 29, 2018

The stock had a trading volume of 17,112,454 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,843,735. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 0.98. Additionally on 2/02/18 MKM Partners "Upgrades" Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK ) to Buy setting price target at $0 and on 1/18/18 Goldman Sachs "Downgrades" the stock to Neutral at $0. (more...)
Tiger Shroff and I have a platonic relationship: Disha Patani Tiger Shroff and I have a platonic relationship: Disha Patani
- March 29, 2018

I go around with my guy friends also, which no one cares about. When asked about how she handles criticism, Disha stated, "I have yet to prove myself". Tiger is the most accomplished action star of Bollywood. Gautam Dutta, CEO of a national multiplex chain, said, " Baaghi 2 is anticipated to open with big numbers in the second quarter of FY 18-19". (more...)
Modi government says no to Google Street View Modi government says no to Google Street View
- March 29, 2018

Initially, on an experimental basis, Google had enabled the street view feature for some tourist sites. It was created in 2007, two years after Google Maps, as a way for anyone to explore landmarks and streets around the world. The app explores places worldwide through 360-degree panoramic and street-level 3D imagery. At that time, Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju said once the proposed Geospatial Information Regulation Bill (GIRB), 2016 comes into force, issues related to the ... (more...)
Subaru Forester Debuts in New York, Looks Familiar Yet New Subaru Forester Debuts in New York, Looks Familiar Yet New
- March 29, 2018

Subaru unveiled an all-new Forester at the New York International Auto show, adding another fully revamped contender into the red-hot compact crossover SUV segment. The 2019 Forester's seats are a new design, and the new Sport model gets its own gray cloth upholstery with orange contrast stitching. High-end models will also have a powered tailgate, of course. (more...)
A Newly Discovered Galaxy Has a Shocking Feature-No Dark Matter A Newly Discovered Galaxy Has a Shocking Feature-No Dark Matter
- March 29, 2018

Physicists expect the dark matter "halo" around lightweight, dim galaxies like NGC 1052-DF2 to be extra big, and they expect to find less evidence of dark matter effects in more-massive galaxies. Describing DF2 as "astonishing", he said the galaxy was so sparse it was possible to see right through it. You see something like this, and you do sort of scratch your head. (more...)
Far Cry 5 reviews are in Far Cry 5 reviews are in
- March 28, 2018

To do this to your optimum ability, an arsenal of weapons will be necessary to take out outposts and any enemy you come across. The latter option is seemingly only of use when playing co-op or the Arcade mode, given that Far Cry 5 is a first-person game where you won't really see the way you look. (more...)
Playboy quits Facebook, saying it doesn't want to Playboy quits Facebook, saying it doesn't want to "expose" its fans
- March 28, 2018

Following the social network's ongoing data scandal, the men's magazine established by Hugh Hefner has deactivated its Facebook pages. Writing in a statement, the company said: "There are more than 25 million fans who engage with Playboy via our various Facebook pages, and we do not want to be complicit in exposing them to the reported practices". (more...)
Microsoft Will Start Banning Accounts for Using Offensive Language Microsoft Will Start Banning Accounts for Using Offensive Language
- March 28, 2018

Nothing super new on that end. It is being further reported that Microsoft is advising its user base to avoid sharing "inappropriate content" including nudity, offensive language, graphic violence or criminal activities on any of its platforms. (more...)
PSVR Gets An Official $100/£90 Price Drop In US PSVR Gets An Official $100/£90 Price Drop In US
- March 28, 2018

From March 29 players will be able to grab a PSVR Basic Bungle at the new low cost of 34,980 yen, $299 Dollars and €299/£259.99, that's an incredible price drop. This pack swaps out Doom for Bethesda's celebrated RPG and adds two PlayStation Move motion controllers, too. Over in the European Union, meanwhile, the PSVR Starter Pack has been reduced to €299.99 from €399.99 (for from £349 to £259 if you're in the UK). (more...)
Range Rover Evoque Convertible launched for ₹ 69.53 lakh Range Rover Evoque Convertible launched for ₹ 69.53 lakh
- March 28, 2018

The convertible roof of the Evoque gets the Z-folding fibre system and controlled via a switch mounted in the centre console, which just takes 18 seconds to flush in and 21 seconds to flush out at speeds of up to 48 km/h. The All Terrain Progress Control (ATPC) is a state-of the-art system that enables drivers to set and maintain a steady speed in challenging conditions. (more...)
Steven Spielberg doesnt approve of Carls Jr Spielburgers plan Steven Spielberg doesnt approve of Carls Jr Spielburgers plan
- March 28, 2018

This was done with a tweet and an attached clip showing a dramatic look at a burger. "Spielberg hasn't signed off yet, but we assume he's cool with it", the chain said in its announcement. The fast food chain is paying tribute to the Jewish film legend by renaming its mini hamburger, now called the Charbroiled Slider, as the SpielBurger, the restaurant announced on Monday. (more...)