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Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads
- April 07, 2018

If you want an ad-free Facebook , you'll have to pay for it. Facebook has been under pressure since the revelations that vast swathes of data were held by British firm Cambridge Analytica , after it was obtained from a researcher who shared the data without the social network's permission. (more...)
Snapchat unveils super-realistic lenses for iPhone X Snapchat unveils super-realistic lenses for iPhone X
- April 06, 2018

Snapchat has been working on this feature for a few months to get it ready, and it's finally here. It is wise to note that developers (like Snapchat ) will only get visual facial mapping data and not the Face ID data that is used to authenticate or unlock your iPhone X. (more...)
Watch Tim Tebow homer on first pitch in Double-A Watch Tim Tebow homer on first pitch in Double-A
- April 06, 2018

Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow has been moonlighting as a minor league baseball player with the New York Mets for a little more than a year now. Tim Tebow, home run with Binghamton. He was promoted to the Mets' Class A team in St. Lucie, Fla. midway through the season. A pretty good debut for the 2007 Heisman Trophy victor and former National Football League quarterback. (more...)
Facebook's major focus on polls in Pakistan, India: Zuckerberg Facebook's major focus on polls in Pakistan, India: Zuckerberg
- April 06, 2018

The user likened Facebook's monitoring of user's messages to pre-crime monitoring which is a popular theme in sci-fi about the state going too far like in Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell or The Minority Report by Philip K. This question led Zuckerberg to make yet another iconic quote, "I certainly use a lot of apps; I'm a power user of the internet ". Cathleen Gates, the interim CEO of the American College of Cardiology, said in a statement provided to CNBC that Facebook's ... (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) Cut to "Neutral" at UBS
- April 05, 2018

Adv Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD)'s price to earnings ratio stood at 0. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.01) earnings per share. Earnings per share (EPS) are the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of AMD . (more...)
Acxiom Corporation, (NASDAQ: ACXM), American Tower Corporation (REIT), (NYSE: AMT) Acxiom Corporation, (NASDAQ: ACXM), American Tower Corporation (REIT), (NYSE: AMT)
- April 05, 2018

The company was maintained on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock increased 1.93% or $2.21 during the last trading session, reaching $116.62. Maxwell Resources Inc (MRC) investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q4 2017. Its most recent closing price has a distance of -0.65% from SMA20 and is 1.82% above than SMA200. (more...)
Writing on the Wall: 'God Particle' May Destroy the Universe - Scientists Writing on the Wall: 'God Particle' May Destroy the Universe - Scientists
- April 05, 2018

The similar metamorphosis of "the God particle" would give birth to a bubble of expanding negative energy, within which all the laws of physics would be disrupted. However, researchers also found out that the Higgs boson also has a mass of its own which has been constant for a long time. As for the reasons why the Higgs boson could become unstable and result in the end of the universe, Durham University professor Ruth Gregory, who was not involved in the study, predicted that this might be ... (more...)
IL town votes to ban assault weapons, fine violators $1000 per day IL town votes to ban assault weapons, fine violators $1000 per day
- April 05, 2018

If they don't, they could be fined up to $1,000 for each offense, according to the ordinance. Mayor Rosenthal previously said she wanted the the ban in the wake of the Februray 14 school shooting in Parkland. It was contested as unconstitutional, but the ordinance survived in court. Fairfax, Va .- The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced support for a lawsuit brought by Guns Save Life challenging the Village of Deerfield, Illinois' gun ... (more...)
What To Know Before Selling Stock? HP Inc. (HPQ) What To Know Before Selling Stock? HP Inc. (HPQ)
- April 05, 2018

Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly And Six-Month Performance: Taking a look at the performance of HPQ stock , an investor will come to know that the weekly performance for this stock valued at -3.96%, resulting in a performance for the month at -9.55%. (more...)
Divinity: Original Sin 2 PS4 / Xbox One Release Date Set For August Divinity: Original Sin 2 PS4 / Xbox One Release Date Set For August
- April 05, 2018

Promising one of the "deepest RPG worlds ever created", Divinity: Original Sin II offers plenty of freedom and experimentation within its world of Rivellion, enabling you to go anywhere, talk to anyone and interact with nearly anything. Content updates and extra features for the console version of Divinity: Original Sin 2 are promised in the coming weeks and months. " ORIGINAL SIN 2 is undoubtedly one of the most groundbreaking and extolled RPG experiences of recent memory, with both ... (more...)
Gururaja claims silver in the Men's 56kg weightlifting Gururaja claims silver in the Men's 56kg weightlifting
- April 05, 2018

She went on to break the record two more times with successful attempts of 84 kg and 86 kg, the latter being her new personal best. Of the more than 100,000 people expected to visit the Gold Coast in April , 54 volunteers from the Wide Bay region will join them. (more...)
Battle for Azeroth Arrives August 14! Battle for Azeroth Arrives August 14!
- April 05, 2018

Announced previous year at BlizzCon 2017 , the new expansion will raise the level cap for characters from 110 to 120, introduce two new continents and contain a ton of quests, raids and other wonderful stuff players have come to expect every time Blizzard rolls out an expansion. (more...)
Google employees urge company to drop Pentagon AI work
- April 05, 2018

While Google and the Pentagon have said that work under Project Maven will not lead to the development of autonomous weapons systems, many Google employees are not convinced and have voiced their concern about Project Maven internally. Pentagon's Project Maven was announced past year. It is hoped the use of machine learning could release personnel from performing mundane administrative tasks. (more...)
Now, Airtel TV customers can live stream IPL 2018 matches Now, Airtel TV customers can live stream IPL 2018 matches
- April 05, 2018

And now, telecom operator Airtel has announced that its users will be able to watch live IPL cricket matches for free with the Airtel TV app. Reliance Jio users, on the other hand, will find a link on Jio TV app. What about delayed feed for free on Hotstar for IPL matches? However, after 10 minutes users will have to buy the Hotstar All Sports Pack or subscribe to Hotstar Premium. (more...)
Nokia 6 (2017) receives price cut ahead of Nokia 6 (2018) launch Nokia 6 (2017) receives price cut ahead of Nokia 6 (2018) launch
- April 05, 2018

The Nokia 6 2018 is positioned in the budget segment - with the phone going on sale for ₹16,999 - and there's no shortage of competition. Along with the cashback, Airtel subscribers will be able to get extended Airtel TV subscription on the handset. (more...)
Black Panther Breaks Another Box Office Record Black Panther Breaks Another Box Office Record
- April 05, 2018

Black Panther just hit yet another box office milestone. Black Panther sits a few million behind the number 9 slot, which is now held by Star Wars: The Last Jedi . In fact, there's a big possibility that Black Panther will soon topple James Cameron's epic, Titanic , to move to the #3 spot on the all-time us chart. (more...)
Comcast (CMCSA) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine
- April 05, 2018

The company has market cap of $159.35 billion. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 1,399,951 shares of company stock worth $52,377,633. About 15.37 million shares traded. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. 53 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. The insider MARIO ERNEST sold 13,370 shares worth $1.26M. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd reported 1.19 million shares. (more...)
Baaghi 2 reaches 100 crore mark at box office Baaghi 2 reaches 100 crore mark at box office
- April 05, 2018

The film passed the Monday test by collecting Rs 12.10 crore, and refused to slow down even on the subsequent days. The day wise break up of Baaghi 2 collection is mentioned below. It just needs a few crores more to better off SKTKS. The production of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, Baghi 2 is a Bollywood action film which revolves around search of a lost child. (more...)
Center of Milky Way may have thousands of black holes, study says Center of Milky Way may have thousands of black holes, study says
- April 05, 2018

These are actually what was left of stars that were situated around the supermassive black hole. Known as Sagittarius A (Sgr A), the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy is surrounded by a halo of gas and dust - believed to be the ideal breeding ground for huge stars that collapse into black holes when they die. (more...)
WhatsApp rolls out new features for those changing numbers WhatsApp rolls out new features for those changing numbers
- April 05, 2018

The report asserts that it informs users how often their friends check the micro blogging platform and can also estimate when they go to bed every day potentially making it an invasive app. Nevertheless, you will be given an option to download, taking you to the URL from the logo colored in gold. Moreover, with the recent update, iPhone users can send crashlogs directly to developers in case their WhatsApp application crashes or faces other bugs. (more...)
Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets
- April 05, 2018

Technically the feature was already there in the Fire HD 10 but now Amazon is rolling it out to its smaller brethren. Alexa on the Fire HD 10 is a better experience than on the 7 or HD 8 because customers can access Alexa hands-free even when the screen is on standby. (more...)
Honor 10 launch date set for May 15 Honor 10 launch date set for May 15
- April 05, 2018

Well now, Honor is set to announce one more smartphone next month, on May 15, and that could be the Honor 10 . Hence, the Honor 10 (or however it might be called) should easily be able to add substantially more screen real estate while retaining the overall dimensions of its forerunner. (more...)
Tiling Stock: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Tiling Stock: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
- April 05, 2018

It has underperformed by 10.12% the S&P500. London Co Of Virginia increased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 1.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. (more...)
Google Search Makes It Easier To Plan A Trip To A Movies
- April 05, 2018

Just #MakeGoogleDoIt, at home. Google's this launch seems like a calculated move to capture the home automation market in India, in its nascent stage. Previously, we had reported that Redington India, who distributes google products had communicated to various stakeholders privately about the launch of the smart speakers. (more...)
Three new Nokia smartphones launched Three new Nokia smartphones launched
- April 05, 2018

Nokia 7 Plus will be available at a recommended best price of Rs. 25,999 in Black/Copper and White/Copper colors. As for the Nokia 8 Sirocco , the flagship will also go on sale at the same time as the Nokia 7 Plus , but it will be sold on Flipkart . (more...)