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Facebook sued for defamation over fake ads Facebook sued for defamation over fake ads
- April 23, 2018

They have known about these scam adverts for years, and they are still happy to roll around in their dirty money'. Lewis said the defamation lawsuit is being done in his name only, and not on behalf of the MoneySavingExpert website. "I don't do adverts". "I've asked [Facebook] not to publish them, or at least to check their legitimacy with me before publishing". This shouldn't be hard - after all, it's a leader in face and text recognition. (more...)
Apple's acquisition of Shazam under antitrust investigation Apple's acquisition of Shazam under antitrust investigation
- April 23, 2018

Shazam does not offer music for streaming, but it is able to direct users to listen to identified tracks through various streaming services like Google Play Music and Apple Music . Apple's acquisition of Shazam is now under investigation by antitrust regulators in Europe. Regulators are anxious that Apple will use the service to push consumers to its own streaming service, hurting competition and unfairly advantaging its own service. (more...)
IPL: Delhi pacers restrict KXIP to 143/8 IPL: Delhi pacers restrict KXIP to 143/8
- April 23, 2018

After having been omitted from the team for the first two matches, Gayle kicked off his IPL 2018 campaign in style with scores of 63, 104 and 62* against CSK, SRH and KKR so far. Daredevils playing under their new skipper, Gautam Gambhir were expected to perform better than this. Explosive Glenn Maxwell is another who is yet to find his rhythm. (more...)
Play Detroit: Become Human's first chapter starting tomorrow Play Detroit: Become Human's first chapter starting tomorrow
- April 23, 2018

This was announced by Guillaume de Fondaumière, co-CEO and executive producer at Quantic Dream , who revealed as much over on the official PlayStation blog . We don't think Alexa is about to start offloading its feelings when you come home after a long day, but it is the first step towards fully-fledged androids , and a good example of how they might know more than you already. (more...)
Buy an Xbox One, Get a Free Copy of Buy an Xbox One, Get a Free Copy of "Madden"
- April 23, 2018

With Groups, you can create multiple collections of content made up of anything from within My games & apps. The company is now giving away a free copy of Madden NFL 18 with every Xbox One purchase . Removing the need to switch to Upload Studio before sharing. The May update also includes improved family settings , improvements to the Xbox Accessories app , and more intuitive button commands across the Xbox One dashboard, so you can easily navigate your way around with just a few button ... (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi S2 passes TENAA with Mi 6X design, entry-level specs Xiaomi Redmi S2 passes TENAA with Mi 6X design, entry-level specs
- April 23, 2018

It also features a vertically aligned dual camera with LED flash on the top left corner and a fingerprint sensor located at the center similar to the Mi 6X , which is confirmed to debut later this week on April 25 . Unknown smartphone of 5.99-inch screen (18:9), battery 3000 mAh, dual main camera with 12-megapixel module and processor with a frequency of 2.0 GHz. (more...)
Pacquiao: I Still Have a Couple of More Fights Before I Retire Pacquiao: I Still Have a Couple of More Fights Before I Retire
- April 23, 2018

It is a huge motivation for me to fight hard to win the crown and I would like to be an inspiration to everyone. "That is what I want and I think it will definitely entertain the boxing fans", said the man who wears many hats, including Senator in the Philippines and digital economy investor. (more...)
Where To Watch Westworld Season 2 Premiere Online Where To Watch Westworld Season 2 Premiere Online
- April 22, 2018

And do you know what we found? Is all hell about to break loose? Who was this new host going to be? As the "God" figure of the park, it wouldn't make sense to have Ford be completely dead just yet. "It reveals, for him, a struggle with time ", Wright says. While HuffPost's own Ashley Feinberg was writing for Deadspin , a rep told her shortly after the first season ended, "We don't have any info to share". (more...)
Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Live Streaming, Toss, Line Ups, Live Score Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Live Streaming, Toss, Line Ups, Live Score
- April 22, 2018

While Rajasthan Royals will be heading into the game a deep scare of a hat-trick of defeats, Mumbai have bounced back from theirs to script an emphatic win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. Time: The live broadcast of MI vs RR match will begin at 8 pm IST. Here is all you need to know. The English commentary will be available on Start Sports1/HD while Hindi commentary will be apparently available on Star Sports 1 Hindi/HD. (more...)
Sikh pilgrims return home after celebrating Baisakhi in Pakistan Sikh pilgrims return home after celebrating Baisakhi in Pakistan
- April 22, 2018

The jatha leader for Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Gurmeet Singh Buh, said he would discuss the issue with committee president Gobind Singh Longowal. "I suspect she might have fallen into the hands of ISI", ANI quoted Tarsem Singh. During her visit, she embraced Islam and married a resident of Hingerwal, Lahore , on April 16 at a ceremony held at an Islamic seminary here. (more...)
Photo website Flickr acquired by SmugMug Photo website Flickr acquired by SmugMug
- April 22, 2018

SmugMug and Flickr represent the world's most influential community of photographers, and there is strength in numbers. According to SmugMug's officials, they are agreed to buy image and video hosting website , Flickr. We certainly think we need to operate it with an eye to our cash flow and our profitability. "We are going to have to take a detailed look at the business and make sure it's growing and healthy". (more...)
White Sox's Danny Farquhar diagnosed with brain hemorrhage, in critical condition White Sox's Danny Farquhar diagnosed with brain hemorrhage, in critical condition
- April 22, 2018

As it turned out, he'd suffered a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm. He was rushed to Rush University Medical Center, where he was diagnosed with a ruptured aneurysm. The 31-year-old Farquhar recorded the last two outs of the sixth when he fell ill. Farquhar was hospitalized after passing out in the dugout. "He worked very hard getting used our baseball starting last winter", Scioscia said. (more...)
YouTube still has an ad problem YouTube still has an ad problem
- April 21, 2018

Ads from the Washington Post and the New York Times reportedly ran on conspiracy theory channels. YouTube said on Friday that it has made "significant changes to how we approach monetisation", citing "stricter policies, better controls and greater transparency". (more...)
Vivo V9 Youth Smart Phone launched in India; Know Specification, Price Vivo V9 Youth Smart Phone launched in India; Know Specification, Price
- April 21, 2018

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor ( Snapdragon 626 was on V9). "The device is for consumers who want a holistic and powerful smartphone experience at a competitive price ", Zeng added. The Vivo V9 Youth comes with new-generation AI Face Access technology, which will basically let users unlock the phone by scanning their face in seconds. (more...)
"Apple Launches 13" MacBook Pro (Non Touch Bar) Battery Replacement Program
- April 21, 2018

The company on its support page writes that the issue is with a small number of MacBook Pros manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. The company has set up a website where users can determine if their MacBook Pro will qualify for the free replacement battery. (more...)
Hundreds of students leave Benicia High for National School Walkout Hundreds of students leave Benicia High for National School Walkout
- April 21, 2018

At Liverpool high school, about 500 students left the building for a combined rally and memorial on the football field. Today marks 19 years since the shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., in which two high school students shot and killed thirteen people. (more...)
Merging iOS and macOS into Single OS Not Good for the User Merging iOS and macOS into Single OS Not Good for the User
- April 21, 2018

Cook said that both products give users "things that they can then use to help them change the world or express their passion". While he did acknowledge that this kind of merger would make Apple more efficient, he was quick to point out that this isn't the company's goal. (more...)
European Union says United States tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows European Union says United States tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows
- April 21, 2018

The consultations, however, don't fall under the World Trade Organisation's (WTO's) dispute settlement system. Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump slapped tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on imported aluminum, but granted the European Union a temporary exemption until May 1. (more...)
OnePlus 6 will feature 'Designed by OnePlus' on its rear OnePlus 6 will feature 'Designed by OnePlus' on its rear
- April 21, 2018

Made by a YouTube channel called Phone Industry , the video takes into account everything that we already know about the phone through tidbits that have been shared by OnePlus, such as the presence of the notch and almost full-screen display, as well as the presence of the USB Type-C port and 3.5mm jack. (more...)
LG is reportedly struggling to meet Apple's demand for iPhone OLED displays LG is reportedly struggling to meet Apple's demand for iPhone OLED displays
- April 20, 2018

For instance, the LG-made OLED displays on the Google Pixel 2 XL were criticized by many owners who found several faults ranging from excessive screen burn-in to a noticeable blue shift. Apple likes to have multiple suppliers for each component because not only does it remove risk from the supply chain, it also allows the company to secure lower prices. (more...)
Hubble Space Telescope shows nebula 4000 light years away Hubble Space Telescope shows nebula 4000 light years away
- April 20, 2018

The giant star, called Herschel 36 , is bursting out of its natal cocoon of material, unleashing blistering radiation and torrential stellar winds (streams of subatomic particles) that push dust away in curtain-like sheets. The eyepopping images are just one example of the kinds of interstellar phenomenons captured by Hubble since its inception. CNET reported that since the Hubble Space Telescope launched on April 24, 1990, the telescope has made over 1.5 million observations and captured ... (more...)
Targeted Movers: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Targeted Movers: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)
- April 20, 2018

DIS stock traded down $0.67 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $100.22. About 534,783 shares traded. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV ( NYSE :BUD) has declined 3.50% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 6 by S&P Research. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $130.0 target. Credit Suisse reinitiated the shares of PPG in report on Tuesday, March 22 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Motorola Announces New Entry-Level Moto E5 series Motorola Announces New Entry-Level Moto E5 series
- April 20, 2018

B V Mallikarjuna Rao, Regional Sales Lead, Motorola Mobility India, said, "All the previously opened Moto Hubs across the country have been a great success and we are positive that the people of Andhra Pradesh will reciprocate the same with equal or more enthusiasm". (more...)
Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 plus Pre-bookings started in India Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 plus Pre-bookings started in India
- April 20, 2018

Besides cashback offers, there is also a 25 percent instant discount if you book your stay at domestic hotels on MakeMyTrip. There is also a Rs 2,000 cashback for Airtel users who purchase the Nokia 7 Plus bringing down the effective price to Rs 23,999. (more...)
Nubia Red Magic gaming smartphone launched: Everything you should know Nubia Red Magic gaming smartphone launched: Everything you should know
- April 20, 2018

Then we were greeted with the Black Shark and if these names don't ring a bell to you, here's the Red Magic smartphone, designed with a single objective in mind: gaming . Having said that, talking about the innards, the Nubia Red Magic is powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC which is Qualcomm's flagship chip from past year. (more...)