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Government to toughen data protection laws in response to Facebook scandal Government to toughen data protection laws in response to Facebook scandal
- 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 . "We found that its current default settings leave access open to a lot of data ", she said, "particularly with respect to settings for third party apps". (more...)
Apple to fix bug that allows Siri to read hidden notifications
- March 24, 2018

It then displays a very general "Mail message " for email and "iMessage" for text content in the notification box. It is unclear when the update will be released and whether or not users will have to wait until iOS 11.3 or if it could be released sooner. (more...)
Google Pay Now Supports Voice Commands via Google Assistant Google Pay Now Supports Voice Commands via Google Assistant
- March 24, 2018

All you need is an Android or iOS phone in the US. "To get started , just say "Hey Google , request $20 from Sam for the show tonight" or "Hey Google , send Jane $15 for lunch today" and let your Google Assistant do the rest", Sam Kansara, the product manager for Google Pay , explained in the announcement. (more...)
QB Brock Osweiler signs 1-year deal with Dolphins QB Brock Osweiler signs 1-year deal with Dolphins
- March 24, 2018

Osweiler, 27, never lived up to the big free agent contract he signed with the Houston Texans , but he has shown that he can be a capable backup who can start in a pinch. Osweiler and Dolphins head coach Adam Gase previously worked together when the two were in Denver. Tackle Sam Young agreed to terms on a one-year contract to remain with the Dolphins, two people familiar with the negotiations said. (more...)
Scientists Unravel Mystery Of Alien Skeleton Scientists Unravel Mystery Of Alien Skeleton
- March 24, 2018

But that feature was a byproduct of a genetic mutation - one of many that caused its numerous skeletal deformities. These findings have done little to change the minds of those who believe the Ata's remains are indeed that of an alien. It's an indication, he said, that looking for a single mutation, or even mutations that are already known to cause a particular disease, can discourage researchers from looking for other potential genetic causes and, in turn, potential treatments for patients. (more...)
Earth Hour: What is it and how can you get involved? Earth Hour: What is it and how can you get involved?
- March 24, 2018

Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, New York's Empire State Building, the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, the Egyptian Pyramids and Tokyo Tower will be switching off the lights during their Earth Hour between 8.30 p.m. (more...)
Vivo V9 to launch today in India Vivo V9 to launch today in India
- March 24, 2018

Thanks to its thin bezels, the phone has a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. The Vivo V7 comes with the Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 which is an Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and is paired with the Adreno 506 GPU which is considerably underpowered when put against the Snapdragon 626 on the Vivo V9 . (more...)
Obesity to overtake smoking as the leading cause of cancer deaths Obesity to overtake smoking as the leading cause of cancer deaths
- March 24, 2018

Adding, "We need to turn that tide around and we need to act quickly". Because the cancer was caught in the earliest stages and hadn't spread, she avoided any further treatment. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), says in a statement: "If we are serious about preventing cancer, smoking remains the number one priority". (more...)
Amazon patents delivery drones that can recognise 'unwelcoming' hand gestures Amazon patents delivery drones that can recognise 'unwelcoming' hand gestures
- March 24, 2018

This means the UAVs could respond to people screaming, waving their hands and making frantic or rude gestures during a delivery. Diagrams show the drone reading human body language with commands such as "Receive human gesture" and "access gesture database", writes Los Angeles Times . (more...)
Siri Bug Can Reveal Hidden Notifications On The iPhone Siri Bug Can Reveal Hidden Notifications On The iPhone
- March 24, 2018

Now, Apple seems to have take note of this widespread issue and has confirmed a fix is coming soon. Now when you receive a notification, just ask Siri to "read my notification". The magazine also verified that other messaging apps like Skype are affected by the flaw. This means that if you're someone who primarily communicates using apps like Apple's Messages, you should be safe. (more...)
New Executive Team Picked For Vodafone India And Idea Cellular Merger New Executive Team Picked For Vodafone India And Idea Cellular Merger
- March 24, 2018

As a chief on the leading group of Vodafone India and as an individual from its official board of trustees, Sharma is in charge of driving the circle tasks, benefit conveyance, promoting, business and venture capacities, including the advancement of new business activities and driving development over the association. (more...)
Norway's wealth fund opposed Elon Musk's stock option plan Norway's wealth fund opposed Elon Musk's stock option plan
- March 24, 2018

The stock increased 0.47% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $61.44. (NASDAQ:TRUE) are the two most active stocks in the market based on today's trading volumes. Company fiscal year is ending in December and analysts' consensus recommendation is Hold for TSLA and estimated EPS for next quarter is -3.21. Tesla will "begin generating positive quarterly operating income on a sustained basis" this year, Musk said on an earnings call last month. (more...)
Best Buy To End Sales Of Huawei Phones Within A Few Weeks Best Buy To End Sales Of Huawei Phones Within A Few Weeks
- March 23, 2018

CNET first reported the termination of the agreement earlier on Wednesday. Huawei further noted that their products are sold by 46 of the top 50 global operators and that the company has won the trust and confidence of individuals and organizations from 170 countries across the globe . (more...)
(COST) Shares Bought by Geode Capital Management LLC
- March 22, 2018

The stock increased 0.93% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $98.68. About 279,544 shares traded. It has underperformed by 15.95% the S&P500. Finally, Guggenheim restated a "hold" rating on shares of Costco Wholesale in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Thursday, January 5. (more...)
Hamilton not convinced Mercedes has the quickest auto Hamilton not convinced Mercedes has the quickest auto
- March 22, 2018

Toto Wolff has said that Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport's previous achievements bare little relevance to this point in the 2018 Formula 1 season and acknowledged that Scuderia Ferrari's title challenge in 2017 reminded the team they could not afford to relax. (more...)
Veteran Crew Launches to the Space Station Today Veteran Crew Launches to the Space Station Today
- March 22, 2018

On board the capsule were NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and Roscosmos' cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev. The Soyuz spacecraft that will carry the three individuals is scheduled to arrive at the space station on March 23. Highlights of upcoming investigations include: a new facility to test materials, coatings and components of other large experiments in the harsh environment of space; a study on the effects of microgravity on bone marrow and blood cells produced in bone marrow; and a ... (more...)
Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)
- March 22, 2018

A company with a high P/E ratio usually indicated positive future performance and investors are willing to pay more for this company's shares. Additionally, the price to earnings ratio is another popular way for analysts and investors to determine a company's profitability. (more...)
New ESO Expansion Will Take Players to Summerset New ESO Expansion Will Take Players to Summerset
- March 22, 2018

Explore the ancestral home of the High Elves, an all-new zone packed with adventure. The Summerset Isle is the home of the Thalmor-also known as the High Elves-and hasn't appeared in an Elder Scrolls game since the first installment in the series, Arena. (more...)
NASA to divert asteriod Bennu from hitting Earth with spacecraft Hammer
- March 22, 2018

NASA and the European Space Agency are also planning a mission called the Asteroid Impact and Deflection Assessment, which will see a satellite smashed into an asteroid in 2020. As per a report by the Washington Post , astrophysicists have come up with a strategy to avoid collision with the asteroid. While speculations are strong, only gets we near 2135 there will be a clearer idea if Bennu could actually hit Earth. (more...)
The Karate Kid Returns in New 'Cobra Kai' Trailer The Karate Kid Returns in New 'Cobra Kai' Trailer
- March 22, 2018

It's been all downhill since for Lawrence, who can't even stop by LaRusso's auto dealership without being mocked. When he saves a teen from a group of bullies, though, Johnny is inspired to reopen the infamous Cobra Kai dojo and his luck takes a turn for the better. (more...)