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Facebook's Android app collects call and text data on some phones Facebook's Android app collects call and text data on some phones
- March 26, 2018

The social media network is now facing raised eyebrows, and a lot of questions, after it was reported that the Facebook app on Android phones had been collecting your call and SMS text message history for quite some time now. The company first introduced this feature on Messenger in 2015, and later on Facebook Lite app as well. Reports of the data collection came as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took out ads in multiple US and British Sunday newspapers to apologize for the Cambridge ... (more...)
Facebook amassed details of users' texts and telephone calls Facebook amassed details of users' texts and telephone calls
- March 26, 2018

After an Ars Technica report that Facebook surreptitiously scrapes call and text message data from Android phones and has done so for years, the scandal-burdened company has responded that it only collects that information from users who have given permission. (more...)
Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) Position Trimmed by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) Position Trimmed by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co
- March 26, 2018

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Sandhill Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Dolby Laboratories Inc Cl A (DLB) by 2.74% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Deutsche Bank maintained Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Nomura maintained it with "Buy" rating and $1700 target in Monday, February 5 report. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg LTD (TSM) Shareholder Lansdowne Partners Uk Llp Boosted Position
- March 26, 2018

The stock becomes active when traders or investors changed hands with 5,970,070 shares contrast to the three-month volume average of 6.94M shares. Blb&B Advisors Limited Com holds 0.08% in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:TEL) or 14,510 shares. Moreover, Carroll Financial has 0% invested in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 78 shares. It also reduced Deere & Co (NYSE:DE) stake by 18,277 shares and now owns 182,360 shares. (more...)
Mobile US (TMUS) Downgraded to "Sell" at ValuEngine
- March 26, 2018

T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. It has outperformed by 3.76% the S&P500. Sns Financial Group Llc decreased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 89.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Craigslist kills its personal ads after passage of sex trafficking bill Craigslist kills its personal ads after passage of sex trafficking bill
- March 26, 2018

Craigslist wished the millions of spouses, couples and partners that have met through its personals happiness, adding that it hopes to bring the section back some day. As Craigslist points out, the bill has serious implications for websites that offer online personals ads. Those in support of the legislation say it will help curb the problem of online sex trafficking. (more...)
Bill Hader Calls Justin Bieber The Worst-Behaved 'SNL' Guest Bill Hader Calls Justin Bieber The Worst-Behaved 'SNL' Guest
- March 26, 2018

During an appearance on " Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen ", Bill was asked who he considers to be the worst-behaved celebrity during his time on the show, and he replied: 'It was Bieber '. "We both know, dawg", Pharoah said. The Superbad actor bashed Bieber in the 2014 edition of Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live . (more...)
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice coming to Xbox One Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice coming to Xbox One
- March 26, 2018

Revealed on the Microsoft store , the IP will be making its way to the Xbox family of consoles next month. Furthermore, it will also have enhancements for Xbox One X. From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West , and DmC: Devil May Cry , comes a warrior's brutal journey into myth and madness. (more...)
Mom arrested after video of baby smoking cigar Mom arrested after video of baby smoking cigar
- March 25, 2018

In the 10-second video, an adult is visibly seen putting a blunt in the baby's mouth, who then appears to take a drag before letting out a cloud of smoke. The RPD post has been "liked" over 3,000 times and has been flooded with comments from people thanking the police for their hard work and passing on their well-wishes to the little girl. (more...)
Dropbox shares soar 40 percent in U.S. market debut Dropbox shares soar 40 percent in U.S. market debut
- March 25, 2018

They ended the day at $28.48, giving the company a market value of $12.5 billion. The IPO , which values Dropbox at $9.2 billion, is among the most highly anticipated in the tech industry since Snapchat's past year. We also generated positive free cash flow of $137.4 million and $305.0 million in 2016 and 2017, respectively, compared to negative free cash flow of $63.9 million in 2015. (more...)
Facebook founder Zuckerberg runs apology ads in UK Facebook founder Zuckerberg runs apology ads in UK
- March 25, 2018

He said Facebook already stopped similar apps from getting so much information and is limiting the data apps can get when users sign in using their Facebook account. Apart from its role in genocide, as in the case with the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, the author of the report, Vivek Wadhwa, also states that Facebook data may also have been used to influence the Brexit vote in Britain, as well as regional elections in India, without the company's knowledge. (more...)
Students from Ascend Charter schools rally against gun violence Students from Ascend Charter schools rally against gun violence
- March 25, 2018

Saturday's March for Our Lives event was a culmination of a month-long effort to honor the 17 people killed during the February 14 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida . "You can say the rates are what they are", rally speaker and Republican state Rep. Seth Berglee says. Nerinx Hall High School senior Emily Smith. (more...)
Merced students make nationwide protest their own fight for safe education Merced students make nationwide protest their own fight for safe education
- March 25, 2018

In Le Grand, a 13-year-old boy was arrested on March 2 for making threats against Le Grand Elementary School, investigators said. TXST #NeverAgain School Walkout brought students and other San Marcos community members to the Fighting Stallions around 10 a.m.in preparation to take the protest to the Hays County Courthouse on the San Marcos square. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist shot down in Kashmir, Budgam Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist shot down in Kashmir, Budgam
- March 25, 2018

Following a tip-off, the security forces had launched a search and combat operation in the area. In retaliation one unknown militant has been neutralized. The operation ended without any collateral damage. Meanwhile, authorities suspended internet services in parts of Baramulla soon after news of Shafat's killing spread. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Consensus Earnings Outlook
- March 25, 2018

The stock decreased 3.53% or $5.61 during the last trading session, reaching $153.28. Performance and Volatility Review: Shares have faced volatility of 1.79% over the last five days and experienced monthly volatility of 1.91%. Hancock Holdings Com has 10,723 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. 52,034 are owned by Ls Advisors Ltd Company. Charter Research & Investment Group Inc. (more...)
Should You Be Careful About Investing in Stock?: Facebook, Inc. (FB) Should You Be Careful About Investing in Stock?: Facebook, Inc. (FB)
- March 25, 2018

Facebook Inc has a twelve month low of $137.60 and a twelve month high of $195.32. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, forty have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Samsung Exynos 7 Series 9610 10nm processor Specifications, Features Samsung Exynos 7 Series 9610 10nm processor Specifications, Features
- March 25, 2018

The company's board of directors also proposed the appointments of three new independent directors and four executive directors, following last year's leadership changes. The hub enables the device to continue collecting data from sensors without requiring the main processor to wake up. The new processor also comes with a LTE modem supporting Cat.12 tri-carrier aggregation at up to 600 Mbps for downlink and Cat.13 dual-carrier aggregation on the uplink at up to 150 Mbps. (more...)
Apple proposes new set of accessibility emoji for the disabled Apple proposes new set of accessibility emoji for the disabled
- March 25, 2018

The company sent media invites for an education event at Lane Technical College Prep High School in Chicago last week. While the tech world is anticipating the arrival of the 2018 iPhone lineup, Apple is now reportedly plans to launch its first foldable iPhone model in 2020. (more...)
Facebook Messenger gives more controls to group administrators Facebook Messenger gives more controls to group administrators
- March 25, 2018

You'll have the option to decide if you'd like admin approval for approving new members, but this preference is off by default in your group chat settings. Additionally, Facebook has said that it will now allow anyone in a group to create a "joinable link" that can be shared through any other conduit, such as email. (more...)
Facebook Messenger updated with admin privileges and joinable links Facebook Messenger updated with admin privileges and joinable links
- March 25, 2018

With admin privileges, you now have the power to approve new members before they join your group chat. If you have a lot of people you need to invite to a group chat, this should be much easier compared to selecting every person individually. (more...)