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Motorola 45th Anniversary Sale on Amazon India: Discounts on Moto smartphones Motorola 45th Anniversary Sale on Amazon India: Discounts on Moto smartphones
- April 09, 2018

The e-commerce giant is hosting a Motorola 45Anniversary Sale on its website to mark the occasion. The price cut is for a temporary period only and will be valid until April 11. This sale is being held on Amazon India . Motorola Moto G5s Plus gets a price cut of Rs 5,000. It comes with a 5.5-inch full-HD display along with a 13 MP and 8 MP dual camera module on the rear side of the phone. (more...)
Overwatch League Player Suspended After Being Accused Of Sexually Preying On Teen Overwatch League Player Suspended After Being Accused Of Sexually Preying On Teen
- April 09, 2018

Now, in response to the allegations that first circulated on Twitter , the Overwatch League group immediately took Sanchez out of the eSports loop. DreamKazper of the Boston Uprising team has been accused of sexual offense after 14-year-old opens up about the abuse. "He used his social status to blind and take advantage of me". (more...)
Mustapha Bukar, Senator Representing Buhari's Senatorial District, Dies At 63 Mustapha Bukar, Senator Representing Buhari's Senatorial District, Dies At 63
- April 09, 2018

While reacting to the lawmaker's death on Wednesday, President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad , posted on his official Twitter account that Bukar was " an honest man ". Ekweremadu, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Uche Anichukwu, described the incident as a heavy blow to the Senate and the entire nation. "He was a fine gentleman, quite humane, diligent, perceptive, and humble". (more...)
Snapchat brings back ''reverse chronological order'' Snapchat brings back ''reverse chronological order''
- April 09, 2018

Snapchat has reinstated its chronological Stories feed for some users. And the more time you spend on a platform, the more money it can make from marketers keen to show you ads. Snapchat made switching to algorithmic sorting the part of its redesign because it had helped Instagram and Twitter boost growth. Snapchat saw growth improve after starting to roll out the algorithm-powered redesign in Q4 2017. (more...)
God gave power to APC because PDP offended Him, says Bafarawa God gave power to APC because PDP offended Him, says Bafarawa
- April 09, 2018

But indications emerged at the weekend that the peace between the camps of President Muhammadu Buhari and Tinubu appeared to have been consolidated following the resolution of the Governor Simon Lalong-led technical committee to toe the line of constitutionality, a development that is said to be sending jitters down the spine of those in Odigie-Oyegun's camp. (more...)
Virgin Mobile claims (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 launching Monday Virgin Mobile claims (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 launching Monday
- April 09, 2018

And Apple isn't expected to hold a new product event, but will announce the (PRODUCT) Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through a press release. When Apple launched the (PRODUCT) RED iPhone 7 and 7 Plus on a Tuesday, the phones were available online and at retail starting that Friday. (more...)
YouTube shooter legally purchased firearm in San Diego earlier this year YouTube shooter legally purchased firearm in San Diego earlier this year
- April 09, 2018

It's still unclear why she turned the gun on herself and whether she could have continued firing. Two women wounded in the shooting were released on Wednesday from a San Francisco hospital. Caldwell said she had legally bought the 9mm handgun from in San Diego in January, and it was registered in her name. Police who found Aghdam sleeping in her vehicle early Tuesday in the city of Mountain View about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from YouTube headquarters said she was calm and said nothing ... (more...)
"Most" Facebook users' data has been harvested by malicious actors
- April 09, 2018

Facebook said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica - up from previous estimates of approximately 50 million users. Facebook separately said new terms of service would offer a clear picture or data sharing and how advertising is targeted. In February, 13 Russian nationals were indicted for using the website, along with other social media sites, to interfere in the U.S. (more...)
Now send 360-degree photos, HD videos on Facebook Messenger Now send 360-degree photos, HD videos on Facebook Messenger
- April 09, 2018

Facebook has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks after news broke that Cambridge Analytica, a data firm with ties to President Donald Trump's campaign, may have had information on millions of Facebook users without their knowledge. (more...)
Senator Mustapha Bukar dies at 64, Buhari, Masari mourn Senator Mustapha Bukar dies at 64, Buhari, Masari mourn
- April 09, 2018

Bukar, 64, died yesterday in Abuja after a brief illness.In a statement, President Muhammadu Buhari commiserated with the family, government and people of Katsina State over the death. The President, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, described his death as a "great loss to Nigeria's democracy and the engineering profession". (more...)
Italy Antitrust opens probe into Facebook's collection, use of data Italy Antitrust opens probe into Facebook's collection, use of data
- April 09, 2018

The statement continued, "This may take some time". As to why Facebook "took so long" to address the Cambridge Analytica data breach , which was first reported in 2015, Sandberg told NBC "we thought that the data had been deleted". (more...)
Campo Santo's Firewatch Coming to Nintendo Switch Campo Santo's Firewatch Coming to Nintendo Switch "Soon"
- April 08, 2018

At the start of 2017, Firewatch broke the 1 Million copies sold milestone, and a little over two years later, it's finally coming to the Nintendo Switch . Both Outlast: Bundle of Terror and Outlast 2 have been available on other platforms for a while now, but this is the first time that horror buffs will be able to play the games without being restricted to a TV or monitor. (more...)
YouTube Shooter Vents on Website After Making Just Pennies for Videos YouTube Shooter Vents on Website After Making Just Pennies for Videos
- April 08, 2018

Police in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Mountain View said they spoke to Ismail Aghdam twice after contacting the family to report finding his daughter sleeping in her auto early Tuesday. She also ran a Farsi-language public channel on the messaging app Telegram, which had six thousand followers. Aghdam's videos were watched by nine million people, but she found out that getting famous on YouTube doesn't guarantee a big payout. (more...)
You can now send 360-degree photos in Messenger You can now send 360-degree photos in Messenger
- April 08, 2018

The company is now introducing the ability to HD videos within Messenger . The new 360 degree and panoramic photos will help users capture intricate details such as landscapes, ocean view from a hotel room. The recipients can view the entire image by tapping and dragging it, moving their phone, or viewing it on Messenger .com by clicking and draggging. You can now share it in Messenger as you would any other photo - the app will convert panoramas to 360 photos automatically. (more...)
Facebook simplifies its Terms of Service and Data Policy Facebook simplifies its Terms of Service and Data Policy
- April 08, 2018

The sudden change to Instagram's API appears to be another ham-handed attempt by Facebook to cope with the data-privacy scandal that has engulfed the company the past few weeks. Back to today's proposed changes. As CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress next week to answer questions about the company's privacy and data policies , Facebook announced a slew of changes to its APIs . (more...)
Shares in eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Purchased by Financial Advocates Investment Management Shares in eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Purchased by Financial Advocates Investment Management
- April 08, 2018

NASDAQ: EBAY traded down $0.94 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $39.09. It is positive, as 56 investors sold EBAY shares while 266 reduced holdings. eBay Inc. eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth noted at -0.20% in past 5 Years and Long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth is expected to reach 11.99% in coming 5 years. (more...)
Facebook Erased Mark Zuckerberg's Messages From Other Users' Inboxes Facebook Erased Mark Zuckerberg's Messages From Other Users' Inboxes
- April 08, 2018

Revelations of Zuckerberg's disappearing messages and the unsend feature continue to add to Facebook's data privacy woes. CNBC reports that as late as last week, Facebook was in talks with several major US hospital to share anonymized data about their patients with the social media platform. (more...)
BSNL IPL Pack Details BSNL IPL Pack Details
- April 08, 2018

It has launched a pack from which the cricket enthusiasts will benefit. In a related development, leading network carrier Airtel launched a new Airtel TV app with access to live IPL matches on both Apple iOs and Google's Android mobile platforms. (more...)
(NYSE:TGT) Declares $0.62 Quarterly Dividend
- April 08, 2018

Vetr's target price would indicate a potential upside of 10.67% from the company's previous close. Currently, the 14-day ADX for Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT ) is sitting at 22.11. Also, insider John J. Mulligan sold 118,373 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.08, for a total value of $234,240.00. (more...)
Facebook suspends Canadian consultancy over improper data use Facebook suspends Canadian consultancy over improper data use
- April 08, 2018

But as the others have indicated, it is yet fairly simple to get a Facebook users' phone number through other means, like public groups, many of which were made when someone lost their phone or upgraded to a new one and required to gather the numbers of their family and friends. (more...)