Sci-tech

European Union presses Facebook on sharing of user data

Facebook has been under fire for its ability to protect user privacy after Cambridge Analytica was accused of lifting the Facebook profiles of more than 50 mi...


Volkswagen to field pickup truck concept at New York Auto Show

Assuming you can determine the intentions of an automaker from a concept vehicle shown at an auto show, it looks like Volkswagen could be the first German bra...


Google App To Get Custom Routines For Google Assistant

A day after Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of leaking details of his official mobile app - NaMo - users to USA firms, the ...


Growing mistrust threatens Facebook after data mining scandal

But Zuckerberg's words aren't enough for Mozilla, which stated: "This news caused us to take a closer look at Facebook's current default privacy settings gi...


America's FTC investigates Facebook's privacy practices

Facebook's response is that everything is above-board because people opt-in to such sharing-for example, by being asked whether they want to share their contact...


Google Assistant refreshed with the ability to send money via Google Pay

Google controls almost 92 per cent of the search engine market in Europe. Developers of the Google Play app store have introduced a new feature in th...


Acer Announces First Chrome OS-Powered Tablet

It is launching this April in North America for $329 and in EMEA this May at €329. On the specs front, it is powered by a processor we first saw on the Samsu...


Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is Davis Selected Advisers' 3rd Largest Position

Amazon .com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has risen 37.41% since March 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.37% the S&P500. Chemical Bank increased i...


Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ Updated With March Security Patch In Europe

Samsung has a slightly different spin on this though, detailing its point of view in a post on its USA community site. It's the big updates that matter, and Sa...


Vivo V9 released in India with Dual-Camera, 19:9 Display

Priced at INR 22,990, the smartphone will be available in Champagne Gold and Pearl Black colour across all offline stores from 2nd April, 2018 and can be pre-bo...


The Facebook Inc (FB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

The objective of a stock price analysis is to study the behaviour of stock prices. In practice, however, the reverse is true. The stock price dropped with downs...


Facebook committed to ensuring integrity of elections in India: Mark Zuckerberg

Thankfully, alternatives exist. Let's take a look at how you can stay social without a Facebook account. All personal data is used exclusively for "internal c...


Pokemon Go is getting quests, storylines and Mew

Special Research "may be requested by Professor Willow himself" - while we don't have full details, that's presumably objectives given to all players simultaneo...


Hours before his death, French cop shot in terror attack Wednesday fiancee

When the gendarmerie later encircled the supermarket, the perpetrator accepted to liberate one of the hostages in exchange for Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltram...


'No collusion': House Intel Committee votes to end Russian Federation probe

The Senate Intelligence Committee released bipartisan recommendations on how to improve US election security this week and is continuing its investigation, as...


Street Fighter's getting a live-action TV series

The central protagonists are Ryu, Ken, Guile, and Chun-Li, who band together to fight the evil mastermind M. Bison and his organization of criminals known as Sh...


Apple surprise with new ideas for teachers and students in Chicago event

Apple is working on a fix for a worrying bug that causes Siri to read out iPhone users' notifications, even when hidden behind the lock screen . No matter whi...


Upcoming 9.7-inch iPad Rumoured to Support Apple Pencil

We can expect for the device to adopt a newer Apple processor; perhaps the A10, but probably not the A11 processor that's used in Apple's 2017 iPhone devi...


Chrissy Teigen quits Snapchat amid Rihanna ad scandal, recent update

Given the former couple's tumultuous history - Chris Brown physically assaulted Rihanna in 2009 - users were outraged over what Chris Brown's lawyer called ...


House and Senate committees request Facebook's Zuckerberg testify

Cambridge Analytica has been accused of wrongly gaining access to 50 million Facebook profiles before the 2016 presidential election, and Facebook has been of ...


Samsung aiming to launch Galaxy Note 9 before iPhone XI?

Under the hood, Galaxy J7 Prime 2018 is powered by an Exynos 7 Series (7870) processor coupled with 3 GB RAM which lets you multi-task like a pro. There are...


Arizal encounter: Militant killed, lady injured says Police

Budgam: Security personnel on Sunday neutralised a terrorist in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir . During the searches, at around 3:00 am militants tried...


Facebook apologises for data scandal in UK newspaper ads

Worldwide media outlets reported that Cambridge Analytica (CA), a data firm associated with Donald Trump's election campaign, had managed to extract data for ...


Instagram adjusts feed sorting algorithm, recent posts to be prioritized

Unlike Snapchat's much-maligned redesign, the changes to Instagram seem to be in direct response to feedback from existing users as opposed to an effort to attr...


Kapil clarifies 'Family Time With Kapil Sharma' shoot wasn't cancelled

Varun Dhawan will appear on the show's finale on Saturday to promote his upcoming film, October, and close the current season of the dance reality show. kuch to...


Anti-gun violence marches planned Saturday nationwide, including Sacramento

Seventeen-year-old Ayeesha Beg is helping organize the event, and says if adults aren't willing to affect change, it's up to the voters of tomorrow to lead the ...


Florida State Seminoles WR Nyqwan Murray suffers meniscus tear

Texas Tech, Villanova, Duke, and Kansas will battle for the other two spots in San Antonio. Instead, defense and turnovers dominated the regional final in the...


Russian Federation criticises Boris Johnson's 'unacceptable' Hitler statement

In response to Mr Johnson's claims, a spokeswoman for the Russian foreign ministry said he was "poisoned with hatred and anger". The Foreign Secretary sugge...


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting an Event Mode to test unusual game settings

PUBG is now available to play on PC, Xbox One , and mobile , whereas Fortnite is available on those platforms and the PlayStation 4. It's got the basic PU...


Outcry from gun advocates after YouTube blocks videos on firearms assembly, sale

Advocates for gun rights have slammed the media giant's attempt to restrict content. Spike's Tactical , a Florida-based company that sells firearms and access...


Trump's trade tariffs put Xi on the spot

That leaves Beijing room to take more drastic steps. It said it has compiled a list of 120 products worth almost $1 billion, including fresh fruit and win...


Bill Hader says Justin Bieber was SNL's worst musical guest

He called Justin Bieber the worst " SNL " musical guest in a new interview, slamming his poor behavior. "Maybe he's in a better place". The pop star appea...


United States stocks drop sharply after Trump announces China tariffs

The Dow ended Thursday down 722 points, a 2.9 percent drop, and briefly fell into correction territory. Traders were also digesting a mixed batch of USA econo...


Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Technical Intermediate look

Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT )...


Police are unlocking iPhones with dead people's fingerprints

In the hours between his death and the attempt to unlock, when the feds had to go through legal processes regarding access to the smartphone, the iPhone had g...


Stock On the Run: Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:EEP)

USA stocks fell sharply on Thursday, pressured by worries of a potential trade war and a decline in tech shares. Analysts are also projecting an Average Reve...


Facebook Messenger gives more controls to group administrators

This should be useful in discussions with friends of friends, or if you're trying to get large groups of people you're not connected with together (to plan a pa...


Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir , March 24 (Xinhua) - Two militants were killed in an overnight gunfight with contingents of police and army in restive In...


IOS Bug Workaround: How To Prevent Siri From Reading Out Hidden Notifications

That apart, a new bug discovered by Mac Magazine seems to be the most notorious one. "Apple is aware of the issue and it will be addressed in an upcoming soft...


Samsung's new Galaxy S9 is facing reports of an unresponsive touchscreen

The latest report comes from Ming-Chi Kuo who holds a decent track for correct predictions focusing mainly on iPhone and Apple. Samsung Display has said t...


Kia K900 Breaks Cover

The 2019 Kia K900 has grown a bit, with its wheelbase being stretched 2.3 inches, while both the front and rear overhangs are shorter, pushing the wheels furt...


Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): Honing in on Growth Projections

ANDERSON STEPHEN A. sold 124,536 shares worth $11.97 million. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Advent International Corp increased Cheniere Energy In...


Snap Map Explore adds text statuses automatically for Snapchat users

The Foot Traffic Insights tool can provide information about the user's age, gender and interests, per Marketing Land . Snapchat's Snap Map , the heatmap ...


Short Term Look - Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)

Citigroup downgraded to it to Neutral from Buy but raised its target to $60 from $55. Micron Technology Inc ( NASDAQ: MU ) has grabbed attention from the an...


Sea Of Thieves Death Tax, Players Not Too Happy With It

Fending off attacking groups of skeleton soldiers can also be hard alone as they easily outnumber you and will respawn during Order of Souls quests. They hang...


These Alleged Specs for the OnePlus 6 Shouldn't Surprise Anyone

It boasts 6GB of RAM and decent 128GB primary storage. Lastly, the OnePlus 6 also has a 6.28-inch AMOLED display having an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a re...


Nissan promises 8 new EVs and 1m yearly sales by 2022

Nissan Europe design boss Mamoru Aoki described the production vehicle it inspires as "a breakthrough model" that will crack the mainstream - a key achievement...


Digital downloads face the music as streaming surges

The growth was nearly entirely attributable to the public's embrace of streaming, with subscriptions to paid platforms such as Spotify , Apple Music , Tidal a...


Sarkozy denies accusation in Libya money probe

Sarkozy claims that he has been accused without physical proof and that allegations of Libya illegally financing his 2007 campaign have made his life hell, acc...


Jaguar Land Rover reveals electric auto software tie-up with Blackberry

Under the terms of this new collaboration, BlackBerry will put its mobile expertise towards supporting the development of a next-generation infotainment syste...