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Facebook to make Unsend feature available to all Messenger users


Senate committees, and on Wednesday before a U.S. House committee. For now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is putting the onus of protective privacy in the hands of social media companies. That's through a feature that lets people search for users through their email address or phone number. Facebook also said it was working with third parties to develop a list of key issues that it would refine over time. Read More »

Facebook's Sandberg says other cases of data misuse possible


The letter sent to Facebook said that at present, it has largest footprint in India in terms of its user base and sought its reply on proactive measures being taken by the company to ensure safety, security and privacy of such large user data and to prevent its misuse by any third party. Read More »

Tampa PD: BMW involved in deadly road rage incident has been located


Gilbert Serna, 56, died as a result of injuries inflicted during the incident, which happened at about 11:22 a.m. Wednesday on Fowler Avenue near I-275. "The driver of the Dodge Ram, he tried to follow it for a while". Tampa police performed CPR on Serna and he was taken to a hospital. Late Wednesday, police released surveillance video of a black BMW convertible headed west on Fowler Avenue at Florida Avenue seconds after the incident. Read More »

Apple's big clean-out: Tougher line on apps only one reason for App Store shrinking

Apple had also promised back in 2016 that it would clean up its iOS App Store by removing outdated, abandoned apps , including those that no longer met current guidelines or didn't function as intended. By comparison, Android developers released 1.5 million new apps, marking a 17 percent rise on 2016 submissions. Google Play, meanwhile, grew in 2017 - it was up 30% to more than 3.6 million apps. Read More »

Ubisoft Expands Their Operation With New Winnipeg Studio


In a Corporate update directly from Ubisoft, it was confirmed to officially open today and has some big plans for expanding their new studio in the future. "With its thriving local techno-creative industry, and innovative university and college programs that combine creative arts, IT and computer science, Winnipeg is truly a hidden gem for talent in the video game industry", added Darryl Long, managing director of Ubisoft Winnipeg, in a press statement. Read More »

Apple's war on bad applications saw its App Store shrink for first time previous year

Google Play, meanwhile, grew in 2017 - it was up 30% to more than 3.6 million apps. That meant that a number of abandoned apps were cleared out from the store, including past favorites such as Flappy Bird. That move came months after Apple removed hundreds of thousands of dormant and clone apps. Apple App Store is said to be the preferred launchpad for new apps for developers. Read More »

Ford recalls 350000 trucks, SUVs over transmission problem


Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. Ford Motor Company (F ) negotiated the trading capacity of 28755606 shares and observing the average volume of last three months the stock traded 51718.71K shares. Read More »

Facebook halts medical data sharing plan


Sandberg and other Facebook officials knew about the Cambridge Analytica breach two and a half years ago. Facebook's announcements come days before Zuckerberg is set to testify to Congress on another matter - the company's privacy practices and the controversy around Cambridge Analytica , a data analysis firm that improperly accessed as many as 87 million Facebook users' personal data. Read More »

Want to Run a Political Ad on Facebook? Get Verified


Facebook announced a slew of changes on Friday to increase transparency on who is allowed to purchase political advertisements on its platform. Zuckerberg said on Friday that he also wanted to shed more light on "issue ads", or ads that discuss a political subject but do not directly relate to an election or a candidacy. Read More »

Zuckerberg says Facebook to support Honest Ads Act


There will also be a searchable archive of past political ads, he writes. The company didn't say what qualified as a large number, nor did it say if Facebook users would be able to see who runs pages with a big following. Writing about the new rules on Friday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckbrberg acknowledged, "these steps by themselves won't stop all people trying to game the system". Read More »

Snapchat's iPhone X AR Lenses are finally here


Snapchat's new lenses for iPhone X users. The new Snapchat Lenses, which include a Mardi Gras mask, Day of the Dead face paint with matching flower headdress and an ornate masquerade eye cover with rose hair ornaments, will begin rolling out to iPhone X users today, reports The Verge . Read More »

'Luxury Space Hotel' to Launch in 2021


The company requires an $80,000 deposit, which is fully refundable, and began accepting payments on Thursday. Prior to launch, Aurora Station travelers would have three months of training, beginning with online courses to understand "basic spaceflight, orbital mechanics, and pressurized environments in space ". Read More »

Chevrolet Cruze and Spark: Check out the updates on Chevy's small cars


In addition to the new family grille, the Cruze is also gaining a more comprehensive RS trim package for 2019. New Cruzes will also get new taillights with LED accent lighting. On the low-end, Chevrolet is also adding a 2019 Cruze LS Hatchback model. Malibu Premier models get a more powerful 2.0-liter turbo engine, mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Read More »

Boss Key halts active LawBreakers development to focus on new project


According to a statement by the studio, the game failed to find enough of an audience to generate enough revenue to sustain the game. Concluding the post on a high note shows an eagerness for Boss Key's next game. "B$3 etween now and then, we can not sit idle", the message said . Although this could potentially be at the hands of a free-to-play model, Boss Key does advise that this may take some time to implement, and would no doubt be a disappointing move for the team given their switch to ... Read More »

Tiger proud of salvaging round in Masters return


Finau made five birdies over 12 holes in the opening round, which was a truly awesome performance considering he did it a day after dislocating his left ankle celebrating a hole-in-one in the Par-3 Tournament. "I could have easily let the round slip away from me but I got it back and I'm right back in this tournament". The game of pursuit is on, and Rory McIlroy - seeking that final piece in the jigsaw to complete a career Grand Slam - is up for the challenge. Read More »

Lunar X Prize competition to restart, without prize


X Prize is looking for a new corporate sponsor to take over from Google, with hopes that the competition will be able to come back in full force, prize and all. "This will help build more excitement from the public and inspire further involvement from non-space companies, supporting the notion that space can be accessible to all". Read More »

Office 365 defends users against cybercrime


Microsoft says these new features are rolling out now to Office 365 users and will be available to all subscribers soon. Finally, Microsoft is also adding new security and privacy features to the email service formerly known as Hotmail. Read More »

Tim Tebow cracks HR in first Double-A at-bat


Tim Tebow made his Double A debut with the Rumble Ponies by hitting a monster three-run homer. Tebow led Florida to a pair of college football titles and won the 2007 Heisman Trophy. He improved as the season progressed and was promoted from Columbia to Class A-Advanced St. Lucie. Tebow is now two for two with two home runs and five RBIs in two season-opening at-bats. Read More »

'Dancing With the Stars: Athletes' Reveals First 3 Stars Ahead of Premiere


Dancing with the Stars has landed three big names for its all-athlete season. Tonya Harding is no small name herself, obviously-especially after last year's I, Tonya re-ignited interest in her own Olympics story. Figure Skating Association. From enchanting the world with his ice skating to flaunting bondage gear on the Oscars red carpet, Rippon has quickly become a beloved media figure-and while it already feels like the 2018 Winter Olympics happened an eternity ago, there's still no ... Read More »

10000 black holes at Milky Way's core, researchers say


For more than two decades, researchers have searched unsuccessfully for evidence to support a theory that thousands of black holes surround supermassive black holes (SMBHs) at the center of large galaxies. The researchers then analyzed the properties and spatial distribution of the identified binary systems and extrapolated from their observations that there must be anywhere from 300 to 500 black hole-low mass binaries and about 10,000 isolated black holes in the area surrounding Sgr A*. Read More »

Hands-free Alexa coming to Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets


Now that same functionality will roll out to Amazon's other tablets through a free, over-the-air software update. Currently, to activate Alexa on the Amazon Fire 7 or Fire HD 8 , you pick up either tablet and tap the Home button until a blue line appears. Read More »

Xiaomi's first gaming smartphone Black Shark set to launch April 13


Xiaomi India is conducting a Mi Fan Festival on April 5 and April 6. However, Xiaomi is ahead of the other two as it offers better RAM in the same price. After CEO Lei Jun recently confirmed that the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 will be dropping before the end of 2018, a tutorial for the fitness tracker has leaked suggesting the new wearable is nearing on the horizon. Read More »

Puts Popular as Tariff Tensions Jolt FCAU Stock


Detroit-based GM saw Chevrolet sales of 17,633, up 1.3 pct and GMC truck sales rose almost 2 percent to 9,961. USA equity mutual funds lost $74.60 billion, while ETFs still had slight inflows of $11.30 billion, the lowest in the past eight quarters. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo manual confirms dual rear camera, removable battery

That's not surprising, as Samsung's mini range has always been mid-range despite sharing names with the company's flagships. But that doesn't mean we should rule out the possibility of a Galaxy S9 Mini from Samsung just yet. The benchmarking tool Geekbench posted results for an unnamed Samsung device with the model number SM-G8750. The Pixel 2 video recording tops out at 240fps with a 720p resolution , so serious movie makers might prefer the Samsung model. Read More »