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The 'WhatsApp Plus' isn't the upgrade you want on your phone


WhatsApp Plus is a fake version of WhatsApp. While the app has been around for a while now, the users are advised to delete it as a new report points out that this app is illicitly sharing the users' data and replaces it with malware. Furthermore, Malwarebytes Lab reported that the fake app includes features similar to the original WhatsApp app such as hiding received texts, typing a message, reading texts and hide the current writing, along with an option to hide the details of you ... Read More »

Target calls on Google for first voice-activated coupon


Wi-Fi calling now supports Android and web, with iOS support coming soon, Google said. What this means is that if you've left the house in a rush and forgotten to set your alarm, you should now be able to arm the system by giving a voice command to your smartwatch. Read More »

Northern Trust Corp Cut Apple INC (AAPL) Holding by $331.60 Million


The stock increased 0.85% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $89.27. About 423,239 shares traded. ( NASDAQ : AAPL ). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 4.32% in Apple Inc. During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 0.73. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. Read More »

Walmart Inc (WMT) Holdings Lifted by Pegasus Partners Ltd.


About 30.28 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 11.98% the S&P500. Buckhead Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Genuine Parts Co (GPC) by 41.1% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bar Harbor has invested 0.61% in Apple Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) to report earnings on May, 17. Cove Street Capital Llc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Issuer Direct Corporation for 22,446 shares. Read More »

TV's Wonder Woman gets Hollywood star


Meanwhile, current big-screen Wonder Woman , Gal Gadot , hailed the stunning, 66-year-old Carter on Twitter . "It seems impossible but I have been in entertainment for more than 50 years - do the math", Carter told the audience along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles before the unveiling of the emblematic terrazzo and brass star. Read More »

OnePlus Bullet Wireless headphones May Launch Alongside OnePlus 6


OnePlus' offer includes all kinds of accessories for its flagship devices so it wouldn't be far-fetched to believe that the upcoming OnePlus 6 will come together with such a product. The OnePlus Bullets Wireless is registered under the company name OnePlus Technology and has the specification name 4.1. So, it would be interesting to see how well does the new wireless headphones will perform in terms of sound quality and battery backup. Read More »

Facebook says 87 million users' data shared with Cambridge Analytica

In total, we believe the Facebook information of up to 87 million people - mostly in the USA - may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. The new privacy policy aims to explain the data it gathers about users more clearly - but doesn't actually change what it collects and shares. Although Facebook says the policy changes aren't prompted by recent events or tighter privacy rules coming from the European Union, it is an opportune time. Read More »

Apple Recruits Google's former AI boss to improve Siri

This news , first reported by The New York Times , comes after the executive announced to step down from his role at Google. Google said that this was a "non-offensive" involvement with the Pentagon project, the letter to Pichai says that the involvement alone could hurt the company's brand and what it stands for. Read More »

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy leaked by Amazon Mexico


The trilogy will be featuring three different Spyro titles in HD, the games included will be: Spyro the Dragon , Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! and Spyro : Year of the Dragon . All told, the pack has over 100 levels "remastered with breathtaking graphical updates and improved gameplay controls". Activision still hasn't said anything about the project, but with all the teases that have been making the rounds, it's likely that something will drop today. Read More »

Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers


We will be doing an in-depth deep dive for the review of the phone. The Nokia 6 (2018) price in India is Rs. 16 ,999 for the variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and it will go on sale in the country from April 6 via select retail outlets and the Nokia mobile shop. Read More »

Apple Hires Google's AI Chief, Tim Cook Touts His Commitment to Privacy


Google's Senior VP of Engineering John Giannandrea (L) and TechCrunch moderator Frederic Lardinois speak onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 at Pier 48 on September 19, 2017 in San Francisco , California. Apple is now looking to hire more than 150 people to staff its Siri team, a recruiting boom that did not go unnoticed . Now Apple is hoping he can do the same thing with Siri . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A6+ to launch soon, spotted on company's website

Elsewhere, all the key ports and components are neatly laid out, though the Google phone does the best job of keeping the fingerprint sensor and rear camera discreetly integrated with the casing. The upcoming phablet is reported to pack with a whopping 3,850mAh battery cell, which is a 20 percent increase from the Galaxy Note 8's 3,300mAh battery . Read More »

Trump directs Pentagon, DHS to deploy National Guard to border


Those skeptical governors include Democrats like Brian Sandoval of Nevada, as well as Republicans like Utah's Gary Herbert and Arkansas' Asa Hutchinson. Again, that's still being decided, but it will look very similar to the support role the Guard played when dispatched under the two previous administrations, Nielsen said. Read More »

Snapchat To Launch Group Video Chat


Snapchat launched a redesign of its application earlier this year that received massive negative feedback, including a huge petition for it to roll back the changes. The Verge has the details on Snap's new offering. The company notes that the new features will be rolling out globally over the course of the next week or so. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Short Term Technical picture


Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv increased Facebook Inc (FB ) stake by 40% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, thirty have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

Malema mourns his 'political mother'‚ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela


I remember when I was arrested after we burned trains and cars in the area I was sent to Modderbee Prison. "We were sitting when the news came that our mother is no more". "We've lost a mother, a leader, a comrade, [and] a cadre of a special type". She was a leader recognised, not just by the ANC, but the country. ". Read More »

Zuckerberg says he made a mistake in dismissing fake news


Nearly a month earlier, the company did publicly admit there was unauthorized access to millions of accounts of Facebook users. When it comes to advertisers' access to user information, Zuckerberg said the vast majority of the data Facebook has is shared with the social network by its users. Read More »

Stone-pelters attack CRPF vehicle in J&K's Anantnag, two jawans killed


The deceased CRPF men were identified as Nazeer Ahmad of Kokernag and Farooq Ahmad of Verinag. The two injured have been identified as Roop Singh (Driver of Wanton) and policeman Rayees Qamar (pillion rider). Kashmir Zone police tweeted, "Our heartfelt condolences for CRPF men Riyaz Ahmed Wani and Nissar Ahmed Wani whom we lost in the Kokernag incident today". Read More »

Root: We threw absolutely everything at New Zealand


Stuart Broad took two wickets with the first two balls of a glorious morning to renew belief that the 10 required might be possible on a flat pitch, and debutant spinner Jack Leach was soon in the thick of it too. "We tried a number of different things, and I don't think we could have tried much more". "But there's a big day with a lot of cricket ahead tomorrow, so there's a lot of work still to be done". Read More »

Tinder testing looping videos for user profiles


Loops are more like GIFs or even a shorter version of Vine. In order to create your own Tinder Loops, all you have to do is upload a video of yourself within the Tinder app by tapping the "Add media" button. Tinder doesn't require social media profile integration to work-users can sign up with their phone number-but many people choose to sign up with their pre-existing Facebook accounts because it makes it easier to use Facebook photos in the app, and to find out if a potential match has ... Read More »

Facebook Just Doubled the Number of People Exposed in Data Breach


From that link, you'll be able to remove any apps you no longer want connected to your account (something you can already do via App Settings ). Cambridge Analytica obtained the data to build "psychographic" profiles that would help deliver target messages meant to shape voter behavior in a wide range of US elections. Read More »

Another Nigerian Senator Mustafa Bukar dies at 64


His death follows that of Ali Wakili, senator representing Bauchi south, and Buba Jibril, minority leader of the house of representatives. A source close to the Senate President confirmed the death of the lawmaker via phone. Mr Bukar was recently in the news when he sponsored the training of 400 unemployed youths in his Senatorial District on yoghourt making and poultry production for self-reliance and economic sustainability. Read More »

New passenger-side ratings for 7 small SUVs


Both the 2018 Escape and the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport , which had a "marginal" rating. Two vehicles did not perform as well. "In 2017, Ford reinforced the structure on the driver's side of the Escape to improve performance - but didn't make the same changes to the passenger side", said Mueller. Read More »

Hitman getting new 'Definitive Edition,' thanks to Warner Bros


It might be a distant memory now, but it wasn't actually too long ago that IO Interactive and its Hitman series was in serious trouble. News has come out that we'll have Warner Bros publishing Hitman for the next game at least, though there's no telling about whether or not they'll also be publishing other Hitman games in the future. Read More »

Fortnite's new update adds vending machines, all-explosives mode


As we mentioned, the vending machines can be used to exchange materials for weapons , which vary in cost depending on the rarity of the weapon. The Fortnite devs have released it a day earlier than usual and have implemented vending machines to allow for you to trade in spare supplies for weapons . Read More »