Govt sets deadline for Cambridge Analytica response over Facebook data 'breach'

The ICO investigation aims to determine whether private data was illicitly exploited for political campaigns - not only in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but also in the United Kingdom, as Cambridge Analytica reportedly also used its influenc... More..

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Helicopter crash, Hardy Reef (Whitsundays)
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Helicopter crash, Hardy Reef (Whitsundays)

INVESTIGATIONS into a helicopter crash which claimed the lives of two people near the Whitsunday Islands are continuing today. Spectators on the pontoon looked on in horror as the helicopter crash hit the w...More..

Trump suspends metal tariffs for European Union, other allies
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Trump suspends metal tariffs for European Union, other allies

U.S. Trade Representative Robert LighthizerRobert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerMORE had indicated earlier Thursday that Trump had made a decision to pause the tariffs for those countries. "If these tariffs stick a...More..

The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica 'Scandal' Is a Nothingburger
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica 'Scandal' Is a Nothingburger

Taking a stern view of reports on the misuse of user data obtained from social media platform Facebook , the IT Ministry in a statement said, " breach of privacy can not be tolerated". The British consu...More..

Giannis-less Bucks roll past Bulls
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Giannis-less Bucks roll past Bulls

As a team, the Bulls shot 43 percent from the field but they never had a chance as the Nuggets shot 61 percent from the field and led by as many as 46 points before easing off in the fourth quarter. A redshir...More..

United Kingdom watchdog eyes evidence seized from Cambridge Analytica
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

United Kingdom watchdog eyes evidence seized from Cambridge Analytica

Ben Summers, the barrister arguing the ICO's case, told the court: "There are a number of hurdles which the ICO must cross in order for the warrant to be issued. "We need to take a look at the databases, we nee...More..

Chinese PUBG players average twice as many hours in-game as Americans
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Chinese PUBG players average twice as many hours in-game as Americans

It's a well-made adaption, giving mobile players a comparably better experience than Xbox players have with their version of PLAYERUNKNOWN's Battlegrounds . Admittedly, the aesthetic isn't doing much for me,...More..

YouTube's Banned Gun Videos are Getting Uploaded Onto Pornhub
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

YouTube's Banned Gun Videos are Getting Uploaded Onto Pornhub

YouTube isn't the only company that has worked on changed since the Parkland shooting , as it now joins Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods in placing new sales and promotion restrictions regarding guns. Ho...More..

Ahmed Khan speaks up about the 'Ek Do Teen' controversies
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Ahmed Khan speaks up about the 'Ek Do Teen' controversies

The movie has been directed by Ahmed Khan who is also a choreographer and has made obvious contribution to the song. The film " Baaghi 2 " is slated to release on March 30. The creator of Tezaab was extremely...More..

Facebook adds admin privileges for Messenger group chats
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Facebook adds admin privileges for Messenger group chats

That popularity earned the feature Facebook's attention; it worked to add new capabilities to group chats , chief among those being admin privileges. Someone who receives the invite link will be able to easily...More..

Facebook Refreshes Group Chat Experience in Messenger with Admin Privileges and More
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Facebook Refreshes Group Chat Experience in Messenger with Admin Privileges and More

Facebook Messenger is now giving you the option to have administrator privileges for your bigger group conversations. The company has announced a new feature for Messenger group chats: admin privileges. Someon...More..

US Congress passes huge spending bill ahead of shutdown deadline
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

US Congress passes huge spending bill ahead of shutdown deadline

Trump said he had seriously considered vetoing the bill but "because of the incredible gains we've been able to make for the military that overrode any of our thinking". "You ended DACA, you've sabotaged every ...More..

Cricket controversy: Bancroft, Smith admit ball-tampering
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Cricket controversy: Bancroft, Smith admit ball-tampering

Reverse swing has played a major part of this series, and players can increase that by roughing up the ball with foreign objects, which is strictly prohibited in cricket. You've got to own up as to what it was....More..

Spotify says about two million users hacked app to dodge ads
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Spotify says about two million users hacked app to dodge ads

Today, Spotify is sharing just how many users managed to suppress ads while listening, and it isn't a small number. The other 86 million were users of its free service, which includes advertising messages. Sp...More..

An Upcoming Huawei Phone Has 512GB of Storage
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

An Upcoming Huawei Phone Has 512GB of Storage

Huawei sees this as a disservice to the US consumer because its phones are competitive and stylish, and offer and a great deal of the same features and powerful specs that you can find in other top flagship ...More..

We don't have to worry about that Chinese space station (just barely)
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

We don't have to worry about that Chinese space station (just barely)

It's no guarantee that any parts of the space craft, Tiangong-1 will survive its scorching flight through the atmosphere. "The probability of being hit by a piece of debris from the Tiangong-1 is actually 1...More..

Pakistan Resolution Day celebrated in Poland's capital
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Pakistan Resolution Day celebrated in Poland's capital

Referring to Indian cross border violations and the gross human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK), the president said with these peace subversive tactics, Pakistan's neighbour had put the r...More..

The Goldman Sachs Reiterates Sell Rating for Tesla (TSLA)
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

The Goldman Sachs Reiterates Sell Rating for Tesla (TSLA)

Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) has risen 44.43% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. Main Street Research Llc decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 1.57% based...More..

Jeanne Ives Concedes Stunningly Close Illinois Primary Race to Bruce Rauner
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Jeanne Ives Concedes Stunningly Close Illinois Primary Race to Bruce Rauner

See full results and maps from the IL primaries. But the narrow wins also exposed the danger traditional candidates face in what has been a turbulent election year. The seven-term congressman, an abortion right...More..

Johnson likens Russian World Cup to Hitler's use of Olympics
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Johnson likens Russian World Cup to Hitler's use of Olympics

Even before events in Salisbury, there were concerns that England fans could be targeted by violent Russian hooligan gangs. Johnson added: "The boundaries of Moscow's dominions have been rolled back and I t...More..

Nissan announces aggressive electrified vehicle push
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Nissan announces aggressive electrified vehicle push

One will be an all-electric crossover based on the iMX concept vehicle shown at last year's Tokyo Motor Show. However, Nissan sold 163,000 electric cars, during the previous year, which include pure electri...More..

Google Works with Blockchain Technology to Improve its Services
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Google Works with Blockchain Technology to Improve its Services

In addition to being capable of answering basic questions, Google Assistant can now control your smart home, send messages and initiate phone calls completely hands-free. The first time you do it, you'll wa...More..

Trump 'considering' veto of spending bill, cites concerns over 'Dreamers,' border wall
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Trump 'considering' veto of spending bill, cites concerns over 'Dreamers,' border wall

Baker, president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In January he implored lawmakers to pass a "bill of love" to resolve the standoff. Trump reluctantly signed but warned Congress he wouldn't OK a similar bi...More..

Dropbox IPO priced higher than expected on strong demand
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Dropbox IPO priced higher than expected on strong demand

The new price range implies that the market valuation of the company, founded in San Francisco in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, will increase by up to 7.85 billion Dollars. saw its shares more t...More..

OH unemployment rate 4.5% in February; state gained 13400 jobs
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

OH unemployment rate 4.5% in February; state gained 13400 jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent in February. In February, the private sector recorded an over-the-year gain of 36,500 jobs, while the public sector recorded an over-the-year loss of 200 job...More..

Sensex falls over 400 points, Nifty slips below 10000
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Sensex falls over 400 points, Nifty slips below 10000

This was the first time since October 11, 2017 when the 50-share barometer closed below the 10,000 mark. Investors suffered another big loss of Rs 1.57 lakh crore on Friday as market capitalisation fell to Rs...More..

Vivo V9 with AI-backed camera features launched in India
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Vivo V9 with AI-backed camera features launched in India

Vivo claims it attains a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. This phone has 4GB RAM DDR3 and 64GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 256GB with microSD card. It comes with AI Face Beauty, Gender det...More..

Mahindra and Ford to co-develop SUVs and an EV
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Mahindra and Ford to co-develop SUVs and an EV

Under the agreement, a compact SUV and electric vehicle are also being planned with Mahindra supplying the powertrains to Ford . The two OEMs also plan to co-develop a suite of connected auto solutions for c...More..

The Elder Scrolls Online FREE this week, massive new Summerset expansion REVEALED
by | Friday, March 23, 2018

The Elder Scrolls Online FREE this week, massive new Summerset expansion REVEALED

For the next week, Xbox One players with Xbox Live Gold can play The Elder Scrolls Online for free. By Queen Ayrenn's royal decree, the Isle of Summerset has been opened to foreigners, as a Daedric thre...More..

'Cobra Kai': 'Karate Kid' Rivalry Renews in New Trailer
by | Friday, March 23, 2018

'Cobra Kai': 'Karate Kid' Rivalry Renews in New Trailer

I'm not sure what we've done to deserve the resurrection of this beloved franchise, but I can only assume the answer is "age". Cobra Kai was created by Jon Hurwitz , Hayden Schlossberg , and Josh Heald an...More..

Why is asteroid Bennu 'potentially hazardous'? Need for NASA HAMMER explained
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Why is asteroid Bennu 'potentially hazardous'? Need for NASA HAMMER explained

The plan has been dubbed the Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response , possibly so whoever is in charge can say "it's HAMMER time.". The defense coordination office also comes up with ...More..

NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Barometer Capital Management Inc decreased Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) stake by 12.49% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 23rd were ...More..

Stephen Hawking Cambridge funeral announced
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Stephen Hawking Cambridge funeral announced

Darwin , whose theory of evolution was one of the most far-reaching scientific breakthroughs of all time, was buried close to Newton in 1882. Atomic scientists Ernest Rutherford and Joseph John Thomson we...More..

Co-Founder of Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Calls for Facebook Boycott
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Co-Founder of Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Calls for Facebook Boycott

His WhatsApp co-founder, Jan Koum, still leads the company and sits on Facebook's board. Apparently, Facebook knew all about this data leak in 2015 but the public wasn't made aware of this news until this w...More..

Ubisoft Fends Off Vivendi With Tencent Deal
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Ubisoft Fends Off Vivendi With Tencent Deal

We doubt Ubisoft minds, especially since its deal with Tencent also comes with a partnership agreement that will widen its franchises' reach in China. Ubisoft was able to do so, and ultimately expel Vivendi's...More..