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Twitter sold user data to Cambridge Analytica's Aleksandr Kogan

Twitter sold user data to Cambridge Analytica's Aleksandr Kogan

In other words, he accessed a random sample of publicly shared tweets from a five-month period. The apparent investigation did not find any access to private or sensitive information from people w...

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Abortion ban: Iowa legislature passes nation's most restrictive bill

Abortion ban: Iowa legislature passes nation's most restrictive bill

Wade , which legalized the procedure. A similar court challenge is under way in Kentucky, which in April enacted a ban on a common abortion procedure from the 11th week of pregnancy. The legislation...

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Nokia is selling its smart watch and digital health business

Nokia is selling its smart watch and digital health business

They purchased the company at 170 million euros which are $204 million. Nokia hasn't stated how much it is asking for the business, but the final figure is unlikely to be anything near what the comp...

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Instagram bully filter automatically blocks toxic comments

Instagram bully filter automatically blocks toxic comments

Instagram is also getting support for Facebook's AR features from third parties. Zuckerberg said Instagram teamed up with Ariana Grande, BuzzFeed, Kylie Jenner, the National Basketball Association,...

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InSight flight to Mars set for 5 May

InSight flight to Mars set for 5 May

The Mars 2020 mission team will develop a new heat shield structure over the next year, and once that's completed, the new shield will receive other important components like thermal protection tile...

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Saints signing Ohio State QB JT Barrett

Saints signing Ohio State QB JT Barrett

Had an invite to try out for the Colts and had interest from other teams. Barrett worked out with New Orleans on Monday and will now join 39-year-old starting quarterback Drew Brees as well as...

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Banned Tulsa banker Albert Kelly resigns from EPA Superfund role

Banned Tulsa banker Albert Kelly resigns from EPA Superfund role

The two resignations come as Pruitt faces numerous ongoing ethics scandals about his spending habits and the way he has run the agency. Albert Kelly, who ran the EPA's Superfund program that provi...

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Facebook Announces Expansion of AR Across its Apps at F8 2018

Facebook Announces Expansion of AR Across its Apps at F8 2018

Users can use augmented reality lenses and effects while sharing photos, videos and stories. In an announcement at Facebook's developer's conference F8 on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg he ...

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Instagram adds Spotify and GoPro integration, video chat, AR camera effects

Instagram adds Spotify and GoPro integration, video chat, AR camera effects

Video chats can also be minimised so users can continue browsing the app while chatting. A new camera icon will be available on the platform. On Tuesday, May 1, GoPro launched integrated Instagram ...

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How (Not) to Watch LG G7 Live Stream

How (Not) to Watch LG G7 Live Stream

They do confirm the "hide the notch" feature, though. The company has already confirmed that the smartphone will feature 6.1-inch Quad HD+ "Super Bright Display" with a screen resolution of 3120 x 1...

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Here's what you need to know about Nintendo's next mobile game

Called Dragalia Lost this title will be co-developed by Cygames, who is working on Bayonetta 3 . Dragalia Lost is an original IP which launches later this year on iOS and Android. Other than ...

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Future God of War Games Will Take Less Development Time: Cory Barlog

Future God of War Games Will Take Less Development Time: Cory Barlog

That doesn't necessarily mean director Cory Barlog would be involved - after five years you could imagine he might want a rest from it all - but it seems he's already planned out five more games. Ja...

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EA Sports Announces FIFA 18 World Cup Mode

EA Sports Announces FIFA 18 World Cup Mode

Lovers of the attractive game rejoice, the days of creating custom global cup tournaments are over. This year, EA has made the brilliant decision to produce a free expansion on Federation Internatio...

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Airtel Launched Rs. 219 Recharge Pack to take on Jio

Airtel Launched Rs. 219 Recharge Pack to take on Jio

The plan is suitable for those who prefer less data for a longer period of time. Vodafone now has two existing plans of Rs 509 and Rs 549 pack which offer 1.4GB and 3.5GB per day, respectively. These ...

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Earth's magnetic field is not about to reverse, new study finds

Earth's magnetic field is not about to reverse, new study finds

If the field's polarity reversed, it is unlikely to wipe out humanity - although compasses would point towards the south pole. There has been theory that the Earth's geomagnetic fields might be ...

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Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 43-inch Youth Edition announced

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 43-inch Youth Edition announced

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India has been increased by Rs. 1,000, and the smartphone will now start at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB variant. Coming to the TV segment, the launch of M...

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70 years of Land Rover

70 years of Land Rover

Land Rover celebrated their 70th birthday today with a convoy of vehicles from the historic Solihull factory to the Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works HQ in Ryton, Coventry - followed by a gathering of...

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Microsoft releases preview of Office 2019

Microsoft releases preview of Office 2019

In a blog post on Monday, the Office GM Jared Spataro wrote: "Office 2019 delivers new features to help end users create wonderful content in less time". Coming May/June, loads of new features will ...

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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ receive 128GB and 256GB models in America

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ receive 128GB and 256GB models in America

In addition to this Samsung will be giving a free Gear IconX (2018) or offering Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch just at $99 on the purchase of these Galaxy high storage capacity smartphones . With 256G...

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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge now receiving Android Oreo in UK

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge now receiving Android Oreo in UK

Reports claim that the G5 and V20 are also set to receive their updates, albeit at a later date. This is a welcome move by Samsung , as many Galaxy S7 owners were losing hope of getting any upd...

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Samsung Galaxy A6 & A6

Samsung Galaxy A6 & A6

Samsung claims that Galaxy A6 and A6+ come with a "flowing design and a ideal fit". The Galaxy A6 Plus , on the other hand, is expected to be priced around Rs.18,000 at launch in India. The Galaxy...

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Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Given Hold Rating at KeyCorp

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Given Hold Rating at KeyCorp

Capital World Investors who had been investing in Tesla Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $49.68 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.02 during the last t...

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Highly Exchanged Stocks Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s (AMD)

The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 38.56%. Rob Citrone increased its stake in Advanced Micro Devices Inc ( AMD ) by 503.45% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 74,508 ar...

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Scratch and bend test puts Huawei P20 Pro's vulnerability on display

Scratch and bend test puts Huawei P20 Pro's vulnerability on display

The Twilight colour gives the phone a attractive teal to purple gradient colour which will make you stand out from any other smartphone, coupled with the minimal back design, it is one of the best loo...

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World's most famous Apple analyst may no longer be reporting on Apple

World's most famous Apple analyst may no longer be reporting on Apple

Since the CGS tech will increase the production cost for Apple , it should mean losing 3D Touch. The latest information about the removal of the feature comes from Chinese site Feng . Apple could...

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Apple Could Leave Out 3D Touch Feature For Some of Its iPhones

Apple Could Leave Out 3D Touch Feature For Some of Its iPhones

Apple's share in the Indian market may have taken a hit in the Q1, 2018, however, that is no indication of the company's profits in the market. Apple fans who like 3D Touch would still have the c...

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Mysterious collision of young galaxies baffles astronomers

Mysterious collision of young galaxies baffles astronomers

Using the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment ( APEX ), the team conducted follow-up observations that confirmed that it was an extremely distant galactic source, which was then observed with ALMA . The ...

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Stardew Valley's Multiplayer Mode Now in Public Beta

Stardew Valley's Multiplayer Mode Now in Public Beta

Those interested in partaking in the beta through steam must simply open the game through their steam library, right click select properties and look for the beta tab. Chucklefish answered some common...

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Cambridge Financial Group INC Cut Nvidia Corp (NVDA) Position by $690.60 Million

Contour Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) by 5.52% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) closed at $32.05 a share...

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WhatsApp founder exiting Facebook over clash on strategy, data

WhatsApp founder exiting Facebook over clash on strategy, data

The Washington Post was first to report Koum's departure. Acton left the company previous year and has since become an outspoken opponent to Facebook's handling of user data. Koum has been pushing ba...

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How to use 'Sleep Mode' feature on Facebook Messenger Kids

How to use 'Sleep Mode' feature on Facebook Messenger Kids

When the sleep mode is on, kids will not be able to get notifications, they can not use the app's camera and they won't be able to send and receive messages. Tap on the child's name, and then on Sl...

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2018 iPhones may exclude headphone…

2018 iPhones may exclude headphone…

In the research note, Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis and his associates state "We now model no dongle this year", and Barclays has lowered its quarterly and yearly revenue guidance for Cirrus Logic - ...

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United States researchers to lead giant Antarctic glacier study

United States researchers to lead giant Antarctic glacier study

The Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, is known as "the Achilles heel of the Antarctic ice-sheet". Doug Benn, Professor of Environmental Change at St Andrews, said yesterday: "The Thwaites Glacier...

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Is Microsoft Secretly Working On Its Own Version of Fortnite: Battle Royale?

Is Microsoft Secretly Working On Its Own Version of Fortnite: Battle Royale?

We're not sure if this is a definitive no or if Microsoft will eventually cave in and maybe add a battle royale mode to existing games. Fans must calm their expectations. Lately, Microsoft has u...

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Trump tariff decision on SA steel imports expected

Trump tariff decision on SA steel imports expected

Trump administration officials have said that in lieu of tariffs, steel and aluminum exporting countries would have to agree to quotas created to achieve similar protections for US producers. Accordin...

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Huawei could be working on its own OS as an Android alternative

Huawei could be working on its own OS as an Android alternative

Huawei , the Chinese tech company that is better known for its smartphone devices, is said to be working on its own operating system that might emerge as an Android alternative. "We focus on product...

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Nokia 7 Plus, 8 Sirocco released in India: Launch offers and more

Nokia 7 Plus, 8 Sirocco released in India: Launch offers and more

On the front, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with a fixed-focus lens, featuring f/2.0 aperture. After resurrecting the X Series with the recent unveiling of the X6, Nokia may now be set to bring ba...

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NASA's space exploration will set out this week as Mars mission launches

NASA's space exploration will set out this week as Mars mission launches

Insight's two-hour launch window opens at 4:05 a.m. PT (7:05 a.m. ET) for the May 5 launch date. Last month, DiGregorio revealed that he has found proof of alien footprints on Mars in the form of ...

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Facebook builds Reddit-style downvote buttons to foster

Facebook builds Reddit-style downvote buttons to foster "better" comments

People can rate it on the basis of how helpful or informative the comments are. We've definitely had those moments when we see something on Facebook and we so badly wish there was a dislike button...

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New Aggression Targets Syria's Hama, Aleppo

New Aggression Targets Syria's Hama, Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights said the fighters had been killed in a raid, "probably" carried out by Israel , on the 47th Brigade base in Hama . Syrian government forces briefly captured fo...

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