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Google Pay Is Now Rolling Out For The Web & iOS Devices Google Pay Is Now Rolling Out For The Web & iOS Devices
- May 03, 2018

If you find a "buy with G Pay" icon in your desktop browser then that means you can use this service now. Gerardo Capiel, product management director of consumer payments, announced the news in a blog post , and it means you can use the service on Chrome, Safari or Firefox. (more...)
Georgia governor signs hands-free bill into law Georgia governor signs hands-free bill into law
- May 03, 2018

That means, drivers cannot hold phones in their hand while driving, they cannot read or text while driving, and they cannot record or broadcast video while behind the wheel. The commercial truck driver who hit them pleaded guilty to five counts of first degree vehicular homicide, according to published reports. However, drivers can text if they are using technology that converts voice to text messages. (more...)
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI)
- May 03, 2018

Finally, B. Riley downgraded Monmouth Real Estate Investment from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their price target for the stock from $18.50 to $16.50 in a report on Friday, February 9th. The Hong Kong-based Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) has invested 0% in Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET). Creative Planning has 0% invested in Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) for 13,320 shares. (more...)
Irish Court Strikes Down Facebook Appeal In Landmark Privacy Case Irish Court Strikes Down Facebook Appeal In Landmark Privacy Case
- May 03, 2018

Facebook on Monday asked the High Court to delay the case's referral to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in order to give Ireland's Supreme Court time to decide on Facebook's appeal of the transfer decision. The fact that the point was being raised only now gave rise to "considerable concern" as to Facebook's conduct of the case and the manner in which it had dealt with the court. (more...)
Brabham BT62 - track-only supercar with 710 PS Brabham BT62 - track-only supercar with 710 PS
- May 03, 2018

That history is the inspiration for the Brabham BT62 , a track-day hypercar designed and engineered under the direction of David Brabham. Opinion: can Brabham Automotive emulate McLaren? Stopping power is provided by carbon-ceramic Brembo brakes with six-piston calipers front and rear, and bespoke Michelin slicks that hug lightweight 18-inch wheels for maximum circuit grip. (more...)
Google Developing Social Gaming Startup Called 'Arcade' Google Developing Social Gaming Startup Called 'Arcade'
- May 03, 2018

Arcade's first app could debut this summer and resemble a trivia game. A Google spokesperson has confirmed the existence of Arcade, but the specific details of the game are still unknown. Google scaled back its ambitions in social media after its Facebook clone, Google Plus, failed to take off. As an Area 120 executive, he likely gets a budget and can hire staff to lead the project. (more...)
Steam Adds Controller Support for the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Steam Adds Controller Support for the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
- May 03, 2018

After selecting the " Nintendo Switch Configuration Support" option, players will need to register the controller to an account in order for it to work. While it's primarily an accessory for Switch owners that want some added control, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller has proven itself as a worthy add-on for Switch owners to grab, but now those with a PC can also make use of the controller if they would like. (more...)
Cities Skylines Natural Disasters DLC Coming to PS4 This Month
- May 03, 2018

As the expansion's title suggests, Natural Disasters brings all sorts of calamities that players can unleash upon their cities into the mix. This includes things like sinkholes, tornadoes, tsunamis, earthquakes, forest fires, and even meteor strikes. (more...)
Stephen Hawking's final research paper supports existence of multiverse Stephen Hawking's final research paper supports existence of multiverse
- May 03, 2018

The theory, which was submitted for publication before Hawking's death earlier this year, is based on string theory and predicts the universe is finite and far simpler than many current theories about the big bang say. The theory was revisited and updated with more powerful mathematical techniques used in string theory, where reality is described through the interaction of one-dimensional objects called cosmic strings. (more...)
On May, 3 Analysts See $0.30 EPS for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- May 03, 2018

The hedge fund run by David Goel held 2.23M shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $140.89 million, up from 925,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moreover, Lincoln Corporation has 0.03% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 47,956 shares. (NYSE:D). Tennessee-based Patten has invested 0.3% in Dominion Energy, Inc. (more...)
Facebook fired employees for stalking users Facebook fired employees for stalking users
- May 03, 2018

Access to sensitive data is logged, and the company has automated systems created to detect and prevent abuse, Stamos said . Stokes reported the issue to Facebook, which said it was investigating the claim. "Thank you to the multiple senior @Facebook employees who have reached out to me with concern over this issue", she wrote , although the Spyglass founder did not elaborate on any new developments beyond that. (more...)
NASA probe unveils stormy environment of Jupiters moon NASA probe unveils stormy environment of Jupiters moon
- May 03, 2018

NASA scientists have made some new discoveries about Jupiter's giant moon Ganymede , thanks to a dedicated team, an elderly VAX machine and 20-year-old data from the long-defunct Galileo probe. The study describes Ganymede's magnetosphere as a flattened horn shape pointing in the direction of its orbit. That's different from here on Earth, where the southern and northern lights are caused by incoming solar particles. (more...)
Hawaii is about to ban reef-killing chemical sunscreens Hawaii is about to ban reef-killing chemical sunscreens
- May 03, 2018

Senate Bill 2571 SD2 HD2 CD1 , if signed into law by Governor David Ige, "bans the sale, offer of sale, or distribution in the State of any sunscreen that contains oxybenzone or octinoxate, or both, without a prescription issued by a licensed healthcare provider to preserve marine ecosystems". (more...)
Match Group Inc (NASDAQ:MTCH)'s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts
- May 02, 2018

During the same quarter a year ago, the business earned $0.29 earnings per share. Match Group , Inc.'s stock price now sits at $47.15. Analysts expect change of 137.50 % or $0.11 from previous year's $0.08 earnings per share compared to current's $0.19 earnings per share. (more...)
Facebook accidentally rolls out feature to flag any post as 'hate speech' Facebook accidentally rolls out feature to flag any post as 'hate speech'
- May 02, 2018

However, if the user selects the "yes" option, another pop-up box appears which gives the user the option to confirm that the post contains hate speech or select the three other test options. And Lebanese-American journalist Brigitte Gabriel labelled it an attempt by Facebook to " censor " her account. If users clicked "no", the message disappeared. (more...)
After Facebook, Now Twitter Sold Users' Data? After Facebook, Now Twitter Sold Users' Data?
- May 02, 2018

Cambridge Analytica has been losing clients since March, according to the Journal , when it was pegged to the massive Facebook data leak. The data analytics firm had seemingly collected data from the popular social media platform Facebook and used it for influencing the 2016 Trump electoral campaign. (more...)
A Climate Group Wants to Carve Trump's Face on an Arctic Iceberg A Climate Group Wants to Carve Trump's Face on an Arctic Iceberg
- May 02, 2018

It can be made by talking, liking, sharing, funding etc. Trump has previously whether climate change exists, and has at times even said that parts of the world would benefit from the effects. He posted the tweet during a period of record-breaking low temperatures across the eastern USA during winter 2017. They want to sculpt the president's face on an iceberg with the anticipation the artwork would melt away. (more...)
Iowa Legislature Passes 'Fetal Heartbeat' Bill To Ban Abortions After 6 Weeks Iowa Legislature Passes 'Fetal Heartbeat' Bill To Ban Abortions After 6 Weeks
- May 02, 2018

The GOP-controlled Iowa House approved the bill hours earlier. In mid-March, Governor Reynolds was asked if she supported the kind of changes in Iowa utility regulations that her fellow Republicans in the legislature were considering, but Reynolds said she wouldn't comment until she saw the bill in its final form. (more...)
Mini celebrates 25 years of the convertible Mini celebrates 25 years of the convertible
- May 02, 2018

This new edition is said to be very special. The edition has got 12-inch wheels along with a burr walnut dashboard and powertrains taken from the Cooper 1.3i. The interiors are limited but tread plates and a commemorative plaque will be new to the drivers owing to the anniversary changes. This new MINI 25th Anniversary Convertible, based on the MINI Cooper S Convertible specification and with a Starlight Blue paint job and Satellite Grey leather interior, white mirrors caps and bonnet ... (more...)
Maine Lawmakers To Determine Fate Of Bill Establishing Retail Marijuana Market Maine Lawmakers To Determine Fate Of Bill Establishing Retail Marijuana Market
- May 02, 2018

Although possession of recreational marijuana has been legal in ME since 2016, there has been no process to legally sell it in the state. Lawmakers have returned to the Maine Statehouse to address gubernatorial vetoes on bills, including commercial pot sales. (more...)
Parents credit Apple Watch for saving daughter's life Parents credit Apple Watch for saving daughter's life
- May 02, 2018

The latest story revolves around 18-year old Deanna Recktenwald , a Florida teen who was sitting in The Crossing Church on a recent Sunday morning in Brandon, Florida. Her kidneys are apparently functioning at only 20% and she might need a renal transplant in the future. Doctors discovered that Deanna was suffering from chronic kidney disease and had experienced kidney failure. (more...)
Paladins Officially Leaves the Realm of Early Access and Launches May 8 Paladins Officially Leaves the Realm of Early Access and Launches May 8
- May 02, 2018

The game's full release will occur across PC, Xbox One, and PS4 early next week. We are so excited for the official release of Paladins . Over 20 million players contributed by playing in the beta and now it is nearly time for Paladins: Champions of the Realm to finally officially come out of early access. (more...)
Xiaomi Adds Online Content Streaming for Mi Music and Mi Video App Xiaomi Adds Online Content Streaming for Mi Music and Mi Video App
- May 02, 2018

Mi Music will also allow users to stream music from Hungama as well as play tracks that have been downloaded. Mi Music app also gets Dynamic lyrics for Karaoke lovers. The Mi Music now has Hungama Music integration, and the latter is South Asia's largest digital entertainment music streaming service with more than 400 content partners across geographies and languages. (more...)
Nintendo under Investigation Due to Potential Patent Infringement Nintendo under Investigation Due to Potential Patent Infringement
- May 02, 2018

As Engadget has previously revealed, Gamevice filed a lawsuit against Nintendo for something similar late past year, alleging Nintendo's hardware violated patents for both Gamevice's Wikipad and its detachable controllers for mobile devices. (more...)
'Pac-Man' on Amazon Alexa isn't at all like 'Pac-Man' 'Pac-Man' on Amazon Alexa isn't at all like 'Pac-Man'
- May 02, 2018

Firstly, it shows that Amazon's new focus is making Alexa more child-friendly, and all the interesting applications that enables. "Pac-Man and the Ghastly Garbage " is the first title, and as Lee Kirton, Chief Pac-Man Officer (real title), explained to me, it's a "choose your own adventure " kind of experience. (more...)
Nokia To Sell Digital Health Business To Withings Co-founder Éric Carreel Nokia To Sell Digital Health Business To Withings Co-founder Éric Carreel
- May 02, 2018

Google and Samsung both looked at the company, according to TechCrunch , but it's unclear whether Nokia entered talks with them before returning to Carreel. Nokia hasn't stated how much it is asking for the business, but the final figure is unlikely to be anything near what the company paid for Withings in 2016. (more...)
Amazon closes anti-censorship loophole on its servers Amazon closes anti-censorship loophole on its servers
- May 02, 2018

Note that another web giant, Google, already implemented countermeasures to prevent domain fronting last month , so folks who engage in this practice are rapidly finding the online world a much tougher place in which to pull the subterfuge off. (more...)
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Weekly Ratings on May 1, 2018
- May 02, 2018

The Walt Disney Company , together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment firm worldwide.The company has $149.85 billion market cap. In related news, Director Aylwin B. Therefore 33% are positive. Penn National Gaming had 36 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Hold". (more...)
Google launches '.app' domain with app developers in mind Google launches '.app' domain with app developers in mind
- May 02, 2018

For those of you don't know, a TLD is essentially the last part of a domain name. A company that sold software, for example, might like to use.soft as a TLD. This is the first TLD to enforce such a requirement, and it should hopefully pave a bright future for HTTPS's adoption going forward. "This in-depth technical talk covers use cases for.app domain names, HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), best practices for secure website development, and the unique security benefits of.app domains ... (more...)
NASA mission to the 'heart' of Mars NASA mission to the 'heart' of Mars
- May 02, 2018

It will be the first spacecraft dedicated to studying the center of Mars. " InSight will be the first mission to peer deep beneath the Martian surface, studying the planet's interior by measuring its heat output and listening for marsquakes, which are seismic events similar to earthquakes on Earth", NASA reports . (more...)